Country: Kampala Uganda
Languages: English, Arabic, Swahili
Organizations: Makerere University
Focus area: Academic
Religious affiliation: Islam
Katende Abdul-Fattah from Uganda has been a lecturer in the Department of Religion and Peace Studies at Makerere University for the last 28 years. He offers lectures in the areas of Islamic Theology, Peace Studies and Inter-religious Dialogue. He is also the Coordinator of the Centre for Inter-cultural Studies and Globalisation and the Patron of Makerere University’s Muslim Students’ Association (MUMSA). He has 20 years’ experience in interreligious dialogue and has written and attended many workshops and conferences on the topic in different parts of the world. He is a regular presenter and facilitator at interreligious workshops in the Great Lakes Region. He is a member of several interreligious and intercultural organizations. He has also played an integral role in the founding of numerous Peace Clubs in secondary schools throughout Uganda. His interests include service to humanity, interacting with people of different religions and cultures, watching football and travelling. His motto is “May Peace Prevail on Earth”.