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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Introduction. Between 7th and 11th August 2023, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) organised a two-day capacity building event for selected stakeholders in Kasese to enhance their capacity to utilise indigenous knowledge to address the effects of climate change, and conducted a GIS mapping around Ekisalhalha Kya Kororo cultural site in Kyondo Sub-county to understand...
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The prize awarding ceremony for young people On 3rd August 2023, CCFU held a prize awarding ceremony for 9 young people in Acholi cultural community who participated in a drawing competition for cultural resources that end violence against women and girls in their communities. The event which was held at SOS Children’s Villages in Gulu...
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Introduction On May 29th this year the President of the Republic of Uganda accented to the Museums and Monuments Bill 2022 which is now the new law governing the operations of museums in Uganda. This new Act repealed the 1967 Historical Monuments Act which did not recognize the operations of community/private museums in Uganda. The...
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The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) in collaboration with the Mbale City Council documented historic buildings, sites and monuments in Mbale City from the 18th to 21st of July 2023. Uganda’s built heritage is under threat from the effects of ‘modernity’. The country has had its iconic buildings demolished and replaced with ‘modern’ ones, whilst...
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Introduction and objectives of the Workshop As part of its Cultural Rights and Media programme, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) held a two-day workshop (11th and 12th July, 2023) for media actors drawn from Ankole and Kigezi regions at Dream Wood Courts in Mbarara City, Western Uganda. The 32 media actors involved journalists and editors from...
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Since the launch of British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund (CPF) in 2017, opportunities to bring together practitioners working on different cultural protection projects across the world have always proved to be incredibly rich, stimulating and rewarding. This year’s gathering in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, from Tuesday, July 11th to Thursday, July 13th, was not different, providing...
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The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)in partnership with Total Energies EP Uganda held a 2-day music camp for music groups supported by its Culture for Livelihood Programme (CUL). The camp which took place in Pakwach town was attended by 4 groups, including Odokolit Music Group and Wamito Kuc Women’s group from Nwoya District in Acholi,...
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World Chimpanzee Day July 14, 1960 is the day Dr. Jane Goodall first stepped foot in what is now Gombe Stream National Park to study wild chimpanzees. The day is therefore remembered and recognized as the World Chimpanzee Day.  The day is celebrated to improve understanding by educating global audiences about chimpanzee, uniqueness and innate...
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Cultural rights and heritage, and the mediaThe Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) is conducting workshops and exposure visitswith media actors to increase their appreciation of cultural rights and heritage in Uganda. As partof these engagements, CCFU recently held a training for the media actors in Eastern Uganda’sPretoria Hotel in Mbale in June. The Training is...
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CCFU participated in the African Youth Museum Forum from the 6th to 9th of June, 2023. The Forum which was organised by the Ecole du Patrimoine Africain-EPA (African School of Heritage), in partnership with the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property – ICCROM brought together young people and...
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