1st Annual Symposium
The theme for the 2018 conference is Knowledge and Innovation for Uganda’s Transformation. How well Uganda harnesses knowledge and innovation will shape its future and the fortunes of younger generations...
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Dispute resolution under Uganda’s PPP legal framework:
Large infrastructure projects can occasion complex disputes and a failure to nip such disputes in the bud can a deal a death blow to a PPP project. Therefore, proper dispute...
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THE EAST AFRICAN LAWYER AND THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION; DISRUPTOR OR DISRUPTED
A new dawn is upon us, aptly dubbed the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” by Klaus Schwarb, founder of the World Economic Forum also known as “Industry 4.0”[1]. This is in reference to the manner...
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The Private-Public Partnerships (PPP) legal regime in Uganda; a critique of the Public-Private Partnership Unit (PPP Unit):
Uganda is a bee-hive of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP’s) activity of recent. The Kampala-Entebbe and the proposed Kampala-Jinja Express highways are perhaps the “poster-boys” of this paradigm which has since 2015...
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Intellectual Property & Technology Opportunities In East Africa
The East African region is made up of six countries: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. It is comprised of approximately 150 million people with 22% of this...
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KTA – URRO Copyright Workshop Handbook
This KTA-URRO Copyright Workshop will take place on the 19th day of June, 2018 at Imperial Royale Hotel from 9am-5pm. The Conference follows the World Copyright day and World Intellectual...
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A Case For Regulating Blockchain & Cryptocurrency In Uganda
On Tuesday February 14th, 2017, Bank of Uganda, issued a press release 1 that was circulated in the media, warning the general public about “One coin Digital Money’ operations in...
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Rethinking Uganda’s State Brand Strategy Using Intangible Assets
My attention has been drawn to an intense social media debate touching on a neighboring country that picked on one of the premier league football clubs to brand itself. The...
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Trademark Registration
A trademark is basically a sign that is used to distinguish the goods and services offered by one undertaking from those of another.
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Review of Technology, Media & Telecommunications in Uganda
Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), are among the driving forces of Uganda's growing economy. The invention of new technologies and modes of communication creates challenges to the regulators who sees...
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Why we should worry about data protection
‘Privacy is not an option, and it shouldn’t be the price we accept for just getting on the Internet’ – Gary Kovacs In recent weeks, online & print media have...
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Why the UPDF’s presence in Somalia is important
On Saturday 22nd November, we received with horror the news that terror organization Al-Shabaab claimed an attack that killed 28 people on a bus in Northern Kenya. Around 100 gunmen,...
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