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State Withdraws Case Against Red Pepper Directors, Editors

The state has withdrawn cases of Publication of Information Prejudicial to Security, libel and Offensive communication against Red Pepper Publications directors and editors. The directors Arinatiwe Rugyendo, James Mujuni, Richard Tusiime, Johnson Musinguzi, Patrick Mugumya, and editors  Richard Kintu, Ben Byarabaha and Francis Tumusiime were arrested in November 2017 and charged

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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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