Monthly Archives: March 2013

Prison warders assault journalists, destroy their gadgets

Rakai, 20th/March/2013; Prison warders at Kalisizo government prison assaulted two journalists who were covering news of the escape of over 10 inmates on Monday March 18, 2013 at Kalisizo Town Council in Rakai district. The two journalists Pascal Lutabi a reporter with WBS television and the Daily Monitor and John Bosco Mulyowa who reports for

UCC bows to pressure, extends SIM cards registration deadline

Kampala, 01st/March/2013; Uganda Communications Communication has extended the SIM card registration deadline for 90 days after Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda and Legal Brains Trust (LBT) dragged it to court seeking an injunction not to switch off unregistered subscribers on 1st March 2013. The matter had come up for final disposal before the Deputy Chief Registrar