On November 30th, 2021, the Uganda AIDS Commission together with Uganda Network on Law, Ethics & HIV/AIDS (UNAGET) and other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) hosted the 2021 Philly Lutaaya Awards at Onomo Hotel in Kampala. Philly Lutaaya was a Ugandan musician and is remembered as the first prominent Ugandan to give a human face to HIV/AIDS and became a national hero because he was the first Ugandan to declare that he was HIV positive in 1988. Despite the stigma then, Lutaaya spent his remaining time writing songs about his battle...
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The Legacy of Philly Lutaaya

Born to Sing Born on 19th October 1951, Philly Bongoley Lutaaya left behind a legacy so significant, it has cemented him on the Mount Rushmore of the greatest artists that Africa has ever seen. The impact of his music has transcended the continent and reached every corner of the planet. Dr. Alban, a Sweden-based Nigerian musician, once said he considered him one of the best musicians to come out of Africa. As an honorable gesture, Dr. Alban named one of his own albums after Lutaaya’s “Born in Africa.” From his...
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UGANET Holds Successful BOD Handover

On Monday 3rd May, 2021, Uganda Network on Law, Ethics & HIV/AIDS (UGANET) held a successful Board of Directors handover. The handover took place at the Golf Course Hotel in Kampala, moderated by speaker Jack Musali, a certified coach with Johnmaxwell. The meeting was flagged off by UGANET executive director Dorah K. Musinguzi. “The intention today is for us to have a formal handover and pass on the baton from one team to another which is going to propel us to another level.” Dorah K. Musnguzi noted before handing over...
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