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19:36
19:36

Court Registrar Starts Defense in Journalists Assault Case 1

Waninda is accused of assaulting two journalists Hannington Kisakye attached to Smart 24 Television and Eric Yiga attached to Salt TV.
19:03
19:03

Mixed Reactions on Proposal to Parliament to Pay Journalists Monthly Allowances 5 2

Journalists accredited to cover Parliament have today expressed mixed reactions to the proposal that Parliament should consider paying them monthly top-up allowances.
11:32
11:32

Kooki Documents Orthography to Save Dialect from Extinction 5 1

The fifteen-page book titled; “Olukooki Niye Ngamba Yange” loosely translated as ‘Lukooki is My Language, is a compilation of nouns, metaphors, verbs and proverbs, names of animals, numbers and a brief history about Kooki, one of the 18 counties make up Buganda Kingdom.
17:30
17:30

Journalists Ask Parliament for Monthly Allowances speaker kadaga 4 5 Top story

Kadaga promised to research how some governments especially in Scandinavian countries fund the media industry and sell the idea to the Parliamentary Commission.
15:44
15:44

Lawyers Want Case Against UCC Dismissed abdul salaam waiswa 1 2

UJA petitioned the Civil Division of the High Court seeking a temporary injunction in the matter they are challenging UCC's directive to 13 media houses to suspend staff for allegedly breaching minimum broadcasting standards.
18:19
18:19

UCC Seeks More Time to Respond to UJA Suit

UCC lawyer Abdul Salaam Waiswa told High Court Civil Division Judge Lydia Mugambe on Wednesday that he was served the documents late.
07:56
07:56

MPs Query UGX 18bn UBC Revamp Budget 5

Nyakecho explained that the 20 billion shilling revamp budget was for restructuring, replacing old equipment, content development and develop administrative systems, however, parliament cut the budget to 18 billion shillings in 2017/2018 budget.
07:54
07:54

Masaka Community Library in Ruins 1 4

Masaka Kitabiro Public Library was established in 2000, by Reverend Father Peter Bakka, to serve mainly students from low-income families and teachers from poorly facilitated schools around Masaka district.
19:00
19:00

UCC Condemns Security Attacks on Radio Stations 3

Ibrahim K. Bbossa, the Head of Public Relations at the Uganda Communications Commission says there is no directive barring opposition politicians from being hosted on the various media. He says stations affected by such interference must report to the Commission to find justice.
15:31
15:31

UCC Places 13 Radios, TVs Under Fresh Investigations 1 4

UCC Executive Director Godfrey Mutabaazi says that the broadcasters have since requested the regulator to conduct separate investigations into the alleged breach. He says that the National Association of Broadcasters-NAB argued that the companies could have not collectively breached the standards to warrant collective punishment.
13:35
13:35

UCC Playing Catchup, Needs Media Literacy–Makerere Don people 4 3 Top story

According to Kakooza, now is the time to engage all stakeholders gainfully on the type of media that Uganda wants. He argues that most media houses in Uganda are giving more space to entertainment, music, comedy and sports and that media owners and managers want to play safe for fear of the repercussions.
11:43
11:43

Mengo Information Minister Asks Journalists to Confront Media Gag buganda kingdom 1 6

Kiyimba, who also doubles as the Minister for Lukiiko, Cabinet, Protocol and Information, condemned the recent directive by Uganda Communications Commissions to 13 radios stations and Televisions to suspend 39 of their staff members.
19:24
19:24

Media Associations Call on Gov't to Respect Press Freedom 4 1

NUMEC urged UCC to immediately rescind a directive ordering a section of radio and Television stations to suspend staff for allegedly breaching the Minimum Broadcasting Standards.
16:28
16:28

Journalists Demand Gov't Protection 1 6

They say resident district commissioners and police commanders who recently switched off various radio stations across the country must be brought to face the law for their actions.
13:58
13:58

UHRC Calls for Dialogue Between UCC and Media 4

Dr. Meddie Kaggwa, the chairperson of the Commission says dialogue is the best option to resolve the impasse. He said this after journalists under the Uganda Journalists Association called for resignation of Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi, the Chief Executive of Uganda Communications Commission.
10:54
10:54

Free Press A Cornerstone for Accountability - UN Chief 2 1

According to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), almost 100 journalists were killed going about their work in 2018, with hundreds imprisoned. A total of 1,307 journalists were killed between 1994, and last year.
19:16
19:16

ACME, Amnesty International Condemn UCC 's Directive to Media Houses 1

The Africa Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) asked UCC to correct its mistake by rescinding the order and apologising to Ugandans.
17:26
17:26

Mutabazi Defends Directive to Suspend Radio, TV Staff 1 2

Mutabazi hit back at critics saying that UCC is exercising its mandate as granted in the law and that those criticising UCC don’t know the law and have been used to culture of no regulation.”
16:53
16:53

No Media Ban on Opposition -Gov’t media freedom 1 2

Government has said there has not been any directive barring Opposition members from accessing the airwaves.
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