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Copyright experts from at least 20 African nations, including Uganda are currently negotiating possible ways through which member countries can collectively consolidate creative works and innovation for the benefits of the brains behind the ingenuity--creativity.
Government has relaxed restrictions that had been imposed on arts and culture sector nine month ago- owing to the Covid-19 pandemic that continues to establish its footholds in the country.
In a petition letter dated 26 May 2020 and addressed to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, the NCF proposes the establishment of a relief fund to provide loans of between 20 million and 75 million Ugandan shillings ($5 300 and $20 000).
Cabinet has approved the National Intellectual Property (IP) Policy, the government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo has revealed. The objective of the policy is to for stimulate innovation, creativity and attract foreign direct investments.
The Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) will host a new festival at the National Theatre in Kampala on 3 and 4 November.
Under the auspices of the gender ministry, Uganda is set to host the third edition of Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki Utamaduni Festival (JAMAFEST).