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Eng Irene Kaggwa Ssewankambo replaces Mutabazi at UCC

Eng Irene Kaggwa Ssewankambo

Eng Irene Kaggwa Ssewankambo

Eng Irene Kaggwa Ssewankambo, the director for engineering & communications infrastructure at the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has been appointed acting executive director to replace Eng Godfrey Mutabazi.

Mutabazi's contract expires this Sunday, February 9 and according to available information, Mutabazi who has been executive director for two five-year terms will not have his contract renewed. 

According to state minister for Information Communications Technology (ICT) Peter Ogwang, a new person has been identified, to replace Mutabazi upon the expiry of his contract.

“It is true I received the letter in regard to the changes, but it is just because his contract has expired. It is now back to the board, maybe it will advertise the job, and if Mutabazi applies and qualifies, then he gets the job but it's about not allowing a vacuum” Ogwang said in an interview.

An engineer by profession, Ssewankambo holds a master of Science in Communications Systems and Signal Processing from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom and a master of Science in Economic Management and Policy also from the University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdom.

Ssewankambo was previously the head of research and development unit as well as coordinator of the office of the executive director.

Mutabazi, however, told URN that although his contract is expiring, his re-appointment is still being considered. He says that the process is before the president, who will determine whether to renew his contract or not.

"Unless the president appoints a substantive person, then that will now show that I am not the ED, but for now, the process is still ongoing... and that depends on the president,” Mutabazi said.

Mutabazi has reportedly for several months been lobbying to have his contract renewed. Mutabazi through his leadership has praised the commission for an increase in Internet subscription and an increase in the number of mobile telecom subscribers.  

Comments

+4 #1 Wooden K. 2020-02-08 12:56
Hmmm,this is an error !

Since when did a Ssewankambo replace a Mutabazi ?

Are these positions not ring-fenced ?
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+1 #2 WINNER 2020-02-08 17:09
Quoting Wooden K.:
Hmmm,this is an error !

Since when did a Ssewankambo replace a Mutabazi ?

Are these positions not ring-fenced ?


Wooden wek lok me mingu!!! I will bring you some firewood from Cona Kilak for the correct analysis!!

In the Uganda of today Ssewankwambo and Mutabazi are poles apart and it will be an abomination for her to break into the ringed fence unless and I say unless the honey pot is aligned westwards.
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+3 #3 Lysol 2020-02-08 22:51
The title Engineer is misleading. like the so-called PhD holders calling themselves Doctors. They are not real Doctors, unless one is a real Medical Doctor.or at the minimum a Veterinary Doctor or may be a Dentist..

Even some lawyers sometimes called themselves Dr.
Holding a PhD is nothing (specializing in a narrow field) and it's not a real Science, but a mere title for academic purposes for teachers, like being called a professor.

Human are not defined by titles. A complete Nonsense
Like some of us will never call Museveni His Excellency. To some of us he is still the little nomad boy he was.
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+2 #4 Wooden K. 2020-02-08 23:30
We all know what happened to Geraldin Ssali Busuulwa when she tried to break into the fance .

Byarugaba unleashed all western k-9s on her
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-2 #5 LUCKY ZAID 2020-02-09 08:37
For us we leave things of the general's to the generals
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-3 #6 LUCKY ZAID 2020-02-09 08:38
Ok
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0 #7 Lysol 2020-02-11 21:34
Quoting LUCKY ZAID:
For us we leave things of the general's to the generals


Why don't you find a big tree and hang yourself?

This world is not for the cowards or the fainthearted like you.

Jesus was killed after only 3 years doing his work.. He uttered similars analogical words "Give what belongs to Caesars to Caesars."

Why not give your money and wife/husband (if you have any) to the so-called generals of yours? OK.
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0 #8 rubangakene 2020-02-11 23:20
To this looks like shifting chairs around the sinking Titanic, if you ask me!
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