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UCC legal team meets to address likely legal implications of deactivating unregistered sim-cards.

By Samuel Ssebuliba Government is working with lawyers representing telecom companies to identify and address the likely legal implication of deactivating unregistered sim-cards. The commission set the new deadlines to allow more time for phone users to verify registration of their simcards using national IDs and those who will not have complied by May 19th …

MUK seek self financial independence from government

By Ritah Kemigisa As a strategy to Make Makerere University financially independent from government, an entity of the university called Makerere University Endowment Fund has come out to champion this cause by soliciting for resources that will financially sustain the institute. Addressing journalists at the University the Chairperson of the Endowment Fund, Dr. Martin Jerome …

70% sim-cards registered.

The Uganda Communications Commission has confirmed registration of 70% out of the approximately 22 million sim-cards in Uganda. Speaking to media today, the commission executive director Godfrey Mutabazi said the public response has been promising though extra work is needed. However, security minister Henry Tumukunde says there will be no further extension of the decline …