OO said following the confrontations between the media and the security agencies in the previous two years especially the election year, there was need to start a discussion on how to mend the relationship adding that government regrets the incidents where journalists have been brutalized which is why they have started reaching out to the media to rebuild the relationship with the media and media personalities.
According to information obtained by URN, the deceased collapsed at her home in Mafuddu Sub County in Sironko district about two weeks ago and was rushed to General Clinic in Mbale town. She was later transferred to Mount Elgon Hospital before being moved to Masaba Wing in Mbale Regional Hospital on Thursday this week.
She asked court to ban Namunyole from practicing in the media. Namunyole pleaded not guilty to the charges. Court scheduled the matter for hearing, but the prosecution failed to present witnesses to testify against the accused.
The media fraternity in Teso and Bugisu is mourning Peterson Mateeka, a veteran radio presenter who died on Saturday. Mateeka succumbed to cancer of the liver on Saturday at his home in Senior Quarters, Western Division, Soroti Municipality.
Yusuf Mutembuli, the DP Vice Chairman for Eastern Region, calls Muntuâ€™s action as a mess which will seriously cost not only the FDC party but the general opposition in the country. Last week, Muntu, who has been party president since November 2012, made changes dropping Mafabi as Leader of Opposition and replacing him with Wafula Oguttu.
Ugandans in Diaspora wishing to participate in the countryâ€™s general elections may wait longer as the country cannot afford the electronic voting â€“ (E-Voting) system, according to the Electoral Commission.
The summons indicate that their statements would help police with the investigation into the alleged mismanagement of funds meant for a training activity in the Climate Change unit by officials in the Ministry of Water and Environment.