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Challenges of the media in Uganda's transition

Partner: UMDF

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WORKSHOP ORGANISED BY BUSOGA MEDIA ADVOCACY GROUP IN CONJUNCTION WITH UGANDA MEDIA DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (UMDF) AND KONRAD ADENAUER FOUNDATION (KAF)

Theme: Challenges of the media in the transition process.

Venue: Hotel Triangle, Main Jinja.

Dates: Friday 6th May – Saturday 7th May 2005

Target Group: 40 members of Busoga Media Advocacy Group.

Programme

Friday 6th May 2005

8.00 a.m.Arrival of participants and registration

9.00 a.m.BAG briefing

MOSES LWOCHAZA

SIMON MUYANGA LUTAAYA

SARAH JACKIE KALEMA

10.00 a.m.BREAK TEA

10.30 a.m. Official opening

JB MAYIGA, UMDF COORDINATOR

MOSES LWOCHAZA

OWEK NSUBUGA BEWAYO- J. S, Deputy Katukiro, Busoga Kingdom

10.45 a.m. Presentation: Whose interests is the media serving in Uganda?

Presenter: Dr. NABWISO FRANK, Member of Parliament, Kagoma County

Discussant: ISAAC MUFUMBA, The Monitor Bureau Chief, Jinja

Chair: MOSES LWOCHAZA

11.30 a.m. GENERAL DISCUSSION

12.00 noonPresentation: Challenges of the media in Uganda’s political transition.

Presenter: LINDA NABUSAYI, President, National Institute of Journalists

of Uganda (NIJU)

Discussant: HARUNA KANAABI, Coordinator EAMI

Chair: ABUBAKER MUKOSE, The New Vision Bureau Chief, Jinja.

1.00 p.m.LUNCH

2.00 p.m.GENERAL DISCUSSION

2.30 p.m. Presentation: Media Law in Uganda

Presenter: ADOLF MBAINE, Lecturer, Mass Communication Department,

Makerere University.

Chair: SSOZI KITYO

3.15 p.m.GENERAL DISCUSSION

4.00 p.m.Presentation: The Geo-politics of Busoga: Emerging issues.

Presenter: Dr. FRANK NABWISO, MP Kagoma County

Discussant: MAJID BATAMBUZE, Managing Director, Mayfair Hotel.

Chair: MATHIAS MUTATYAMA

4.45 p.m.Special address by Hon. BEATRICE MAGOOLA, Minister of State, Luweero

Triangle

5.00 p.m.GENERAL DISCUSSION.

5.30 p.m.TEA

6.00 p.m.BAG Executive Brief

Dr. FRANK NABWISO

MOSES LWOCHAZA

7.00 p.m.BREAK OFF

7.30 p.m. DINNER

Saturday 7th May 2005

8.00 a.m.Registration

9.00 a.m. Presentation: The state of Human Rights in Uganda and the challenge of the

media in the promotion and protection of Human Rights.

Presenter: LIVINGSTONE SSEWANYANA

Discussant: BASWALE MOHAMED KEZAALA, Chairman Jinja Central Division

Chair: TONNY NSOONA

GENERAL DISCUSSION.

10.00 a.m.Presentation: The Constitution Review findings vs. the Constitution Amendment Bill(s) 2005

Presenter: Prof. FREDRICK SSEMPEBWA, Former Chairman, Constitutional Review Commission.

Discussant: Maj.Gen MUGISHA MUNTU

Forum for Democratic Change

Chair: MICHAEL KASEDDE, L C3 Chairman, Mpumude Division, Jinja.

11.00 a.m.GENERAL DISCUSSION

11.20 a.m.TEA BREAK

11.40 a.m. Presentation: The role of the army in the transition process

Presenter: Maj SHABAN BANTARIZA, UPDF Spokesman Discussant: ANDREW MWENDA, The Monitor

Chair: REV. NELSON OTTO

12.45 p.m. GENERAL DISCUSSION

1.05 p.m.LUNCH

2.15 p.m. CLOSING CEREMONY

•Juma Delu, Participants representative

•John Bosco Mayiga, Coordinator UMDF

•Mr. Wolfgang Hilberer, Resident Representative, Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAF)

•Mr. Mugisha Muhwezi, RDC Jinja District

•Hon Daudi Migereko, Minister of Trade, Tourism and Industry

Simon Muyanga Lutaaya, vote of thanks.

Departure

WORKSHOP OFFICIALS

1.J. B. MayigaCo-ordinator

2.Richard KamyaAssistant

3.Gertrude BenderanaAssistant

4.Simon Muyanga LutaayaMobiliser

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Venue

Jinja, Jinja District, Uganda, Hotel Triangle

Contact

Wolfgang Hilberer