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Soldiers patrol in Magere, Uganda, 18 January 2021, YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images

Journalist targeted for attack by soldiers

Uganda journalist Enoch Matovu had to be hospitalised after being violently assaulted by soldiers and injected with an unknown substance.

A vendor displays newspapers whose front pages show a portrait of re-elected President Yoweri Museveni, at a kiosk in Kampala, Uganda, 17 January 2021, YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images

President Museveni threatens to bankrupt “Daily Monitor”

Ugandan President Museveni threatens to take legal action against “Daily Monitor” newspaper over an article alleging his inner circle received the COVID-19 vaccinations ahead of prioritised Ugandan citizens.

A YouTube screenshot of the Bizonto Comedians appearing in the skit that resulted in their arrest, Kampala, Uganda, 15 July 2020,

Ugandan comedy group Bizonto charged with promoting sectarianism

The four journalists were briefly held incommunicado before being charged with the promotion of sectarianism for their comedy skits in July 2020.