DR. ALOYSIUS M. LUGIRA
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OXFORD UNIVERSITY, ENGLAND
1967 D. Soc. Anth. Social Anthropology
(Post Doctoral Diploma Specializing in the Anthropology of Religion under the late Professor Sir Evans E. Evans-Pritchard)
FRIBOURG UNIVERSITY, SWITZERLAND
1965 Th.D., Doctor of Theology (S.T.D.)
1961 M.Th. Master of Theology (S.T.L.)
1959 B.Th. Bachelor of Theology (S.T.B.)
KATIGONDO SEMINARY, UGANDA
1957 B.A., Philosophy
1981-present BOSTON COLLEGE, MA
Professor teaching theology
1992-1994 EMMANUEL COLLEGE, MA (part-time faculty)
1979-1980 HARVARD UNIVERSITY, MA
1980 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, MA
Adjunct Faculty on Religion and Ideologies in
1979 BOSTON COLLEGE, MA
Lecturer on the Aesthetics of African Culture
in the Black Studies Program
1977-1979 HARVARD DIVINITY SCHOOL
Visiting Professor of African Religions
MAKERERE UNIVERSITY, UGANDA
1975-1977 Professor and Chair of Comparative Theology
1974-1975 Associate Professor of Religious Studies and
1970-1974 Senior Lecturer of Religious Studies and Philosophy
1970 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
Spring Term Visiting Assistant Professor of African
1968-1969 UNIVERSITY OF EAST AFRICA, UGANDA
Lecturer of Religious Studies and Philosophy
1975-1977 -Dean and Chairman of the Faculty of Arts,
-Makerere University, Uganda.
1975-1977 -Member of Makerere University Senate.
-Member of Makerere Faculty and Staff
-Head of the Department of Religious Studies and
1973-1975 -Member of Makerere Postgraduate and Higher Degrees Committee.
1972-1977 -Member of the Joint Board (Arts and Social
Sciences) of Graduate Studies.
1969-1973 -Member of the Board of Studies of Makerere
Margaret Trowell School of Fine Art.
1. Ganda Art: A Study of the Ganda Mentality with Respect to Possibilities of Acculturation in Christian Art. Kampala: Osasa Publications, 1970.
2. Edited: Words of Sanity. Kampala: Makerere University
3. African Religion: The Emergence and Meaning of African
Autochthonous Religion. Boston: Omenana, 1981.
4. The African Identity. Boston: The Uganda Digest
5. Edited: Readings in Christianity in Africa. Boston: The
Uganda Digest Publications, 1988.
6. Rwanda Needs A Government of National Unity. Winchester:
Feed Publications, 1994.
7. From Fetishism to Africism: Towards Consolidated Name of
African Autochthonal Religion and Philosophy. Boston:
Afrisource Publications, 1996.
8. African Religion . New York: Facts on File Inc. 1999.
9. Archbishop Joseph K. Kiwanuka: Pioneer of the African Episcopacy. Africa Resource Occasional Paper #1. Africa Resource Institute, Winchester, MA 1999
10. Nuptial Cooking: Beliefs and Ceremonies within Baganda Marriage. Africa Resource Series #1. Africa Resource Institute, Winchester, MA 1999.
11. Winchester African American Presence: Reflections on Black History Month Celebration. Winchester: Africa Resource Institute, 2000.
12. 2001. The Consolidating Name and Definition of African Religion. Winchester, Massachusetts: African Resource Institute.
1. "Christ in African Art." Afer (African Ecclesial Review),
Masaka Uganda, 2 (1962), 127-134.
2. "Omulembe n'eby'Okuwunda mu Kerezia (Modernity in
Church Art)". Musizi (June 1964).
3. Book Review: Okot p'Bitek, Song of Lawino, Nairobi 1566,
Afer 1 (1968), 93-94.
4. "Race Reconciliation." Afer 2 (1968), 139-145.
5. Book Review: Russell, J. K. Men Without God? London 1966.
Afer 2 (1968), 206-307.
6. "Redemption in Ganda Traditional Beliefs." In Weblowsky,
R. J. Zwi and C. Juoco Bleeker (eds.), Types of Redemption"
Contributions to the Theme of the Study-conference held at
Jerusalem 14th to 19th July 1968. Leiden L E. J. Brill, 1970,
pp. 181 ff: also in The Uganda Journal 2 (1968), 199-203;
and in Cahiers des Religions Africaines (published by
Centre d'Etudes des Religions Agricaines, Universite
Lovanium de Kinshasa), 5 (1969), 13-14.
7. "The Concept of Katonda," in Religious Studies Papers
(University of East Africa Social Sciences Council Conference
1968/1969), pp. 23-24.
8. "Is It a Price: The Cultural Implications of Bride-wealth."
The Uganda Heritage 1 (1968), 13-16.
9. Preface to D. Kavulu, The Uganda Martyrs. Kampala:
Longmans and Co., 1969.
10. "African Traditional Values and Christianity" in Van
Kempen, Andre (ed.). The African Student Today.
Fribourg/Switzerland, 1970, pp. 23-28.
11. "Religion and Political Civilization: The Way in which
Religion Has Impregnated and Inspired the Institutions,
Behavior and Political Thought of Traditional Africa."
Societe Africane de Culture: Les Religions Africaines
comme Source de Valeurs decivilization. Colloque de
Cotonou, 16-22, dout 1970. Paris: Presence Africaine, pp.
241-255; also in Cahiers des Religions Africaines, Vol. IV,
No. 8 (1910), 191-202.
12. Book Review: Kwesi Dickson and Paul Ellingwoerth (eds.),
Biblical Revelation and African Beliefs, in Target, August
13. "Inspiring National Unity." Leadership 161 (1972), 24-34.
14. "Behind the Name Makerere." The Uganda Argus:
Makerere Golden Jubilee Supplement, No. 5528 (October7,
1972), p. 6.
16. "Black Aesthetics," in Zirimu Pio and Andrew Gurr (eds.),
Black Aesthetics. Nairobi: East African Literature Bureau,
1973, pp. 52-57.
17. "Spiritual Education in Uganda: A Re-examination with
Special Reference to African Traditional Religion." In Otaala, Barnabas (eds.), Uganda's Educational Objectives. Kampala: Makerere University Printery, 1974.
18. Book Review: John Mbiti, Introduction to African Religion, London 1975, in African Theological Journal I, 2 (lg77), 58- 60.
19. "African Christian Theology," in Lewis, Warren, Towards a Global Congress of World Religions, New York 1978, pp.173-200.
20. "Religion and Civilization in Uganda." Afer XXI, 1, (1979), 12-26.
21. "The Western Variety of Approaches to the Study of African Religion." In Omenana: the Journal of Analyses of Contemporary African Theories and Praxis I, 3 (1979),
22. "African Christian Theology." African Theological Journal VIII, 1 (1979), 50-61.
23. "The Corruption of the Best Is the Worst." The Uganda Digest, I, 1 (1981), 3-5.
24."The African Identity"; in Am-African Journal of Research and Education (An Occasional Journal of the African-American Institute, Northeastern University, 40 Leon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115) Volume 1, Number 1, Spring 1981.
25. "Is Tribalism the Scourge of Africa?" The Uganda Digest I, 1 (1981), 6-11.
26. "Dictatorship, Logic and Politics in Uganda." The Uganda Quarterly Review Vol. I, No. 1 (March 1981), 43-46.
27. "Uganda and Her Stories", The Uganda Digest Vol, I Nos. 2 &3 (October-November 1981) 1-6.
28. "On the Memorandum of the Uganda Religious Leaders to President Apolo Milton Obote" The Uganda Digest, Vol. I. No. 4 (December 1981) 64-66.
29. "African Contribution to the Emergence of the Study of African Religions," Omenana: The Journal of Critical Analyses of African Theory and Praxis: Vol. III, Nos. 1 & 2 (Winter/Summer 1891) 38-58.
30. "Uganda: The Tragedy of Expediency" in the Uganda Digest Vol. 3, Nos. 3 &6 (1983) pp. 24-27.
31. "Egomania: The Cancer of Tormented Uganda" in The Uganda Digest Vol. 3, Nos. 3 & 6 (1983) p. 1-2.
32. "Is Colin Legum a Victim of Obote's Propaganda?" Africa Report: America's Leading Magazine on Africa. Vol. 28, No. 3 (May-June 1983) page 66.
33. "Uganda Human Rights League: An Important Move in the Right Direction,UgandaDigest Vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2 (1983 )pp. 1-2.
34. "The Quagmire of the Ugandan Refugees". Uganda Digest, Vol. 3, Nos. 9 & 10 (1983) pp. 96-97.
35. "Facing Political Realities in Uganda", Uganda Digest, Vol. 4, Nos. 9 & 10 (1984) pp. 3-4.
36. "A Spiritual Farewell: For the late Professor Yusufu Kironde Lule", Uganda Digest, Vol. 5, No. 2 (1985) pp. 5-6.
37. "Change and Prospects in Uganda Today", Feed: Bulletin ofthe Ugandan American Association For Education, Ethics and Development, February 1986, pp. 3-4.
38. "Uganda: The Land of an African Holocaust", Feed: Bulletin of the Ugandan American Association For Education, Ethics and Development, February 1989, pp. 2-4.
39. "Thinking Nationally and Acting Locally", Boston Uganda Digest, Vol. 10, No. 6 (1990) pp. 4-7.
40. "Vigilance: Guarantor of Liberty and Democracy", Boston Uganda Digest, Vol. 10, No. 6 (1990) pp. 11-15.
41. "Forgetting the Past to Endanger the Future", Boston Uganda Digest, Vol. 10, No. 7 (1990) pp. 3-4.
42. "The Uganda Originated Invasion of Rwanda," Boston Uganda Digest, Nol. 10, No. 10 (1990) pp. 1-2.
43. "The Scourge of Government by Convenience", Boston Uganda Digest, Vol. 10, No. 11-12 (1990) pp. 1-3.
44. "The African Christ -picture" in Teresa Okure et alii, Inculturation of Christianity in Africa, Eldoret: Amecea Gaba Publications, 1991.
45. Religion in Africa (ed.) Boston: Feed Publications, 1992.
46. "The Restoration of a Vital Heritage: The Coronation of Ssabasajja Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II." in Ggwanga Mujje Winter 1993.
47. " The Nkima (Monkey) Clan". Published on website: http://www.buganda.com/nkima.htm
48. " Africism: A Response to the Plight of African Religion and/or Philosophy". Accepted by Religion and Theology. Boston: Brill Academic Publishers Inc.
49. 1999. “The Catholic Church and Development in Uganda”. Published on website: http://www.africa2000.com/UGANDA/tribute.html
50. April 20, 2000. “The Gun Culture in Progress”. On website:<wysiwyg://7/http://allafrica.com/stories/printable/200004200206.html>
51. October 31, 2000. “Welcoming and Introducing His Eminence Francis Cardinal Arinze”. On website: <http:www2.bc.edu/~clooney/lugira.html>
52. January 29, 2001. “Kayiira: The Ugandan Democrat and Federalist”. On website:
53. February 24, 2001. “Federalism Reverberates Unity in Diversity”. On website:
<http://www.federo.com/Pages/federalism reverberates unity.htm
54. “Africism: A Response to the Onomastic Plight of African Religion”. Religion and Theology: A Journal of Contemporary Religious Discourse. Volume 8-1/2 (2001): 42-60.
1. 1986-present. Editor, FEED: Bulletin of the Ugandan American Association For Education, Ethics and Development.
2. 1981-present Founding Editor of the Uganda Digest.
3. 1981 Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Uganda Quarterly Review.
4. 1973-1975 -Member of the Board of Directors of the Munno Newpaper (the oldest African language daily in Subsaharan Africa. The paper was originally established at Bukalasa Masaka, Uganda in 1911).
5. 1969-1976 Editor of Dini na Mila (=Revealed and Traditional Religion) Makerere University Press: A publication of the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy.
6. 1969-1972 Member of the Editorial Board of Afer (=African Ecclesiastical Review, currently known as African Ecclesial Review).
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECT
“AFRICISM: The African Autochthonal Religion and Philosophy”
“The African Personality of the Century: The Life and Times of Bishop
Joseph Kabale Kiwanuka."
“Religion and Politics in the African Great Lakes Region”.
1."Race Reconciliation", at the Blackfriars, Oxford University,
U.K., January 19, 1967.
2."The African Interlacustrine People", to the Oxford
University Association of Anthropology, Oxford University, February 25, 1967.
3."Divine Kingship in Africa". To the Africa Seminar,
University of Bristol, March 16, 1967.
4."Redemption in Ganda Traditional Beliefs", at the International Association for the Study of the History of Religion Conference, Jerusalem, July 15, 1968.
5."Uganda Eine Perle Afrikas", to a group of Visiting German Intellectuals, in Kampala, Uganda, August 5, 1968.
6."Is it a Price?: The Cultural Implications of Bridewealth", at the Politics, Philosophy and Creative Literature Conference, Makerere University, Uganda, August 24, 1968.
7."The Concept of Katonda", at the East African University Social Sciences Conference, Kampala, Uganda, January 3, 1969.
8."Religion and Political Civilization", at the Colloquium of the African Society of Culture (Presence Africaine), Cotonou/Benin (formerly Dahomey), August 18, 1980.
9."Black Aesthetics", at the Makerere Colloquium on Black Literature, Makerere University, Uganda, February 6, 1971.
10."Reading the Signs of the Times", a Commencement Address at Bishop Tucker Theological College, Mukono, Uganda, November 15, 1975.
11."Religion and Civilization in Uganda", at the Second World
12. Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC).Presented the paper as leader of the Ugandan participants in the colloquium on Black Civilizations and
Education at the same FESTAC, in Lagos, Nigeria, January/February, 1977.
13."African Christian Theology", addressed to the Conference
of Anglican Archbishops of Africa, at the Chapter House of All Saints Cathedral, Nairobi, Kenya, July 5, 1977.
13."Contextualized Theology in Africa", at Harvard Divinity School, Seminar on Contemporary Theology, March 7, 1978.
14."Zulu Zion: Christianity and Developing Churches of South Africa", at the Conference in the Series the Long Search: A Study of Religions, funded by the Humanities Foundation of West Virginia at Morris Harvey College, November 27,
15."World Problems from an African Perspective", at Morris Harvey College, West Virginia, November 27, 1978.
16."African Religions", at the International Forum: Africa, held at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, March 1979.
17."The Impact of the African Religious Heritage on Afro-American and Caribbean Religious Experience", at Colby College, Waterville, Maine, U.S.A., April 21, 1980.
18."The Emergence of the Study of Theology in Africa", at Harvard Divinity School, April 5, 1981.
19."The Sources of African Christian Theology", lecture at Union Theological Seminary, New York, March 3, 1982.
20. "Principled Action: Thoughts and Proposals Relative to the Formation of a Central Committee in the United States of America on Uganda". Keynote remarks the outcome of
which was the creation of the Uganda Human Rights League, at a convention of Ugandans, held in Washington, D.C., November 20, 1982.
20."Uganda: The Tragedy of Expediency", talk to the Amnesty International Branch of Middlebury College, Vermont, U.S.A., November 17, 1982.
21."Violations of Human Rights in Africa in general and in Uganda, in particular", at Amnesty International U.S. Section New England Regional Conference, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 24, 1984.
22."Africa in Search of Reconciliation", seminar conducted under the sponsorship of the Deans of Arts and Science and the School of Management, at Boston College, October
23."African Autochthonous Religions", lecture to a Workshop on African and Native American Religions, held at the University of Massachusetts, Downtown Boston, November 20, 1984.
24. "Silence over an African Holocaust", presentation under the sponsorship of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, at Boston College, November 19, 1985.
25."Justice and Peace vis-a-vis African Concepts of Morality, a
keynote address to the Annual Meeting of the African Faith and Justice Network, held in Washington, D.C., November 8, 1985.
26."The Condition of Human Rights in Uganda" a talk to the Amnesty International Group of the University of Yale, held at Calhoun College, Yale University, New Haven,
Connecticut, March 27, 1985.
27."The Restoration of Constitutionalism as the sine qua non for Justice and Peace in Uganda" a talk given in Washington, D.C., May 16, 1987.
28."The Significance of African Autochthonous Religion in a Program for a mutlicultural education", a contribution to a conference under the theme: the usefulness of multicultural education. Organized by the Race Relations Committee of The Boston Theological Institute, the conference was held at Harvard Divinity School, Sperry
Room, April 23, 1988.
29."African Autochthonous Religion Today", lecture at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, December 9, 1988.
30."African Religion: The Autochthonous Perspective", a lecture sponsored by the African and Afro-American Studies Department at Brandeis University, and delivered there on October 17, 1990.
31."South Africa and Apartheid", under the sponsorship of the
Boston College program on Peace and Justice, I organized and introduced a panel discussion of experts on the subject. The discussion took place at Higgins Hall at
Boston College. See the Heights, April 30, 1990.
32."The Value of Education, Culture and Freedom", presented at the Ugandan-American Conference in Boston, August 1991.
33."Cultural Diversity: The African Context", presented at the 19th Annual Lonergan Workshop at Boston College, June 15, 1992.
35. "Africans in America", a keynote speech to the Conference of the African Council in America, held at Boston College, Saturday, July 18, 1992.
36."African Religion in Human Reality." Paper presented at Emmanuel College, MA, Faculty Seminar, March 1, 1994.
37.“Unity in Diversity: Uganda in Search of the Common Good.” A keynote presentation at the Ugandan North American Association, Seventh Annual Convention, Chicago, September 1-4, 1995.
38."The First sub-Saharan Africans to be Canonized as Saints", on Cable TV, City of Burlington, MA, June 3, 1997
39.Conducted a colloquium on "African Religion", at Muzza-Farm Masaka, Uganda, August 2, 1997.
40." Christianity in Uganda", on the occasion of the Ugandan Bishops' ad limina visit to the Vatican, broadcasted by Cable TV, City of Burlington, MA, September 13, 1997.
41."Africism: A Response to Semantic Racism", at the Academic Development Center, O'Neill Library, Boston College, December 3 1997.
42. "Ensinza n'Obulombolombo Bw'Abaganda [= Religion and the Unwritten Constitution of the Baganda of Uganda ] delivered at The Baganda Convenction held in New Jersey in Presence of His Majesty Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi, May 29-31, 1998.
42."What do you mean it is Genocide?: The Crisis of Misnomers in Africa and the Trial of Bishop Misago in Rwanda". A public lecture delivered at Boston College, October 27, 1999.
44. "The Catholic Church and Its Contribution to Development in Africa" A public lecture delivered at Georgetown University, Washington DC, December 4, 1999.
45. “Africism: A Geo-ontological Approach to African Religion and Philosophy. At the 26th Annual Third World Conference under the Theme: Third World and Global Development: Continuing the Search for a New Paradigm. Chicago, Ill. USA. March 15-18, 2000.
46. “In Search of Civility, Consciencism and Constitutionalism in Uganda”. Paper presented at the Ugandan American Post Election Half-Day Colloquium held at New York University, March 24, 2001.
1.World Council of Churches Committee on Dialogue with Men
of Living Faiths and Ideologies, at Jongny-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, June 1-5, 1971.
2.International Theological Consultation on African Theology
and Church Life, at Makerere University, January 1-7, 1972.
3. Primal World View, conference held under the auspices of
the World Council of Churches, in Ibadan, Nigeria, September 15-25, 1973.
4. Dialogue with African Religions, conference held under the auspices of the Vatican office on Non-Christians, at Gaba Pastoral Institute, Kampala, Uganda, August 5-7, 1974.
5. Consultation of the Departments of Philosophy and Religious Studies in Africa, at Limuru Conference Center, Nairobi, December 28, 1976-January 2, 1977.
6. Twenty-first annual Conference of African Studies Association, at Baltimore, Maryland, November 1-4, 1979; at Boston, MA, August 1985.
7. The Uganda Human Rights League,
-First Convention, Washington, D.C., November 20, 1982;
-Second Convention, Boston College, Boston, MA, October 8-
-Third Convention, City College, New York, NY, October 13,
-Fourth Convention, Boston College, Boston, MA, October 12,
-Fifth Convention, New York, NY, October 11, 1986;
-Sixth Convention, Boston College, Boston, MA, December 19,
8. Black/African Political Association, Annual Convention,
Howard University, Washington, DC, March 27, 1988.
9. Fourth National Theological Week, under the theme: "The
Role of the Church in the Integral Development of Uganda: A New Vision", held at Katigondo National Seminary, Masaka, Uganda, East Africa, January 8-15, 1989.
10. Annual Conference of African Studies Association, at
Boston, December 4-6, 1994.
11. Was Respondent to King Ronald’s Muwenda Mutebi’s
Lecture at Boston College which was hosted by PATU (“Presenting Africa to You”: An African Students Association at Boston College) on February 5, 1996.
MEMBERSHIP IN ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIONS
1968-present The International Association for the Study of
the History of Religion.
1978-present The African Studies Association (USA).
1969-1977 The Association of Members of the Departments of Philosophy and Religious
Studies in Africa.
1970-1977 The East African Academy.
1966-1967 The Oxford University Anthropological Society.
1964 Receipt of a bronze medal in recognition of my contribution to the composition of the African Oratorio in honor of the Martyrs of Uganda. The inaugural performance of this Oratorio, under the direction of the composer, Joseph Kyagambiddwa, took place in Rome, October, 1964. At this premiere, I was the chief player of the Uganda drums, in St. Peter's Basilica.
1966 was awarded a scholarship of the British Commonwealth Inter-Universities to attend the Institute of Social Anthropology of the Oxford University, U.K.
1980 I was awarded a scholarship to attend Harvard University as a Visiting Scholar.
1983 present: Member of Winchester, MA Saint Mary's
1997 As Winchester, MA resident, involved in community
work as volunteer consultant for the enrichment of
the school curriculum on global affairs pertaining
1996 Spearheaded the founding of the African Studies Forum at Boston College.
1996 Faculty Advisor to PATU (the African Students Association at Boton College).
1996 Organized Winchester’s Fourth Black History Month Celebration, February 22, 1996.
1995 Organized the third Winchester’s Black History Month Celebration, February 19, 1995.
1995 –present: Appointed by Bernard Cardinal Law as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Boston Archdiocesan Society for the Propagation of the Faith.
1994 In context with the Multicultural network I organized the second annual celebration of Black History Month in Winchester, MA under the theme: African American Achievements and Contributions to Nation Building, the celebration took place on February 6, 1994. Ever since the celebration has become an annual community event for the town of Winchester.
1993 Named representative of the Uganda Martyrs University, in U.S.A.
1993 With the Multicultural network I organized the first annual celebration of the Black History Month in Winchester, MA which took place under the theme: Unity in Diversity on February 25, 1993.
1992 Chairman, African Resource Institute, an arranged for the play "Thirty Years of Bananas by a theatrical ensemble from Uganda. The group toured the USA and wound up the tour with a performance at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Wednesday, May 26, 1992.
1991 Chair, Advisory Board of Africa, Inc. A non-profit organization for improving the welfare of African immigrants in the U.S.
1990-present Founding member, the African Council in America, a coordinating organ of African organizations and communities in Massachusetts.
1990-present Chair, Panel on "Human Rights in Africa", African Conference, Third World Educational Organization, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
1985-present President, FEED Foundation Inc. The Ugandan-American Association For Education, Ethics and Development.
1969-1977 Consultant to the Luganda Bible Translation Committee of the Uganda Bible Society.
1974-1977 Member of the National Steering Committee in preparation for the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) as well as chairman of the sub-committee on Traditonal and Contemporary Architecture for the same; and chairman of the Adjudicating Committee for the Ugandan play - OLUYIMBA LWA WANKOKO
-which was performed at the FESTAC, Lagos, Nigeria,
1974-1977 Member of the Cultural Research Committee of the Uganda National Research Council.
1973-1975 Founding member of the Board of Directors of
Munno Publications (the oldest African language daily newspaper written in Luganda).
1969-1977 Member of the Board of Governors of Mount St.Mary's College, Namagunga, Uganda, 1969-1977.
1971-1972 Member of the Executive Committee, The Uganda Save the Children's Fund.
1974-1977 Founding chairman, The Makerere University St. Augustine's choir.
1973-1975 Chair, Board of Directors of YMCA Kampala Branch.
1969-1977 President, Old Seminarians Association of Uganda.
1961-1965 Cofounder and member of Auxilium: Society for German-Ugandan Educational and Humanitarian Cooperation.
1960-Founder of Hereditas: Association of Ugandan Students in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.
INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL ENRICHMENT
1995 Worked as Ugandan representative to the Boston Archdiocesan Ethnic Apostolate.
1994 I was the Host Director of the Visit of His Majesty King Muwenda Mutebi II to Boston, May 25 through 30, 1994. I was involved in drawing up the itinerary, making necessary civic, business and religious contacts and coordinating and directing the execution of activities thereof. These included getting in touch with the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Kampala, Uganda, liaison with the Embassy of Uganda in Washington D.C. as well as with the Department of State Uganda Desk; in Boston it meant being the point person for pertinent contacts which included: the State House, the City Hall, Members of the Business Community, the African Methodist Episcopal Church Authority, Bernard Cardinal Law, Harvard University, the World Trade Center and the Cultural Festival at the Waltham Weston Hotel, JFK Library, the Dimmock AIDS Center in Roxbury and the Planting of the Memorial Tree in Franklin Park Tropical Section.
COURT EXPERIENCE IN USA
2000 – present: Consultant and expert on Ugandan affairs to Anthony Drago, Jr., P.C.
2000 – present Member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Interpreter Services.
1999 - present: Consultant and expert on Ugandan affairs to
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.Attorneys at Law.
1998 - present: Consultant and expert on Ugandan affairs to
Attorney Paul Kelly of Hoag, Foley, and Eliot.
1998 Was subjected to a voir dire in the US District Court,
Boston, while Judge Reginald Lindsay presided and
prosecutor Theodore Chuang and lead defence counsel
Paul Kelly questioned for two hours. See “Mayor Loses Key Witness” on website:
1985-1988 Consultant and expert on Ugandan affairs to then
Immigration Attorney Eliza Klein.
1990 - present: Official Interpreter of English-Luganda to the
US Immigration Court by Certificate of Interpretation
under the auspices of Berlitz Interpretation Services.
Reading and speaking command of: English, French, German, Swahili, Luganda.
Reading: Latin, Koine Greek, Biblical Hebrew and Italian.