12 TV GOSSIP SHOWS ORDERED TO AIR PAST 10 PM  

KAMPALA, 20-10-2021-Eleven TV stations have been advised to switch their adult-themed gossip programmes from evening hours to between 10 pm and 5 am with effect from Wednesday this week if they wish to keep them on air. The stations will still have to ensure that their programmes comply with the Minimum Broadcasting Standards, the Ag. Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission said in a … Continue reading 12 TV GOSSIP SHOWS ORDERED TO AIR PAST 10 PM  

UCC CAUTIONS TV STATIONS ON ABUSIVE CONTENT; And programmes that offend the Minimum Broadcasting Standards

The Uganda Communications Commission has asked producers and presenters of specific programmes on 12 TV stations to comply with minimum broadcasting standards or risk regulatory sanctions. The presenters, producers and station managers on Thursday, 7th October 2021, held a meeting with UCC officials at the head office in Bugolobi to discuss the controversial programmes that have been subject to increasing complaints from members of the … Continue reading UCC CAUTIONS TV STATIONS ON ABUSIVE CONTENT; And programmes that offend the Minimum Broadcasting Standards

WORLD POST DAY

On Saturday, October 9, 2021, Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Post Day under the theme, “Innovate to Recover.” This auspicious day is celebrated every 9th day of October every year. Uganda is a member of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a United Nations (UN) body responsible for overseeing postal services among UN member states. Established in 1874, UPU is the … Continue reading WORLD POST DAY

UCC EXPLAINS CONDITIONS FOR AFRICELL EXIT

Uganda Communications Commission has granted conditional approval to Africell’s exit plan from Uganda, requiring that the outgoing service provider settle outstanding debts and liabilities and comply with data protection and privacy, environmental, and labour laws, among other conditions. Through multiple letters exchanged, especially in July and August 2021,UCC offered detailed guidance on how to manage the exit process. Africell made commitments to the Commission to … Continue reading UCC EXPLAINS CONDITIONS FOR AFRICELL EXIT

NEW MINISTERS TOUR UCC, PLEDGE SUPPORT-to ensure the sector stay ahead of the communication technology revolution

The Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi, has revealed that his ministry is considering a range of reforms to keep pace with the fast-evolving communication technology trends. Hon Dr Baryomunsi noted that communication technology is moving at such speed that there is a need to stay ahead of the revolution. The minister made the revelation at the Uganda Communications Commission head office at … Continue reading NEW MINISTERS TOUR UCC, PLEDGE SUPPORT-to ensure the sector stay ahead of the communication technology revolution