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Uganda president Yoweri Museveni

Covering Museveni’s appointments

President Yoweri Museveni continues giving. This has been a good week for (news) copy, as my former editor would have said many years ago. After the cabinet reshuffle (the recycling notwithstanding), the newsmaker-in-chief has given again, this time announcing the appointment of Justice Bart Katureebe of the Supreme Court as Chief Justice of Uganda. I

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Parliament and reporters: A tale of half-truths, spin

By Tabu Butagira I am catching the tail end of a war of words between the Ugandan Parliament and journalists accredited to cover its proceedings. The Clerk to Parliament, Ms Jane Kibirige, wrote to media houses on March 9, asking editors to swap reporters who have covered the August House for five or more years

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Reporting land 2

Apply now for Covering Land training symposium at ACME

Theme: Covering land Dates: 12-15 May 2015 Available Slots: 12 Deadline for Application: 5 May 2015   The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is pleased to invite applications from Ugandan journalists for a training symposium on Covering Land. This four-day symposium is designed to equip journalists with skills to produce in depth investigative land-themed stories

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