The 2016 Annual East African Communication Association (EACA) Conference

Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication will host this year’s EACA conference on Friday, 26th-Saturday, 27th August. The opening ceremony will be held in the Food Science Conference Hall starting at 9:00am.

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

The objectives of the conference include:

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. 

See details below

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 09:00 to Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 04:00
Event Venue: 
Grand Global Hotel - Sir Apollo Kaggwa Road
Contact Information: 
Dr Nakiwala Aisha Sembatya, Lecturer and Programmes Coordinator, Department of Journalism & Communication/Cell: +256 772 516078/ Email: