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Human Rights Network for Journalists condemns Okello’s continued detention

Human Rights Body for journalists has condemned the continued illegal detention of a radio journalist saying this is a deliberate move by state organs to curtail media freedoms. The National coordinator of the Human Rights Network for Journalists Geoffrey Ssebalaga says that whereas the group has asked the authorities to produce Augustine Okello in courts […]

Uganda security agencies sued over arrested journalist

Three top commanders of security organs have been sued for holding radio Rhino presenter Augustine Okello a.k.a. Rouks incommunicado. Okello disappeared on July 13th in Lira, in northern Uganda after holding meetings with security chiefs in the area including Lira’s district internal security officer (DISO), Steven Eryaku. Eryaku according to sources allegedly phoned Okello and […]

Live Coverage of World Press Freedom Day Discussions in Uganda

Journalists and media practitioners in Uganda on Tuesday joined their colleagues all over the world to mark the World Press Freedom Day. As part of the events to mark the WPFD, a press freedom day panel discussion has been organised to discuss issues pertaining to press freedom and new media in Uganda. The panel discussion […]

Ugandans to watch World Cup on High Definition TV

Ugandans will have the opportunity to watch the 2010 World Cup competition in South Africa on High Definition (HD) television according to the Multichoice president for Africa, Collins Khumalo. The initiative will be a big boost to Ugandan soccer lovers since High definition television pictures are clearer than the ordinary digital television pictures. Multichoice Africa […]

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