Monthly Archives: August 2017

L-R is Richard Kayiira, Diana Nandudu (HRNJ-Uganda Lawyer) and Tony Kirabira (New Vision Group Lawyer) standing outside at the Media Crimes department CID head quarters in Kibuli EmmanuelMagambo

Police extends bond for journalists charged with offensive communication and Criminal Libel

Police extends bond for journalists charged with offensive communication and Criminal Libel

Kampala, 22nd/aug/2017; The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) has renewed bond for a Bukedde News Paper Editor Richard Kayiira and the Kampala Sun Reporter Musa Ssemwanga to Tuesday 29th August 2017. The duo who appeared at CID at Kibuli in Kampala on 15th August 2017 for interrogation were charged with Offensive Communication contrary to section 25

– Anniversary of James Foley’s death a reminder to the industry of the importance of journalist safety

August 19 is the three-year anniversary of the death of US journalist James Foley, whose beheading at the hands of ISIS became a turning point in how the media industry ensures the safety of conflict journalists. Today, press freedom advocates say that while advances have been made since Foley’s death, there is much more to

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