The Monitor is a local Kampala, Uganda newspaper, according to Mondo Times.
The Sept. 23 apology is published on the Monitor’s website. According to the apology, the Monitor wanted to “fully retract” a May 27 “comment, in the parliamentary column, which claimed that the MPs had accused” Janet Musevani “of hiding behind front companies to grab land in the area.”
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The Monitor called those claims “wholly inaccurate” and that its report was “based on a flawed premise” with “regrettable” wording. The newspaper explained: “The MPs from the area did not accuse the First Lady during their press conference. None of them named her; neither did we find any evidence to link her to the said companies.”
The newspaper must “pay costs of the case” as well, according to New Vision.