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Vol 49 No 25

Published 12th December 2008


Out with an editor

The once media-friendly President has lost patience with Uganda’s fourth estate

Journalists are no longer in favour with President Yoweri Museveni, who seems to blame them for his waning popularity. He once treated his encounters with the press as jousting matches, vigorously defending his record and giving detailed responses – while most of his East African peers avoided any journalist, local or foreign, who might be regarded as independent.

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