Conversations about journalism, media and society in Uganda from the African Centre for Media Excellence.
ACME’s Executive Eirector, Peter Mwesige and Daniel Kalinaki, General Manager of Editorial at Nation Media Group Uganda and interim chair of the Editors’ Guild, discuss the Guild’s recent court application to halt the mandatory accreditation of journalists covering the 2021 general election. The case filed with the Centre for Public Interest Law calls the accreditation directive “illegal, irregular and irrational”.
Read the full court motion here.
ACME has conducted two studies on the media’s coverage of the election. Read the combined October and November 2020 reports here.
Music: Happy African Village by John Bartmann