American socialite and actress, Sheree Whitfield has said she will take up investments in Uganda’s cultural heritage tourism, real estate and movie production.
Sheree who was part of a 16-member team led by Senegalese-American celebrity and businessman Aliaune Damala Badara also known as Akon who were in the country to explore opportunities said because Uganda is gifted by nature with a rich a cultural heritage, this needs to be explored by the rest of the world.
“I plan coming back soon because I want to explore this country and its people more. You have the best weather and I see myself living here as my second home,” Sheree said.
She noted that as such, together with her partners they are invest in Uganda and will attract more African Americans to visit as well as taking up investment given the enormous opportunities available in the East African country.
The proprietor of SHE by Shereé Clothing line added that she will as well invest in real estate by setting up high-end lodges and apartments that will be owned and rented out by tourists.
She as well revealed plans of contributing to Uganda’s movie, film and TV production industry by sharing her earned skills over years.
Speaking at the function, the Trade and Investment Officer in the Office of the President, Isaac Kigozi assured the American actress of all the necessary support from the Office of the President and all government agencies including the Uganda Tourism Board UTB to ensure that her investment dream comes to pass.
During a dinner at State House, President Museveni gave Sheree a new name, Mutuungo which means tall and elegant like a palm tree.