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About UJU

The Uganda Journalists Union (UJU) is the sole Trade Union of all unionisable journalists in Uganda. It was officially registered by then Commissioner for Labour, Dr David Ogaram on June 25, 2006 as the 22nd Labour Union registered in the country by an Act of Parliament, the revised Labour Unions Act 2006.


UJU raises money through members’ contributions in form of Membership and Subscription fees plus donations and grants from donors and partners locally and internationally. Membership is of three categories, Full members, Associate and Life Members.


Uganda Journalists Union owes a lot of the tremendous successes seen in implementing projects towards achieving its core objectives to the benevolent support of partners both on the local and international scene. Some of these partners include but are not limited to the following:

Welcome to Uganda Journalists Union

UJU has a membership of over 1000 active registered journalists spread out in all the regions in the country in media houses that include the Print and Electronic Media plus News Agencies and Public Relations firms.
Uganda Journalists Union is affiliated to the World Federation of Trade Unions(WFTU), Brussels based International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), Federation of African Journalists, (FAJ) and locally with the Central Organization of Free Trade Unions (COFTU).
UJU has an 18 – member National Executive Committee (NEC) that is broad – based with each region being headed by a UJU Regional Coordinator


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