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Fiery Judge Puts MUK researcher’s Three Lawyers On Heels; Allots Them Five Minutes To Make Argument For Two Applications

Kampala, 26, April, 2017; High Court Judge Elizabeth Kabanda gave three lawyers representing Dr Stella Nyanzi, a...

Government Hinds to civic pressure extends SIM Card Validation to 19th May 2017.

Kampala, 19th April 2017; Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has directed telecom regulator, Uganda Communication...

Sharing Citizens’ Biometric data from National ID with telecom companies is intended to seal a plot for mass surveillance,

Press release;  Sharing Citizens’ Biometric data from National ID with telecom companies is intended to seal a...

Dr Stella Nyanzi Remanded to Luzira Maximum Prison

Dr Stella Nnyanzi, a research fellow at Makerere University has been remanded to Luzira Maximum prison after pleading...

Journalist Kidnapped and forced to delete her Facebook posts.

A Ugandan journalist, Gertrude Tumusiime Uwitware was on Saturday 8th April 2017 kidnapped on gun point taken to...

UCC Act compromises further the regulator’s independence

Passed amendment to UCC Act narrows space for freedom of expression both online and offline and compromises further the...

Uganda’s Spear News pulled down

A Ugandan online news publication, Spear News www.thespearnews.com has today morning been pulled down by unknown...

Parliament oversight role over Uganda Communication Commission scrapped off.

Kampala, 7th/April/2017; Parliament of Uganda yesterday, 6th April 2017, endorsed government amendments to the Uganda...

Government Loses Key Clause as Parliament Passes the Anti-terrorism (Amendment Bill 2017)

Kampala, 6th April 2017; Government has lost out on its key provision in the newly passed Anti-Terrorism (Amendment...

Journalist receives death threats for supporting Nyanzi’s critical views

Ugandan journalist receives death threats for supporting Nyanzi’s critical views against first lady Janet...