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BBNAC | Buganda Bumu North American Convention Day One Pictorial – Atlanta, 26th – May 29th 2017

BBNAC Atlanta 2017 – The long awaited second Buganda Bumu Biennial convention kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia on friday with the arrival of a powerful delegation from the Buganda Kingdom led by the Katikiro Owek. Charles P...


UAP DIASPORA CONNECT | HEALTH INSURANCE FOR YOUR LOVED ONES IN UGANDA

How do I sign up for cover? Let UAP-Old Mutual know your dependents’ names. age and contact. Ages 0-65 years are covered. If on cover at 65 years. it can be extended to 70 years. How can my dependents access Coverage: Eac...



The Observer | Museveni extends Sim card Registration to August 30th 2017

President Museveni has ‘agreed’ to have the Sim card verification exercise extended by at least an extra 3 months. Since Saturday last week, May 20, telecoms switched off unverified Sim cards following the expiry of...



The Class of 2017 | Facebook Founder and Harvard Dropout, Mark Zuckerberg to Receive Honorary Degree From his Alma Mater

Harvard Gazette — Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, the social networking platform widely credited with transforming how almost 1.9 billion people interact, will be the featured speaker at the Afternoon Progra...



Opinion | How Ugandans can become billionaires by 2021 — Prof. Samuel Sejjaaka

By Samuel Sejjaaka — One of my favourite sayings is ‘do not ask for too much, the gods might just give it to you.’ Our Zimbabwean brothers and sisters asked for financial freedom and wealth and they became zillionaire...



Travel Advisory | Buganda Bumu Memorial Day Weekend Convention Count Down – Atlanta, GA!

Convention Theme The Theme of the Convention is: “Strengthen Luganda and invest in health and economic development.” “Tunyweeze eby’Obuwangwa, eby’Obulamu, n’Okwekulaakulanya.” The City – Atlanta, GA  Come ...


The Observer Editorial | Kudos to Parliament for passing law ending payment of rent in dollars

Last week, parliament passed a piece of legislation that did not get a lot of media attention but must have, nonetheless, put smiles on the faces of many tenants of commercial properties, especially in the capital Kampala. This...



Fashion | Uganda’s Super Model Aamito Lagum Talks to BENTV Sky Channel 182 Uganda Vision in London

Bio — Lagum was born to her single mother Sidonia Ayaa in Kampala. After losing her job, her mother relocated to Kitgum to move in with her grandparents. In her early years, Lagum was teased due to being much taller and t...


Al Jazeera | Grim torture images ignite anger against Ugandan police

Al jazeera — Ugandan rights activists say grisly images of the torture of a detained politician showing septic wounds on his body highlight escalating brutality and impunity by the country’s security personnel. Pict...



Presidential Directive | Museveni deploys army to fight graft at Uganda Investment Authority

President Museveni has taken a leap of faith by deploying the military to fight reported graft in Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and restore foreign investors’ confidence. Gen David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defence Forces, wi...



Real Estate | Waves Modern Affordable Homes In Kampala Now Selling

Real Estate — It is time to get yourself your own home in Uganda. Aqeeq (U) Ltd. was established to deliver the best value for money in the housing sector. Our dream is to give every Ugandan the opportunity to own their h...


Daily Monitor | Hurry up and lease your own land! Mengo is onto something on this one — By Daniel K. Kalinaki

By Daniel K. Kalinaki — Plans by the Buganda Land Board to offer 49-year leases over land it manages on behalf of the kingdom have sparked widespread fury. In Bunyoro, the government plans to cancel a land title given to ...



Open Letter to UCC | Sim-card Registration Deadline — Do Ugandans Living In Diaspora Really Matter?

Dear Uganda Communication Commission, On April 11, 2017 the Commission, directed that all SIM cards be verified and validated against the National Identification and Registration Authority database using the National Identifica...



Opinion | Are Ugandans lazy? By Dr. Ian Clarke‏

By Dr. Ian Clarke — The World Economic Forum has rated Uganda’s labour productivity among the bottom 25, out of 144 countries over the past five years. Also, the Global Competitiveness Report 2014 indicated that Uganda ...


Al Jazeera Special | Africa’s former child soldiers used as cheap labour in Iraq and Afghanistan

Former child soldiers from Sierra Leone and Uganda are being used as cheap labour for operations in Iraq and Afghanisatan, according to a new documentary on Al Jazeera. Child Soldiers Reloaded features interviews with several o...



Events | African Dream Initiative To Recognize Phiona Mutesi at The Dream Big Awards Gala Dinner – New York

DREAM BIG — An Evening Dedicated to Fulfilling Dreams of Education and Opportunity for East African Students June 14, 2017, 7pm (VIP 6:15pm) Chadbourne & Parke LLP 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY On June 14 ...


UN | The New Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations, Amb. Adonia Ayebare Presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations, Adonia Ayebare, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today. Prior to his latest appointment, Mr. Ayebare was the Senior Advis...



The Timeless Concert | Fifteen years later, Limit X still got it

By Andrew Kaggwa — In 1982, despite widespread insecurity in Kampala, it didn’t stop them from enjoying life within their means. Apparently one of the places to be was Chez Johnson, a high-end nightclub that was just op...



Opinion | Uganda – Nothing to Sell but Museveni Is Looking for Foreign Markets By Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda

Opinion — Our great brother revolutionary leader Gen Yoweri Museveni and his dear wife Janet Kataaha who is also minister of education and sports were in Qatar last week. They were accompanied by, among others, their in-l...


Q&A | President Museveni Talks to Al Jazeera | A five times-elected dictator?

He’s ruled Uganda for 31 years. With five presidential terms in office, Yoweri Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of speech, human rights, allegations of nepotism, and even the killing of Ugandan c...






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