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Uganda's court quashes part of law used to prosecute government critics

Anadolu Agency 10 Jan 2023
Robert Ssempala, the executive director of the Human Rights Network for Journalists, a non-profit based in the capital Kampala, told Anadolu Agency that the legislation was aimed at gagging media freedom and protecting the corrupt while penalizing demands for accountability.
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At Least Nine People Killed in Stampede on New Year's Eve in Ugandan Capital - Reports

Sputnik 01 Jan 2023
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A stampede at a shopping center in the Ugandan capital of Kampala on New Year’s Eve left at least nine people dead, local media reported on Sunday, citing police ....
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The Government Owes Media Houses Shs 13 Billion

All Africa 30 Dec 2022
Kampala -- Exorbitant taxes, non-government payment for media services delivered and a repressive regulatory framework were cited as the key inhibitors to the growth of the media industry ....
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Ebola in Uganda: The people spreading misinformation online

Yahoo Daily News 29 Nov 2022
Those are words of Battle Kay, as he is known online - a 28-year-old who lives in the capital, Kampala, and makes social media videos criticising the actions of the government ... For example, a social media post claiming organs were being harvested with Ebola as a cover highlighted a visit in October by the UK's Princess Anne, sister to King Charles.
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BEYOND THE MYTH OF CHINESE DEBT TRAP: ISSUES AND FACTS

This Day 23 Nov 2022
If the media high priest of Western liberal order has the above to say about the “myth of China’s debt ... Despite that both Kampala and Beijing have said there is no cause for alarm, the western establishment and its media outlets went on an overdrive, hyping a crushing debt crisis.
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Ebola fears heighten in Uganda while Princess Anne tours the country: Killer virus reaches its ...

The Daily Mail 27 Oct 2022
Calls have been made for similar measures in KampalaUganda's capital — where 17 cases have been detected ... city Kampala ... However, Dr Samuel Oledo, president of the Uganda Medical Association, this week said the 'earlier we lockdown Kampala the better', local media claimed.
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Media groups ask Uganda's top court to scrap law over free speech fears

Independent online (SA) 17 Oct 2022
Kampala - Media groups asked Uganda's top court on Monday to scrap a new digital communications law which they said broke the constitution and crippled free speech ... into law on Thursday, has regularly complained about what he calls lies against his government on social media.
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Media groups ask Uganda’s top court to scrap law over free speech fears

FX Empire 17 Oct 2022
KAMPALA (Reuters) – Media groups asked Uganda’s top court on Monday to scrap a new digital communications law which they said broke the constitution and crippled free speech ... President Yoweri Museveni, who signed the bill into law on Thursday, has regularly complained about what he calls lies against his government on social media.
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Uganda Media Activists Say Computer Law Meant to Silence Govt Critics

All Africa 15 Oct 2022
Kampala, Uganda -- Media freedom activists in Uganda have decried President Yoweri Museveni's signing of the Computer Misuse Act into law, saying its vague wording will be used to silence government critics ....
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25 September 2015, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and Co-Chair of the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda, chairs a session of the Summit.
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Ugandans outraged by new computer 'misuse' amendment

Anadolu Agency 14 Oct 2022
Robert Ssempala, the executive director of the Human Rights Network for Journalists, a non-profit based in the capital Kampala, echoed Kagwa's criticism by telling Anadolu Agency that the legislation was aimed at gagging media freedom and protecting the corrupt while penalizing demands for accountability.
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Uganda Media Activists Say Computer Law Meant to Silence Government Critics

Voa News 14 Oct 2022
Media freedom activists in Uganda have decried President Yoweri Museveni's signing of the Computer Misuse Act into law, saying its vague wording will be used to silence government critics ... A week later, Kampala Central Legislator Muhammad Nsereko introduced the bill to control social media use.
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Uganda Seeks Ebola Funding Amid Exposure of 65 Health Workers

Voa News 01 Oct 2022
The World Health Organization and Ugandan authorities are seeking nearly $18 million to help contain the Ebola outbreak in the country for the next three months ... Jane Ruth Aceng, Uganda’s minister for health, as she spoke to the media after a high-level closed-door meeting organized by the WHO in Kampala ... “Today, we have 35 confirmed cases ... Dr ... .
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How blind football is opening up new horizons for visually-impaired Ugandans

CNN 09 Sep 2022
Many sounds reverberate around the Kampala field where a large crowd has gathered to watch a football match ... And I wondered if we could start it in Uganda,” Muzafaru tells CNN Sport ... Using social media, Muzafaru intends to grow the organization to regions outside of Kampala, providing more opportunities for visually impaired people to play football.
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Nira - We Are Not Scrapping Current National IDs

All Africa 10 Aug 2022
Kampala -- Reports circulating on social media detailing a resolution of Uganda's Cabinet on National Identity Cards (IDs) have been dismissed as untrue ....
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Uganda US Ambassador

The Pantagraph 04 Aug 2022
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