Tuesday , October 17 2017


society news

ARTS: Bark-cloth gets artistic break

Artists experiment more with media on synthetic surfaces |DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Bark-cloth has become global as part of a trend that has seen organic fabric featuring on European fashion runaways. In international art festivals the showcase of artwork integrated with bark-cloth has prompted positive criticism for artists like Sanaa Gateja …

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ARTS: Gun, flowers, masks

Multimedia artist Xenson tackles contemporary issues with creative flair Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI |Even before I entered Afriart on 7th in Kampala’s Industrial Area to see Samson Ssenkaaba aka Xenon’s latest exhibition, I knew I was going to see rare creativity. It is a quality that defines this artist. …

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ARTS: Sadat stays loyal to style

`Beauty & Fabric Tales’ exhibit mirrors Anwar shows value of consistence | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Pushed by the prevailing hunger to stay relevant, many artists are fast shifting styles to embrace new art forms, audiences, and markets. Anwar Sadat Nakibinge is different. His ongoing show at Umoja Art Gallery in …

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COMMENT: Uganda’s dilemma

COMMENT | By Amos Wekesa | After reading The Daily Monitor yesterday and seeing Justice Stephen Kavuma back, I told a business friend of mine that we urgently need to form a task force that will educate Ugandan politicians, civil servant basics of investment while one can. If we don’t do …

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‘Migration cannot be stopped, but can be managed’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 4th International Conference NOW in Kampala on “African Youth and Migration” concluded on Tuesday with a call to the African (AU) and European Union (EU) to try to develop common concepts of managing – not stopping – migration. “The AU and EU should work …

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