Makerere Hill, off Bativa road, Kampala | +256 (0) 393 294 675/7
Makerere Hill, off Bativa road, Kampala | +256 (0) 393 294 675/7
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The Heritage Education Programme (HEP), a Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)-founded programme aimed at tapping the interest of young people in promoting their cultural heritage by establishing heritage clubs in schools, has expanded to two additional districts: Nwoya and Gulu. This brings the total number of districts with the programme to 34. This followed a...
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Writer. Aliguma Ahabyona Akiiki. Africa has the youngest population in the world, with 70% of sub-Saharan Africa under the age of 30. Therefore, young people have a significant stake in Africa’s heritage... Also, read about the 7th African World Heritage Youth Forum.
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CCFU’s Heritage Education Programme will this year be introduced to 10 schools in Nwoya, 8 in Gulu and 14 in Buliisa, increasing Buliisa’s number to 20 schools. Between the 8th to the 12th of January 2023, CCFU held inception meetings with key stakeholders in the above districts to introduce the programme. Stakeholders included local government...
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The publication in which the oral history, traditions, and cultures of the Katibong community also known as Katebo in South Sudan was launched by the LCV chairperson of Karenga district at Lokori sub-county during an event attended by the District Resident Commissioner, the LCV Vice-Chairperson and representatives from other indigenous minority groups such as the...
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On the 29th November, 2023, as part of the activities to mark the 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV), the Council for Traditional Leaders in Africa (COTLA) Uganda Chapter launched its strategic documents that will guide its operations in the coming 5 years. The theme of the launch was to ‘Harness cultural...
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CCFU received a special recognition award at the Ekkula Sustainable Tourism Awards for our efforts in promoting cultural heritage in Uganda, particularly for establishing the Uganda Railway Museum in Jinja. The awarding ceremony which was held on the 25th of November 2023 was organised to recognise the efforts of sustainable tourism players in Uganda. About...
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CCFU’s 12th Annual Youth Cultural Heritage Awarding Ceremony occurred on 7th December  2023, in Masaka. This event was organised to recognise and appreciate 13 winners of the 2023 Youth cultural heritage competition and to launch the 2024 Heritage Calendar. The event was attended by young people from school heritage clubs, teachers, Masaka district local government, Buganda...
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A map profiling historic properties in Mbale City has been launched during a function held at Semei Kakungulu heritage site on Gangama Hill in Mbale City. During the same function, the Semei Kakungulu Heritage Site restoration works were unveiled. The map, which contains 22 historic buildings, sites and monuments, among which are the Semei Kakungulu...
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Climate change has been variously understood as the long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts may be natural or induced by human activities, primarily due to the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas which produce heat-trapping gases. The Rwenzori region and specifically, the Kasese district has been hit hard...
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