Norbert Mao’s Democratic Party launches English newspaper named Egumire

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Norbert Mao’s Democratic Party launches English newspaper named Egumire. Whisper Eye News

Egumire the mouthpiece of Uganda’s oldest party, launched an English-language newspaper this week on Tuesday in what it called a “strategic step” to strengthen Democratic Party’s influence in Uganda and over the seas.

The newspaper shall be published once a fortnight and shared online in all formats like PDF, Word and it will also have an active online presence on the website egumire.com

The newspaper launch comes ahead of key party progress after the hotly contested 2020 presidential and parliamentary election that saw the Democratic Party’s great performance after a new political wave led by Robert Kyagulanyi swept most of its members to its yard.

“To develop this new newspaper is a strategic move to … further enhance our political influence and presence,” Democratic Party President Norbert Mao said at a ceremony at a Balituma DP new headquarters in Lubaga Divison, in the presence of senior DP diehard officials.

DP President Mao displaying Eguumire newsletter

“We are striving to achieve and share the vision of DP, President Mao added, As the party of ideas, we promise to tell the truth about those who tell lies about us through Egumire channel.., Mao emphasized

The Democratic Party’s Mouthpiece , said “The Egumire Newsletter is going to act as one of such conduits that the party is going to use to thwart the myths and malicious propaganda that has been metted against the Party for now decades, we shall use it to relay our party policies and programs.

The new Egumire newsletter launched on Tuesday 20th July with DP National Legal Advisor Erias Luyimbazi Nalukoola photo attached to front article titled “DP condemns torture of suspects”

In addition to the Egumire newsletter , DP plans to invest heavily in other media chaanels.

Conversely, the Uganda regime closely controls information allowed to operate in Uganda through Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) .


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