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Harry and Meghan warned over new media strategy

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Like his mother Princess Diana before him, Prince Harry has had a complicated relationship with the media, which has tracked his every move as part of Britain’s most famous family. But after increasingly outspoken complaints about press coverage, he and wife Meghan now want …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Bobi Wine consultations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY BOBI Wine Consultations: How People Power plans to dodge police roadblocks THE LAST WORD Kampala grinding to a halt: How NRM politics has made Kampala a dysfunctional city and what cannot be done about …

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Ugandan media in crisis

Recent protest against police attacks exposes weakness within Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Polly Namaye, the deputy spokesperson of the Uganda Police Force, on Oct. 31 walked into the offices of the Uganda National Examinations Board. The exam body was holding a press conference to explain preparations for the …

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Tanzania backsliding on freedoms under Magufuli

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  President John Magufuli has presided over a crackdown on media and civil society in Tanzania that has seriously undermined democratic freedoms as the country approaches elections, global rights groups said Monday. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tanzania was backsliding under Magufuli, whose …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Who is next on US sanctions list?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY America pins ex-IGP Kayihura on torture: Who is next on the sanctions list? THE LAST WORD America’s human rights imperialism: How US government sanctions against Kayihura are a toxic mixture of ignorance, prejudice and hypocrisy …

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