Indigenous Language Media and Freedom of Expression in Uganda
Since the liberation of Uganda’s broadcast media sector two decades ago, the sector has seen considerable growth. The number of channels has multiplied and the programming menu has taken on a more global and commercial(ized) character as local media houses have had to compete for audiences with regional and global media. At the same time, there has been significant growth in the volume of programming in the indigenous languages across the broadcast spectrum as most media owners acknowledge the need to be relevant to local audiences. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), and particularly the mobile phone, have flourished, notwithstanding persistent urban-rural disparities in access. In this context, it is pertinent to evaluate the performance of the electronic media in enhancing freedom of expression.
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Information Communication Technology (ICT) Utilization in Private Universities in Uganda: Exploring Strategies to Improve. A Case of Uganda Christian University. Kyakulumbye, Stephen; Olobo, Maurice; Kisenyi, Vincent (2012-11)The study was an extension of a similar study by  conducted among local government staff in Uganda and was ex-tended among staff at Uganda Christian University. A total of 108 respondents out of the accessible 130 ...
Survival of HIV-Infected Adolescents on Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda: Findings from a Nationally Representative Cohort in Uganda Bakanda, Celestin; Birungi, Josephine; Mwesigwa, Robert; Nachega, Jean B.; Chan, Keith; Palmer, Alexis; Ford, Nathan; Mills, Edward J. (2011-04-29)Background Adolescents have been identified as a high-risk group for poor adherence to and defaulting from combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) care. However, data on outcomes for adolescents on cART in resource-limited ...
Long-term dominance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Uganda family in peri-urban Kampala-Uganda is not associated with cavitary disease Wampande, Eddie M; Mupere, Ezekiel; Debanne, SaraM; Asiimwe, Benon B; Nsereko, Mary; Mayanja, Harriet; Eisenach, Kathleen; Kaplan, Gilla; Boom, Henry W; Gagneux, Sebastien; Joloba, Moses L (BMC Infectious Diseases, 2013-10)Background Previous studies have shown that Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) Uganda family, a sub-lineage of the MTB Lineage 4, is the main cause of tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda. Using a well characterized patient population, ...