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Government should invest more in arts and culture sector


PHOTO BY MICHAEL KAKUMIRIZI

PHOTO BY MICHAEL KAKUMIRIZI


By Nuwa Wamala Nnyanzi

In the past, musicians, painters, and sculptors enjoyed patronage of kings, popes, and the wealthy, especially the merchants.

It was the same here in Uganda during the kingdom era and soon after the 1966 Mengo crisis. State patronage disappeared in the 1980s and subsequently, even that of the church and private sector shrunk significantly. More

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