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Mayor Lukwago supports Copyright Amendment Bill

Mayor Lukwago supports Copyright Amendment Bill

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Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has expressed his full support for the Copyright Amendment Bill. However, he raises concerns about the divisions within the music industry that may hinder its progress. One of the major challenges faced by artists is the lack of understanding of their own value. Many artists are vulnerable to exploitation due to limited knowledge about their rights and the importance of copyright protection. He stressed how essential it is for artists to recognize their worth and the impact they have on society. By coming together and forming an umbrella association, artists can collectively advocate for their rights and create a stronger platform for their voices to be heard. He further suggests educating artists, which plays a vital role in empowering artists and ensuring the su...
Lydia Jazmine ready for ‘First Born Concert’

Lydia Jazmine ready for ‘First Born Concert’

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Lydia Jazmine is set to hold her first-ever concert this evening at Hotel Africana. The much-anticipated event is dubbed the “First Born Concert.” This is a very special moment for Jazmine because it shows how much she’s grown as a singer. Jazmine has been singing for over eight years. She started when she was in high school and later joined the Watoto choir. After graduating from Multitech Business School with a degree in Business Administration and Management, she joined the Gertnum band as a background singer. Later, Jazmine got a big chance when the popular Goodlyfe music group of Radio and Weasel noticed her talent. They signed her as a backup singer, and her voice was featured on popular songs like “Ntunga” and “Breath Away.” She didn’t just sing backup for Goodlyfe; she also backed ...
Daudi Mugema seeks Bobi Wine’s help for cancer treatment

Daudi Mugema seeks Bobi Wine’s help for cancer treatment

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Former Kream Production band singer Daudi Mugeme is critically ill as he is battling stage one cancer that has failed to heal since 2018. He narrates that his health troubles started the day he was arrested along with his colleague Producer Jonah at their studios in Makindye and got detained at Jinja Road Police Station before he was moved to Kireka where he was tortured. Daudi Mugema explains that he faced an arrest because of his song titled “Wuumula” which he used to perform at Dr. Kizza Besigye’s 2016 general political campaigns. He notes that he and the late Adam Mulwana used to be the main acts in Dr. Kizza Besigye’s political campaigns until the election time elapsed. However, life turned out to be hard on him when he was detained at Kireka, Daudi Mugema explains that he was tortur...
MTN Uganda| CEO’s congratulatory article for UCC@25

MTN Uganda| CEO’s congratulatory article for UCC@25

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MTN Uganda congratulates UCC on its silver jubilee. Sylvia Mulinge, CEO of MTN Uganda spoke to our journalist about the significance of the Uganda Communications Commission’s 25-year celebrations. UCC regulates the communications sector, which includes telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communication, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure. Below are excerpts of the conversation; Q: What message would you like to convey to George William Nyombi Thembo on his appointment as the Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and to UCC as they celebrate 25 years? A: We extend our heartfelt congratulations to George William Nyombi Thembo and the entire team at the Uganda Communications Commission on their 25th anniversary. Their dedication and ...
Huawei and Global Sustainability Stakeholders Discuss How to Thrive with Green ICT

Huawei and Global Sustainability Stakeholders Discuss How to Thrive with Green ICT

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Huawei held the Green Development Summit, themed "Thrive with Green ICT", during MWC Barcelona 2024. At the summit, guests from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), MTN Group, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Kenya's ICT Authority, and Indonesia's Bandung Institute of Technology discussed how digital technology can be used to promote green development and enable an inclusive and sustainable digital world. Jeffrey Zhou, President of ICT Marketing at Huawei, noted in his speech that digital technology has become a key enabler for global sustainable development. He stressed that Huawei would continually work on technological innovation alongside global partners to enhance digital inclusion, promo...