Three BioCosmos Foundation representatives delivers Public Lectures at Makerere and Kyambogo University

BioCosmos Africa, a leading organization in Africa dedicated to promoting intelligent design (ID) and its integration into educational curricula, represented by Dr. Richard Ochieng’, Fr. Martin Tanui and Dr. Lencer Ndede delivered public lectures at Kyambogo and Makerere University on 7th and 8th November 2023 respectively. 


  1. Dr. Richard Ochieng’ presented an overview of BioCosmos Africa and BioCosmos Uganda, introducing the concept of intelligent design and providing examples in nature that point to intelligent causation
  2. Dr. Lencer Ndede delivered a presentation on the positive case for intelligent design
  3. Fr. Martin Tanui discussed the relationship between intelligent design and religion, explored the implications of intelligent design, and macro evolution theory

Public Lecture attendees at Kyambogo University

Panel Discussion:

Kyambogo University organised a one-hour panel discussion was held, delving deeper into the subject of intelligent design and the question of the clear-cut boundary between intelligent design and religion. The panelists included Dr. Richard Ochieng’, Fr. Martin Tanui, Dr. Lencer Ndede, all from BioCosmos Foundation and Rev. Eng. Emmanuel Mwesigwa (Chaplain, Kyambogo University). The interactive panel discussion and question & answer session provided the audience with clarification on various aspects of intelligent design.

Panelists: R-L: Rev. Eng. Emmanuel Mwesigwa, Dr. Lencer Ndede, Dr. Richard Ochieng’ & Fr. Martin Tanui

Moderator (L): Dr. Savannah Nuwegata

Mwebesa Reagan, Guild President receiving a copy of “A Short Introduction to Intelligent Design”. Looking on at the left handside is Dr. Savannah and on the right is Prof. Mugampoza Ediriisa

Dr. Richard Ochieng’ presenting a copy of A Short Introduction to Intelligent Design to Kyambogo University Dean School of Science Associate Professor Mugampoza Ediriisa

Group photo with students interested in being members of BioCosmos Students Club – KYU Chapter

L-R: Dr. Lencer Ndede, Fr. Martin Tanui, Dr. Richard Ochieng’, Deputy Principal of CoNAS, Prof. Juma Kasozi, Dean School of Psychology Dr. Martin Baluku, Chair Psychology Department Dr. Richard Balikoowa and Dr. Joyce

Group photo with a part of the audience of Public Lecture at Makerere University

Photo at the Main Entrance of Makerere University

Dr. Winfred Namuwonge Kabumbuli receiving a copy of “A Short Introduction to Intelligent Design” from Dr. Lencer in her Office at Senate Building, Makerere University