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Teacher Mpamire

Teacher Mpamire

Ugandan comedian
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Herbert Mendo Ssegujja (born 27 September 1983 in Mukono, Uganda), better known by his stage name Teacher Mpamire is a Ugandan comedian, actor and high school teacher. He is most famous for mimicking the Ugandan president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

His performances have seen him stage shows in Zambia, Malawi and other African countries.

In 2016, Teacher Mpamire was named "discovery of year" at the Africa Youth Awards held in Accra, Ghana.

Early life and education

Ssegujja was born in Mukono, Uganda on 27 September 1983, started his education at Bbowa primary school from where he graduated to Bbowa secondary school. He later went to Greenlight high school in Namasuba, Zana.

At Kyambogo University, Ssegujja studied for bachelor of arts in education. He eventually went to Makerere University where he studied drama.

Having been sponsored by Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, he was admitted to the American Comedy Institute where he studied comedy performance and writing.

Awards and nominations

Year Awards Category Recipient Outcome
2015 Youth Expo Stand-up Comedy Awards Best Comedian Teacher Mpamire Won
2016 Africa Youth Awards Discovery of the Year Teacher Mpamire Won
Rising Star Awards Comedian of the year Teacher Mpamire Won
StarQT Awards Comedian of the Year Teacher Mpamire Won
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