Playing by the rules is media freedom

By Gertrude Too-rom The Chairperson of the Media Council of Uganda, Mr Paul Ekochu, has said that the presence of media freedom does not exclude journalists from playing by the rules of the state. “Part of exercising freedom is the ability to adhere to the rules set by the state. “This means that it is the duty of the media to maintain law and order as they perform their role,” he said. During a lecture organized for the third-year students of mass communication department on September 15 at UCU, Mukono,…

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Two arrested for defrauding students

By Agatha Muhaise Two men were arrested on September 26 by the Uganda Christian University (UCU) Police for allegedly collecting money from students promising to assist them clear their retakes. The two, Andrew Geoffrey Lwanga, a cleaner at Maybach Bar and Restaurant, and Herman Okia, a former Information Technology student of UCU and manager of Maybach Bar and Restaurant, were posing as university staff. They convinced up to four desperate students that they had a way of enabling them clear their retakes and be able to graduate in October. According…

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