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MAKERERE HOLDS THE RIG ON PRESS FREEDOM PROJECT

By Agnes Tumuheire

The Department of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University has hosted a one week session of the Rig Press Freedom project.

The reporting on press freedom focused on five African countries; Rwanda, Zambia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Kenya.

DISTRICT QUOTA ADMISSION LIST FOR BACHELOR OF JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION 2018/19

The Departnent of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University congratulates the following students who have been provisionally admitted by Makerere University on District Quota. The admission is provisional pending verification by the different districts.

Two Journalists killed weekly - New UNESCO Global report- Makerere University

At least two journalists are killed every week, according to a newly released UNESCO global report.

The UNESCO World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development 2017/2018 report indicates that between 2012 -2016 over 530 journalists were killed.

 The report on World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development was launched at Makerere University on 14th March 2018.

The report indicates that there are growing attacks on journalists and continued legal restrictions including criminal laws.

Annual Media Convection guides on Uganda’s electoral processes

The minister of General Duties in the Prime Minister’s office, Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut, has commended the Department of Journalism andCommunication at Makerere University for maintaining quality training. While speaking as the Chief Guest at the Annual Media Convention held at the institution’s main hall on 30th November 2017, Minister Okurut said she took part in drafting the first syllabus for the Department, and was happy her efforts yielded fruit.

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