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Tom Jackson
UCC launches ACIA Awards 2014

UCC launches ACIA Awards 2014[Tom Jackson] The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has launched the 2014 edition of the ACIA Awards, which recognise innovations from local companies, groups or individuals in developing or adopting ICT.

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Evan-Lee Courie
PRAU Excellence Awards announces winners

PRAU Excellence Awards announces winners[Evan-Lee Courie] Uganda's annual PRAU Excellence Awards, the event that recognises public relations and communications excellence in Uganda, which was set to take place in November 2012, eventually took place on Friday, 22 March 2013 at Imperial Royale Hotel. This years event coincided with the East African Public Relations Conference (EAPRC) which took place from 20-22 March in Kampala, Uganda.

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Walter Wafula
Pay TV subscribers get rewarded

[Walter Wafula] Pay TV customers in Uganda have received rewards from their services providers ahead of the December festive season.

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Walter Wafula
Forum lines up top business minds in Uganda

[Walter Wafula] Isabel Aguilera, one of the world's most influential women according to Forbes magazine, is set to give a keynote speech at this year's Monitor Thought Leaders' Forum in Uganda.

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Walter Wafula
All set for 2012 PRAU Excellence Awards

All set for 2012 PRAU Excellence Awards[Walter Wafula] Uganda's annual PRAU Excellence Awards, the event that recognises public relations and communications excellence in Uganda, is set to take place on 23 November 2012. This years event will coincide with the East African Public Relations Conference (EAPRC) which will take place in Kampala.

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Walter Wafula
[Executive Check] Ad agencies ought to be intimate with clients to thrive

[Executive Check] Ad agencies ought to be intimate with clients to thrive[Walter Wafula] MetropolitanRepublic, a newcomer in Uganda's advertising industry became the first local agency to win an award at this year's Loeries in September. MetropolitanRepublic won bronze for their 2012 MTN Uganda campaign, titled David Dumba, which was aimed at promoting SIM card registration in the country. Alex Rukundo, the managing director MRU speaks about the award and the value that intimacy brings to advertising business.

Posted 2 years ago | Like (1)
Walter Wafula
Growth in advertising boots Vision Group performance

[Walter Wafula] Higher advertising and circulation revenue helped Vision Group, a Ugandan multimedia company, post a 28% growth in profit after tax during the year ending June 2012.

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Walter Wafula
Media houses fail to popularise national anthem

Media houses fail to popularise national anthem[Walter Wafula] Media owners and managers in Uganda have been asked to popularise the national anthem on a daily basis, as part of preparations to mark Uganda's golden jubilee independence anniversary on Tuesday, 9 October 2012.

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Walter Wafula
MultiChoice Uganda's channels on the move

MultiChoice Uganda's channels on the move[Walter Wafula] MultiChoice viewers of NTV Uganda can now access it on DStv Channel 283 instead of 141, following an automatic migration on the pay TV platform which occurred on Monday, 1 October 2012.

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Walter Wafula
Editors get opportunity to better understand oil, gas industries

Editors get opportunity to better understand oil, gas industries[Walter Wafula] Print, broadcast and online media editors have an opportunity to improve their understanding of critical issues in Uganda's oil and gas industry following the announcement of a new programme by the African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME).

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[PAMRO 2012] Day 3: Measuring ROI on social media

[PAMRO 2012] Day 3: Measuring ROI on social media[Carole Kimutai] Day 3 of the 14th Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) and All Africa Media Research Conference that ended on Wednesday, 29 August 2012, in Kampala, Uganda included a session that explored ways to measure ROI on social media.

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Walter Wafula
India's Flytxt signs mobile marketing deal with Warid

[Walter Wafula] Uganda mobile operator Warid Telecom has contracted India's Flytxt, a provider of global real-time closed loop mobile marketing solutions, to manage its marketing campaigns.

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[PAMRO 2012] Day 1: Ways of measuring media audiences

[PAMRO 2012] Day 1: Ways of measuring media audiences[Carole Kimutai] The 14th Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) and All Africa Media Research Conference is currently going on in Uganda's capital, Kampala. The opening day of conference involved engaging discussions on ways of measuring media audiences.

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Walter Wafula
Uganda names Top 50 Brands

[Walter Wafula] As one of activities to commemorate Uganda gaining independence from the British in 1962, the Private Sector Foundation Uganda has identified and honoured its Top 50 Brands of the last five decades.

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Walter Wafula
Uganda to recognise Top 50 Brands

[Walter Wafula] As one of activities to commemorate Uganda gaining independence from the British in 1962, the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) in partnership with the government will recognise the Top 50 Brands at an awards gala in Kampala on 16 August 2012. Over 100 local and international brands have been nominated to participate in the contest following the call for nominations in July.

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Walter Wafula
[Executive Check] GOtv eyes expansion in Africa as it marks one year of business

[Executive Check] GOtv eyes expansion in Africa as it marks one year of business[Walter Wafula] GOtv, a low cost pay television service owned and operated by MultiChoice Africa celebrates its first year in business in four markets. Patricia Kiconco, the country manager GOtv Uganda speaks about the performance of the brand and its future plans for Africa.

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Walter Wafula
[Executive Check] Photojournalism remains a costly affair in Uganda - FCAU

[Executive Check] Photojournalism remains a costly affair in Uganda - FCAU[Walter Wafula] The Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda (FCAU) in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Victoria University, Tangerine, and def.i.ni.tion, unveiled the inaugural Uganda Press Photo Award last week to promote photojournalism in Uganda. Malcolm Webb, chair of FCAU and correspondent for Al Jazeera English in East Africa, speaks about the awards and photojournalism in Uganda.

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Walter Wafula
FCAU unveils Uganda Press Photo Award

FCAU unveils Uganda Press Photo Award[Walter Wafula] The Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda (FCAU) has unveiled the inaugural Uganda Press Photo Award 2012, to promote photojournalism in Uganda.

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Walter Wafula
[Executive Check] Mobile pay-TV takes shape in Uganda

[Executive Check] Mobile pay-TV takes shape in Uganda[Walter Wafula] The mobile phone is changing lifestyles and the business landscape in Africa. Many companies are innovating around the technology to thrive and remain relevant to their customers. Simon Arineitwe, country sales manager at StarTimes Uganda, speaks about the benefits of mobile TV and the firm's plans for the country.

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Walter Wafula
UJU condemns killing of Ugandan TV journo

[Walter Wafula] The Uganda Journalists Union (UJU) has condemned the shooting to death of television journalist, Amon Thembo Wa' Mupaghasya, by unknown gunmen in the Kasese district, western Uganda.

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