• Trainers demonstrating to journalists regarding evidence reporting in Gulu

  • Group of Journalists from Northern Uganda with Media Council and UNDP officials at the opening of the training in Gulu

  • Media Council Member Secretary, Pius Mwinganisa (right) with Council Members Ms Lindah Wanboka Nabusayi and Mr. Venis Omona(Left) monitoring the training of Journalists in Gulu

  • Training of Trainers of Journalists in Jinja embarked on by Media Council

  • Minister of information and national guidance urges for improved media management and a balancing act as Uganda faces global Media Landscape transformation

  • New Minister of Information and National Guidance Hon. Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi on plans for the film industry and the Media – reappoints Council Members

  • Left Mr.Mukasa Mulindwa HRNJ-Uganda Board Chairman looks on as Mr.Haruna Kanabi the executive secretary independent media council of Uganda launching the PFI Annual report

  • Mr.Haruna Kanabi handing over the PFI Annual report to Mr.Richard Mugisha a representative from OSIEA

Training of journalists for Northern Uganda on evidence based reporting, conflict sensitive journalism, development reporting with focus on rule of law, constitutional democracy and human rights – Gulu 29th-30th June 2017
Media Council of Uganda with support from UNDP organised a training that attracted 33 Journalists from northern Uganda, 27 male and 6 female out of the targeted 40 participants from 8 Districts of Lira, Gulu, Moroto, Kitgum, Sororti, Kotido,Abim, and Dokolo. It is conducted under the UNDP and Government of Uganda Programme; Rule of Law and Constitutional Democracy (RLCD).

A spotlight on quality of Ugandan media and public voice through training
Media Council has embarked on training trainers of Journalists as a way to raise quality of Media content in Uganda, started off on 2nd November at Source of the Nile Hotel Jinja. Under a partnership of Government and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Council as an implementing party targets to improve quality of media content and effective public voice and participation in democratic processes and the building of a just society.

A transforming Uganda media landscape with new minister
New Minister of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance, Frank Tumwebaze, has applauded the transforming landscape of the sector in Uganda and the region.

The Role of Media in Uganda Vision 2040 Boosted with Improved Capacity
The role of the media to contribute effectively to development transformation under Uganda Vision 2040 has been boosted with training of journalists  on evidence based reporting, development communication, conflict sensitive reporting with a focus on marginalized groups.

Minister of information and national guidance urges for improved media management and a balancing act as Uganda faces global media landscape transformation
The power of the media and the advanced technological changes in the media industry call for better management and balanced freedoms.

Media Council collaboration with the Electoral Commission for well coordinated Media participation in the General Elections 2016
Media Council continues to join efforts with the Electoral Commission to achieve a well regulated, increased access to the public through the Media for the 2016 General elections in Uganda.

New Minister of Information and National Guidance Hon. Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi on plans for the film industry and the Media – reappoints Council Members
Government is planning to set up a body as a home to oversee the development of the film industry and the media the Minister of Information and National Guidance, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi, has said.

Go to hell, Museveni tells city protestors
President says Gen Kale Kayihura has enough tear gas that once the demonstrators take enough of it, they go home.

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Training of journalists for Northern Uganda on evidence based reporting, conflict sensitive journalism, development reporting with focus on rule of law, constitutional democracy and human rights – Gulu 29th-30th June 2017

Media Council of Uganda with support from UNDP organised a training that attracted 33 Journalists from northern Uganda, 27 male and 6 female out of the targeted 40 participants from 8 Districts of Lira, Gulu, Moroto, Kitgum, Sororti, Kotido,Abim, and Dokolo. It is conducted under the UNDP and Government of Uganda Programme; Rule of Law and Constitutional Democracy (RLCD).

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