Inaugural Kabalega Memorial Lecture

In commemoration of 100 Years of Omukama Cwa II Kabalega's Legacy.

In celebration of 100 Years' Legacy Mark.

Kabalega Foundation in partnership with Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom is holding a year-long commemoration of 100 years of Omukama Cwa II Kabalega’s legacy (1923 – 2023).

As one of the key events to commemorate his 100 years’ legacy mark, we are organizing the inaugural Kabalega Memorial Lecture to be held on December 18th, 2023 at Kampala Serena Hotel - Victoria Hall starting 14:00 – 19:00 Hours (EAT) under the theme: “The Role of Culture in Promotion of Development – the Case of Africa

Target In-House Participants
Online Participants
Distinguished Panellists
Guest Speakers

The theme “The Role of Culture in Promotion of Development – the Case of Africa”

“The Role of Culture in Promotion of Development – the Case of Africa”

Prof. Patrick Loch Otieno (PLO) Lumumba

Keynote Speaker

The Inaugural Kabalega Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Prof. PLO. Lumumba. He is a renowned passionate Pan-Africanist and Lawyer with varied and diverse knowledge about Africa; holder of a Doctorate degree on The Law of the Sea from Ghent University in Belgium, a founding Partner of Lumumba & Lumumba Advocates Law Firm and an Advocate of the High Courts of Kenya and Tanzania, a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public, a Certified Secretary, a Certified Mediator and an author of several books in the legal and other fields. He is a leading Voice for Africa and of Africa, Founder and Chairman of the PLO Lumumba Foundation Ltd.

Panelists Panel Discussants & Speakers

A panel of discussants drawn from the Academia, Government, Civil Society, and Cultural Institutions have been invited to discuss the subject matter.

Prof. Julius Kiiza

Professor of History, Makerere University

Mr. Bernard Lubega Bakaye

Asst. Commissioner Culture, MGLSD, Uganda

Dr. Paul Kyalimpa

Development Specialist & Deputy Director General, UIA

Mrs. Barbara Babwetera

Executive Director, Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda

Owek. Isaac B. Kalembe

Author - "The Life & Legacy of Omukama Cwa II Kabalega - 1853 - 1923"

Mrs. Agnes Kabajuni

Executive Director of Centre on Economic Social Cultural Rights in Africa (CESCRA)

Master of Program Mcee & Panel Moderator

The lecture program and panel discussion will be mastered by renown and seasoned media and communication industry experts.

Master of Ceremony

Dr. Ronnie Mich Egwang

Panel Discussion Moderator

Mildred K. Tuhaise

Venue Kampala Serena Hotel

An internationally profiled auditorium, the Serena Conference Centre offers a platform, multi-functional hexagonal layout, comprehensive audio systems, broad-ranging visual aids, simultaneous translation services, extensive delegate-support areas, & a multitude of other suitbale applications. This state-of-the-art facility can host up to 1,500 delegates.

Victoria Hall

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