|born on||21 January 1958 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )|
|Place||Tororo, Uganda, 0n42, 34e11|
|Timezone||MSK h3e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||00°37' 14°52 Asc. 01°42'|
Ugandan author, journalist, and former Managing Editor of The Monitor, a daily Ugandan newspaper. He is currently Executive Editor for the Africa and Digital Media Division with Nation Media Group, Nairobi, Kenya. He is a political commentator on issues in East Africa and the African Great Lakes region. He writes a column, "Ear to the Ground", in The Monitor, a second column in the regional weekly The EastAfrican, and a third in the Daily Nation.
Sy Scholfield quotes 'dawn' from his blog: "‘Black Man’s Time’ Can Drive You To Suicide, But There’s A ‘Good’ Reason Why Africans Excel At It" by Charles Onyango-Obbo: "I was born at dawn, so I am Onyango (nyango is dawn in my language)." . Date, year and place from "The rise and rise of The monitor" by Solomon Bareebe Rukuuka (Hinnovate, 2007), p. 61: "Charles Onyango Obbo was meanwhile born in Tororo on the 21st of January 1958."
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor