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Red Pepper Publishes First Newspaper Copy After 2-Months-Shutdown

Red Pepper has today published its first newspaper copy two months after government shut it down over Libel, for “Disturbing the Peace of President Museveni,”. The closure and subsequent prosecution of the paper’s senior officials, followed a publication the previous day of a lead story that the state said was prejudicial

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Museveni Pardons Red Pepper Directors, Allows Newspaper to Resume Business

The government of Uganda has agreed to allow The Red Pepper and its sister publications resume business. After a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni at State House Entebbe on Tuesday night, the president pardoned the Company Directors and its Senior Editors and promised to immediately order the police to vacate the

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