Arua Campus cultural gala postponement

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BY AGATHA MUHAISE The Uganda Christian University Arua Campus cultural gala was last week unexpectedly postponed due to poor planning on the side of the guild government. The event, originally set for November 13, was moved a day ahead at the last minute. Mungusi Tubali, the acting guild secretary and minister of agriculture and environment, informed The Standard that the gala being the first of its kind, the guild met a number of glitches in the planning process. “The budget was drawn on time but the process of approving the…

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Bakonjo crowned 2016 Cultural Gala champions

performance during the cultural gala (Photo by Bright Niwaha)

BY BRIGHT NIWAHA Kasese UCU Students’ Association has been crowned winners of the 2016 Cultural Gala. The competition took place on October 15 in Nkoyoyo Hall. Based on the theme: “Culture for holistic development,” the gala had various activities including folk songs, plays, cultural dress exhibitions, and cultural dance. The participants were evaluated for timekeeping, relevance, creativity, uniqueness, among others. A total of 15 cultural groups were involved in the event. These were: the Basamya Bagwe, Banyarwanda, Bamasaba, Bafumbira, Lugbara, Kakwa, Iteso, Banyakigezi, Batooro, Banyankole, Bakonjo, Baganda Nkobazambogo, Acholi, Langi,…

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