Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has today called off internship training for the year 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many companies and different institutions have suspended all the internship activities that were supposed to take place in May.
In addition, this is because of the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Therefore Uganda Communications commission has posted a public notice to the public about the canceled internship program 2020.
“Owing to the disruption occasioned by the COVID-19, we regret to inform the public that the commission will not be able to take on interns this year 2020. However, a new schedule will be communicated as soon as it is prudent to do so. Therefore we regret any inconveniences caused,” Uganda Communications Commission posted.
UCC was founded to implement the provisions of the UCC Act 2013 in accordance with the Ugandan Laws. In addition, with the principal goal of developing a modern communications infrastructure in the republic of Uganda. However, in conformity with the operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy.
What is the primary mandate of the Uganda Communications Commission?
Well, the primary mandate of the UCC is to ensure it regulates the communications sector. In addition, this includes Telecommunications, radio communications, and postal communications, Broadcasting, Data Communications, and Infrastructure.
Therefore UCC spans over the following entities:
- Uganda Communications Commission
- Rural Communications Development Fund
- Uganda Institute of Communications and Technology