Monthly Archives: April 2012

TRIAL OF CBS JOURNALIST FLOPS DUE TO POWER FAILURE IN KALANGALA.

Kalangala, 23rd/April/2012; The trial of a Central Broadcasting Service (CBS) journalist Ronald Ssembuusi has failed to take off due to a power blackout in the area which failed the prosecution from playing the said libelous material for court. So the state sought to adjourn the case. Earlier on Ssembuusi’s lawyer, Catherine Anite raised a preliminary

POLICE SPRAY JOURNALIST WITH PEPPER IN THE FACE.

Kampala, 23rd/April/2012; Police have sprayed a journalist Joshua Mutale with pepper in the face as he covered a news story at the Central Police Station (CPS)in Kampala. Mutale had come to CPS to cover a weekly press briefing by the police. The Radio Simba journalist was recording a protest by a group of bear breasted

POLICE QUIZ JOURNALIST OVER A4C STORY INTERVIEW

Kampala, 20th/April/2012; The police have quizzed a Daily Monitor journalist Risdel Kasasira over a recent interview with the coordinator of the banned opposition pressure group Activists for Change (A4C) Mathias Mpuuga. Kasasira, a political reporter appeared before the police’s criminal investigations directorate (CID) and was quizzed by the Media Crimes Department team led by Fred

COMMISSION STARTS INVESTIGATION INTO JUSTICE FAITH MWONDHA’S CONDUCT AGAINST THE MEDIA

Kampala, 13th/April/2012; The Judicial Service Commission has embarked on investigating into the alleged misconduct of Justice Faith Mwondha of throwing out journalists from her open court sessions. The Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission, Justice James Ogoola said that he is convinced that this matter has to be handled following outcry from even different stakeholders

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