New Communications Regulations have been gazetted

  • November 12, 2019

In Exercise of the powers conferred upon the Minister of ICT and National Guidance has pursuant to his powers under section 93 of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013, and in consultation with the Uganda Communications Commission, made new Regulations. The...

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THE REGULATORY EVOLUTION OF MOBILE MONEY AND VALUE ADDED SERVICES IN UGANDA

  • November 8, 2019

Mobile Money services, as a Value Added Service offering of the regulated Telecommunications Operators in Uganda has proved to be an indispensable service for the majority of the subscribers. Not only has it disrupted the way in which money was exchanged,...

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AN OVER VIEW OF A PATENT APPLICATION IN UGANDA IN RELATION TO MOBILE AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

  • September 23, 2019

Idoot Augustine Obilil (LL.M, ICT & Communications Law (Oslo) Partner, Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Kampala Associated Advocates   A patent is one form of intellectual property rights and means the title granted to protect an invent...

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WHY THE PASSING OF THE NATIONAL COFFEE BILL INTO LAW IS A NATIONAL PRIORITY

  • September 16, 2019

The urgency for Parliament to pass THE NATIONAL COFFEE BILL, 2018 into law is imperative. Coffee plays a leading role in the livelihood of Ugandans and contributes substantially to the national economy.  42% of all farming households in Uganda grow some ...

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Limitation of the DPP’s Constitutional Powers: Sundus Exchange and Money Transfer Ltd & 8 Ors Vs Attorney General

  • September 4, 2019

On 25th May, 2018 the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) ordered various Banks to freeze accounts belonging to Sundus Exchange and Money Transfer Ltd, Haleel Commodities Limited, Victory Group Of Companies Limited, Qemat Al Najah General Trading Limit...

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NDA & Donna Kusemererwa v Florence Nakachwa

  • September 4, 2019

This is a ruling arising out of an appeal from the decision of the High Court in Miscellaneous Cause No.186 of 2017 instituted by the Respondent against the Appellants seeking various orders in judicial review. It was averred by the Respondent that the 2n...

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Firms in laundering case free to access funds, court orders – New Vision

  • September 3, 2019

By Ephraim Kasozi In Summary On May 25, 2018, Financial Intelligence Authority issued directives to the companies’ bankers instructing them to freeze all funds on their respective bank accounts. Government had accused Sundus Exchange and Money Transfer ...

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SUDHIR RUPARELIA & ANOR VS CRANE BANK LIMITED (in receivership)

  • August 26, 2019

This is a ruling arising out of an application by which the Applicant sought to dismiss Civil Suit No.493 of 2017 that had been instituted by the Respondent against the Applicant. It was averred by the Applicant that the Respondent didn’t have locus...

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UCMP OILGAS – CURRENT STATUS AND IMPLICATIONS ON BUSINESS AUGUST 2019

  • August 26, 2019

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