The couple of Sheilah Carol Gashumba and Gods Plan aka Marcus recently protested against Urban TV’s ‘Scoop on Scoop’ program through their hashtag #StopCyberBullying.
First the show went for an unprepared for break citing re- strategizing. However, UCC in a statement today had not only banned the program nut the entire station for the same reasons.
“Accordingly, the Commission initiated investigations in accordance with sections 5(1)(b), (x) and (j), 31 and 45 of the Uganda Communications Act 2013. To facilitate the investigations, Urban TV was asked to submit a written representation in response to the complaints, and to submit recordings of the programme for the period May 1 – 20, 2020.
Urban TV was also to provide proof of certification and registration of the producer and the host of the programme, in accordance with sections 5 and 27 of the Press and Journalist Act, Cap. 105.” part of UCC statement read.
This implies that Sheilah Gashumba and boyfriend had right cause of campaign and have saved several other victims who had ignored the program amd station.