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NUSOJ condemns attacks and arrests of 10 journalists in Somaliland

By Our Correspondent in Mogadishu. The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemnS the arrest of independent journalists and the raid on Horn Cable TV, an independent television station in Hargeisa by Somaliland police.  The ten (10) journalists were arrested as they covered a standoff between inmates and guards at the Hargeisa Central Prison where […]

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Somalia in historic conviction of journalists’ murderers

By Our Correspondent in Mogadishu. The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the conviction of four men this month by the Puntland military court for Mudug and Ayn regions, for their role in the March 1, 2021 killing of veteran journalist Jamal Farah Adan in Galkayo.  The convicts, who were arrested on 6 March […]

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NUSOJ report: Journalists killed and tortured in Somalia

By Our Reporter. National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) launched its annual State of the Media Report, which once again documents the continuing spiral of violence and violations of media freedom directed at journalists and news media organisations.  The report focuses on the suffering, insecurity and difficulties journalists face on a day-to-day basis while on […]

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Female journalists want employers to pay for their work

By Felista Auma in Gulu. COVID-19 has greatly affected journalists and the media industry at large across the globe. A number of media professionals were laid off with others exiting their jobs on free will since their media houses could not pay their salaries because of the negative effect of the pandemic on revenue generation. […]

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Gulu journalists vow to fight sexual harassment

By Diana Ajok  and Felista Auma in Gulu. Uganda Journalists Union (UJU) in conjunction with the Oslo – based Norwegian Union of journalists (NUJ) with support from Workers Members of Parliament Hon Charles Bakabulindi, Hon Margaret Rwabushaija Namubiru and Hon Abdulhu Byakatonda, held a two day workshop at Gulu’s Global Friendship hotel. The Step down […]

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Female Journalists urged to embrace Multimedia Journalism

By Felista Auma in Gulu. Field female journalists based in Northern Uganda have been urged to embrace multimedia journalism to remain relevant in an ever evolving newsroom environment. This was during a one day multimedia training for 15 field female journalists at Kakanyero Hotel in Gulu. Multimedia journalism is a form of communication that combines […]

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Focus on plight of common man – Oulanyah

By Our Reporter. The Speaker of Uganda Parliament, Hon. Jacob Oulanyah, has called on government agencies to focus their research studies and recommendations on the plight of the common man.  He said a number of reports presented by agencies to Parliament do not adequately capture the concerns and issues affecting Ugandans in rural areas especially […]

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POLICE SHOULD PROSECUTE JOURNALISTS’ OFFENDERS

By Ouma Stephen Bwire, Editor Workers Eye. Journalists in the Eastern African region converged in the Kenyan, capital, Nairobi  to commemorate    November 2, 2021 International Day to end Impunity on Crimes against journalists. The one day conference was organized by the Media Council of Kenya in conjunction with UNESCO Eastern Africa, Kenya Union of Journalists,  […]

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Regional conference calls for prosecution of journalists’ offenders

By Stephen Ouma Bwire in Nairobi. Kenya Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji  has called on the media in the Eastern African region to always remain  ethical and responsible in  execution of their duties without fear or favour  and to always seek the truth. He said countries in the Eastern African region are  signatory  […]

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INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END IMPUNITY FOR CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS