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#KibuuleMustResign – Youth Affairs Minister encourages rape!

24 September 2013

In the Daily Monitor of 24th September, Youth Affairs Minister Ronald Kibuule went on record with the notion that women dressed indecently have asked to be raped and suspects who have raped such women should be released.   To...

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South Sudan #FreeUgandaJournos

30 July 2013

  Hillary while covering floods in Kasese, Western Uganda a few months ago. This is Hillary Ayesiga a Ugandan journalist. I met Hillary in 2007 when we started working for Nation TV Uganda (NTV), a part of the Aga...

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WHY THE UGANDAN PUBLIC IGNORED THE MEDIA SIEGE

04 June 2013

I have been following the bashings that many rights campaigners have been levying at the Ugandan public regarding our indifference to the Government siege of the Monitor Publications and Red Pepper Publications offices. I do personally believe that what...

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How the Ugandan Media Houses are letting Ugandans down

04 June 2013

In the last few days, Ugandan media houses involving Daily Monitor, Red Pepper, K-FM and Dembe FM has suffered closure by Uganda Police and has raised a lot of debate and protest even as I pen down this blog....

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…able-bodied words

04 June 2013

We are back. That’s how the Daily Monitor newspaper re-arrived in the market on May 31st. For 11 days since May 20th, the police had fenced off the office premises with crime-scene tapes and men in uniform. We had done...

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Un-answered questions, freedom of speech but not necessarily after speech

02 June 2013

As I write this the proverbial media siege that has rocked Kampala and the Ugandan news for over 12 days now as been lifted .The images on our television sets depicting the manner in which the journalists were treated...

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