Freedom of press under attack in Uganda

A new bill tabled before parliament threatens the freedom of the press in Uganda. The country’s journalists need the world to speak out against it, says Richard M Kavuma.

Like many soldiers who seized power with the gun, promising clean leadership in post-colonial Africa, the Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, has had problems putting earlier patriotic rhetoric into action. In the early years, after his…> more., ENGLAND – MARCH 09: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown greets the president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni (l) on the steps of Number 10 Downing Street on March 9, 2009 in London. Mr Museveni, the current Chairman of the Commonwealth, is meeting Mr Brown as part of his visit to London to attend the Commonwealth Day celebrations.


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