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Journalist Epenu struggles to recover eight years after accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Former NTV news anchor, Gabriel Epenu is still struggling to recover fully due to lack of funds following an accident eight years ago.  Epenu was involved in an accident at Seeta in Mukono district in 2013, which left him bedridden.  His sister, Natasha Epenu, says …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Male Mabirizi vs Owiny-Dollo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Male Mabirizi VS Alfonse Owiny-Dollo: Will the Chief Justice get out of Kyagulanyi’s presidential election petition? THE LAST WORD I am shocked Ugandan journalists are angry: Museveni’s violence and what it should teach …

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UN condemns attack on journalists by military

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The United Nations High Commission on Human Rights has condemned the attack by the military on journalists and members of the National Unity Platform.  On Wednesday, former NUP presidential candidate Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert presented a petition on alleged human rights violations to the office of …

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Bobi Wine writes protest note to NBS TV

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  National Unity Party President Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has written a protest note to NBS TV, making several allegations. NBS is yet to respond to the accusations, but social media was full of reactions, including from the President’s secretary Don Wanyama. Kyagulanyi is …

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Larry King 1933-2021

  Los Angeles, US |  XINHUA |  Larry King, a veteran U.S. talk show host and former CNN interviewer, died on Saturday at the age of 87 after media reported earlier this month that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our …

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Media umbrella body protests attacks on international journalists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda – FCAU, an umbrella body of foreign and Ugandan journalists working for the international media has petitioned the government over the continuous threats and attacks on journalists by security agencies ahead of 2021 general elections. In a petition …

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