The Uganda Communications Commission has summoned several television presenters over demeaning and abusive language, this website has learned.
According to a statement issued by the communication body, the commission received complaints from some individuals over the television presenters.
The commission further notes that the invited presenters are key sector players but the language and statements they use are often abusive, demeaning and circulate un proved claims.
“The Commission has specifically invited presenters as key sector players because it is alleged that the language and statements used by the presenters and guests are often abusive, demeaning, derogatory and contain unsubstantiated claims against different personalities.” the Commision’s letter reads.
Most of the invited presenters host entertainment or gossip shows. Some of the shows whose hosts have been summoned include.
Live Wire (Spark TV)
Kapyaki (Kingdom TV)
Tik-Tak Sesetula (Dream TV)
Access (BTM TV)
Uncut Sabula and Uncut Kalakata (NBS TV)
Round About (BBS TV)
Poko Poko (Baba TV)
Short Circuit Sonsomola (Urban TV)
Kachumbali (Top TV)
Evening Zone (ABS TV)
Select E- Buzz (STV)
This development comes only months since singer OS Suna came out crying in front of the media, accusing NBS TV’s Uncut show host, Lord Kayz for assassinating his reputation.
Kayz, alongside his co accused were recently granted bail after spending several days languishing in prison cells on Kigo Prison.