When President-Elect Joe Biden takes office next month, the @POTUS Twitter account will be wiped of its followers, The Verge reports. As Biden’s digital director Rob Flaherty revealed on Twitter, the social media platform has informed Biden’s team that the @POTUS and @WhiteHouse accounts will start with zero followers. By contrast, the Trump administration’s official accounts “absorbed” …Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2020
The Rwanda Media Commission (RMC) has begun registering YouTube channels in a new crackdown on content deemed ‘unprofessional’ where registration requires Rwf 50,000 ($52) for owners who must prove that they are trained journalists, an authoritative source revealed Friday to APA in Kigali.The RMC fashions itself as the local media’s …Read More »
A fuso track has this evening lost control and knocked five cars in Ntinda around UNEB offices. In the accident, one Boda Boda man was knocked and his head was smashed. We are yet to establish the number of injuries cause by the accident. Sources at the scene however said …Read More »
A new strain of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom (UK) and has forced several countries to suspend flights to Britain. Scientists are studying the mutation pattern of the virus to know the new variant better. Here is what we know so far about the new fast-spreading …Read More »
Record FM dancefloor show host, legendary DJ Shiru has dropped a new album dubbed ‘We Can’ adding onto his catalogue of two; Nothing to Something and Born To Love You. Known to have started the trend of DJ’s collaborating with singers in Uganda, Shiru has been on top of the game with …Read More »
Close to 100 Electoral Commission-EC officials have undergone training on the use of electronic vote tallying display equipment ahead of the 2021 general elections. The training targeted Information Communication and Technology officers, Returning Officers and their Assistants. The training follows the purchase of video walls and screens, cybersecurity applications, and …Read More »
President Museveni was warned his former army comrades now in the presidential race not to risk and try to destabilize the county because they would regret their actions. The two, Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) presidential flag bearer Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu and independent Lt Gen. Henry Tumukunde fought alongside …Read More »
Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda says the first COVID-19 vaccines are expected to arrive into the country in March 2021. The premier revealed that 9 million doses have been ordered and vulnerable groups will be first to be vaccinated when the vaccine rollout gets underway. Rugunda made the revelation today during …Read More »
EC Not Bothered By UN Suspension Of Staff Travels To Uganda. – Byabakama Promises Free, Fair, and Peaceful Elections.
Electoral Commission-EC isn’t bothered by the decision by the UN to suspend the travel of its staff to Uganda, according to Justice Byabakama Simon Mugenyi. He told journalists at the Commission headquarters on Tuesday that if the UN travel restriction to Uganda is based on concerns over the ongoing …Read More »
The Uganda Ministry Of Health has today afternoon come out to state that the concerts and music/entertainment shows have not been allowed to run yet. In a tweet on the Ministry’s official account, they say that it was only cinema halls that were allowed to operate emphasizing that entertainment centers …Read More »
The head of Communication and Public Affairs for Africa at Google, Dorothy Ooko has said “it is very hard to just have a channel removed due to a government request.” That was her quick and brief response to a letter by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) requesting Google to take …Read More »
MTV Africa Music Awards Nominees Omah Lay & Tems Arrested and Charged in Awards’ Host Country For Flouting COVID-19 SOPs.
Nigerian Artistes Omah Lay and Terms have today afternoon been arraigned before court and had their charges read to them. The Infinity and Try Me hit-makers were charged with engaging in activities likely to spread an infectious disease after they performed at a concert yet the current presidential directives about …Read More »
EJazz online Radio (https://radio.ejazzug.com) has been ranked top among the most streamed stations in Uganda and Africa at large. In rankings done by Radio Tools (https://radio.tools/), EJazz Radio comes second and fifth among the top most streamed radio stations on the internet in Uganda and Africa respectively. Top Most Radio …Read More »
Got Talent Judge, NBS TV, Capital FM Presenter, Gaetano Smoked Out In City Bar Raid Over Flouting COVID-19 Directives.
Capital FM, NBS Tv show host Gaetano Kaggwa was over the weekend arrested by police after he was found together with several other people in a bar. In an operation led by the Kampala Capital City Authority, several bars around Kampala were found operating illegally as the president has never …Read More »