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Emilian Kayima Wins Book Award, Museveni’s ‘Mustard Seed’ Loses to Kyemba’s ‘State of Blood’

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Uganda Police publicist Emilian Kayima is a proud recipient of two writing awards.

Kayima won the best author award and the self help category prize for his book “Taasa Ettaka Lyo” (Luganda equivalent for ‘Protect Your Land’) .

The 2017 edition of the National Author’s Award also awarded 15 other authors at an event held at Mackinon Suites in Kampala.

Emilian Kayima wins book awards
Emilian Kayima wins book awards

“We would like to congratulate our spokesperson SSP Emilian Kayima who has today received two awards, from the National Author’s Award 2017 and also emerged the overall winner as an acknowledgement for his book “Taasa Ettaka Lyo”,” police congratulated Kayima.

“Honoured and humbled for this award from the national authors,” said an excited Kayima.


Politics and Governance category

  • Henry Kyemba’s “State of Blood” book trounced president Yoweri Museveni’s “Sowing the Mustard Seed”.

Humour book category

  • Hillary Bainemigisha

Child author of the year

  • Bonita Murungi

Novel of the year

  • Julius Ocwinyo

Best text book of the year ‘A’ Level.

  • Professor Dumba Ssentamu

Lifetime award

  • Retired Judge George Kanyeihamba
  • while Walabyeki Magooba

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