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Journalists from Mukono surrounding a man who is said to have beaten one Madiina Sebayla. Photo: Kalumba Ronald

Journalist assaulted at Court for covering land case

Journalist assaulted at Court for covering land case

Mukono, 2nd /September/2016; Madiinah Ssebyala, of Bukedde Paper was on 31st August 2016 assaulted by one Kasagga Swaibu who further threatened to inflict her with more harm if she continues to cover a land case where he accuses Kenneth Mukiibi of selling to him land and failing to offer the land title. “As I was

DECEASED: Thomas Ssetuba (Facebook photo)

Radio journalist beaten to death by a mob

Kalangala, 16th /June/ 2016; Thomas Ssettuba, the Programmes Manager of Radio Ssese, in Kalangala district was on 14th June, 2016 attacked and beaten by locals over a land dispute and later died of head injuries. The incident happened at Banda village Kagulube parish, Mugoye sub-county in Kalangala district where Ssettuba had gone to collect palm

HRNJ-Uganda alert, journalist detained over minister story

Kampala, 19th/May/2015; A Red Pepper journalist, Alex Bukhumune was arrested and detained on 19th of May 2015 for investigating a story involving the State Minister for Energy, Ronald James Du’janga. He was later released at about 7:00pm on charges of threatening violence. Bukhumune was first arrested on 15th/May/2015 by Kabalagala police officers and charged with