MTN Uganda and Sanyuka TV launches campaign for next big soccer commentator

MTN Uganda, the official broadcast partner of the Startimes Uganda Premier league (SUPL) has launched a new challenge that seeks to identify one local fan with talent for soccer commentary. The lucky person will get a one-year contract to do commentary for the SUPL season 2020-21. The campaign that is a partnership with the leading Sports broadcasting TV station Sanyuka TV is seeking to identify an all-round sports commentator who can do side pitch analysis, interviews, game analysis and commentary. Dubbed “Samba Ne MTN” the campaign started with a soccer…

UCC Suspends “Scoop On Scoop”, Urban TV Programme

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has suspended a programme airing on Urban TV after several viewers complained about its content that was deemed offensive and scandalous. Although the Commission has since learnt from social media that the programme Scoop on Scoop is currently off air, the regulatory due process, which was already in motion, continues. UCC first received complaints about Scoop on Scoop in May 2020, and accordingly wrote to Vision Group on May 25, 2020, seeking an explanation, including information on the qualifications of the staff behind it. However, Vision Group didn’t comply as…