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Full List: UCC Suspends 23 Radio Stations for Promoting Witchcraft

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has directed the closure of 23 radio stations for running witch doctors' adverts. The radio stations are charged with promoting and advertising witchcraft content as well as aiding and abetting electronic fraud. UCC has since suspended the radios' licences and ordered them to cease operations. LIST OF RADIOS WHOSE

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Parliament Extends Sim Card Registration Deadline

Hours to the May 19 deadline for registration and verification of sim cards, Uganda’s Parliament has passed a motion to extend the deadline by a period not more than a year. The motion to extend the deadline was moved by leader of opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza and supported by other

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One Million Sim-Cards Fail Verification Test, to be Switched Off

Just a week to the deadline for the simcard verification, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has released an update of simcards that have so far been successfully verified. According to the update, details of 17 million simcards were sent for verification, 15 million have undergone verification while the details submitted for

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VIDEO: Drama as Tamale Mirundi Attacks Show Host Muyanga Live on NBS TV

President Yoweri Museveni advisor on Media Tamale Mirundi on Tuesday attacked the host of an NBS TV one-on-one show Muyanga Lutaaya. The motor-mouthed Mirundi was irked by the host’s questions on a new Buganda Kingdom campaign, Kyapa Mu Ngalo which is intended to streamline land ownership and management in the monarchy. Mirundi

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11 Million Sim-cards Verified

Security minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde has revealed that some 11 million sim-cards have been verified, about 10 days to the May 19 deadline for sim-card registration. Lt Gen Tumukunde spoke to reporters at Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) offices in Bugolobi along side UCC boss Eng Godfrey Mutabazi. Tumukunde also explained that

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Godfrey-Mutabazi

UCC Directs Telecom Companies to Block All Unregistered Simcards by Midnight

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) executive director Godfrey Mutabazi has ordered all telecommunication companies to immediately de-activate all sim cards that are not registered. Mutabazi told journalists at the commission’s head office in Kampala on Wednesday: “All non-registered and partially registered sim cards on the various networks must be deactivated by midnight

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Police Wants UCC to Block Unregistered Sim Cards

Uganda Police say it is difficult to track down some criminals since they use unregistered numbers and now want Uganda Communications Commission to block all sim cards that are not registered. Police spokesperson told reporters at the Force’s headquarters in Naguru in Kampala on Monday that even some suspected murderers of

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