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Business | U.S. Embassy in Uganda Leads Trade Mission to Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle

KAMPALA – As part of the U.S. government’s ongoing commitment to building trade and investment opportunities within Uganda, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac will lead a reverse trade mission to the Specialty Coffe...


“The Chi”| Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine – Guest Appearance On The Wendy Williams Show

Bio – Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine is a dual citizen of Uganda and America, working in the mediums of photography, theatre, film and television. Mwine appeared in Mira Nair’s QUEEN OF KATWE, opposite Lupita Nyong’o; BOO...



National Geographic | Eleven Lions Killed in Suspected Poison Attack – Queen Elizabeth National Park

By Jani Actman and Rachael Bale — Wildlife authorities found 11 lions dead from suspected poisoning in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park, in the southwest of of the country, on April 10. The dead lions, eight of th...



Charity | Lend a Hand Uganda – USA to host its 4th Annual “Night on the Nile” Fundraising Gala on April 26th in New York

New York, NY – On Thursday, April 26th, Lend a Hand Uganda – USA (LAHU – USA) will be hosting its fourth annual “Night on the Nile” fundraising gala at Kellogg’s NYC. This year’s theme will be “...



Money Transfer Q&A | Uganda Diaspora Exclusive with Dr. Ismail Ahmed Founder and CEO – WorldRemit

By Ronnie Mayanja — On Friday April 6th I had the rare opportunity for a sit down interview with a man who has revolutionized the remittance business and the way the diaspora sends and receives money globally — Dr. ...



Charity | Toronto Based Solome Nanvule – Founder and CEO of the Pelletier Teenage Mothers Foundation (PTMOF)

By Ronnie Mayanja — Meet Solome Nanvule – Founder and CEO of the Pelletier Teenage Mothers Foundation (PTMOF), a charity founded in memory of her late benefactor, Fr Raynald Pelletier, a French-Canadian mission...


Uganda Convention – Canada | Bernard Katende aka DJ Bernarzo To Feature a Silent Disco in Toronto

Bernard Katende aka DJ Bernarzo is a crowd puller in many clubs and events in Maine and the US at-large, He will be a featured guest DJ at the Uganda Canadian Business Expo and Convention in Toronto. Among the featured highligh...



New Inspirational Music | Charlie Wilson “I’m Blessed” (feat. T.I.) LIVE at Apollo Theater

“I’m Blessed” (feat. T.I.) I new God was with it I always use to pray Ah, my prayer was to ask God to not let the devil kill me out here While I was in the streets before I could get back But I said if you giv...


EACC | Cancer Treatment Facility to be Set up in Kenya Through Avistas Planning and The Texas Center for Proton Therapy Support

Cancer treatment facility finally to be constructed in Kenya courtesy of Kericho county Governor, Texas center for Proton Therapy, Council of Governors of Kenya, Avistas, and East Africa Chamber of Commerce.(EACC) INTERVIEW: Th...



Martyrs Day 2018 Edition | The Uganda Catholic Community of Boston (UCCB) Invitation – Main Celebrant, The Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda

THE UGANDAN CATHOLIC COMMUNITY IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BOSTON (UCCB) St. Mary Parish, 133 School St. Waltham, MA 02451 Date: March 27th, 2018 UGANDA MARTYRS DAY 2018 (UMD’18) Press/Media Release Dear community of believers, I g...



Voice of America | Cambridge Analytica Played Roles in Multiple African Elections

WASHINGTON — Long before its controversial roles in the 2016 Brexit vote and U.S. presidential election, Cambridge Analytica influenced elections in Africa. The data mining company, under fire for its alleged use of 50 millio...


Diaspora Bonds | Foresight Africa viewpoint – Debt by diaspora: Ties that bond

Editor’s Note: Below is a viewpoint from Chapter 2 of the Foresight Africa 2018 report, which explores six overarching themes that provide opportunities for Africa to overcome its obstacles and spur inclusive growth. Read...



Diaspora Events | Meet Hamza Rokon Muwanguzi Toronto Promoter and CEO – New Level Ent. Canada Convention Entertainment Co-chair

Hamza Rokon Muwanguzi, is a Toronto Promoter and CEO of New LeveL Entertainment which started in 2007. Nominated for Radio Kilimanjaro Best Promoter 2017 as part of the promotion for the ALL AFRICAN FEST he hosted acts like TEK...



Don’t Miss Canada Day | The Uganda-Canadian Business Expo and Convention – Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, June 30th – July 1st 2018

For Immediate Release — From Saturday June 30th to Sunday July 1st all roads will lead to the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel on 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9 as the Uganda Canadian Diaspora Community unveils t...


New Movie | Hollywood Comes to Uganda Again – Seven Days in Entebbe, Release Date: March 16th 2018

Release Date: March 16, 2018 – PG-13 | 1h 46m | Thriller — In 1976, an Air France flight out of Tel Aviv is taken over by two Palestinians and two German terrorists, Brigitte Kuhlmann (Rosamund Pike) and Wilfri...



Presidential Politics | Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga In Historic Meet At Harambee House – Friday 9th March

Mr Odinga’s full statement following the meeting. Fellow Kenyans, In the life of any nation, a time comes when the people and their leaders must audit the progress made towards the attainment of the goals and prayers laid...



The Observer | Museveni Fires Police Boss Kayihura, Security Minister Tumukunde

President Museveni has fired police boss Gen Kale Kayihura and security minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde. Gen Elly Tumwine has been appointed as the new minister of Security while Okoth Ochola is the new Inspector-General of Pol...



Box Office | “Motherland-Uganda” Behind the Scenes with Talking Film Crew of ‘The Black Panther Movie’

By Angelo Izama — With all the excitement about Black Panther, I caught up with Derrick Kibisi, founder and director of Talking Films. This is the Ugandan production house that worked on Disney’s Queen of Katwe and coor...


Inside Politics | NRM cadres want Tanga sacked over ‘abusing’ Lumumba

The infighting within the National Resistance Movement (NRM) leadership has attracted 15 district chairpersons and regional coordinators’ to call on party chairman President Yoweri Museveni to ‘take action’ against Tanga ...






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