uganda dialogue arena


“A holistically shaped generation of young people who are strategically positioned at the centre of Uganda’s social economic transformation.”


“To build and sustain an empowered and vibrant population that strives to live in harmony with divergent views for the benefit of all”

Objectives and activities

  • To re-energize debate and public speaking among Uganda’s young population
  • To partner with other stake holders involved in debate
  • To plan and organize debate tournaments at regional and national level
  • To carry out research on modern trend as far as debate and public speaking are concerned..... For more info

Mandy M

Mandy holds a Diploma in Education with National Teachers’ College Kyambogo, a Bachelor of Arts from Makerere University, Kampala and a Masters Degree in Drama and Theatre Arts inplay writing and directing from Leeds University.

Mandy also holds a Certificate in National Leadership from National Leadership Institute, Kyankwanzi, Uganda, Certificate in Raising Pupil Achievement Chicester, UK, Certificate in Visualization in Participatory Planning (VIPP), Makerere University, Kampala, Certificate in Innovation Systems and Cluster formation, Jinja, Uganda, Certificate in Entrepreneurship Development, Kampala, Uganda.

Mandy is proficient in several languages such as English, Luganda, Rutoro, Runyankole and Kiswahili.

The UNEB Chairman has worked in several places and in line with the many qualifications that he holds.

He worked as a Teacher Trainer at Primary Teachers’ Colleges, Headmaster Primary Schools, Banking Officer, Libyan Arab Uganda Bank, General Manager, Silver Springs Hotel, Kampala, Lecturer, Makerere University Department of Music Dance and Drama.

Mandy has also worked as Director, Inspectorate of National Resistance Movement Secretariat Kampala, Deputy Commissioner for Education, Ministry of Education and Sports, Commissioner for Inspectorate Ministry of Education and Sports, Special Advisor to the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda on matters of co-operatives and education.

The academic giant is too an education consultant managing Fagil Mandy Education Consultancy (Fame-con), he also worked as Consultant on Inspection; Ministry of Education and Sports.

Mandy has held several responsibilities which include among others; Chairman and founder member: Miandu Theatre Company (writing, directing and staging plays, Currently the Chairman Uganda National Examination Board, Member: Adjudication Committee Uganda, National Cultural Center, Secretary: Uganda Writers’ Association.

He is a Board member: Uganda Posts and Telecommunication Chairman Universal Primary Education Implementation Committee Member, Wild Life Education Centre Board, Pioneer Member; Innovation at Makerere Committee.