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I graduated with a master’s degree when I was 19 – Angella Katatumba

Angella Katatumba obtained her master’s degree when she was still a teenager thanks to the Canadian education system.

Katatumba completed her primary education in Uganda at Katatumba Academy, which was owned by parents, but left the country for post-primary education in Canada. She went to Belmont Secondary School.

At 15, Angella Katatumba had completed high school and joined Oxford Brookes University in England where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Law. She did her master’s degree in International Management/Public Relations at the same university.

Angella Katatumba, who started participating in talent shows at a young age, was born in Nairobi, Kenya and went to Riverside Farm Nursery School in Nairobo, Kampala Kindergarten, Katatumba Academy in Mbarara and Belmont Secondary School in Canada.

After high school, she went to Oxford Brookes University in England where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Law, and a master’s degree in International Management/Public Relations.

While at university, she landed a gig to work as a lead singer with a live band that played at Ponanas’ Club on Cornmarket Street in Oxford, England. She was recommended by the dean who had seen her win talent shows at the university.

They were looking for someone to participate in a live band

They offered her 300 pounds to perform per night.

She left the band after getting married to an American and relocated to Illinois, Chicago where she took on corporate jobs. They later divorced and she returned to Uganda in 2005, the same year that she recorded her first 10-track album. Angella continues to release music while at the same time participating in running family businesses.

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