The Hidden Meaning Behind The Ugandan Flag

Somebody educated may tell you, Uganda is the pearl of Africa,and then another will ask….err,where is that?? It’s an East African Country mainly known for political and constitutional conflicts in the 21st century. However previously before it got it’s independence, Uganda was under British colonial rule before it got it’s independence in 1962.   The flag of Uganda was adopted on 9 October 1962, the date that Uganda became independent. It consists of six equal horizontal bands of black (top), yellow, red, black, yellow, and red; a white disc is…

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A Tribal Story From Ethiopia To Masaaba Land

Tracing the tiny steps of history it’s amazing to discover how closely related we are with each other due to history and here is a story of the cultural relationship of the Gisu people among other African tribes. The Gisu or Bamasaba people of Elgon are a Bantu tribe of the Masaba people of Eastern Uganda, closely related to the Bukusu people of Kenya. Bamasaba live mainly in the Mbale District of Uganda on the slopes of Mount Elgon. The Masaba, Bukusu and Luhya people believed that their ancestors were…

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Daniel Sentamu Brings Hope To The Slums In Kampala

A young dynamic creative artist with a passion to change the lives of underprivileged communities in the slums of Kampala takes time to tell us the journey he has been taking in an endeavor to transform lives. What Sentamu says about himself “I am Daniel Sentamu , the founder and Director of Street Angels Intiative,the organization behind organizing the activities of Slum Festival.” What the Slum Festival means to him “Slum Festival Uganda is an Intiative that aims at creating a platform where communities from Kampala slums or ghettos exhibit,ehance…

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Prossy Akello’s Literary Conversation on Arts and Culture in Uganda.

Proscovia Akello is the Author of ‘I STARTED A BUSINESS,YOU TOO CAN’ Akello Prossy is an established Writer who has found contentment with what she does. She is ready to share her  inspiration with the world when Joy Feelings finds her. . She has the bold eye every writer needs to have. She tells Joy Feelings about her Journey in the Arts and cultural sector in Uganda. Prossy: As a writer I draw inspiration from people. Not a single person in particular but a whole load of people I meet…

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The Growing Culture And Arts In Uganda: Two Arts Entrepreneurs Tell Joy Feelings Magazine The Story

As a member of FEMRITE- Uganda Women Writers Association, I have watched the literary world grow and vibrate with phenomenal writers like Jennifer Makumbi who won the common wealth prize for “Lets Tell this story properly.” She did us all proud. We have so many others who got exceptional prizes like the Caine Prize and the Miles Mooreland prizes. Right now the sure sign that the sector has soared even more is with the presence of major more publishers and literary organizations like writivism and the Africa Writers Trust which…

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