Monthly Archives: April 2014

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Medical practitioner testifies against a school teacher in a journalist’s assault case

Kampala, 29th April 2014;Further hearing of a case in which a Vision Group Journalist, Mathias Ssebwato Kavubu was allegedly assaulted by a teacher at Old Kampala Secondary School, Ataremwa Justus, continued on Tuesday April 29 at the Law Development Centre Court, with the medical doctor giving his evidence. Dr. Ojara Santos who examined the journalist

HRNJ-Uganda alert, three cyclists arrested over violent assault of a journalist

Kampala, 14th/April/2014; police in Kitebi, Rubaga division, Kampala district have arrested three suspects in connection with assaulting a Vision Group journalist, Ddamba Ismael occasioning him grievous bodily harm. The particulars of the trio have not yet been released. Ddamba, a journalist with the Vision Group’s Bukedde Newspaper was attacked by a mob of angry commercial

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Police rescue journalist from school teachers.

Mpigi, 07th/April/2014; Police in Mpigi district rescued a Vision Group journalist from three angry teachers of Lowell Girls’ School who mobbed him as he was covering a story of a fire break out at school on Saturday night, 05th/April/2014. The teachers were preventing the journalist from reporting about a fire outbreak in the school