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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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…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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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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StopKony Fine, But Post-Conflict Reconstruction In Northern Uganda Is The Real Story – By Marjoke Oosterom

15 April 2012

The ‘Kony2012’ documentary film was put online on March 5 by the US-based organisation Invisible Children. Within days, the film helped raise $5 million for the organisation, and within a week attracted 70m viewers worldwide. Although the film shows the...

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#UgandaSpeaks – Tending our own stories

10 April 2012

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” Chimamanda Adichie The KONY2012 video was released a couple of...

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A Dam Relief begins in May 2012 – Uganda’s Truth will follow

10 April 2012

It is quite interesting and rather DEPRESSING every time I learn that people in the so called developed countries know so little about Uganda and other developing countries at large. I watched the above video just a few minutes...

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