By Edwin Nuwagaba
Let’s dial back to 80s and the 90s, shall we? 30 years and above, anyone? Remember how the African wax print (Ankara) locally known as kitenge, was won mostly by old people? It was the ultimate mama and papa look, it just was. Also, it was admired by staunch Catholics because the pictures on the fabric then was known for its supposed ‘baby Jesus and Mary’ print. But not today however, it in fact adorns many faces! See, the pursuit for fresher, more contemporary, a merger between the old the new have seen fashion enthusiasts fall deeply in love with it.
After the recently concluded annual Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE), an interview caught our eyes. At the event organized by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), it was confirmed that at least 200 tourism business managers from nearly 30 countries from a whole four continents. This interview, a Question and Answer for Daily Monitor’s Prosper Magazine by Justus Lyatuu, also published by the Daily Monitor had Mr Alain St. Ange, the president of African Tourism Board exploring Africa’s tourism industry.
Juliet Chekwel has won the Zurich Marathon in Seville (internet pic )
By Our reporter
About week after Athlete Joshua Cheptegei breaks a world record, fellow Ugandan Athlete, Juliet Chekwel took the Zurich Marathon by storm. Now its 36th year, the marathon dubbed Zurich Maratón de Sevilla, is a World Athletics Gold Label road race that attracts a string of athletes world over. To beat fellow marathoners present in yesterday marathon (23rd-Feb), Chekwel clocked in at an amazing 2:23:13.