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Health Minister denies Ebola outbreak in Uganda

Health Minister denies Ebola outbreak in Uganda

The government of Uganda through State Minister for Health and General Duties, Sarah Opendi, has denied reports of Ebola outbreak  in the country. Earlier reports had indicated that there has been an outbreak in Mubende district, located in central Uganda. “We would like to inform the public that there is no Ebola outbreak in Mubende District […]

Red Pepper statement on police closing and deployment at offices

When the Police raided our offices on Monday May 20th, they had a search warrant demanding that we hand over a press release from General Sejusa’s lawyers which we had published the previous week.   We gave them the press release they had asked for but despite that they have continued to search our offices […]

Uganda government condemned for closing newspapers and radio stations in latest media attack

There will be no Daily Monitor or Red Pepper on the streets on Tuesday.  Neither are Ugandans able to listen to Nation Media owned Kfm and Dembe fm radio stations. These media houses were today shut down. Journalists and human rights activists have today condemned the action by the government to close down two newspapers and […]

Why Aghakan forced Daily Monitor’s executive editor David Seppuuya to resign

  The Executive Editor of Daily Monitor, David Sseppuuya announced on Tuesday that he was leaving the media house after serving it for more than two years. While communicating his decision to the Daily Monitor staff on Tuesday, Seppuuya reportedly said that he was quitting the company for personal reasons and that he was returning […]

Justice Faith Mwondah sues Daily Monitor for defamation

Former Inspector General of Government and currently a high court judge Faith Mwondha has dragged the Monitor Publications Ltd, the editor of Sunday Monitor and Emmanuel Gyezaho accusing them of defaming her. Mwondha says she is aggrieved by the two defaming articles published in the Sunday Monitor newspaper in August 2007, indicating that she was […]

Andrew Mwenda resignation letter from Daily Monitor, accuses owner Aga Khan of interference in editorial

August 16th 2007 T he Managing Director Monitor Publications Ltd Dear Mr. Tom Mushindi RE: RESIGNATION This is to formally inform you that I have decided to resign from being a Political Editor of Daily Monitor newspaper and from being a radio talk-show host on KFM. I have considered your request to return to Monitor […]

Challenges and Opportunities of reporting and communicating agricultural and rural development issues in Uganda

Insights from a research paper By Gerald Businge and Risdel Kasasira presented at CTA Media Conference in Brussels, Belgium in October 2009 on The role of the media in agricultural and rural development of Africa Caribbean and Pacific countries. Introduction: Media Coverage of Agriculture and Rural Development Issues This paper is informed by findings of […]

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