Jimmy Higenyi

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Uganda

March 11, 2004 12:00 PM ET

In March 2003, President Yoweri Museveni proposed extending presidential term limits, allowing him to run for a third five-year term in office. Museveni, who came to power in a 1986 coup, retained power in the country's first presidential election in...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Africa Analysis

March 31, 2003 12:10 PM ET

Although the Kenya-based East African Standard, one of Africa's oldest continuously published newspapers, marked its 100th anniversary in November, journalism remains a difficult profession on the continent, with adverse government policies and multifaceted economic woes still undermining the full development...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Uganda

March 31, 2003 12:01 PM ET

Uganda was the only country in Africa where a journalist was killed in 2002. Jimmy Higenyi, a student at the private journalism school United Media Consultants and Trainers, was shot by police while covering a rally of the opposition party...

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