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Soroti journalist Milton Opaco is dead

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Milton Opaco, a news reporter with NTV in Soroti is dead. Opaco who was in his 50s died this morning on his way to Landmark Hotel for the International Criminal Court-ICC meeting. His young brother, Benon Oketch says that Opaco woke up this morning in …

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MUSHEGA: Not too late for Museveni to retire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former senior cabinet minister and NRM political ideologue Nuwe Amanya Mushega has said it is not too late for Uganda to turn course, after admitting that, “We are not in the best of state. This violence which is going on is not nice.” Mushega said he …

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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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Five Media houses pinned for breach of broadcasting standards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communications Commissions has found five Kampala based broadcasters culpable of breaching minimum broadcasting standards and asked them to show cause why their licenses shouldn’t be revoked. The broadcasters include NTV, NBS, BBS, Bukedde TV and Radio Sapientia. This follows an investigation into …

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UCC places 13 radios, TVs under fresh investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communications Commissions is undertaking intensive investigations into the operations of the 13 Radio and Television stations initially cited for breaching minimum broadcasting guidelines. The decision was taken during a meeting with Executives of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) led by their chairperson …

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UCC orders 13 radio stations, TVs to suspend staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) has ordered 13 radio stations and TVs to suspend 39 staff over breach of minimum broadcasting standards. The lists released by UCC on Wednesday evening has six televisions and seven radios. They are; Akaboozi Fm, Bbs Tv, Beat Fm, Bukedde …

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VIDEO: MPS to investigate Kasekende, Bagyenda wealth

VIDEO: MPS to investigate Kasekende, Bagyenda wealth Kampala, Uganda | VIDEOS NTV UGANDA | The chairperson of Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises Abdu Katuntu has set up a sub committee to investigate the assets and liabilities of Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor, Dr. Louis Kasekende and former …

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Two Kenyan TV stations shuttered by govt resume broadcasts

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Two television channels that Kenya’s government shuttered over coverage of a mock inauguration by President Uhuru Kenyatta’s rival resumed broadcasts on Monday. NTV and KTN News were ordered off the air for seeking to provide live coverage of Raila Odinga as he swore himself in …

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