culture and art

culture and art

Anglican shrine to build Shs13b amphitheatre

Anglican shrine to build Shs13b amphitheatre

Africa-Press - Uganda. The Anglican Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo has started constructing an amphitheatre for accommodating huge numbers of pilgrims in the near future. The...
From teaching to gospel music

From teaching to gospel music

Africa-Press - Uganda. After spending 38 years in the classroom, Gereshon Kinyoro retired in 2003. His home in Kahungere Village, Mugusu Town Council in...
The music manager who beat nine others to win Bukomansimbi South

The music manager who beat nine others to win Bukomansimbi South

Africa-Press - Uganda. In 2007, there was a parliamentary by-election in Bukomansimbi South constituency and Geoffrey Kayemba considered standing for the position. His mother Resty...
Lango Cultural Foundation fined Shs300m for dragging rival Chief to court

Lango Cultural Foundation fined Shs300m for dragging rival Chief to court

Africa-Press - Uganda. High Court in Lira City has slapped a fine of Shs300 million on the leader of Lango Cultural Foundation, Mzee Yosam...
Veteran musician Sammy Kasule dies in Amsterdam

Veteran musician Sammy Kasule dies in Amsterdam

Africa-Press - Uganda. The East African music fraternity has been plunged into mourning following the death of veteran Ugandan musician Sammy Kasule. The guitarist and...
Prof Bazeyo wins global academic award

Prof Bazeyo wins global academic award

Africa-Press - Uganda. Prof William Bazeyo, an expert on occupational medicine and former deputy vice chancellor for Finance and Administration at Makerere University, has...
Lwanga Museum in offing to honour his legacy

Lwanga Museum in offing to honour his legacy

Africa-Press - Uganda. Plans are underway to construct a museum in memory of the late Kampala Archbishop, Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, the Catholic Church leadership...
Minister sucked into row over new Bamasaba cultural leader

Minister sucked into row over new Bamasaba cultural leader

Africa-Press - Uganda. A section of leaders of Bamasaba Cultural Institution (Inzu Ya Masaba) have accused the Energy minister, Ms Mary Goretti Kitutu, of...
Taking  a look back at faith in Uganda

Taking  a look back at faith in Uganda

Africa-Press - Uganda. The night was almost over. My fancy high heels were starting to pinch as I browsed the stacks of books set...
Government set to gazette Mudoma as  new Bamasaba cultural leader

Government set to gazette Mudoma as  new Bamasaba cultural leader

Africa-Press - Uganda. The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is set to gazette Mr Mike Jude Mudoma from Buyobo Clan in Sironko...