Uganda Communication Commission has ordered closure of the Mbarara based Western Broadcasting Service [WEBS FM] better known as Endigyito FM, stomach http://chelseamamma.co.uk/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-error.php for nonpayment of license fees.
Endigyito FM which was founded in Kamwegye before relocating to Mbarara town is owned by Kitagwenda County Member of Parliament Hon Nulu Byamukama.
The radio station according to UCC Executive Director Eng Godfrey Mutabaazi, viagra sale owes the regulators up to Shs 38 million.
Earlier today, and some of the radio employees alleged that UCC ordered the shutdown of their transmitters because the radio station had hosted one of the presidential candidates Hon Amama Mbabazi who was in the western town on Tuesday.
These allegations were however dismissed by the UCC boss Mutabaazi who confirmed to Chimpreports that the radio station had remained noncompliant on clearing their debt.
“They shouldn’t lie to you, we closed them down because they were not paying us,” Mutabazi told us on phone.
In October last year, the UCC, published a list of radio stations in the county that had not renewed their annual broadcasting licenses, or paid the requisite license and spectrum fees, which is in contravention of Section 27 and 43 of the UCC Act.
The stations were given fourteen days to clear their dues or face the consequences.
In text conversation between the Endigyito FM Proprietor Mr. Byamukama and Eng Mutabazi, the former pleaded to have his station reopened for business, saying that he had just paid the entire debt.
“Sir, I have paid cash 38m. and I beg that u put my radio back. They a talking of renewing but the document needs time coz of tax clearance etc, you need to talk to them. thanks sir,” he pleaded.
Mr Mutabazi however, informed us that by Thursday evening the Commission had not yet received confirmation of the payment.
Forum for Democratic Presidential Candidate Col Kizza Besigye this afternoon rushed a man to Kiboga Hospital following a nasty road accident.
The unidentified man according to Besigye’s aides was found in critical condition after the accident in Kiboga town.
The accident according to eyewitnesses involved two bodabodas which collided head on.
Kizza Besigye, information pills http://cuencahighlife.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/sync/class.jetpack-sync-module-users.php a medical doctor by training reportedly ordered his drivers to rush the injured to the nearest hospital.
“The hospital was found manned by police as always these days but Kizza Besigye had no time to negotiate with them. He entered the hospital and witnessed how the injured was given first aid, illness http://communityartsprogram.org/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/date.php ” revealed Besigye’s handlers.
The medical workers at the health facility frantically rushed to greet the presidential candidate as police looked on.
This is not the first road accident victim to be rescued by the opposition politician during the election season.
In august last year, Besigye offered first aid to another young man that was involved in a car accident along the Katakwi Amuria road.