UCC lawyer Abdul Salaam Waiswa told High Court Civil Division Judge Lydia Mugambe on Wednesday that he was served the documents late.
Uganda Communications Commission-UCC has asked the High Court for
more time to respond to a suit filed against them by Uganda Journalists
UCC lawyer Abdul Salaam Waiswa told High Court Civil Division Judge Lydia
Mugambe on Wednesday that he was served the documents late.
UJA is challenging UCC’s directive to 13 media houses to
suspend at least 39 journalists for allegedly breaching minimum broadcasting
The media houses are Akaboozi FM, BBS TV, Beat FM, Bukedde TV,
Capital FM, CBS FM, Kingdom TV, NBSTV, NTV, and Pearl FM, Salt TV, Sapientia FM
and Simba FM.
Waiswa said that he needed at least a day to read and understand
the issues raised by UJA before the hearing of the matter starts.
Waiswa told Justice Mugambe that he was served today although the
case was filed last week.
Justice Mugambe adjourned the case to Thursday.