UCC Public Notice On Africell’s Cessation Of Operation in Uganda

The Uganda Communication Commission wishes to confirm that Africell Uganda Limited (Africell) decided to stop providing telecommunication services in Uganda. Africell entered the Ugandan telecom market in 2014 after she acquired majority shares in Orange Uganda Limited. Africell’s shareholders have, however, decided to reconsolidate their investments in Africa and have accordingly decided that they do not wish to have Uganda as part of Africell’s portfolio anymore and instead focus on other parts of the world where they have a competitive advantage. In accordance with its mandate under the Act and…

UCC SUSPENDS SIM CARD REGISTRATION FOR CORPORATE BODIES

Following allegations of fraud in Sim card registration, especially regarding corporate bodies, Uganda Communications Commission has temporarily suspended the sale of Sim cards to companies, NGOs and public institutions pending investigations. In a letter issued last week, the UCC Ag. Executive Director Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo directed all operators “to immediately suspend the sale of SIM cards to companies, Non-Governmental Organisations, Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government and any other unnatural persons.” The suspension is to avert the risk of further breach of the law pending the conclusion of the ongoing…

AfricellUG’s NightCalls to run from 10PM till 6AM in the morning

As a response to the call by the Government of Uganda to corporate companies in the fight against Covid-19, we have seen different companies coming up with program to help ease people’s life during Covid-19 pandemic in Uganda. One of those companies is Africell Uganda who introduced a Call Bundle dubbed Africell NightCall that allows Africell’s Subscribers to talk all night at a low rate. AfricellUG has today announced that its subscriber’s call booster will be live from 10PM running throughout the night till 6AM in the morning. Your evening…

AfricellUG donates 3 New Pickups towards the fight against Covid-19

Africell Uganda has today donated Three Brand New Tata xenon pickups to the Ministry Of Health – Uganda team spearheading the National Campaign against Covid-19 The donations was inline with Africell’s promise to support the fight against the Coronavirus. Mr. Ziad Daoud, Africell’s CEO was joined by Uganda Communication Commission’s Executive Director Eng. Irene Kagwa Sewankambo to donate the Three Brand New Tata xenon pickups to the Ministry Of Health – Uganda teams. #AfricellUG C.E.O Mr. Ziad Daoud was joined by @UCC_ED to donate Three Brand New Tata Xenon Pickups…

Africell Donates Communication Packages To Uganda Blood Transfusion Services

In light of the current situation regarding the Coronavirus, Africell Uganda is partnering with Uganda Blood Transfusion Services – UBTS and Blood 4 Uganda to offer valuable communication solutions. Working closely with the Blood Bank, Africell has committed its media assets including Toll-FREE numbers, Phones, Routers, Social Media, Calls, SIM Cards loaded with Data Bundles as well as continuing to implement various precautionary measures to drive awareness among the public about Blood Donation. Blood is an important element which we all need and your unit can save up to 3…