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Walter Wafula
Uganda's wildlife set for the screen

Uganda Wild At Heart , a television show which comes to screens in February 2011, is set to promote tourism and wildlife conservation in Uganda.

By Walter Wafula 18 Jan 2012 13:32

Uganda's oldest university uses Xerox X700 to secure certificates

Uganda's oldest and largest institution of higher learning, Makerere University, has acquired a Xerox X700 Digital Color Press together with Xerox's advanced security software, FreeFlow Specialty Imaging Suite.

5 Jan 2012 12:01

Walter Wafula
UK firm to boost climate change coverage in EA

WRENmedia, a United Kingdom-based a specialist communications company is set to sharpen reporting skills of journalists covering climate change issues in Eastern Africa, according to Susanna Thorp, director of the firm.

By Walter Wafula 3 Jan 2012 09:07

Walter Wafula
PictureWorks CEO to tip East Africans on innovative leadership

Don Strickland, an innovator of digital imaging and multimedia services for mobile, and internet services is scheduled to tip business managers about innovative leadership at The Monitor Thought Leaders Forum set to take place in Uganda on 14 November 2011.

By Walter Wafula 24 Oct 2011 11:00

Ugandan businesses to gain from Arcay Burson-Marsteller deal
Ugandan businesses to gain from Arcay Burson-Marsteller deal

On the back of an acquisition deal between Arcay Communications and Burson-Marsteller, corporations in Uganda can soon expect to receive innovative media communication services and skills starting this year.

By Walter Wafula 17 Oct 2011 09:56

2011 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards announce winners
2011 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards announce winners

MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat in collaboration with Mindset Learn saw the first edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards draw to an end last week with Ugandan student, Mary Musimire coming out top in the Best Entry Award category.

19 Sep 2011 14:46

Walter Wafula
Google urges journos to go digital to thrive

At the recent Google's gUganda conference held in Kampala, Ugandan journalists were urged to embrace digital tools such as smartphones and tablet computers to secure their future as content providers.

By Walter Wafula 19 Sep 2011 12:37

Expedition to promote education across Africa

In an expedition through Africa, sponsored by Gabriel, the shock absorber brand, Justin Patrick Brogan of Write to Zero Degrees will travel through 12 countries to distribute educational material and to encourage governments en route to give priority to education for children.

14 Sep 2011 08:44

Walter Wafula
Germany to promote budget reporting in East Africa

Germany's International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) is set to train East African journalists on covering public spending to improve reporting on national budgets and the use of tax payer's money.

By Walter Wafula 7 Sep 2011 10:01

Uganda: Journalists to get tips on covering IP issues
Uganda: Journalists to get tips on covering IP issues

Journalists in Uganda have an opportunity to strengthen their ability to report on the international and national laws and policies relating to intellectual property issues in the world. This follows the introduction of a media training programme on Intellectual property (IP) and its impact on human rights, by the Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) in Uganda.

By Walter Wafula 15 Jul 2011 10:17

Health, development communications training underway in Kenya
Health, development communications training underway in Kenya

Media practitioners from Malawi, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania will be in Kenya for six days where, among other things, they will undergo health and development communication training. The training commenced on Saturday, 25 June 2011, on health and development reporting followed by a session on computer-assisted investigative reporting at Internews in Nairobi.

By Gregory Gondwe 27 Jun 2011 11:00

ACME moves to strengthen reporting numbers in Uganda
ACME moves to strengthen reporting numbers in Uganda

News with statistics in Uganda is expected to become more meaningful to its recipients following a move by the African Centre for Media Excellence to sharpen the skills of local journalists.

By Walter Wafula 22 Jun 2011 10:36

Panos moves to improve tax reporting in East Africa
Panos moves to improve tax reporting in East Africa

Journalists in East Africa can expect to acquire skills on reporting tax and governance issues in the region to stimulate debate on better policy actions and accountability. Panos East Africa, a regional information and communication organisation for development of non-governmental organisations, is planning a training programme on the topics.

By Walter Wafula 11 Apr 2011 11:25

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EAC journalists to acquire reporting skills on regional integration

East African journalists have an opportunity to acquire reporting skills on matters of regional integration through a new training programme that starts on 10 April 2011.

By Walter Wafula 22 Mar 2011 12:15

SABMiller plc invests in the future of African journalism
SABMiller plc invests in the future of African journalism

SABMiller has announced that in 2011 it will become a co-sponsor of the David Astor Journalism Awards Trust, the UK-based charity which aims to promote, strengthen and support independent journalism in Africa.

22 Mar 2011 12:09

Education for all: damning report on state of education in Africa
Education for all: damning report on state of education in Africa

The state of education in many parts of the world and Africa, especially in zones in conflict, is appalling, miserable and in bad shape, according to a 2011 UNESCO Global Monitoring Report set to be released today, Tuesday, 1 March 2011 in New York.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 1 Mar 2011 11:40

East Africa: Media workshop to focus on China, India and Europe

The Inter-region Economic Network (IREN) has announced the ninth Eastern Africa media training workshop scheduled for 9-12 March 2011. The training will bring together journalists from the region to brainstorm with leaders from China, India and Europe under the theme: 'Is Eastern Africa ready for China, India and Europe?'

By Carole Kimutai 16 Feb 2011 07:40

SMART aids Global Connections, Exchange-Africa

CAPE TOWN: SMART Technologies plans to support Global Connections and Exchange-Africa with the donation of educational technology to schools in South Africa, Uganda and Zambia as well as in the USA.

2 Feb 2011 09:41

Unexpected global skill shortages threaten corporate growth, innovation
Unexpected global skill shortages threaten corporate growth, innovation

NEW YORK, US: A survey of senior executives and talent managers shows future leadership and research & development are hardest hit.

3 Jan 2011 12:12

Uganda: Musoke tips media on electoral coverage
Uganda: Musoke tips media on electoral coverage

Journalists and media houses in Uganda have been urged to provide crucial information that can empower voters to make appropriate decisions as the country nears its 2011 elections. Kintu Musoke, the chairman of the Independent Media Council of Uganda, made the call following his observation of coverage of none-issues by some media after the presidential nominations that took place earlier this month.

By Walter Wafula 15 Nov 2010 07:12

Walter Wafula
Makerere University to collaborate with Techzine

To deepen the utilisation of information, and communication technologies (ICTs) in Uganda, Makerere University has pledged to collaborate with Techzine, a new magazine in the country.

By Walter Wafula 22 Jun 2010 10:40

World Cup reading initiative starts in Uganda
World Cup reading initiative starts in Uganda

Thousands of young newspaper readers in Uganda are set to benefit from a key World Cup educational partnership between Monitor Publications, the World Association of Newspapers and the International Association of Sports Newspapers.

By Walter Wafula 14 May 2010 10:20

Google to train Ugandan journalists
Google to train Ugandan journalists

Google, through its Ugandan subsidiary, will next week train local business and information technology journalists to sharpen their reporting skills by utilising its products and services.

By Walter Wafula 19 Mar 2010 10:41

African applications invited for entrepreneurship MBA scholarships
African applications invited for entrepreneurship MBA scholarships

Four entrepreneurs from sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa, who aspire to build and develop their business skills, will be fortunate enough to access scholarships which have been made available to study the 2010/11 Entrepreneurship MBA at the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

12 Mar 2010 11:52

Walter Wafula
Microsoft, USAID boost management of Uganda's education system

In a bid to build capacity in the management of students and teachers information, the Microsoft Corporation and the United States Agency for International Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement an Education Management Information System (EMIS), with the government of Uganda through its Ministry of Education and Sports.

By Walter Wafula 1 Oct 2008 09:27

Walter Wafula
Capital Markets Authority urged to strengthen media relations

The Capital Markets Authority, CMA, has been advised to strengthen its relation with the media in a bid to increase awareness and people's knowledge on the role and benefits of investing in capital markets. The CMA is the organisation in charge of licensing and regulating players in the capital markets and protecting participating investors.

By Walter Wafula 18 Aug 2008 10:10

Ugandan students embrace ICT4Peace

By acquiring the ICT skills, students are in a position to share information pertaining to peace with colleagues.

By Angella Nabwowe 21 May 2008 13:27

Mandela Rhodes Scholarship students announced

For the past 18 years, Chipateni Nyirenda from Lusaka, Zambia, wanted to meet her role model former President Nelson Mandela. Her dream was realised on Tuesday, 4 March 2008, as she, along with 23 students from across the continent, sat next to him to receive her Nelson Mandela Rhodes Scholarship.

By Gabi Khumalo 6 Mar 2008 12:56

Malawians study Uganda ICT projects

A delegation of 11 government officials from Malawi is in Uganda for a study tour on the implementation of information communication technology (ICT).

By David Muwanga 28 Jan 2008 11:31

Education ministry to promote e-Learning

Uganda's ministry of education and sports is to promote the use of information and communication technologies in all schools to enhance the quality of teaching.

By David Muwanga 10 Dec 2007 12:43

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