What you need to know:
- Mark grew up in a male-dominated family and did not have too much experience dating.
- The men around him did not provide a better example either.
- Although Claire was his first love, he knew she was the one and they are now happily married.
When Claire Joanita Naggita finished her Uganda Certificate of Education exams in November 2016, she decided to take on guitar classes at the Worship House in Nansana, Wakiso District, to keep herself busy during the vacation. It is during this time that she met Mark through his friend who happened to be Claire’s guitar teacher. At that time, Mark Benjamin Katamba was in his second year at Makerere University and had just published his first poetry anthology, The River Banks.
My friend introduced me to Claire, who was also a budding writer and poet. Shortly after meeting, I read some of Claire’s writing and I was immediately impressed,” Katamba reveals, adding, “I became her editor and we quickly became close friends.”
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