UCC WINS AWARD, RELEASES INVESTIGATION REPORT

Participation in a worthy cause is always good but making your participation count is even better. That is precisely what Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) did when her participation in the just ended Uganda International Trade Fair reaped the Best Regulatory Exhibitor Award 2019. The communications regulator had pitched camp at Lugoogo to, primarily, raise awareness about its mandate and, more specifically, to sensitise the public … Continue reading UCC WINS AWARD, RELEASES INVESTIGATION REPORT

DELIVERING DEVELOPMENT, PROGRESS ON WORLD POST DAY

On 9th October 1874, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) was born in Switzerland. Today, as Uganda marks its 57th independence anniversary, the UPU, an organ of the United Nations, turns 145 years old. The World Post Day, which is celebrated on the day UPU was established, and coincides with Uganda’s Independence Day, is a celebration of the positive role played by postal services in the … Continue reading DELIVERING DEVELOPMENT, PROGRESS ON WORLD POST DAY

INVESTIGATION REPORT ON 13 BROADCASTERS RELEASED

An investigation into the alleged breach of minimum broadcasting standards by 13 broadcasters has found a number of them culpable and recommended a range of actions, including asking them to show cause why Uganda Communications Commission shouldn’t revoke their licenses.  NTV, NBS, BBS, Bukedde TV and Radio Sapientia must all show cause why the regulator shouldn’t revoke their licenses, while Salt TV, Capital FM, CBS … Continue reading INVESTIGATION REPORT ON 13 BROADCASTERS RELEASED

Eng Godfrey Mutabazi - UCC Executive Director and Chief Host

African ICT Regulators converge in Uganda to deliberate on key issues in Telecommunications Standardisation.

Uganda is privileged to host an international preparatory meeting for the forthcoming World Telecommunications Standardization Assembly (WTSA), one of the structures of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), in Entebbe from Monday, 7th to 11th October 2019. Stakeholders in various roles within the telecommunications industry across Africa and the world, will be converging in Uganda this week to formulate an African position regarding global telecommunication’s standards. Based … Continue reading African ICT Regulators converge in Uganda to deliberate on key issues in Telecommunications Standardisation.

MUTABAZI REVITALISING UCC THROUGH MODERN LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Mr Godfrey Mutabazi was appointed the Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) in 2010. He has been at the centre of UCC’s transformation and growth over the last nine years. In an exclusive interview with Daily Monitor’s Isaac Ssejjombwe, Mr Mutabazi shares his leadership skills and nurturing a winning team. Continue reading MUTABAZI REVITALISING UCC THROUGH MODERN LEADERSHIP SKILLS

EXTENSION OF DEADLINE FOR CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

FOR A DATA COLLECTION FACILITATOR FOR THE NATIONAL INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) GENDER SURVEY FOR UGANDA. As attention to the issue of the global digital divide has increased, so too has focus on the theme of the growing digital gender divide. The observed digital inequalities in digital access and use frequently mirror inequalities found offline. Women are lagging in reaping digital dividends just as … Continue reading EXTENSION OF DEADLINE FOR CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

BIG NEWS, EVENTS AS FILM TAKES CENTRE STAGE

The past week has been dominated by film news. From the training of university students in film production, to the Toronto International Film Festival, to the selection of a Ugandan movie for submission to the Academy Awards.   In Mbale, students of Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) got a feel of what it takes to produce a movie right from the birth of an idea … Continue reading BIG NEWS, EVENTS AS FILM TAKES CENTRE STAGE

MBALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS GET FILM TRAINING

Students of the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) have been equipped with film making and related skills following a week-long training programme sponsored by the Uganda Communications Commission. The training, which targeted the university’s students of Mass Communication, was conducted by technical persons from two organisations, United in Film, and Real Impact Foundation. Seeking to interest students in film early in their career journeys, the … Continue reading MBALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS GET FILM TRAINING

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

FOR A DATA COLLECTION FACILITATOR FOR THE NATIONAL INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) GENDER SURVEY FOR UGANDA As attention to the issue of the global digital divide has increased, so too has focus on the theme of the growing digital gender divide. The observed digital inequalities in digital access and use frequently mirror inequalities found offline. Women are lagging in reaping digital dividends just as … Continue reading CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

TOUR OPERATORS PETITION UCC ON NEGATIVE MEDIA

The Association of Uganda Tour Operators has petitioned Uganda Communications Commission to closely monitor information flow so as to limit negative publicity about Uganda, which they said hampers not just their business but the economy. The association, whose acronym is AUTO, represents more than 200 members, who operate tour companies engaged in attracting tourists for safari and other attractions in the country. “When something negative … Continue reading TOUR OPERATORS PETITION UCC ON NEGATIVE MEDIA