Namu Lwanga

Namu was born and reared in Uganda and has been performing since she was a child. She is a musician, singer, dancer (and chereographer), storyteller, playwright, and actress. Her professionalism in the artistic world has been recognized since the late 1980's when she wrote the "Obugaga Bwaffe?" for Nyonza Singers who are based in Uganda; the biblical play that she wrote for another Ugandan-based group, Dokamastos along with various dance projects for which she won an award in the 1987 Kenyan International Music Festival.She currently works and resides in the U.S. where she has continued to work on all her skills in one-woman shows, band shows as well as with the group she directs and named after her deceased mother, Kayaga of Africa. She is currently working on children's books and tapes, as well as her next music CD.

 She says she is led and blessed by God, and that she enjoys doing what she
does.