Ibrahim K. Bbossa, the Head of Public Relations at the Uganda Communications Commission says there is no directive barring opposition politicians from being hosted on the various media. He says stations affected by such interference must report to the Commission to find justice.
The new regulations were unveiled by secretary generals of political parties and Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda in a meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Rugunda gave political parties assurance that the new regulations will be implemented expeditiously to the last dot.
Maathe accuses the legislators of fraternizing with Major Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu, the former FDC party president who has since formed his own party, Alliance for National Transformation. Muntu quit Uganda’s biggest opposition party after losing to Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the incumbent FDC president.