Daniel Tusiimukye K’abaasa is a 21-year old second-year Engineering student at Makerere University. He is also the Deputy finance Secretary of the Makerere Engineering Society.
Daniel is the CEO of Iconic Publications, a publishing house that he founded in 2020 aiming at the ignition of dreams and imaginations of young writers and researchers. It has gone as far as publishing in Kenya and South Sudan.
He is an author, poet, and publisher. In July 2021, he was awarded African Honoree Author’s Award in Lonehill South Africa with 260 other African Authors for his poetry book Golden Arrow.
Daniel will be representing Uganda to co-author the World Record 2022 of the Golden Book of the Earth, a book that will highlight keynote and inspirational people in the whole world.
Awarded by the accord by Swarna Bharat Parivaar Trust of the International Internship University, I will together with 2100 other men from the globe partake in the Man of the Earth Award for inspirational works to the youth, the generation, and adorns vis a vis the SDG 14,” he noted.
Daniel started Iconic Publications in 2020 to awaken the dream of the young writers who never thought could at one time realize the dream of publishing their great stories.
Located in the heart of Kampala, Iconic Publications has been able to publish about twenty books from Uganda, Kenya, and South Sudan.
“I idealize the essence of resilience and the urgent need to serve the young African writer. With two hundred million people aged between 15 and 24 ( the youth bracket ), Africa has the youngest population in the world, I call out to the youth out there to maximize our potential and value, Africa is strong, Africa is healthy, Africa is bold, Africa can change the world,” the young writer with a strong Entrepreneurial Acumen continues to inspire the youth.
At Iconic, their aim is to bring to light the potential in the literature of the youthful African writers as a solution to the continental synchronized crises. This they do through mentorship, Editing, and publishing.
He is also the co-founder of Listen To Africa, a monthly literature Magazine that has published more than 50 keynote African Authors.
Having learned over time the essence of applying classical strategies to modern-day projects, Daniel is an International Ambassador of Peace with The Global Literally Forum for Justice and human rights.
With a passion for innovation and research in Fintech and high-quality Manufacturing, Daniel intends to apply homegrown engineering concepts to automated systems on a global stage.
The above profile is what makes Daniel Tusiimukye K’abaasa a truly inspirational youth figure really deserving to feature in the World Record Golden Book 2022.