Jenkins Kiwanuka

  • Jenkins  Kiwanuka
Writer, Journalist, Tv director
Principal country concerned : Column : Literature, History/society, Media

Jenkins Kiwanuka is a Journalist/Retired Foreign Service Officer/Author

Place of Birth:  Uganda

Education: Nakyesanja Primary School; Luwule Secondary School, Uganda
Journalism; Public Relations; Newspaper Management; Diplomacy 1944 – 1951

Grade: High School grade level

Author of Memoirs titled 'Son of a Rat Catcher' published in August 2014 by MK Publishers of Kampala Uganda. Acclaimed by reviewers who included professors of history, authors and prominent newspaper editors and columnists as a 'must read' and a 'page turner', the memoirs cover Jenkins Kiwanuka's personal life experiences and landmark events in Uganda during the post independence times of Presidents Milton Obote, dictator Idi Amin, Godfrey Binaisa and Generals Okello Lutwa and Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

Activities and Societies: Boy Scout; Lawn Tennis; Soccer; Golf; Bowling; Darts

Bibliography: Son of a Rat Catcher MK Publishers Limited, P.O. Box 12385, Kampala, Uganda August 1, 2014 Author: Jenkins Kiwanuka

The memoirs cover Jenkins Kiwanuka's obstacles to acquiring a full formal education, his rise in the fields of journalism,diplomacy and newspaper management, experiences as a civilian working with The King's African Rifles in Uganda and in Kenya during the so-called Mau Mau rebellion and his observations on the landmark events during the post-independence times of Presidents Milton Obote, dictator Idi Amin, Godfrey Binaisa, Generals Okello Lutwa and Yoweri Kaguta Museveni


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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