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DGF AND UMWA LAUNCH MEDIA GENDER EQUALITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

BY NANTEZA RITAH

The Uganda media women’s association {UMWA} has launched a media for gender equality and social justice that focuses at promoting women emancipation in media.

Launching the campaign at Imperial Royale hotel in Kampala, Dr Patricia Litho the chairperson board UMWA said the campaign is geared at promoting women in different working places and fighting the fear which is common amongst woman.

The Uganda media women’s association {UMWA} in partnership with democratic Governance facility {DGF} wants to empower women where most often they have been spotted to be with inferiority complex.

ACTIVE media personalities led by Central Broadcasting Services Program Manager Abbey Mukiibi mentioned that both men and women needs to involve in decision making citing scenarios where the Men dominates media.

He challenges women to always exhibit vividness not to leave a gap which will call for a replacement by their bosses.

Other prominent media practitioners who gave inspirational talks to women include Rita Atukwasa the director institute of social transformation, Edna Ninsiima a feminist and digital communications practitioner and Catherine Mwesigwa an editor at new vision.

New visions Catherine Mwesigwa sounded mythical when she accused news rooms to be responsible for Gender bias.

The gender equality and social justice campaign launched by UMWA is on the theme leaving no one behind

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FDC CALLS FOR “STAY-HOME” STRIKE

The Opposition Forum for Democratic Change calls for public civil disobedience Campaign in support to Dr Kiiza Besigye apparently incarcerated at him Home in Kasangati, Wakiso District. Police pitched camp at Dr Besigye’s home on the election eve, 17th March 2016. Now the leadership at the Najjanankumbi

MAJ. KIGUNDU MURDER TRIAL STALLS

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - Hearing of the bail application of 4 Tabliq Moslems, who are on remand for the alleged murder of Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt. Steven Mukasa, has not taken off before the Kampala High court.

POLICE CHOPPER KILLS ONE

By UTN Reporter

Kajjansi - A police Chopper has killed one person during a training session at Kajjansi near Kampala.

Time Bomb Discovered In Gulu

Business in Gulu Town was paralyzed for hours on Monday Morning after a time bomb was discovered hidden in a garbage bin in the Gulu Bus Park. The bomb according to eye witnesses was discovered by a cleaner for the Gulu Bus Park.

DEMOCRATIC PARTY OPPOSE COFFEE BILL

BY EMANUEL BAHEMBA MUGISHA AND NASSIWA RASHIDAH

Democratic Party (DP) bloc has opposed the proposal to the coffee law by government saying its demands are economically segregative

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Addressing media during a weekly press conference, at the DP offices in Kampala,

CURRICULUM CENTER INTRODUCE CHINESE LANGUAGE IN SCHOOLS

A head of the task to bridge communication barriers, the National curriculum development centre has introduced Chinese language in secondary schools which they say will help Ugandans to do business in china.

JUDICIALLY STARTS PROCESS TO RETIRE KAVUMA

By UTN Reporter

Kampala. The judicially has started the process to retire the controversial Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma who turns 70yrs on 29th September.

WHO HOLDS POWER BEFORE PRESIDENT TAKES OATH?

Kololo - Although transition of power from the incumbent to a new government in uganda is absolutely a constitutional provision, Change of power from democratically elected president a rare notion because.

The current government comes to an end tonight and the chief justice

KANAABE INJURES THREE TOURISTS

Kampala - Three road users have been rushed to Mulago hospital in critical condition after they were involved in a car accident on Kimath Avenue in Kampala.

According to police preliminary investigations, a car washer only identified as