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Further losses at Vision Group as media industry woes persist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loss-making trend at the New Vision Printing and Publishing Corporation Ltd, is expected to continue, reflecting the persistent hash market conditions for the media in Uganda. With several media houses still restructuring and reducing staffing levels and remuneration, the terrain seems not smoothing out …

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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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UCU launches PhD in journalism, media and communication

  Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mukono has launched its PhD in Journalism, Media and Communication. This comes after the National Council For Higher Education (NHCE) accredited the programme, having been satisfied that the UCU School of Journalism, Media and Communication met all the requirements to …

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Britain’s turn against media freedom

It’s failed to produce an internationally coordinated and funded strategy to support public-interest media COMMENT | JAMES DEANE | In July 2019, the United Kingdom’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, launched a global campaign for media freedom at a London conference co-organised by the Canadian government. “Today, we are joined by delegations …

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Anti-sexual violence policies need to be strengthened at media houses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender, Labour, and Social Development (MoGLSD) wants each corporate organisation, particularly the media, to have inter-gender mainstreaming policies to deal with sexual and gender-based violations.  This follows a study done in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania in the period 2016 to 2021, that …

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Kenyan DP meets Xinhua president on media cooperation

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Rigathi Gachagua, deputy president of Kenya, met with Fu Hua, president of Xinhua News Agency, here on Thursday, with both sides pledging to strengthen media cooperation. Gachagua said this year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kenya and China, and that …

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