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The casket containing Kasiwukira's body being carried to the church on Sunday (Photo by Michael Nteza/ChimpReports)

Death is an important story and age is a key detail

By Peter G. Mwesige We can forgive our newspapers for not knowing who killed businessman Eria Sebunnya Bugembe, who was popularly known as Kasiwukira. We shouldn’t forgive them for not telling us how old he was. I have read several stories about the man (in The New Vision, Daily Monitor and Observer) but I am

Media analysis


Ruling overturning decision to ban journalists from covering court case applauded

By Grace Natabaalo Court reporters and media freedom advocates have applauded a ruling by a High Court judge that overturned a lower court’s decision to ban journalists from covering a case involving a police officer accused of leaking police secrets. In a statement issued after the ruling, the journalists welcomed the judge’s decision. They said

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Editors’ symposium on oil in Uganda – Apply now!

WHAT? Symposium for news editors on oil and gas WHEN? Thursday 18-Friday 19 September 2014 WHERE? African Centre for Media Excellence in Kampala SPEAKERS: Experts from PEPD, oil companies, service providers, donor agencies, civil society WHY? Good governance of oil, gas and mining (extractive) resources and revenues requires effective oversight. A knowledgeable and active media is critical