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PHOTOS: When Kabaka Mutebi called on Museveni

PICTORIAL: President Yoweri Museveni has met Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi who paid a courtesy call on him at State House, Entebbe on Friday. The King of Buganda’s delegation was led by the Kattikiro Charles Peter Mayiga. Uganda’s State House did not give details of the discussion, but posted photographs of …

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Sistine chapel photographed in unprecedented detail

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | The famous frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, whose ceiling was painted by Michelangelo, can now be examined in minute detail thanks to an unprecedented photographic venture, the Vatican Museums have said. By combining innovative digital technology and special LED lamps which aimed to …

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Big dreams for Bayimba

Can the international festival push more creativity into Kampala? For cities, especially those aspiring for global recognition, to thrive in the 21st century; they need a culture of creativity – the capacity to think afresh. The creative city is a city that has a brand and reflects a personality. This attitude …

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Talking Omweso

Leading Ugandan sculptor tackles the male chauvinism of an ancient board game “Why would anyone ask me why I chose to present omweso? It is simply part of our material cultural heritage!” That is how passionately Dr. Rose Namubiru Kirumira feels about the subject of her current exhibition of sculptural …

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VIDEO: Imbalu festivities embrace modernity

NBS: The change in the health and social economic dynamics has forced cultural leaders in Bugisu to make some drastic adjustments in the conduct of their cultural practice of Imbalu (circumcision) for sustainability. Elders are now proposing the incorporation of health and social – economic development aspects in the cultural …

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