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VIDEO: Government to centralise media buying

VIDEO: Government through the ministry of ICT and National guidance is set to formulate a policy that will centralize buying of media space for all government agencies. Minister Frank Tumwebaze says government agencies have been misusing the money meant for media and fail to publicize the required information.   Share on: …

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FBI probing possible Russian hack of US newsrooms: CNN

Washington, United States | AFP |  Hackers with apparent ties to Russia have conducted a series of cyber attacks on US media outlets including the New York Times, CNN reported Tuesday. The FBI and other US law enforcement agencies are examining the breaches, US officials told CNN, and investigators believe …

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Peter Mwesige given task to review UBC

Dr Peter Mwesige, African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) Executive Director, has been named to head a committee to review Uganda Broadcasting Corporation. The terms of reference of the committee will include an organisational capacity assessment; studying the quality of content and services of all UBC channels; assessing the innovative …

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Pope names US reporter as spokesman plus first female deputy

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Pope Francis on Monday named a former Fox News correspondent to head up the Vatican press office and appointed the tiny state’s first-ever female deputy spokesperson. American Greg Burke, 56, brought in by the Vatican in 2013 to overhaul its public-relations operation, will …

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CABINET: Museveni’s small fish

  COVER STORY Museveni’s small fish Thirty years in power and President Museveni shows no signs of slowing down when it comes to tightening his grip on power. In the new cabinet, Museveni has appointed a number of not so influential players from the Opposition, but who are strong enough …

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A tale of two roundabouts

Why the story of Rwanda’s economic success keeps being juxtaposed with human rights abuses Last week I was in Kigali, Rwanda, after only two weeks of absence. Driving from the airport to the city, I found two new roundabouts near the new Convention Center complex. On my right was a …

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In The Independent: Revolt in FDC

COVER STORY: Revolt in FDC An in-depth analysis of why the appointment of a Shadow Cabinet by FDC President Mugisha Muntu seems to have put him at odds with some party figures who remain loyal to party strongman Dr. Kizza Besigye. LAST WORD: The tale of roundabouts Andrew Mwenda wonders …

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