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18:26
18:26

Broadcasters Faulted for Failing to Stand up to UCC media freedom 1 3

The matter came up this morning when a team of NAB officials led by Vice chairperson Peter Ssematimba was today appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Human rights to answer to cases of rights violations of Journalists, UCC directives and poor pay for journalists by media houses.
13:28
13:28

Radio Will Shape Image of Parliament-MPs parliament radio 1 3

Members of parliament have welcomed the proposal to set up a parliament radio station saying it will help in stopping the misrepresentation of MPs and Parliament and what they debate
20:51
20:51

Radio Station Premises Closed Over Tax Arrears financial year 3

Bagamuhunda also operates Freedom Institute for Law and ICT Studies (FILIS) under Freedom Radio in the same building. Our reporter visited the radio station premises along Bwankosya drive in Kabale municipality and found it locked with two padlocks.
19:37
19:37

UBC Negotiating to Broadcast AFCON on Credit broadcasting rights 1 Top story

UBC broadcast Afcon 2019 for three days and stopped. In a statement, UBC said it had temporarily stopped the broadcast and that the matter would be resolved soon.
18:17
18:17

UCC: Broadcasters Not Observing Advertising Standards 1 1

However, the proposed enforcement of the advertisement time limit hasn’t gone down well with broadcasters. They say UCC shouldn’t be limiting the times an advert runs, except those that are harmful or require caution.
11:47
11:47

Parliament Secures Radio Frequency media independence 2 1

According to Fred Otunnu, the UCC Director Corporate Affairs, Parliament will generate the content that will be hosted on the UBC red channel. He says the channel will be completely dedicated to Parliament and there will not be any interference.
11:20
11:20

Unreliability of Moroto UBC Radio Shocks Museveni President Museveni 1 3 Top story

Jones Othieno alias DJ Jones, a staff at the station told the president at Morulinga State Lodge on Moroto last night that the station, which serves Karamoja region, only operates twice a month.
12:07
12:07

EU to Focus Funding on Media Initiatives, Welfare of Journalists oxfam international 1 4

Elizabeth Ongom, the EU in Uganda’s Operations Adviser on Civil Society and Social Development says support to the media was among the thematic areas for funding that the EU development funding to Uganda will focus on in the next 2-3 years.
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 1 5

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 3 4 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.
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