Rwenzori Art Center and Sculpture Gallery is the only dedicated hub for casting sculpture in the Region. Visitors are treated to a stunning display of works cast in the adjacent studios by talented craftsmen
The pilgrims began their journey on January 29th visiting, Namirembe, the former archbishop’s palace, Kampala Serena hotel, the former Nile Manson and Nakasero, the former headquarter of the then state research bureau were Luwum was killed.
A special concert featuring music spanning three centuries that reflects the African American experience in the United States from slavery in the 1800’s up through the Civil Rights era of the 1960s and through the present day left many upbeat, as they walked down memory lane.
The commandant of the Jinja based non commissioned officers’ academy-NCOA Col. Saad Katemba who led the team, says UPDF is part of the community and therefore ready to support them in handling their daily needs.
Legendary tales has it that Ssezibwa was born of a woman called Nakangu Tebatesa, wife of Nsubuga Ssebwato. The mythical around the place is that Nakangu gave birth to two twine rivers of which the older one (Wasswa) was named Ssezibwa and the young one (Kato) named River Mubeya in Nyenga.
The function took place on Friday with the Cabinet being represented by the Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, Legislature by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and the Judiciary was represented by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe.
The expo, initiated by OWC with other partners attracted over 100 exhibitors. It was aimed at exploring local mechanisms entrenched to fight poverty using locally available resources and infrastructure.
However, the event, which lasted less than three hours, with the Deputy Regional Police Commander Henry Kavuma and Arua Resident District Commissioner Nahori Oya as the day's only speakers had a colourful parade by the security forces.
Dr. Albrecht Conze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Uganda hosted a Peace and Reconciliation Award Ceremony reception at his residence in Kololo attended by Justice Minister, Ephraim Kamuntu and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem.
In an event held on Tuesday evening, Ambassador Malac was thanked for her involvement in the awareness efforts to keep Ebola away from Uganda when it continues killing thousands in the Neighboring DR Congo. The event was attended by heads of health bodies and staff of the Ministry of Health.