In his letter sent to the FUFA President, Moses Hassim Magogo on April 12th that Uganda Radio Network (URN) has seen, the South African based goalkeeper made it clear he stops playing for the national team starting today.
A video of Raymond Soulfa alias Peng Peng, a Ugandan blogger based in Sweden titled “Bano Baswaaza! Ekyama Ekiviriddeko Okufa Kwa Cyprian Lwanga, Amaziga Geyongedde” posted on Log on TV, a YouTube channel of Thursday had garnered the highest number of views: 17,463.
The Executive Director of Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ), Robert Sempala said that Ochola’s statement led to an increase in cases against journalists. Sempala told Members of Parliament on the Human Rights Committee that they registered 174 cases of human rights violations against journalists during the electoral process.
In a campaign that was scientific—characterized by smaller crowds, broadcast media was a target for all political actors. Though it’s those with money who could buy space. And given that most radios in Uganda are owned by politicians of the ruling party, opposition parties reported being denied access to media space with no explanation.
Ezekiel Motoseneng, the Managing Director of Record TV Network Uganda explained that most advertisers especially in the European Market, that feed the record TV network were adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic eventually affecting their commercial strength to operate a TV station in Uganda.
“UMSWG was formally initiated in May 2020 as a multi-stakeholder platform to create dialogue within the media industry and to address protracted issues that bedevil it,” says the Africa Center for Media Excellence.
The prison commander, who was speaking angrily with the journalists who were pleading for the return of their gadgets and National identity cards, said it was illegal for them to interview any person within and around the Uganda prison premises.
The concern comes at the backdrop of what appeared to be targeted attacks against journalists by security agencies, as witnessed in the period before and after the general election. Several journalists sustained serious injuries, and a number of them are still undergoing treatment for the same.
The permanent secretary ministry of education informed the over 150 assessors in vocational courses that the ministry is taking on the TVET policy reforms step by step to ensure that at the end of the process TVET will pass out competent manpower to join the world of work without bias from the employers.
Keitetsi through her lawyers of Ochieng Associated Advocates & Solicitors contends that in his Himbisa Mukama a gospel radio programme that runs from 6-10 am every Sunday Mugabe attacks personalities and plays Music full of hatred and curses.
Auka Gacheo, the Executive Director of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) told URN that a decision was made during a meeting on March 11th that each member pays US$20,000 (UGX72,000) to participate in the Challenge Cup.