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Nyege Nyege 2017 Festival  in Pictures
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Lifestyle Nyege Nyege 2017 Festival in Pictures

Nyege Nyege is a Luganda noun meaning the feeling of a sudden uncontrollable urge to move, shake or dance. The festival returned to the source of the Nile River in Jinja, Uganda on the 1st – 3rd September 2017 for its third edition. Over 5,000 revelers descended upon Nile Discovery Beach, Njeru, Jinja for the 3 day event which featured more than 100 acts.

A Swarm of Writers Descend On Kampala
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Lifestyle A Swarm of Writers Descend On Kampala

Every year since 2013, writers from all over the continent converge on Kampala, Uganda, for the Writivism Festival, an event that takes place over four days and culminates in an award ceremony. This year, the festival took place at The Square from 16 to 21 August. Amidst books and booze on the rooftop of a building with a serene view of the city’s magnificent hills, writers got to connect with fellow writers – and a community was built.