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Elders resolve to disband Masaba Cultural rival leaders

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The elders who initiated the Masaba cultural institution under their umbrella organization, Inzu Ya Masaba promoters, have decided to disband the two rival cultural leaders. This resolution was reached during a consultative meeting chaired by Francis Wodero, the general secretary of the Masaba cultural …

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Museveni cautions cultural leaders against tribalism

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | President Yoweri Museveni has asked cultural leaders not to divide people based on tribes and religion. The President said this while speaking to some clan heads from Buganda at State House Entebbe on Wednesday. The group was led by the State Minister for Information Technology …

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Gov’t halts plan to establish regional museums

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has halted plans to establish regional museums to allow for the expansion and equipping of the existing museums. During the 2015/16 financial year, the government set aside over Shillings 20.8 billion to establish regional museums to promote cultural items from the different regions of …

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Tilenga Project: Acholi, Bunyoro demand protection of cultural sites

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cultural institutions in Acholi and Bunyoro sub regions are calling for protection of their heritage inside Murchison Falls National Park as Uganda moves into the development of oil production facilities. The two kingdoms say that they possess valuable cultural sites and heritage materials inside the …

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ARTS: Cultural integration through art

East African biennale Kampala focuses on commonality Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Art has a universal language. That is why five East African countries can showcase as part of the East Africa Art Biennale currently running at AKA Gallery in Kamwokya, Kampala. The artworks, by different artists, from different …

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