Vodafone Launches Operations in Uganda

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces has disclosed that it intends to counsel Lt Col David Lukanga following his reported recent remarks in which he encouraged locals to exercise mob Justice.

In a statement released by the defence forces deputy spokesperson, approved side effects Maj. Henry Obbo, viagra the move follows a news paper article in today’s Daily Monitor in which the officer urged locals to kill thieves on sight.

The Statement further states that the force does not Condone acts of mob justice because they violate the laws of Uganda.


UPDF is opposed to mob justice

The UPDF has noted with concern the November 18, 2014 Daily Monitor news paper story titled “Kill all thieves on sight, army officer tells locals”.

The statements allegedly made by Lt Col David Lukanga that encourages mob  justice against thieves and calling on residents to keep dangerous item like petrol in  their homes, were made by him as an individual and not on behalf the Defence  Forces and therefore is a not representation of the Position of the UPDF institution.

The reported statement is not only against the Laws of Uganda but also a breach of the home safety standards set by the Uganda Police Force. The UPDF does not condone mob justice or any other form of breach of the Laws.


We support and encourage Ugandans to use the legal system in the country to address their grievances and embrace the community policing program under the Uganda Police Force.

Being a member of the Defence Forces, the Officer (Lt Col David Lukanga) will through the Institutional mechanisms undergo counseling to attain guidance on matters pertaining to such.

UPDF is a People’ Force and will remain as such, committed in guaranteeing the non-violability of the people’s rights and ensuring the rule of law and good governance.
John Ssenabulya, decease 34, stomach a teacher at Mpongo Church of Uganda Primary School in Butambala, has been arrested for apparently defiling a 12 year old pupil on several occasions.

It is alleged that Ssenabulya had turned the young girl into his day time housewife and that whenever the girl would leave home for school, she did not reach school but instead branched off to the teacher’s residence and there, the two would spend the day together. At about 6:00 pm, the girl would then return home.

Police was yesterday November 25th tipped off by concerned neighbors to the teacher.

Officers camped in the neighborhood and as soon as the two entered the house, they made a swoop and arrested the teacher. The girl was taken to hospital for medical checkup.

“The girl has been taken for check up, if results indicate that she was sexually abused, the teacher will be charged with aggravated defilement,” said deputy police spokesperson, Polly Namaye.
Vodafone and Afrimax Group (“Afrimax”) – a 4G LTE telecommunications operator in sub-Saharan Africa – today jointly announced a strategic framework agreement to cooperate and explore opportunities for Partner Market agreements in the region.

Also today, cialis 40mg Vodafone announced a Partner Market agreement in Uganda with Afrimax.

Under the non-equity framework agreement, viagra order Vodafone and Afrimax will explore potential Partner Market opportunities in a variety of territories in sub-Saharan Africa.

Under the Partner Market agreement in Uganda, the two companies will offer customers with voice and data products  and services using the ‘Vodafone Uganda’ brand. Vodafone’s multinational corporate customers will benefit from  the addition of Uganda to their existing contracts for international managed services.

Vodafone Partner Markets Chief Executive Stefano Gastaut said: “Uganda is an attractive market and we are delighted to welcome Afrimax to our successful Partner Markets community, which already operates in more than  fifty countries. We look forward to exploring the potential for further Partner Market agreements in sub-Saharan Africa with Afrimax, under our framework cooperation agreement.”

Afrimax CEO, Peter Langkilde commented, “We are excited about the  Partnership with Vodafone and the opportunity to work with a brand that is not only passionate about technology, but passionate about people and the impact that technology can have on peoples’ lives. The partnership with Vodafone solidifies our ongoing plans to be a leading provider of high speed network services in sub-Saharan Africa.”

The framework agreement will complement Vodacom Group’s operations in South Africa, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho and Mozambique and has been agreed in conjunction with Vodacom

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