In his letter sent to the FUFA President, Moses Hassim Magogo on April 12th that Uganda Radio Network (URN) has seen, the South African based goalkeeper made it clear he stops playing for the national team starting today.
The Executive Director of Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ), Robert Sempala said that Ochola’s statement led to an increase in cases against journalists. Sempala told Members of Parliament on the Human Rights Committee that they registered 174 cases of human rights violations against journalists during the electoral process.
In a campaign that was scientific—characterized by smaller crowds, broadcast media was a target for all political actors. Though it’s those with money who could buy space. And given that most radios in Uganda are owned by politicians of the ruling party, opposition parties reported being denied access to media space with no explanation.
Ezekiel Motoseneng, the Managing Director of Record TV Network Uganda explained that most advertisers especially in the European Market, that feed the record TV network were adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic eventually affecting their commercial strength to operate a TV station in Uganda.
The concern comes at the backdrop of what appeared to be targeted attacks against journalists by security agencies, as witnessed in the period before and after the general election. Several journalists sustained serious injuries, and a number of them are still undergoing treatment for the same.
The permanent secretary ministry of education informed the over 150 assessors in vocational courses that the ministry is taking on the TVET policy reforms step by step to ensure that at the end of the process TVET will pass out competent manpower to join the world of work without bias from the employers.
Marie Nanyanzi from Sauti za Wananchi, the program officer at Twaweza Uganda, says that it is not surprising that many citizens say that the situation worsened during the pandemic. Nanyanzi says that economic consequences had a knock on effects on family relations as many failed to value each other in the absence of financial power.
“An automatic 6-month ban from all football related activities (Nationally & Internationally) to be served in the event that Kasingye commits any other specified unethical conduct against match officials or club officials or in case he fails to furnish proof of payment of the fine” FUFA added
Prof. Umar Kakumba the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, notes that the postponement was based on the request of the University Ceremonies Committee which wanted more time for proper planning and organising the event.
“Everything is not well here. We have not received funds to operationalize the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs. Management requested for a supplementary, which was recently approved but the money has not been processed,” the source said.
The primary seven candidates totalling 749, 811 will be briefed on March 26, and start their examinations with the Mathematics Paper on March 30, 2021, and the Social Studies paper in the afternoon. The next day, learners will sit for the Integrated science paper and end with English on March 31, 2021.
Prof Samuel Luboga, Education Service Commission Chairperson, says 82 schools across the country will benefit from the recruitment as part of government’s efforts to ensure each sub-county has public school.