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World Press Freedom Day: Ugandan Journalists Decry Low Pay

May 3, 2014 12:16 pm0 comments
World Press Freedom Day: Ugandan Journalists Decry Low Pay

“A night watchman earns a better pay than an average Ugandan journalist” laments Joshua Kyalimpa a Ugandan journalist and former President of Uganda Journalists Association. As journalists mark World Press Freedom Day in Uganda, media practitioners there have used the day to decry the low pay they are receiving from their employers. Joshua Kyalimpa is among those who turned up to mark World Press Freedom Day celebrations in the capital Kampala. He told our Correspondent Joseph Elunya that journalists in Uganda are exploited by their employers something which he says has contributed to low levels of professionalism. “In Uganda a night watchman earns much more than a journalist because an […]

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