Alerts(2016) articles

Unknown people break into journalist home, take away vital information

Unknown people break into journalist home, take away vital information

Kampala, 14th/January/2016; Unknown people broke into the house of a journalist and rights activist Mulindwa Mukasa in Lungujja Kituunzi, a Kampala suburb on January 12, 2016 and took his laptops, two video cameras, a mobile phone, three information back up external drives and 500,000/= Uganda shillings. The intruders forced open Mulindwa’s backdoor while he was

Video camera ‘exhibit’ goes missing as Investigating police Officer testifies in a Journalist’s assault case.

Kampala, 14th January 2016; A police officer –Detective Assistant Superintendent of police Angenyo Moureen, who investigated an assault and malicious damage to property case of a Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS) Television journalist, Andrew Lwanga has on 14th January 2016, testified against the former Division Police Commander of Old Kampala Police Station Joram Mwesigye who is

Parliamentary candidate’ private guards mob journalist, confiscate gadget.

Lwengo, 13th/Jan/2016; a journalist working with a Masaka-based Buddu FM radio, Ali Golooba was on 11th/Jan/2016 mobbed up by six private guards of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) flag bearer for Bukoto South Parliamentary seat, Hajji Muyanja Mbabaali at Kiwangala Trading Center in Lwengo district, Central Uganda region. His tools of work were also

Police assault journalists, damage camera

Moroto, 12th/Jan/2016; A high profile police commander in Moroto District, Goerge Obia, on January 10th, 2016 roughed up four journalists, damaging a video camera and confiscating three others amidst threats to shoot them if they did not heed his orders. The journalists, Galiwango Ronald of NTV, Kenneth Oryema of New Vision, Arnest Kyazze from Bukedde

Police quizzes, detains top newspaper editors incommunicado over publication of missing presidential candidate aide’s ‘body’

Kireka, 08th/January/2016; Ugandan police on 7th /Jan/2016, detained the Managing Editors of the Red Pepper and its sister paper Kamunye Ben Baryabaha and Mubiru Dickson respectively after a six hour interrogation over publication of a dead body presumed to be of one Christopher Aine that appeared in both publications on 7th/Jan/2016. By the time HRNJ-Uganda