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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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Media Siege protested worldwide

29 May 2013

His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda State House P. O. Box 25497,
Kampala,
UGANDA. Fax: +256 414 235 462 info@statehouse.go.ug 27 May 2013 Your Excellency, We are writing on behalf of the World Association of Newspapers...

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Mr.President, we have a letter situation…and then Obama

29 May 2013

Three months ago a letter supposedly authored by a little known member of opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Catherine Ddembe caused a buzz among Ugandans on social networks. “ The letter detailed a plot to frame senior government officials...

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(Right) Sheila giving a bar of washing soap to a patient at Mbarara Hospital

MUST@24: Community Service an Important Tool for any growing society

28 October 2012

By Sheila Nduhukire I felt a hot chill run down my spine as I saw the sick and malnourished children in the Paediatrics ward of Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital. Even in pain these children smiled at us as we...

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