UCC Retracts Its Order On Suspended Journalists


On Tuesday, 7th May, Uganda Communications Commission and National Association of Broadcasters held a closed door meeting at the UCC headquarters in Bugolobi following the suspension of 39 senior staff from 13 media houses.

According to Kin Kariisa, chairman National Association of Broadcasters, it was resolved that the 39 media practitioners, take on other roles in their respective media houses as UCC carries out its investigations.

Uganda Communications Commission will for 30 days investigate the breach of the minimum broadcasting guidelines by 13 media houses during the coverage of Bobi Wine’s protests.