WESTNILE CONSUMERS MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD IN ‘12th PARLIAMENT’

ARUA –April 29, 2022 – “Mr. Speaker sir, I would like to appeal for the integration of sign language into the national curriculum of Uganda so that professionals that come from our training institutions and universities can graduate with full knowledge of sign language.” The submission above could very easily have been part of the proceedings in Uganda’s national Parliament or local government councils. However, … Continue reading WESTNILE CONSUMERS MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD IN ‘12th PARLIAMENT’

CYBER SECURITY IS AN INVESTMENT, NOT AN EXPENSE, UCC ED TELLS CEOs

KAMPALA: 12-04-2022 – The Ag. Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo, challenged CEOs of telecommunication companies to consider cybersecurity as an investment rather than an expense. The Ag. ED made the remarks during the 2nd Annual CEO Cybersecurity Breakfast, which was attended by the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) Secretary General, John Omo, among others, at the UCC head office on Tuesday, … Continue reading CYBER SECURITY IS AN INVESTMENT, NOT AN EXPENSE, UCC ED TELLS CEOs

CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH NEXT MEDIA’S KIN KARIISA

4th NOVEMBER 2021 Kin is the Chief Executive Officer of Next Media Services, the holding company for NBS TV, Nile Post, Sanyuka TV, Next radio, Salam TV, Next Communication and Next Productions and a host of other companies as well as the sitting Board Chair of the National Association of Broadcasters and Soliton Telmec a leading telecommunication technology company in East Africa. Here Kin spares … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH NEXT MEDIA’S KIN KARIISA

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  

CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH TIK TOK’S FORTUNE MGWILI-SIBANDA

13th OCTOBER 2021 Fortune is the Director Public Policy for TikTok (ByteDance) in Africa. Here he spares a moment to answer a few questions from consumers… Where does TikTok store user data, and how can we be sure of its safety? The privacy and security of our users is a top priority for TikTok. We are committed to providing a safe and protected platform for … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH TIK TOK’S FORTUNE MGWILI-SIBANDA

CONSUMER Q&A: Three Minutes with Dr Tumubweinee Twinemanzi the Executive Director Supervision, Bank of Uganda

25th AUGUST 2021 Dr Tumubweinee Twinemanzi is the Executive Director Supervision, Bank of Uganda, where he is tasked with providing oversight over the prudential operation of commercial Banks and Non-bank financial institutions and monitoring the state and degree of stability of the financial sector.  As Executive Director Supervision, his brief includes ensuring that financial sector regulation as conducted by the Central Bank is cognizant and … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: Three Minutes with Dr Tumubweinee Twinemanzi the Executive Director Supervision, Bank of Uganda

CONSUMER Q&A: THREE MINUTES WITH MS. STELLA ALIBATEESE, The National Personal Data Protection Director

18 AUGUST 2021 Ms. Stella Alibateese is the National Personal Data Protection Director. In this capacity, she acts as the National focal point for monitoring and assurance of matters related to implementing the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019. Here Stella spares a moment to answer some consumer questions… What is personal data, and why is it important? Personal data is any information that relates … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: THREE MINUTES WITH MS. STELLA ALIBATEESE, The National Personal Data Protection Director