Jane Musoke-Nteyafas: Painting Africa in Canada
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Jane Musoke-Nteyafas: Painting Africa in Canada

She is a sworn workaholic.

By GAAKI KIGAMBO
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First published: September 18, 2006


Fortunately for Jane Musoke-Nteyafas, hers is not self-praise lock, stock, and barrel. She has published in over 13 literary journals including Taj Mahal Anthology, TimBookTu/African-American Writing & Poetry and Another Toronto Quarterly. She has showcased in over 11 art exhibitions. One of her art pieces, Namyenya, featured as the poster piece for the 9th Annual Human Rights Through Art, an exhibition celebrating the Black History Month in February 2005.


Musoke-Nteyafas contributes to over six online magazines, including AfroToronto.com and ugpulse.com, an East African online journal where she has interviewed a number of creative Ugandan artists, both those visibly known and those who are not. "I started out as an active writer for the site and I have also grown to become Peter's [Kigonya, the founder] right hand person. We bounce back ideas and discuss how to improve the site. So I am now a co-owner," said Musoke-Nteyafas in a chat interview.

She is a sworn workaholic and therefore does not think her plate is overflowing. "I think that all human beings have the ability to be multifaceted. Look at J-Lo for example. She is an actress, singer, dancer, and fashionista among many things.

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By GAAKI KIGAMBO
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First published: September 18, 2006
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