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Eddie Ssansa standing in the dock during the court judgment Photo credit:Eddie Bindhe

Prominent Ruling Party Member convicted of assaulting a female journalist

Prominent Ruling Party Member convicted of assaulting a female journalist

Masaka, 12th/ November/2016; A Magistrate’ Court at Masaka on Friday 11 November convicted a prominent businessman and ruling party politician from Lwengo district, Eddie Ssansa Luwaga for assaulting a Daily Monitor journalist, Shamim Jjingo Nakawooya and maliciously damaging her work tools. A Grade I Magistrate, Aisha Nabukeera delivered the judgment to a fully packed courtroom,

HRNJ-Uganda alert, journalist sentenced to jail over criminal trespass at Parliament

Kampala, 13th/December/2014; A City Hall Court in Kampala has sentenced a freelance journalist, William Ntege aka Buganda Kyumakyayesu to two months in prison on charges of criminal trespass and being a common nuisance at the Parliament of Uganda. Ntege had gone to Parliament to petition the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga over police brutality on journalists and

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