Tag: SIM registration


Deadline: No extension for sim-card registration beyond 30th August

With a few days left, the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, has said there shall be no extension of the sim-card registration and verification exercise beyond the August 30th deadline that was set by government. "The deadline for deactivating all unregistered, unverified or invalid SIM cards as directed by his Excellency President Yoweri Museveni,

“I take responsibility and I apologize” ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze on...

The battle between the executive and legislative branch of government over the SIM card switch off last week still rages on, as yesterday Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Minister, Frank Tumwebaze was forced to apologise for defying the Members of Parliament's resolution on the matter. In her opening remarks to the August

President Museveni extends SIM card registration deadline for another 3 months

As we said before, deadlines in Uganda are a big joke and this proves us more right than ever before. The President Mr Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, took to his twitter account to announce the extension of the SIM card registration and verification exercise till 30th

ICT Minister maintains SIM card verification deadline despite MP’s resolutions

Yesterday's events saw the Members of Parliament pass a motion to extend the SIM card verification exercise by one year, but from the looks of things Government wants to stick to its original May 19th deadline. The government through the office of the ICT minister

SIM registration deadlines a huge joke in Uganda as MPs pass...

If you were the MD of UCC right now, you should be feeling like a huge fool as the motion seeking for an extension of the SIM registration exercise using the National ID data was passed by MP to last not more than one year. The motion was tabled by the leader of

How to update your MTN Uganda SIM card registration data online

With only a few days to go to the SIM card verification deadline, MTN has found more effective ways of getting people to register their SIM cards so as to beat the Friday 19th May deadline set by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). MTN has now added