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Ugandans gear up for International Cultural Fair

Ugandans gear up for International Cultural Fair

Preparations for the Uganda International Cultural Fair are in top gear at the Uganda Museum in Kampala that is slated for the 29th to 31st July 2016. As a way of drumming up support for the event, the Uganda Tourism Board late last week organised the Uganda international cultural fair Schools’ cultural quiz media briefing […]

President calls on Ugandans to develop writing culture

President calls on Ugandans to develop writing culture

President Yoweri Museveni has asked Ugandans to develop a culture of writing and share their experiences through writing because when people die they are always remembered through their writing. He also said that Government will continue supporting the cultural institutions in their development endeavors. The message was carried in the speech read on his behalf by the vice president Edward […]

Uganda & South Korea launch Digital content production and management control center

Uganda & South Korea launch Digital content production and management control center

The Uganda government together with the republic of South Korea have launched the digital contents production and management control center that will be used to produce local TV and radio works with the center aimed at promoting local content. Speaking at the launch of the center at the ministry of ICT offices in Kampala  the […]

Queen of Katwe; The Biographic Film Production Giving Kampala ‘Slum life’ International Hype

Queen of Katwe; The Biographic Film Production Giving Kampala ‘Slum life’ International Hype

The “Queen of Katwe“ is a biographic film that centers on the life of a one ‘Phiona Mutesi‘ who rises from the slums of Katwe to go on become a chess goddess. Directed by Indian film maker Mira Nair  and produced by American based Walt Disney Pictures, this epitome of African art features Kenya’s affluent actress and hollywood star […]

Ugandan top model poised to win over 700 million in prize.

Ugandan top model poised to win over 700 million in prize.

Leah Kalanguki was crowned miss Uganda in 2014 amidst criticism on social media that she was not fit for the crown. Well, ever since, Leah has had a successful modeling career that has seen her compete in a number of international beauty competitions. Leah is currently on the verge of winning the ‘Miss World Next […]

Artists ask for better terms

Artists ask for better terms

Performing artists have asked all media houses to consider paying for their products in a bid to facilitate development of local talents. This comes at the time when local artists are still asking Uganda Communications Communication to avail them 70% of airtime on all local air waves. Speaking to media, Andrew Benon Kibuuka, the chairman of […]

Award winning film promoting Uganda as major tourist destination launched by Premier

Award winning film promoting Uganda as major tourist destination launched by Premier

An award winning film being used to promote Uganda as a major tourist destination, was launched by the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda. The film was unveiled to the Ugandan audience at Century Cinemax, Acacia mall in Kamokya.  The film titled La Grand Jour (The Big day), was produced in French with subtitles in English. […]

Le Grand Jour premiering in Kampala this Friday

Le Grand Jour premiering in Kampala this Friday

As Uganda invests much to boost tourism industry a new film known as Le Grand Jour (The Big Day) is being premiered Friday this week in Kampala with focus to promote tourism attraction. The film is set to be launched to Ugandans by the prime minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda at Century Cineplex at Acacia mall. The […]

Government to open CD manufacturing factory

Government to open CD manufacturing factory

Government is to establish a CD manufacturing factory to help the film industry growth. This was revealed by the RegIstrar General Bemanya Twebaze while meeting the film makers at the National Theatre in Kampala. The project is to cost 3.5 million dollars. Bemanya says that this factory will cut the cost of filmmaking and enable film […]

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