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UBC to broadcast 2022 World Cup matches

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Broadcasting Corporation- UBC, the National Broadcaster has today announced that it will be broadcasting nearly all of the games of the forthcoming 2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup, a development that has generated excitement amongst football fans. The games will be on the UBC main …

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LDU officer awaits punishment for murder of UBC journalist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Local Defense Unit-LDU officer who was arrested for the murder of former Uganda Broadcasting Corporation-UBC journalist Robert Kagolo, is awaiting punishment after he confessed to the murder charges. Prosecution had told the First Division Court Martial at Kakiri that on April 29 this year, …

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World Press Freedom Day

  Uganda marks it amid brutal attacks on journalists ANALYSIS | THE INDEPENDENT | On April 28 Teddy Nakaliga and Amon Kayanja, both reporters for separate TV stations hit the road in Kayunga Village, Wakiso District, to cover a demonstration by residents protesting a two-week power blackout. As Nakaliga narrated …

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Minister pleads for funding for UBC and national guidance directorate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Minister of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and National guidance Judith Nabakooba has decried a lack of funding for national guidance and Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC).   Although the Ministry sought 22 billion Shillings for the national broadcaster-UBC, and three billion Shillings for the national guidance …

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UCC unable to license new TVs as signet runs out of space

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The delay to embark on Phase three of the Digital Terrestrial Television network has forced the Uganda Communications Commission to stop issuing licenses to new broadcasters. Uganda switched off analogue television in June 2015, in fulfilment of an international deadline and Signet, a company affiliated …

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UBC agrees to give all presidential candidates free air space

  ‘We were already offering each candidate time weekly,’ says UBC Deputy MD Maurice Mugisha Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has agreed to provide free airspace on their Television and Radios for all the Uganda Presidential candidates. Wilfred Senyange, the UBC spokesperson confirmed the development today. …

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Minister Nabakooba tells presidential debate organizers to go to UBC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has advised organizers of the presidential debate to consider using the National broadcaster, UBC and Vision Group televisions such as Bukedde TV to telecast the presidential debate as a solution to lack of funds. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Judith Nabakooba, the Minister …

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UBC, EC harmonizing media access for presidential candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) and the Electoral Commission are harmonizing program schedules and time to host aspiring presidential candidates. According to Wilfred Senyange, the UBC public relations officer, all presidential candidates have been contacted, requested for their campaign program schedules to cover their campaigns …

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