Profiling Angella Katatumba, the artiste behind Mulago Yaffe campaign

She has done what many have failed to do and has been instrumental in providing for the needy. Today we profile for you singer Angella Katatumba

Angella Katatumba is a Ugandan singer and songwriter. She is the daughter of H. E. Boney Katatumba, a Ugandan consul to Pakistan. Angella is involved in humanitarian work and has been recognised especially for the “Foy you Gulu” project. She is one of the judges of the “airtel-trace music star” competition.


Early life and education

Angella is a twin and the only daughter among a family of eight children. She went to Katatumba Academy for primary education, then Belmont Senior Secondary School in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where she obtained a Public Relations Diploma. She went to Oxford Brookes University, England where she got a Bachelor of Arts degrees in economics and law. She also received a Masters in International Management / Public Relations from the same university.

Awards and recognition

Kyambogo Rotaract Award – Humanitarian Award for my “For You Gulu” and Climate Change Projects in 2013

Diva Awards– Humanitarian Diva Dec 2010 & Role Model Diva Dec 2011

Office of the Prime Minister of the Government Of Uganda: – Peace Award For You Gulu Project Sept 2010

Record TV Uganda– Woman of Power Award 2009

Buzz Teens Award– Ugandan Teens Role Model in 2007 and 2008

Kampala Rotaract Award – Humanitarian Award for my “For You Gulu” Project in 2007

Music Talent Show Awards – For winning singing contests in Canada and Oxford 1994 – 2000

Humanitarian Noble Award by the Uganda Entertainment Awards 2016 – 2016

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