Katatumba, Twin Brother Rugirwa Celebrate Birthday

Katatumba, Twin Brother Rugirwa Celebrate Birthday

By Ivan Mwine

Celebrated Ugandan musician Angella Katatumba and her twin brother Rugirwa Katatumba are today celebrating their 47th birthday.

Katatumba, who recently released a new love song with Daddy Andre titled ‘Wendi’, is literally on Cloud 9 and in  celebratory moods as you read this.


“It’s mine and my Twin brother Rugiirwa Katatumba ‘s birthday today and NO, we were not born in 1975 as some idle chaps have chosen, to post on my behalf on Wikipedia, Google etc. Keep guessing though. Temunaba,” Katatumba wrote on social media Monday.

Angella Katatumba and twin brother Rugiirwa Katatumba

Katatumba and Rugirwa are children of late tycoon Boney Katatumba who passed away in 2017.

Angella Franklin Keihongani Katatumba, who is signed to Black Market Records is a Ugandan singer, diplomat, and businesswoman born to Boney Katatumba (RIP) and Gertrude Katatumba, the proprietor AFK Beauty Clinic Kabalagala.

She has a sister and seven brothers; Rosemary, Allan, Dennis, Rugiirwa, Colin (late), Ken, Ian and Jay.

She studied primary at the Katatumba Academy, then went to Belmont Senior Secondary School in Vancouver, B.C, and Canada, where she obtained a Public Relations Diploma.

She then went to Oxford Brookes University, England where she got Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Law. Also at Oxford Brookes University, England, she continued on to obtain a Masters Degree in International Management/Public Relations. She then moved to Chicago, Illinois, where she worked for a number of years. When Katatumba moved back home to Uganda, she started working as the managing director at her late father’s hotel called Hotel Diplomate in Kampala and she is currently the Managing Director of the hotel and CEO Katatumba Properties


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