For the past few months I have been looking at the events as they have been unfolding at the Ivory Tower emanating from the new tuition policy. I was sudden by the way the students’ leadership reacted to the numerous hasty suspensions and warning letters.
To the guild president, playing dumb may have seemed the only option then but he forgot that this affects us all. Way back he started too good, fighting for a common cause: those that trusted him with power.
For more than once, journalists have been a target and subjection to brutality, detention and harassment in almost all the regimes in Uganda whose only crime is to practice their profession. Security organs have played it well to spear head this injustices.
Despite the constitutional provision which grants journalists the right to express themselves freely, the state has played a significant role in suppressing their right and making their professional regrettable.