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Media and the gay debate

  It’s important to put in place safety valves for a more nuanced, hate free debate that seeks to inform rather than vilify COMMENT | Frank Mugisha | The media is an important aspect of our lives; especially in fully grown or nascent democracies. It’s an important channel of information through which …

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Parliament abandons Radio and TV project, equipment offered to UBC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Commission has abandoned the radio and television project it was pursuing to enhance media coverage of business in Parliament and donated the equipment to Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC). Among the equipment offered to UBC, a government owned public broadcaster network include; two transmitters, …

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Vice President Alupo calls for UJA to champion responsible journalism

Stop spreading half, inaccurate, or even false or fake information as we are witnessing on social media platforms, says Alupo Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vice President Jessica Alupo has called on members of Uganda Journalists Association (UJA) to exercise responsible journalism saying all rights come with a duty …

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The government owes media houses Shs 13 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Exorbitant taxes, non-government payment for media services delivered and a repressive regulatory framework were cited as the key inhibitors to the growth of the media industry. The remarks were made during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) for the …

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Museveni calls for a continental media outlet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Africa should strive and start a continental media outlet that would promote African interests, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said. He said this while delivering a lecture on opportunities to a visiting delegation of Senior Military Officers from the National Defense College of Kenya led …

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Kulayigye back as UPDF spokesperson

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni, the Commander in Chief of the army, has reappointed Brig Gen Felix Kulayigye as Defence and Army Spokesperson, a position he served in, between 2005- 2013. He replaces Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso who is set to attend a one-year course at National …

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