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FULL LIST: Jumia, Glovo, Safe Boda & Several Bus Companies Ordered to Stop Offering Courier Services (See Details)

UCC Executive Director Eng Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo. Courtesy Photo

The Uganda Communications Commission Commission (UCC) has ordered Jumia, Glovo, Safe Boda and a number of companies offering courier services as well as several bus companies to stop offering delivery services until they have been licensed by the regulator. 

UCC, which was established through section 4 of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013, regulates courier services on top of  telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communications, postal communications, data communication and infrastructure deployment.

Sections 26, 27 and 33 of the UCC Act make it criminal for any person to install, operate or otherwise provide broadcasting services and to convey, deliver or distribute any postal articles without a license issued by the Commission.

UCC says it conducted a technical inspection in June and July 2022 and discovered that a number of companies were illegally offering courier services since they had no licenses to do so.

The Commission has since advised those illegally offering courier services to stop with immediate effect.

UCC also revealed that it will soon conduct enforcement activities across the country in a bid to weed out and heavily punish illegal operators in accordance with the provisions of the Uganda Communications Act, 2013.

The Commission also noted that it would arrest all people found providing illegal courier services and cause their prosecution on top of confiscating their equipment.

It also called on Ugandans to desist from dealing or transacting with illegal courier operators.

  1. Daks Courier trading as IPS – Kampala
  2. Divine Coaches Limited – Adjumani
  3. BBC Parcel Transporters – Arua
  4. California Bus Service – Arua
  5. Elite Nile Transporters – Arua
  6. Nilestar Trade Link – Arua
  7. Zawadi Services Limited – Kampala, Arua & Moyo
  8. Deo the Couriers Limited – Kampala
  9. Swift Safaris – Bushenyi
  10. Kalita Transporters – Fort Portal & Kampala
  11. HMK Transporters – Gulu
  12. Kwizera Executive – Gulu
  13. Larem Safaris – Gulu
  14. Ibabu Coaches – lbanda
  15. Conex Express Couriers – Jinja
  16. Avant Garde Distributors – Kampala
  17. Delivery Guy – Kampala
  18. Glovo Centre Uganda – Kampala
  19. Jumia Uganda – Kampala
  20. Lunar Courier Ltd – Kampala
  21. Matama Express Limited – Kampala
  22. Minute Man – Kampala
  23. Oxygen Courier Limited – Kampala
  24. Quantum Express Logistics – Kampala
  25. Safe Boda – Kampala
  26. WK Impact Elite First Class – Kampala
  27. Yellow Pages Express – Kampala
  28. Globex Express Couriers Limited – Kampala
  29. High Speed Couriers Limited – Kampala
  30. Dreamline Coaches – Kampala
  31. Guardian Coaches – Kampala
  32. Modern Coast Coaches – Kampala
  33. Hey Transport International Cargo – Kampala
  34. Makizito Courier & Logistics Limited – Kampala
  35. Baby Coaches – Kasese
  36. Gateway Coaches – Kisoro
  37. Roblyn Coaches – Kitgum
  38. Comfort Bus Services – Lira
  39. Felistar Bus Services – Lira
  40. Friends Coach – Lira
  41. Gaaga Coaches – Lira
  42. Goodluck Services Uganda Ltd – Kampala & Lira
  43. Real Bus Services – Lira
  44. Tausie Coaches – Mbarara
  45. Teso – Soroti
  46. YY Coaches – Kampala, Arua & Mbale

Meanwhile, UCC has also ‘CLOSED’ 24 Radio Stations. (See Their Names and Why They Were Closed HERE).

UPDATE: Jumia Uganda Fires Back at UCC for Listing it Among Illegal Courier Operators

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