16 episodes

Ministry of ICT and National Guidance presents The Ugandan Podcast . The podcast features Ugandans, government officials and other stakeholders steering in Government programs, policies and projects for the collective Development of Uganda.

The Ugandan podcast is an audio-visual production on informing, understanding and sharing on government programs so as to enhance citizen engagement in achieving the National Development Goals. We share facts, ideas and progress through dialogue and poetry so as to create positive impact.

The Ugandan Podcast The Ugandan Podcast

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Ministry of ICT and National Guidance presents The Ugandan Podcast . The podcast features Ugandans, government officials and other stakeholders steering in Government programs, policies and projects for the collective Development of Uganda.

The Ugandan podcast is an audio-visual production on informing, understanding and sharing on government programs so as to enhance citizen engagement in achieving the National Development Goals. We share facts, ideas and progress through dialogue and poetry so as to create positive impact.

    Rita Kanya Mujuni: A Journey in the Media & a New Era for the Ugandan Podcast.

    Rita Kanya Mujuni: A Journey in the Media & a New Era for the Ugandan Podcast.

    Join us for an insightful conversation with journalist and news anchor, Rita Kanya Mujuni, as she sits down with current host of the Ugandan Podcast, Brandy Azeirwe Valentine. In this episode, Brandy and Rita delve into Rita's journey within the media industry, discussing her experiences, challenges and triumphs along the way. They also delve into the topic of female mentorship in the media and the importance of gender representation in the industry.

    In addition to these discussions, they will be exploring the dynamics of new media versus traditional media, and how the two interact with each other. As the episode comes to a close, Brandy makes a special announcement, officially handing over the reins of the Ugandan Podcast to Rita as the new host.

    Tune in for an engaging conversation about the media landscape in Uganda and the future of the industry. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in journalism, media, and the impact of technology on the way we consume news and information.

    The Ugandan podcast is an audio-visual production on informing, understanding and sharing on government programs so as to enhance citizen engagement in achieving the National Development Goals. We share facts, ideas and progress through dialogue and poetry so as to create positive impact. This podcast looks enhance a productive knowledgeable society and initiate conversation leading to mindset change and digital transformation.

    Connect with Ministry of ICT & National Guidance

    TW: www.twitter.com/MoICT_Ug

    FB: www.facebook.com/mictuganda

    IG: www.instagram.com/moict_ug

    YT: www.youtube.com/channel/UCnp5ryL6CT5QvB_IvItE8SA

    Website: https://ict.go.ug/

    • 46 min
    Business Digitization With Rowena Turinawe

    Business Digitization With Rowena Turinawe

    Rowena Turinawe is the Head of ICT Advisory, Strategy and Research at Centenary Technology Services. She joins Brandy Azeirwe Valentine on this episode to talk about the role of ICT In Business Transformation, strategies for private- public sector ICT partnerships and her journey in the Ugandan tech industry as a tech enthusiast. 

    She also sheds more light on the growth of ICT business processes, how to distress, her hobbies and what make her Ugandan along with the Centenary Group partnership with the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance.

    The Ugandan podcast is an audio-visual production on informing, understanding and sharing on government programs so as to enhance citizen engagement in achieving the National Development Goals. We share facts, ideas and progress through dialogue and poetry so as to create positive impact. This podcast looks enhance a productive knowledgeable society and initiate conversation leading to mindset change and digital transformation.

    Connect with Ministry of ICT & National Guidance

    TW: www.twitter.com/MoICT_Ug

    FB: www.facebook.com/mictuganda

    IG: www.instagram.com/moict_ug

    YT: www.youtube.com/channel/UCnp5ryL6CT5QvB_IvItE8SA

    Website: https://ict.go.ug/

    • 29 min
    The Ugandan Entrepreneurs’ Cycle with Geofrey Mutabazi

    The Ugandan Entrepreneurs’ Cycle with Geofrey Mutabazi

    Did you know that, according to GEM (Global Entrepreneurial Monitor), Uganda was ranked as the world’s most entrepreneurial country in 2014? However the journey of an entrepreneur in Uganda is a tough one. On this episode of the Ugandan podcast, Ms. Brandy Azeirwe Valentine sits down with Geofrey Mutabazi, the founder & CEO of Charge Ko Technologies. Charge Ko is a Ugandan company driving mobile hypoconnectivity in Africa through providing public phone charging solutions in public spaces, conferences, events and rural towns.

    Geofrey shares about his journey as an entrepreneur, his inspiration and Charge Ko's goal of democratizing energy for every African and helping to drive the 4th Industrial Revolution forward through their work.

    The Ugandan podcast is an audio-visual production on informing, understanding and sharing on government programs so as to enhance citizen engagement in achieving the National Development Goals. We share facts, ideas and progress through dialogue and poetry so as to create positive impact. This podcast looks enhance a productive knowledgeable society and initiate conversation leading to mindset change and digital transformation.

    Connect with Ministry of ICT & National Guidance

    TW: www.twitter.com/MoICT_Ug

    FB: www.facebook.com/mictuganda

    IG: www.instagram.com/moict_ug

    YT: www.youtube.com/channel/UCnp5ryL6CT5QvB_IvItE8SA

    Website: https://ict.go.ug/

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Why Uganda Registration Services Bureau - Mercy Kainobwisho.

    Why Uganda Registration Services Bureau - Mercy Kainobwisho.

    Brandy is joined by the Registrar General of URSB- Mercy Kainobwisho to talk about business growth, the role of registration in the Ugandan Economy, Digitalization in the field, what she loves about being Ugandan and so much more. 

    Mercy Kyomugasho Kainobwisho, is a Ugandan lawyer, business administrator and corporate executive, who serves as the Registrar General and Executive Director of the Uganda Registration Services Bureau, effective December 2020. Prior to her current position, she served as the Director of Intellectual Property at URSB.

    The Ugandan podcast is an audio-visual production on informing, understanding and sharing on government programs so as to enhance citizen engagement in achieving the National Development Goals. We share facts, ideas and progress through dialogue and poetry so as to create positive impact. This podcast looks enhance a productive knowledgeable society and initiate conversation leading to mindset change and digital transformation.

    Connect with Ministry of ICT & National Guidance

    TW: www.twitter.com/MoICT_Ug

    FB: www.facebook.com/mictuganda

    IG: www.instagram.com/moict_ug

    YT: www.youtube.com/channel/UCnp5ryL6CT5QvB_IvItE8SA

    Website: https://ict.go.ug/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Understanding the Ugandan creative industry with Benon Mugumbya

    Understanding the Ugandan creative industry with Benon Mugumbya

    On this episode of the Ugandan podcast, Ms. Brandy Azeirwe Valentine sits down with  Mr. Benon Mugumbya, the director of production at Swangz Avenue and one of architects of the Ugandan creative/arts industry. Mr. Benon shares about his journey in the creative in relation to the current creative industry and how the new generation can navigate the challenges the industry presents. He further sheds more light on his role as a board member of the Buganda Heritage and Tourism Board.

    The Ugandan podcast is an audio-visual production on informing, understanding and sharing on government programs so as to enhance citizen engagement in achieving the National Development Goals. We share facts, ideas and progress through dialogue and poetry so as to create positive impact. This podcast looks enhance a productive knowledgeable society and initiate conversation leading to mindset change and digital transformation.

    Connect with Ministry of ICT & National Guidance

    TW: www.twitter.com/MoICT_Ug

    FB: www.facebook.com/mictuganda

    IG: www.instagram.com/moict_ug

    YT: www.youtube.com/channel/UCnp5ryL6CT5QvB_IvItE8SA

    Website: https://ict.go.ug/

    • 44 min
    Government Communications, National Guidance Policy and Strategy

    Government Communications, National Guidance Policy and Strategy

    On Episode 11, Ms. Brandy Valentine Azeirwe sits down with Ms. Marcella Karekye (SPA/Communication & Director, Government Citizen Interaction Centre) to talk about the Government Communication & National Guidance task force.  They dive deep into;


    The role/mandate of the task force 
    Milestones of the task force 

    How to close the gap between private media and government 
    How to combat fake news on digital platforms



    The Ugandan podcast is an audio-visual production on informing, understanding and sharing on government programs so as to enhance citizen engagement in achieving the National Development Goals. We share facts, ideas and progress through dialogue and poetry so as to create positive impact. This podcast looks enhance a productive knowledgeable society and initiate conversation leading to mindset change and digital transformation.

    Connect with Ministry of ICT & National Guidance

    TW: www.twitter.com/MoICT_Ug

    FB: www.facebook.com/mictuganda

    IG: www.instagram.com/moict_ug

    YT: www.youtube.com/channel/UCnp5ryL6CT5QvB_IvItE8SA

    Website: https://ict.go.ug/

    • 34 min

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