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Don Wanyama to head New Vision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Senior Press Secretary to the President Don Wanyama has been appointed Managing Director/CEO of Vision Group. The Board Chairman of Vision Group Patrick Ayota announced the decision Tuesday. Wanyama, who has been President Yoweri Museveni’s press secretary since 2016, will replace Robert Kabushenga. The New …

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Kabushenga retires from New Vision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vision Group’s Managing Director and CEO Robert Kabushenga will hand over office in 90 days time, after asking for early retirement. Vision Group, Uganda’s leading media house, issued a statement explaining the decision of their long-serving CEO. Kabushenga was only the company’s second CEO, having …

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COVID-19 case at The New Vision

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | A member of staff of The New Vision has tested positive for COVID-19 and the media house plans further checks to ensure more are not infected. “I wish to inform you that Vision Group has registered a case of COVID-19. One …

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Only UBC cleared to cover Kasirye Gwanga’s burial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only few people and media will be allowed to attend Maj. Gen Samuel Wasswa Kasirye Ggwanga’s burial on Friday. Due to rules on social distancing occasioned by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, only the family, UPDF and close friends will be allowed at the burial …

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MPs query employees’ pay cut at vision group

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been tasked to explain a recent decision by the management of Vision Group, the publishers of New Vision and Bukedde newspaper to effect salary cuts for all members of staff. Government is the majority shareholder in the company with 53 per …

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GOVT: We don’t know who arrested New Vision journalist Etukuri

Kampala, Uganda | UGANDA PARLIAMENT | The Minister of State for Internal Affairs Mario Obiga Kania has denied knowledge about the arrest of Charles Etukuri, a journalist working with the New Vision, and that his whereabouts are yet to be established. Etukuri, a security correspondent with the newspaper, was arrested …

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