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Government could cause job losses in printing industry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are concerns that companies engaged in printing in Uganda could cut jobs in case government goes ahead to implement a directive on its printing work. In a letter dated August 2021, Robinah Nabbanja, the prime minister is reminding ministries, departments and agencies to offer …

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Police brutality: Journalists and police clash again in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police foiled a procession by journalists who intended to match through the streets of Kampala to the Police headquarters in Naguru, to petition against increased police brutality against media practitioners. The procession comprised personnel subscribing to Uganda Journalists Association (UJA), Uganda Parliamentary Press Association …

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UPPA calls for an end to police brutality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Parliamentary Press Association- UPPA has asked the Police to stop brutalizing journalists. On Wednesday, several journalists who were covering the students’ protests against the 15 percent tuition increment at Makerere University were assaulted by security personnel. Some of the journalists include Alex …

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Mixed reactions on proposal to Parliament to pay journalists monthly allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Journalists accredited to cover Parliament have expressed mixed reactions to the proposal that Parliament should consider paying them monthly top-up allowances. The proposal was presented by Uganda Parliamentary Press Association President (UPPA), Moses Mulondo to the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday. Mulondo told Kadaga that …

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Stop pre-empting parliamentary decisions – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has urged journalists to refrain from writing stories on issues that Parliament has not made final decision in the House. She made the appeal in a meeting today with some members of the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA). Kadaga …

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