Prof. Katunguka: Desire Luzinda Lights Up My World


rx malady geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 150%;”>Meet Prof. Eli Katunguka Rwakishaya, approved the 1st Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs of Kyambogo University.

viagra geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 150%;”>His rise from a peasant family to such a big position in the second big public university in the country is epic and inspirational.

Before his appointment at Kyambogo, Katunguka was heading the Makerere University Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, formerly the School of Graduate Studies.

Chimpreports brings you the life of Prof. Katunguka beside his profession and normal duties.


Chimpcorp: Who is Prof. Eli Katunguka?

Prof Katunguka: I am a simple Munyankole, from a peasant family in Bushenyi District. I was born in 1955. I went to Kyeizoba Primary School, Makobore High School for ‘O’ level and Ntare high for my ‘A’ level. I also went to Makerere University where I graduated with my first degree in veterinary medicine in 1980. I am happily married to my beloved wife Miss Katunguka with four children.

Chimpcorp: How do you spend your leisure time?

Prof Katunguka: When I am not at work, I go to Kampala Club to play tennis because i am a member of the tennis club.

And sometimes i go out with one of my best friend who is also a veterinarian like me to Imperial Royale Hotel on Fridays for the live band.

Chimpcorp: Do you drink?

Prof Katunguka: Like two bottles of beer a year.

Chimpcorp: Which type of music do you enjoy?

Prof Katunguka: I like country music and in fact even in my car I only have country music.

Chimpcorp: Who is your best artist?

Prof Katunguka: It’s this well-rounded lady called Desire Luzinda.

Desire Luzinda

Chimpcorp: Who is your role model?

Prof Katunguka: President Museveni. This is because he is a very focused and determined person who does not give room for failure.

Chimpcorp: What media houses do you prefer?

Prof Katunguka: I listen and watch BBC radio and TV

Chimpcorp: Any best moment ever in life?

Prof Katunguka: Oh, yah, the day I got a scholarship to Glasgow University for my Master’s Degree will always remain my best moment in life, because I was so much excited than never before.

The other time is when I was appointed the acting first Deputy Vice Chancellor of Kyambogo University in a very short while.

Chimpcorp: What are then your worst moments?

Prof Katunguka: It was a very sad moment when I received information that my dad had passed on and this remains my worst moment in life that I always don’t want to remember.

Chimpcorp: Please, any advice to people out there?

Prof Katunguka: Always be focused and have a vision by working hard, and avoid misleading companies or groups of people.


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