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Brooklyn Museum exhibition explores Africa’s flourishing fashion and art scene since liberation era

Co-curator Ernestine White-Mifetu gives us an illuminating tour of “Africa Fashion” and the greater narrative it encapsulates. ART | LEE CARTER | At the Brooklyn Museum, an electrifying new exhibition establishes Africa as a true fashion capital, bursting with imagination, ingenuity, and its own aesthetic heritage. “African Fashion” showcases the designers …

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Uganda Museum remodeling work starts October

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities has announced that the remodeling works for the national museum will commence in October this year and are expected to run for seven months, ending in May 2024. Jackiline Nyiracyiza, the acting commissioner for museums and monuments …

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Uganda at 60 Exhibition

‘Exhibition celebrates the excitement, optimism and promise of 9th October 1962 while acknowledging that, for many Ugandans Independence was partial victory’- Exhibition catalogue There’re two things that will catch your attention as soon as you walk into the exhibition: Uganda at 60 showing at the Uganda Museum: Firstly, the black …

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Catholic Church unveils museum in memory of Cardinal Wamala

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka diocese catholic diocese has unveiled a historical museum that depicts the priestly life and works of Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala. The museum is found in his ancestral home in Kamaggwa village in Lwankoni Sub County in Kyotera district. The museum will act as a …

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Catholic church to unveil museum in memory of Muteesa I

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Catholic church in Uganda is in final stages of unveiling a grand religious museum depicting the history of Christianity and Catholicism in particular, since the 1870s when the first missionaries arrived in the country. The development has been revealed by the Kampala Archbishop Cyprian …

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Zakayo Legacy: UWEC to construct museum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Education Center – UWEC plans to construct a resource center and memorial monument in remembrance of Zakayo, the late celebrity Chimpanzee. Zakayo died in November 2018 at UWEC where it had stayed since June 1976 after it was handed over by whites who …

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