Lockdown in Uganda

Written by: Julius Byaruhanga We need your support! Uganda’s performing arts are bearing yet another impact of a nationwide shutdown declared by President Yoweri Museveni as part of efforts to contain the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak. The president ordered restrictions on movement of people, including use of public and private vehicles, motorcycles, and directed closure […]

Keiga Foundation launches ‘Empowering Women in Dance’ Project

March 1, 2021 | Written by Katarina Boland Women’s Day Celebration Rehearsals (edited) Original image by Alex Poper, Poperpics Studios  Contemporary dancers in Uganda face numerous challenges in terms of funds, resources, and training and performance opportunities. Despite these challenges, contemporary dance has been gaining recognition. Most noticeable is that women, as role players are still […]

PBS Books and ASALH Form a Partnership to Celebrate Powerful Voices of African American Authors

An ongoing series of author talks and conversations to be launched during Black History month February 25, 2021 | PBS Books & ASALH (…) Closing out the month, there will be an event focused on The Black Family, highlighting acclaimed Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o on Sunday, February 28, at 7 p.m. ET.  Thiong’o, along with scholars Nubia Kai and Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua, will […]

Black History Month ​2021

Charles Ezra Ferrell, SVP for Development and Global Programs at Keiga Foundation  appointed to Executive Council of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) February 12, 2021 | Written by Charles Ezra Ferrell The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) was established by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the […]

Keiga Foundation Appoints One-Year Internship To Rachel Catalina Germaine

Keiga Foundation Appoints Rachel Catalina Germaine​​ Program Development and Marketing & Communications Intern January 19, 2021 | Written by Rachel Germaine Rachel Catalina Germaine, a 3.5 GPA Master’s candidate at the University of Michigan School of Social Work studying macro social work and community change, has been appointed to Program Development and Marketing & Communications Intern for […]

Keiga Foundation Wins U.S. Embassy Grant COVID-19 Alumni Rapid Response Call

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) in Uganda awards Keiga Foundation just under $10,000  October 22, 2020 | Written by Julian Traidl The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a detrimental impact on the world’s population. The cultural arts community has been devastated, especially dancers. The dance scene in Uganda has been […]

Keiga Foundation – A New Partner For The Concert of Colors

Keiga Foundation was a partner for the 28th annual Concert of Colors October 13, 2020 | Written by Charles Ferrell ​Keiga Foundation was a proud partner of the 28th Annual Concert of Colors, which ran from October 6 to October 11, 2020. The Concert of Colors, founded by Ismael Ahmed, is a dynamic gathering of artists, activists, and […]

Troy-based Global Cultural Foundation Appoints Charles Ezra Ferrell as Vice President

2019 Michigan Humanities Champion of the Year leaves the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History to Expand the Growth of a Global Foundation August 27, 2020 – Detroit Keiga Foundation headquartered in Troy, MI, with operations in Kampala, Uganda and Kassel, Germany, proudly appoints Charles Ezra Ferrell as Vice President for Development and […]