Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ugandan Government Non-Compliant To Freedom of Expression Recommendations

Kampala, 21st /August/2012; one year after Uganda was reviewed in October 2011, the facts on the ground show glaring non-compliance to the implementation of freedom of expression and information (FOE-I) recommendations. According to an Annual Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report on the FOE-I released by Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda), the period from October

OC CID and Investigating Officer Testify In Kalangala Defamation Case

Kalangala, 13th/August/2012;The hearing of a case in which Ronald Ssembuusi, a Central Broadcasting Service (CBS) journalist was accused of defamation by the former L.C V of Kalangala district continued on the 9th of August in Kalangala with the prosecution producing two more witnesses. The OC CID for Kalangala District, Mr. Ssenabulya Joseph adduced evidence as

Nation Media Trashes Claims to Sack Journalists under Duress

Kampala, 10th/August/2012, The Daily Monitor publications has trashed claims that it’s under pressure from the Ugandan government to sack four of its employees.A tweet claiming to be The Daily Monitor official Twitter account had reported that Daily Monitor newspaper and K-FM radio were to relieve four journalists of their duties on the request of the

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