Ankole Diocese wins major cultural award

(Posted 28th May 2023)


On the 25th May 2023, the Cross Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) hosted the 5th National Heritage Awards ceremony at a colourful event to recognize “Promoters of our National Heritage“.


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The Ankole Diocese was recognized for establishing the East African Revival Museum at Ruharo Hill, a few metres from St James Cathedral in Mbarara City.


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As Chairperson of the East African Revival Museum did Maria Baryamujura – an Ashoka Fellow – represent the Rt. Rev. Prof Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa, the Bishop of Ankole Diocese to receive the Award.

The award was in the Intangible heritage category.



ATCNews extends warm congratulations to the Ankole Diocese for their commitment to promote culture and subsequently being honoured with such an important Ugandan award.

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