MTN Uganda and New Vision sealed a partnership to enable MTN Mobile Money payments for subscribers to access eVision

MTN Uganda has sealed a partnership with Vision Group to enable MTN Mobile Money payments for subscribers to access eVision. The partnership signed between Robert Kabushenga on behalf of Vision Group and MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte on behalf of MTN. eVision, an electronic version of the New Vision newspaper was launched on 1st April 2020 to address convenience in access to news on the go. Since inception, five months ago, the service has been availed at no charge. eVison is accessible anywhere, anytime across devices including mobile phones, tablets and…

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…