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Obua: Understanding culture key to military success

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government Chief Whip, Hamson Obua has emphasized the need for military personal to understand the cultures of the people in communities where they are deployed. The Minister is of the view that if men and women in uniform understand the cultures and values …

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CCFU asks new cities to draft ordinances to protect heritage sites

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Cross Cultural Foundation Uganda-CCFU, has started a nationwide campaign to sensitize leaders in new cities on the relevance of safeguarding heritage sites for future tourism purposes. According to CCFU, they have documented heritage sites ranging from old buildings with unique architectural designs, which …

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Nabagereka urges media to promote culture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nabagereka of Buganda Sylvia Nagginda has called on media houses to utilize their platforms to promote culture. In a speech read for her by Judy Kamanyi, a member of the Nabagereka Foundation, Nagginda emphasized that the media, especially online platforms, have been instrumental …

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Lango Paramount Chief to retire in 2024

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Yosam Odur Ebii, the Paramount Chief of the Lango Cultural Foundation (LCF) has declared his intention to relinquish power and handover office to a new leader come December 2024. Muzee Odur, 94, has been at the helm of the Lango Cultural Foundation (LCF) for two decades …

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Rival chiefs suspended from Acholi Cultural Institution

  Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A section of chiefs opposing the leadership of the Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Acana II have been temporarily suspended from the Acholi Cultural Institution. The chiefs were suspended following a Council of Chiefs resolution held on June 8 this year during an …

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Masaba Cultural Institution declines mediation meeting

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Masaba Cultural Institution has distanced itself from the mediation meeting scheduled for Wednesday this week. Recently, Gender, Labor, and Social Development Minister, Peace Mutuzo, tasked Ambassador William Wamimbi Weyasa, the former Umukuka to convene a meeting with the two rival factions and 26 clan …

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President Museveni warns cultural institutions on ethnic tensions

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has warned cultural institutions across the country to desist from causing ethnic tensions which cause the spirit of division that undermines development. In a speech read for him by Robinah Nabbanja, the prime minister of Uganda during the 29th coronation …

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Ugandans urged to invest in Imbalu Festival, development of Elgon region

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of dedicated individuals, passionate about preserving the cultural heritage and promoting socio-economic progress in the areas surrounding Mount Elgon, are calling for substantial investment in the region, with a particular focus on the Imbalu, the traditional circumcision festival. This revered festival, predominantly …

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