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Hoima: Policeman Threatens To Shoot Reporters at Besigye Rally

Since September, pills http://childrensclasses.org/wp2012/wp-includes/deprecated.php Presidential candidates Museveni, diagnosis http://citybreakguide.ro/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/3rd-party/polldaddy.php Mbabazi and Besigye have had the biggest share of media space and time compared to their rivals in the race, http://cycling.today/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/plugins/badbehaviour.php according to the African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) media coverage report.

The report titled Monitoring Media Coverage of the 2016 Election: Fundings, December 2015 was released on Friday.

It shows that Yoweri Museveni (NRM) was the most covered presidential candidate in December with 39.6 percent front page coverage dedicated to him.

He was followed by Amama Mbabazi (Independent) and Kizza Besigye (FDC).

The three candidates have received more coverage than the rest of the presidential candidates since September.

In September and October, Mbabazi had more space allocated to him in newspapers, while in November and December; Museveni had more space and time allocated to him in all three media, TV, Radio and Newspapers.

In regards to the reporting approach, the report shows that conventional reporting is still dominant, but with a slowly declining percentage, as other story formats like investigative, enterprise and interpretive reporting increasing in percentage.

Coverage of election-related issues on economy, human rights, security, health and infrastructure is on the rise in all three media types; the report found.

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It also shows that the majority of election stories in December had only single sources.

According to ACME, single-sourced stories were dominant in December with a slight decline observed.

Male sources however remain the majority at more than 80 percent across all media, even with a negligible increase in the number of female sources.

In December, the ACME report shows that the media to a large extent did not interrogate claims and promises of presidential candidates.

According to ACME, in print media, there was an increase in number of stories that interrogated claims and promises of candidates.

For TV, there was a downward trend of 18.5 percent in December, 29.2 percent in November.

In Radio, most stories did not interrogate claims and promises by presidential candidates.

“An increase in stories with no interrogation, 76.2 percent in December, 70 percent in November.”

The report also revealed that UBC continued to give inequitable time to presidential candidates in the November and December monitoring period.
Since September, thumb http://chipinhead.com/wp-admin/includes/upgrade.php Presidential candidates Museveni, order Mbabazi and Besigye have had the biggest share of media space and time in December, compared to their rivals in the race, according to the African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) media coverage report.

The report titled Monitoring Media Coverage of the 2016 Election: Fundings, December 2015 was released on Friday.

It shows that Yoweri Museveni (NRM) was the most covered presidential candidate in December with 39.6 percent front page coverage dedicated to him.

He was followed by Amama Mbabazi (Independent) and Kizza Besigye (FDC).

The three candidates have received more coverage than the rest of the presidential candidates since September.

In September and October, Mbabazi had more space allocated to him in newspapers, while in November and December; Museveni had more space and time allocated to him in all three media, TV, Radio and Newspapers.

In regards to the reporting approach, the report shows that conventional reporting is still dominant, but with a slowly declining percentage, as other story formats like investigative, enterprise and interpretive reporting increasing in percentage.

Coverage of election-related issues on economy, human rights, security, health and infrastructure is on the rise in all three media types; the report found.

It also shows that the majority of election stories in December had only single sources.

According to ACME, single-sourced stories were dominant in December with a slight decline observed.

Male sources however remain the majority at more than 80 percent across all media, even with a negligible increase in the number of female sources.

In December, the ACME report shows that the media to a large extent did not interrogate claims and promises of presidential candidates.

According to ACME, in print media, there was an increase in number of stories that interrogated claims and promises of candidates.

For TV, there was a downward trend of 18.5 percent in December, 29.2 percent in November.

In Radio, most stories did not interrogate claims and promises by presidential candidates.

“An increase in stories with no interrogation, 76.2 percent in December, 70 percent in November.”

The report also revealed that UBC continued to give inequitable time to presidential candidates in the November and December monitoring period.
The second public hearing workshop on the Petition filed at EALA by the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) on the deteriorating human rights and humanitarian situation in Burundi, drugs http://couponsavingfamily.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-render-endpoint.php is set to take place at the EALA Chambers on Monday, shop January 25, more about 2016. 

According to a dispatch from Bujumbura received by the Office of the Clerk, EALA, a Government of Burundi delegation led by Ambassador Alain Aimé Nyamitwe, Minister in Charge of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will make submissions at the public hearing workshop.

In the delegation is Hon Alain Guillaume Bunyoni, Minister of Public Security; Hon Léontine Nzeyimana,Minister to the Office of the President responsible for East African Community Affairs and Mr Gélase Ndabirabe, spokesperson of the Ruling Party CNDD–FDD.  

According to the East African Secritariat, the EALA Regional Affairs and Conflict Resolution Committee (RACR) initially called for the public hearing workshop on January 13-16th, 2016 to review the petition by the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) submitted to EALA in November 2015 on the subject matter.

However, the Assembly received a letter from the Government of Burundi indicating their unavailability on the dates set but reiterating the desire to participate in the workshop after January 18th, 2016.

Chairman of the Regional and Conflict Resolution Committee, Hon Abdullah Mwinyi said the Monday public hearing is also open to other stakeholders interested in attending, upon prior arrangement.

Once finalized, the Committee shall retreat and prepare its Report which will be forwarded to the Assembly for deliberations at 4th Meeting of the 4th Session which commences in Arusha on Monday, January 25, to February 5, 2016.
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According to a dispatch from Bujumbura received by the Office of the Clerk, EALA, a Government of Burundi delegation led by Ambassador Alain Aimé Nyamitwe, Minister in Charge of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will make submissions at the public hearing workshop.

In the delegation is Hon Alain Guillaume Bunyoni, Minister of Public Security; Hon Léontine Nzeyimana,Minister to the Office of the President responsible for East African Community Affairs and Mr Gélase Ndabirabe, spokesperson of the Ruling Party CNDD–FDD.  

According to the East African Secritariat, the EALA Regional Affairs and Conflict Resolution Committee (RACR) initially called for the public hearing workshop on January 13-16th, 2016 to review the petition by the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) submitted to EALA in November 2015 on the subject matter.

However, the Assembly received a letter from the Government of Burundi indicating their unavailability on the dates set but reiterating the desire to participate in the workshop after January 18th, 2016.

Chairman of the Regional and Conflict Resolution Committee, Hon Abdullah Mwinyi said the Monday public hearing is also open to other stakeholders interested in attending, upon prior arrangement.

Once finalized, the Committee shall retreat and prepare its Report which will be forwarded to the Assembly for deliberations at 4th Meeting of the 4th Session which commences in Arusha on Monday, January 25, to February 5, 2016.
A yet to be identified policeman in Hoima District this afternoon used his assault rifle to threaten journalists following Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Col Dr Kizza Besigye.

The officer reportedly fired shots in the air and threatened to shoot the reporters who were capturing the arrest of some of Besigye’s supporters.

The incident happened at Kanyarushesha police post in Kaiso Tonya in the western oil rich district.

According to one Francis Bahene, view http://churchofthekingmcallen.org/wp-includes/nav-menu.php police swung into action to apprehend Besigye’s supporters who were pinning the candidate’s posters around his campaign venue in the small town, http://cultura-sueca.com.ar/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-update-post-v1-1-endpoint.php against the police’s advice.

“The policeman fired two bullets as he constantly yelled at journalists, stopping them from capturing his actions. All the shootings happened in the presence of Kizza Besigye before he started addressing the rally,” said Bahene.

Reporters following Besigye’s campaign trail have suffered similar treatment, including one incident early this month in Moroto district where they were physically assaulted by police and their gadgets damaged.

The reporters were reportedly filming a roadblock mounted by Police to curtail Besigye from proceeding to Tupac sub-county.

 

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