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12:34
12:34

State Prosecutor Fails to Turn up, Red Pepper Case Adjourned

Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate James Eremye adjourned the case after Abdul Salim Waiswa, a lawyer representing Uganda Communications Commission failed to turn up for the hearing this morning. Waiswa asked State Prosecutor Jonathan Kamugisha to represent him in the matter.
12:23
12:23

Court Asks Red Pepper, Gov't to Conclude Reconciliation buganda road 1

Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate James Eremye Mawanda has asked the two groups to put in place an enabling environment such as allowing the proprietors to access their head offices in Namanve which are still cordoned off by police.
11:18
11:18

Museveni Sanctions Red Pepper Reopening, Cautions Bosses yoweri museveni 1

This was in a meeting held at State House Entebbe, yesterday. The meeting according to one of the company directors, Arinaitwe Rugyendo was a culmination of numerous informal and formal engagements with government officials on reopening the company which was closed two months ago.
16:37
16:37

Prosecution Seeks More Time to Analyse Red Pepper Exhibits

The protest follows a request for extension of time to analyze exhibits that were confiscated from Red Pepper offices by police. The request was made by prosecutors, in a case in which Directors and Editors of the Red Pepper are charged with libel, computer misuse and publication of a story prejudicial to national security.
10:55
10:55

Red Pepper Directors, Editors Delay High Court Application 1

Max Mutabingwa, the lead counsel of the legal team representing Red Pepper editors and directors has said his clients have not supported a move to take the bail application to the High Court.
16:37
16:37

Jailed Red Pepper Editor Misses Makerere Exams makerere university 1

Richard Kintu is among the seven Pepper Publications Limited directors and editors who were arrested last week when police raided their premises. Kintu, the deputy chief editor who has been working with The Red Pepper for nearly 10 years, is pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce course at Makerere University. He enrolled for the four-year programme this academic year.
17:11
17:11

Red Pepper Directors, Editors Denied Bail

The eight are charged with publication of a news story which is prejudicial to national security and publication of a story that defamed President Museveni, his brother Gen Salim Saleh and Security Minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde.
10:58
10:58

Red Pepper Directors, Editors Face Treason Charges president museveni 1 Top story

Those facing charges include directors, Arinaitwe Rugyendo, Patrick Mugumya, Johnson Musinguzi, Richard Tusiime and James Mujuni and editors Ben Byarabaha, Richard Kintu and Francis Tumusiime. They are all detained at Nalufenya Prison in Jinja district.
10:53
10:53

Red Pepper Directors, Editors Detained at Nalufenya - Lawyer police raid

Detectives cordoned off The Red Pepper premises situated in Namanve, along Jinja road, a day after the newspaper published a story claiming that Uganda was planning to overthrow President Paul Kagame of Rwanda. The detained directors are Arinaitwe Rugyendo, Patrick Mugumya, Johnson Musinguzi, Richard Tusiime and James Mujuni. The editors include chief editor Ben Byarabaha, and senior editors Richard Kintu and Francis Tumusiime.
20:25
20:25

Police Complete Search at Red Pepper police raid

Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Frank Mwesigwa has said police has finished the search of Red Pepper offices and that staff have been allowed to leave the premises. One of the staff who is outside the Namanve-based premises, however, says no one has been allowed to leave.
10:59
10:59

Red Pepper Scribe in Trouble Over Defamation war liberia 1

Amvesi who also doubles as the manager Nile Fm was picked up on Thursday and released on bond on the orders of Saidi Chepchulei Labu, the officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department Koboko Central Police Station.
10:15
10:15

Daily Monitor: Court Rules Wednesday on Sejusa Letter media siege

Kampala High Court is expected tomorrow to pass its preliminary ruling on whether to hear out an application filed by four Daily Monitor journalists who are seeking to quash the orders issued by Nakawa Court that demanded that the newspaper avails to police the original letter written by Gen. David Sejusa and also reveal its source.
08:26
08:26

Ambassador Hennekens: Ugandan Media Freedom Vital for Country daily monitor 3 1

The Ambassador of Netherlands Alphons Hennekens has said that the press has a responsibility to address issues that affect their community and what is going on in government and other circles.
15:59
15:59

Conditions Set by Government Dent Press Freedom daily monitor 1

Media practioners have described terms set by government before re-opening both The Monitor and The Red Pepper as an infringement on freedom of the press in the country.
12:27
12:27

Police, Media in Waiting Game over Closed Offices daily monitor 1

The Red Pepper managing director Richard Tusiime argues that there is no point in going to court over the closed media houses because a political problem cannot be solved in court.
11:44
11:44

Police Teargas Solidarity Demo Over Closed Media Houses daily monitor

A demonstration organised by the Uganda Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ-U) to show support for besieged media houses has been tear-gassed in Namuwongo, Kampala.
15:35
15:35

Public In Mbale Condemns Media Crackdown red pepper 4

Police closed Daily Monitor, its sister Radio stations KFM and Dembe FM and Red Pepper.
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