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Mubatsi Asinja Habati
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Mubatsi is a Ugandan journalist, blogger very passionate about governance, environment and human rights issues. He has practiced journalism with Uganda's premier weekly news magazine, The Independent (www.independent.co.ug) as a reporter and edited several current affairs magazines.
Mubatsi is a Ugandan journalist, blogger very passionate about governance, environment and human rights issues. He has practiced journalism with Uganda's premier weekly news magazine, The Independent (www.independent.co.ug) as a reporter and edited several current affairs magazines.

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Farmers in over 60 districts of Uganda are struggling to contain the (American) fall armyworm pest which has inflicted considerable destruction on one of the most grown crops, maize. But it appears this is just one part of the story if the fall armyworm is ...

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Uganda government should double its efforts to fight the maize army worm
The fall army worm  is a threat to food security in Uganda and the East African region at large.  The army worm, which was first reported in Southern African countries, has spread to Rwanda and Kenya.  This worm does not just attack and destroy maize alone ...

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Rwenzori conflict: Break the silence about the Bwesumbu beatings and arrests
As the people of Rwenzori are trying to heal from the the November 27, 2016 Rwenzururu palace attack, fear is griping the communities. The fear and tension emanates from search and cordon operations conducted by Uganda security person. In Bwesumbu subcounty...

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Rwenzururu king freed on bail as loyalists remain jailed
Rwenzururu cultural leader, Charles W. Mumbere Iremangoma was granted bail on February 6 by Uganda's High Court sitting in the eastern town of Jinja. Mumbere had been arrested on November 27, 2016 after the Uganda security forces stormed his palace and kill...

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Inside Museveni's first meeting with Rwenzururu delegation after palace attack
Was Omusinga misled by some of his officials? His brother, Christopher Kibanzanga, thinks so. Rwenzururu kingdom minister, Thembo Kitsumbire, has been arrested. This comes after a week Kitsumbire told the press that Obusinga (kingdom) officials had met with...

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Rwenzori Attacks: Mumbere remanded, Bwesumbu killings
Rwenzururu king (Omusinga) Charles Mumbere Iremangoma
has been remanded Luzira Prison until December 28, 2016.
Mumbere was arrested on November 27, 2016 following a raid on his palace in
Kasese by Uganda security forces. This was after Mumbere allegedly def...

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Rwenzori attacks: Moderates and fanatics at the palace
  Karangura subcounty in
Kabarole district, Rwenzori subregion, is mourning again. This time eight people
have been killed in Kamabale village. Reason? Uganda's security forces say that
these people were planning attacks and had started looting food, animal...

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Why Uganda's Rwenzururu anniversary never got serious national media coverage
The cultural institution of Rwenzururu marked the coronation
and official government recognition on October 19 in Kasese Town. This event marked 50 years since Charles Wesley Mumbere was
enthroned to take over from his father Isaya Mukirania. Isaya, the key...

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Uganda: Media and stereotypes; give me a break!
Things I have confirmed about the mass media are many. But
media creating images and entrenching stereotypes is alive in Uganda. Take an example of reporting conflict in Uganda’s media. In the
last two years, Rwenzori region, particularly Kasese and Bundibu...

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Kabarole police-civilians clash exposes Uganda's media
After reading several versions about some officers of Uganda Police clashing with locals in Bukara, Kabarole district I'm wondering if editors are doing enough; putting their reporters to task. First Bukara village is about 40km from Fort Portal town, where...
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