In Brief


Uganda: All televisions and radio stations using the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) mast in Kololo will be off air on Sunday to allow migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. UBC acting managing director, Paul Kihika, in a July 31 notice asked managers of all the 19 tenants (radio and television stations) to go to Kololo and switch off their equipment before work can start. He said this will allow contractors to remove the existing antennae and replace them with new ones. Full story here

- Chinese owned, Star Times, the digital TV provider, say they have invested $265 million in strengthening and expanding their network in Tanzania during the past four years.Full story here