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Part of the Journalists undergoing the election training at Acacia Hotel, Mbarara. Pix by John Thawite

29-10-2019 Journalists tipped on 2021 elections (pix by Jon Thawite) By John B. Thawite and Job Namanya Ugandan journalists have been warned against sacrificing the country in the course of their professional work. The call was made by the Mbarara Deputy Resident District commissioner, Emmy Katera, while opening a three-day Election reporting skills training for …


The freshly re-appointed Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre Ofwono Opondo is a man of hat tricks. Not only does he wear three big hats ED of UMC, Government Spokesman and also chief publicist of the ruling NRM party, OO is the third ED of the media centre who has now been handed a …


Makindye East MP Ibrahim Kasozi has been summoned by police to record a statement on murder, treason and terrorism  related charges, The Nile Post can reveal. In a letter dated January 18 and addressed to to the Speaker of Parliament, a copy of which Nile Post has seen, police says the crimes were committed between …


President Yoweri Museveni has praised US President Donald Trump, who recently reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries”. Speaking at the opening of the East African Legislative Assembly assembly in Kampala, Museveni said: “I love Trump because he tells Africans frankly.”


The reopening of the privately owned newspaper that has been critical of government and its officials followed a meeting at State House Entebbe on Tuesday night. “After a meeting with President Museveni at State House Entebbe, Tuesday night, pardoned the Company Directors and its Senior Editors and promised to immediately order the police to vacate …


As Zimbabwe, and Africa at large, comes to terms with the unexpected fall of Robert Mugabe, Kampala, more than any other capital in East Africa is following the events in Harare with more than fleeting interest. The shocking end of Mr Mugabe has fed directly into the combustible debate in Uganda about ongoing efforts to …