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Uganda National Musicians Federation (UNMF) Announces Inaugural Leadership Team and Government Support

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President Eddie Kenzo (L) with Sheebah Kalungi.Courtesy Photo,

Kampala, Uganda – 5th May 2023 The Uganda National Musicians Federation (UNMF) is pleased to announce the election of its inaugural leadership team and the commitment of the Prime Minister of Uganda, Robinah Nabbanja, to support the newly formed Federation.

 

President Eddie Kenzo (L) with Sheebah Kalungi.Courtesy Photo

This initiative aims to unite musicians and promote their interests in Uganda by bringing together all associations in the industry under one umbrella. Interim President Eddy Kenzo, along with Vice Presidents Shebah Karungi, Pallaso, and Juliana Kanyomozi, will lead the UNMF, supported by various committee chairs and regional representatives.

President Eddie Kenzo delivering his remarks.Courtesy Photo.

The leadership team shall include: President: Eddy Kenzo Vice 1: Shebah Karungi Vice2: Pallaso (Pius Mayanja) Vice3: Juliana Kanyomozi Committees: Finance Committee: Bebe Cool Research & Development: Daddy Andre PR & Communications: Phina Masanyalaze Special Interest groups: Moses Matovu Compliance & Regulation: Silver Kyagulanyi Disciplinary Committee: Nina Rose Chief Whip: Hanson Baliruno Other Committees: Gospel: Pastor Bugembe/Levixone Kadongo Kamu: Fred Sebata Regional Representatives: It was decided that they will use UMA regional cordinators.

1st Vice President Sheebah Karungi.Courtesy Photo

The Federation will focus on collaboration and growth, creating new opportunities for musicians and stakeholders in the Ugandan music industry. The Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja, has promised to fight for the rights of artists and committed that the government will invest resources in the Federation. She encouraged musicians to lean on her for support, emphasizing the government’s dedication to fostering the growth and success of the Ugandan music industry.

In response, Eddy Kenzo stated, “If we work together as the Uganda National Musicians Federation, we shall win. We should partner with the government to protect us so that we protect it as well.” He also promised to fight for the rights of musicians and return what has been stolen from them. The UNMF’s organizational structure consists of a General Assembly of members, a Leadership team, Committees focusing on various aspects of the industry, Regional Representatives, a Secretariat, and a Board of Trustees featuring representatives from OWC, UNCC, and NCF.

For more information, please get in touch with UNMF PR & Public Relations phinamasanyalaze2@gmail.com or 0777841348 ### About the Uganda National Musicians Federation (UNMF) The Uganda National Musicians Federation (UNMF) is a collaborative effort of musicians, industry stakeholders, and the Ugandan government, aimed at unifying the music industry in Uganda. The Federation brings together all associations in the industry under one umbrella, promoting growth, collaboration, and unity among musicians and stakeholders.

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