Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication hosted EACA conference on Friday, 26th-Saturday, 27th August 2016. The opening ceremony was held in the Food Science Conference Hall .

Guest of Honour: Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, Minister of Information Technology and Communications 

The objectives of the conference included:

i)   Building partnerships and harnessing regional synergies for capacity-building for changing media environments in Africa and

ii)  Providing a forum for a free exchange of ideas on the subject of media and communication in the age of regionalism.

The East African Communication Association (EACA) was established in 2011. It brings together scholars, researchers and others involved in communication studies to share research on the media in the region. 

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