Graduation at the University of Rwanda

8th November 2019. Huye, Rwanda

Attending the 6th graduation ceremony for The University of Rwanda are four of the 10 successful MCM Graduates for 2019 accompanied by Prof. Steve Capewell our Vice Chairman. From Left to Right: Goodluck Kam’bwemba, Chioma Stella Ibe, David Asiwome Kweku Gowu and Alexis Bigirimana. David was also presented with the prize for UKTA Student of the Year 2019 the just released 3rd edition of Telecommunications Law written by Prof. David Mellor retired Chairman of UKTA and Prof. Ian Lloyd currently UKTA Director and lecturer of the LRPECS module.

A full list of 2019 MCM Graduates below:

Susan Magdalene Nakanwagi – Uganda
David Asiwome Kweku Gowu – Ghana
Alexis Bigirimana – Rwanda
Chioma Stella Ibe – Nigeria
Mohammad Aqeb Kohistani – Afghanistan
Ibrahim Bbossa Kibuuka – Uganda
Micious Maziah Vincent Matsitsa – Malawi
Ebrima Suwareh – The Gambia
Thomas Gatkuoth Nyak – South Sudan
Goodluck Kam’bwemba – Malawi


The UKTA participated in the 2017 Converged Telecoms Policy & Regulation Master Class for ASEAN countries, a collaboration between the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, the Multimedia University, Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecoms Commission and Chulalongkorn University.

Hosted in Bangkok, UKTA Chairman Gabriel Solomon delivered the following four seminars:
i) Security, Trust and Digital/ Mobile Identity;
ii) Spectrum Managements: Optimising Resources For Better Quality of Experience;
iii) 5G And Beyond; and
iv) Internet of Things.

The Regulatory Masterclass is an annual five day event and attracts senior level executives from regional regulatory authorities, mobile operators, tower companies, internet service providers and academia.

Gabriel Solomon and Ms. Nur Sulyna Lim Abdullah, Chief Officer Corporate Strategy, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission identify forward looking policies for the networked economy


UKTA Vice-Chairman Professor Steve Capewell was on hand at Bucks New University to award Master of Communications Management Degrees to 42 proud students who completed the programme. In addition, five students were awarded a Postgraduate Diploma and one student earned a Postgraduate Certificate.

“It is always satisfying to reward the hard work and diligent application that our students show,” said Professor Capewell. “This marks the end of the chapter for the UKTA as we have moved our eMCM to the University of Rwanda where aspiring students can benefit from exactly the same quality programme at a more affordable cost,” he added. Also present was Dr. Carmel Capewell who teaches the Human Resource for ICT module.

Dr. Carmel Capewell with four graduates

Vice-Chairman Steve Capewell with four graduates