STORY VISUALISATION – Master Class

MultiChoice Talent Factory, Uganda Communications Commission and MultiChoice Uganda invites experienced scriptwriters to a Master Class on “Story Visualisation” Facilitated by: Professor Abraham Linus; He is a trained film director and documentary filmmaker and professor of film, visual communication, broadcast journalism, cultural studies, and new media. He holds a PhD in Communication -Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA. Mass Communication and BA in … Continue reading STORY VISUALISATION – Master Class

WORKSHOP ON AUDIENCE BUILDING AND CROWDFUNDING

From Crowdfunding to Social Media Marketing: Berlin-based Audience Building & Crowdfunding Expert Paul Rieth explains how you can effectively build your audience with useful strategies. Even experienced filmmakers quickly lose sight of an important detail: the audience(s). But those who think about this highly relevant issue after the shoot and distribution already missed the decisive steps on the way to success. So let‘s change this … Continue reading WORKSHOP ON AUDIENCE BUILDING AND CROWDFUNDING

NEW COMMUNICATIONS REGULATIONS HAVE BEEN GAZZETTED

On 8th November, 2019, Eighteen Regulations were gazatted to operationalise the Uganda Communications Act of 2013. A prominent Kampala law firm; Kampala Associated Advocates has made comentires on the same worthy sharing as below; In Exercise of the powers conferred upon the Minister by section 93 of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013, and in consultation with the Uganda Communications Commission, new Regulations have been made. … Continue reading NEW COMMUNICATIONS REGULATIONS HAVE BEEN GAZZETTED

UCC WEEKLY REVIEW

UFF returns with a bang With the Uganda Film Festival less than two weeks away, the official nominations list came out last week and, as expected, the excitement is palpable. The nominees’ list, which was published in New Vision and Daily Monitor last Friday, can also be found on the UCC web site (ucc.co.ug) as well as the Commission’s social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter). … Continue reading UCC WEEKLY REVIEW

UCC, TELECOMS TAKE AWARENESS DRIVE TO LANGO

The Uganda Communications Commission and telecom service providers have taken services closer to the people of Lango with an outreach programme targeting schools, markets and other public spaces. The 10-day campaign has seen UCC’s Consumer Affairs staff, in partnership with MTN, Airtel and UTL, engage local communities and raise awareness about their respective services. The outreach team, which also involves UCC’s Computer Emergency Response Team … Continue reading UCC, TELECOMS TAKE AWARENESS DRIVE TO LANGO

NOMINATIONS LIST -UFF2019

The Uganda Film Festival 2019 will climax with an Awards Gala night on the 29th November 2019. The Award Prizes this year are Bigger, Bolder and Better. Below are this year’s nominees competing in the different categories. It is a battle of Titans! BEST CINEMATOGRAPY Okurut “NEGO” Paul (Lailah) Donald Mugisha (N.S.I.W.E) Kenneth Mugerwa (August) Edy Kasawull (Country of Men) BEST COSTUME DESIGN Nakibinge Swaibu … Continue reading NOMINATIONS LIST -UFF2019

UCC ED ON FINTECHS: INNOVATION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION GO HAND IN HAND

The Uganda Communications Commission Executive Director Mr Godfrey Mutabazi has called for responsible data management systems to protect consumers from risks associated with financial technology. In a key-note address at the two-day Africa Financial Technology Festival at Kampala Serena Hotel on Thursday, Mr Mutabazi explained that while data fuels the digital economy, it can be abused, something the Commission is mandated to prevent. The Fintechs … Continue reading UCC ED ON FINTECHS: INNOVATION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION GO HAND IN HAND

Eng Godfrey Mutabazi - UCC Executive Director and Chief Host

UCC SETS NEW FRAMEWORK FOR TELECOM LICENSING

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has unveiled a new framework for the licensing of telecommunications companies in Uganda. The new framework, which is in line with the new broadband policy, was launched during a half-day event at the Commission’s offices in Bugolobi last week. Explaining the rationale of the framework to the top executives of telecoms, the UCC Executive Director Mr. Godfrey Mutabazi noted that … Continue reading UCC SETS NEW FRAMEWORK FOR TELECOM LICENSING

CALL FOR PROPOSALS -UCC/RCDF GRANT FOR DIGITAL LITERACY CAMPAIGNS FOR WOMEN PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDS)

INTRODUCTION Uganda Communications Commission through the Rural Communications Development Fund has launched a call for business plan proposals for available funds under a grant to cater for Digital Literacy campaigns for women persons with Disabilities across the country. Section 3 of the Uganda Communications Act 2013 mandates the Commission to administer and run a fund for the development of rural communications and information and communication … Continue reading CALL FOR PROPOSALS -UCC/RCDF GRANT FOR DIGITAL LITERACY CAMPAIGNS FOR WOMEN PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDS)

POLICE COUNTER PHONES IN UGANDA 2019

In a bid to fight crime across Uganda, the Uganda Police has established Counter Phone Numbers at every police station around the country in addition to the Police Toll-free Police Lines. The Counter Phone Numbers are fIxed and will have officers responding to security-related calls at all times. These are not “Toll-free” lines to the caller but have been introduced as an additional communication channel … Continue reading POLICE COUNTER PHONES IN UGANDA 2019