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Editors guild sues gov’t over registration of journalists

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Editors Guild, an umbrella body that brings together Editors, senior journalists and Scholars of Journalism,  has petitioned High Court in Kampala challenging the accreditation of journalists by the Media Council of Uganda. The council issued a directive on December 10, 2020, requiring all …

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Uganda hailed for allowing open discussions on peoples grievances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda has been praised for allowing open discussions among the public on matters that affect them, compared to several countries that freedoms of speech have been heavily restricted.  Professor Melina Platas Izama, of the New York University-Abu Dhabi, says there are more active discussions and …

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Media managers express reservations on new PWD law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Media managers have welcomed with reservations, provisions of the new Persons with Disabilities law, which was enacted by parliament last week. The Persons with Disabilities Act, 2018 provides, among others, that all newscasts on public and private television stations must have a Ugandan sign language …

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