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UNAA Impasse | Clarification on Recent Communication from Mr. Monday Atigo and The UNAA Board Of Trustees

January 19, 2018. Dear Mr. Atigo, I have received your letter dated 18 January 2018 in which you have stated that you have disbanded the UNAA Board of Trustees (BOT) effective immediately, because of an acrimonious stance causi...


UNAA By-Elections 2018 | Repeat Elections For UNAA President and South Pacific 2 Regional Representative – Processes and Procedures!

Voter eligibility — Any UNAA member who was in good standing, in accordance with the UNAA constitution, and had paid or renewed membership no later than 30 days prior to the Miami elections (i.e., by August 1, 2017),...



Contaminated Meat | How chemicals end up on your plate

The Observer — Last week’s crackdown on butchers and fishmongers accused of dousing their meats in inorganic salts and formalin, a preservative for dead bodies, to expand the meat’s shelf life, has resurrected old que...



Travel | Qatar Airways Brings its Award-Winning Qsuite To the U.S. Capital

Qatar Airways kicks off 2018 by introducing its innovative Qsuite on Washington, D.C. flights, making the city the second U.S. destination to offer the innovative new Business Class product. Qsuite features the industry’...


Power Outage | Kenya, Uganda in nationwide blackout

Kenya and Uganda were plunged into darkness on Tuesday evening after large parts of the two neighboring countries experienced power outage. Utility firms in the two nations said they were working to address the problem. “...



Twin Lakes Safari Lodge — The Hidden Gem on the Fringes of Queen Elizabeth National Park

By Ronnie Mayanja — Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) is the most visited of Uganda’s national parks and for good reason. If you plan on taking a safari it is a must see. The 52 crater lakes that surround the area on...



Diaspora Gala 2017 | Fashion designer Stella Atal flying Uganda’s flag higher!

Paris-based Ugandan fashion designer, Stella Atal, has dominated the industry for at least 10 years. A professional artist, painter and self-taught fashion designer, she describes her trade as “wearable art”.  “Profe...


Chess News | Pan-Am Team College Chess – Phiona Mutesi Guides Northwest University to Victory

Round three of the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships (Pan-Am) in Columbus,Ohio, ended on Thursday night, December 28th. As expected, the seven highest-rated teams have won every match thus far. There have be...



The Observer | Ba-summer mix business and pleasure at at Diaspora reunion

Ugandans living in the diaspora gathered at Kampala Serena hotel on 30th December Saturday evening to network and celebrate those that fly Uganda’s flag high wherever they live. Marking its seventh edition, the Diaspora Netwo...


Diaspora Real Estate | Brick by brick – How to achieve your dream of owning a home in Uganda.

One of the typical aspirations of Ugandans living in the Diaspora is to own a home in Uganda. The sad reality is that the high prices of homes, coupled with comparatively high mortgage rates impede the attainment of this dream....



Opinion | Age Limit, Finally Another Cycle Of Deception Is Over – What Next? — By Hussein Kyanjo

Opinion — Ugandans have just witnessed another example of elite craft against the people’s will. We have seen all main participants at different stages playing their role. We saw the decoy of a private member and hi...



Opinion | The president-for-life train is going full steam ahead in Uganda – By Charles Onyango-Obbo

In Summary — There are people who are laughing at this point, but one has to admit the genius of it. Museveni’s president-for-life quest is also his retirement plan, if that makes sense. Having played coy in the early s...


The Observer | Government Sued Over Age Limit Law

Even before President Museveni assents to the controversial age limit law passed by Parliament on Wednesday, a private citizen has today petitioned the Constitutional court challenging everything therein. The attorney general i...



Article 102b | Uganda Parliament Passes Age Limit Bill

Parliament has this afternoon approved a motion for the continuity of the controversial ‘age limit’ bill, which seeks to lift the cap on the Presidential age from the constitution.  A total of 317 MPs voted in ...



Age limit Debate | Tension, drama as MPs debate age limit Bill – The Observer

Tension, tempers, drama, insults and disorder dominated today’s plenary as an unprecedented number of legislators debated the controversial ‘presidential age limit’ Bill. The Bill presented to parliament by Ig...


HOME IS BEST | UIA PARTNERS WITH THE UGANDA DIASPORA NETWORK ON INVESTMENT PROMOTION

Uganda Investment Authority in partnership with Ugandan Diaspora Network will this year host the annual Home is Best Summit at the Diaspora Business breakfast meet at Kampala Serena Hotel. All Diaspora returning home and lookin...



New Music | A Christmas From Africa By Hum Kay

HUM KAY is a world class Artiste who has consistently struck the perfect balance between Art and functionality. This has earned him the respect of those looking for a polished piece of musical art as well as those seeking for a...


Uganda Investment Authority, Ugandan Diaspora Network and NBS Television Launch Event Diaspora Partnership

Uganda Investment Authority in conjunction with Uganda Diaspora Network and NBS Television held a press conference at NBS plaza in Kampala 14th December in which they unveiled a new partnership that will see the annual Diaspora...



The Observer | Age limit – NRM MPs blocked from leaving country, Kampala

The ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM) has blocked its members from leaving the country and Kampala city until after the age limit bill has been passed in Parliament. The largely unpopular bill seeks to have Artic...



Age Limit Referenda | Bwanika to go to court over electronic signatures

People’s Development Party president Abed Bwanika wants court to compel the Electoral Commission (EC) to grant him permission to collect electronic signatures calling for a referendum on presidential age limits. “We have wh...


International Criminal Court | Uganda’s Hon. Lady Justice Solomy Balungi Bossa elected ICC judge

Uganda nominated Court of Appeal, Hon. Lady Justice Solome Balungi Bossa as its candidate for the post of judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC) whose election is now official following 4 rounds of voting held in New Y...






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