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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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10 UBC staff test positive for COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation has reduced access to its Kampala office for both staff and members of the public after ten people at the media house tested positive for COVID-19. A statement issued today by the media house indicated that the cases were from …

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Teso DEO’s seek use of private radio stations in Education response plan

Kalaki, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A decision by the government to limit lessons broadcast to Uganda Broadcasting Corporation- UBC is frustrating learning as the country continues to suffer effects COVID-19 lockdown, according to a cross-section of Parents.     Initially, the government had asked the District Education Officers- DEO’s to submit …

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Only UBC cleared to cover Kasirye Gwanga’s burial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only few people and media will be allowed to attend Maj. Gen Samuel Wasswa Kasirye Ggwanga’s burial on Friday. Due to rules on social distancing occasioned by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, only the family, UPDF and close friends will be allowed at the burial …

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UBC to supply Newsrooms with gov’t content

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) is to start supplying information to the public through media houses. Maurice Mugisha, the Deputy Managing Director UBC says that the collaboration between UBC and Government is meant to ensure that the public is up to date regarding government …

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Getting frequency delaying Parliament radio project – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga says that the Parliament radio project has stalled due to delays in acquiring a frequency. During an end of year press conference, Kadaga says that Parliament has “been having a lot of trouble” in getting a frequency for the radio. …

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UBC fails to secure Afcon broadcasting rights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several Ugandans took to social media on Sunday night to express their disappointment over the failure by the National Broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) to broadcast the match between Uganda Cranes and Egypt. Although UBC had resumed broadcasting the African Cup of Nations-Afcon on …

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UBC negotiating to broadcast AFCON on credit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation-UBC is negotiating with the Confederation of African Football-CAF to broadcast African Cup of Nations-Afcon on credit.   UBC broadcast Afcon 2019 for three days and stopped. In a statement, UBC said it had temporarily stopped the broadcast and that …

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