Jacque B Hosts ALOYSIUS MIGADDE

I am excited to be hosting a guest blog under A FACE IN THE SUN. Jacque B hosts Alyoysious Migadde Aloysius Migadde is one of the most down to earth artistes you will ever meet. For those that know him, he is a cheerful fellow who always wears a million dollar smile. He doesn’t prepare you for the awesomeness that he unleashes whenever he strums … Continue reading Jacque B Hosts ALOYSIUS MIGADDE

Faisal Kiwewa : On Building The Arts through Bayimba

In his famous quote, Alphonse Karr says, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” However, the longer things stay, the better they (should) become. This is what should be the case. The latter is true for Bayimba, a home of the arts in Uganda. Bayimba opened its doors twelve years ago to a myriad of the arts and the story has never … Continue reading Faisal Kiwewa : On Building The Arts through Bayimba

Mugabi Byenkya: Standing BOLD After Three Strokes 

I am yet to meet someone full of delight and vigour as Mugabi Byenkya. Until he tells you about himself, you never realize anything as different. He does not come off as such. He comes off as a groomed gentleman proper in both dress and speech. When he laughs, the walls obey and echo back the resounding voice. When he begins to speak, his voice … Continue reading Mugabi Byenkya: Standing BOLD After Three Strokes 

Harriet Anena: Now that Columbia has called…

This is the third time Columbia has called. The previous times she deferred the call but this time she chooses to heed to it. To Columbia she will go. There is a place that gets engraved at the centre of your heart regardless of whether you have ever been there or not. It comes to you easily in speech, in reference and thought. Such a … Continue reading Harriet Anena: Now that Columbia has called…

William Lalobo: Of this my (Acholi) Heritage

When it comes to the things that define us; the exact things that make us the people that we are, for William OLwoch Lalobo, it has always been simplicity. It is untold joy to him when things get done the simplest way possible without having to raise any dust. In this, he has found the place to be a solution oriented person, something he has … Continue reading William Lalobo: Of this my (Acholi) Heritage

#WomenInTourismUg: Lilian Kamusiime on her Passion as a Driver, Guide and Birder

In the pursuit of enlarging our territories, we do whatever there is in our might to change the status quo. In most cases, we want things to get better. We aspire to create a difference in our lives and in the lives of those we love and care about. Many territories have been invaded, wars have begun, inventions and innovations have come up all in … Continue reading #WomenInTourismUg: Lilian Kamusiime on her Passion as a Driver, Guide and Birder

Isaiah Katumwa on Nurturing Talent and Jazz Music

For Isaiah Katumwa, it has always been about talent. Identifying it and grooming it. To him, it has always been about putting in the time to produce your very best. That is how he has managed to consistently hold his annual show for the last eleven years. Music, like food, appeals to taste. You cannot consume music whose taste you do not approve of. Good … Continue reading Isaiah Katumwa on Nurturing Talent and Jazz Music

#WomenInTourismUg: Zulaika Birungi

She did not know it would be tourism. She had studied social work at university and she thought she would pursue that line. Days turned into months and there was no door opening to practise as a social worker. During that time of the long wait, she thought of doing something exciting in tourism. She wanted something that did not require huge capital to start. … Continue reading #WomenInTourismUg: Zulaika Birungi