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Maama Irene Gleeson Laid To Rest In Australia As Ugandans Remember Her Contribution In Northern Uganda

Up to 10,000 people have attended a memorial service in Uganda to celebrate the life of an Australian woman who cared for a generation of children traumatised by war. Irene Gleeson dedicated more than 20 years of her life to he...


Orbituary | Uganda Mourns The Passing of Maama Irene Gleeson — Founder The Irene Gleeson Foundation of Northern Uganda

News Flash  —  Sunday Morning July 21st 2013 Ugandan Diaspora News learnt with deep sorrow the passing of Maama Irene Gleeson who has been battling Cancer for quite sometime in Australia. She and Exodus one of her adopt...



Opinion | Madonna and Africa’s ‘Celebrity Saviors’

Editor’s note: Andrew M. Mwenda is managing editor of Ugandan news magazine The Independent. He has also been named one of Foreign Policy magazine ‘s top 100 Global Thinkers, and is a former TED speaker. (CNN) ̵...



Capt. Lukiah Mulumba, UASCRF, to hold First Annual Sickle Cell Conference, July 11th 2013, Kampala, Uganda

Capt. Lukiah Mulumba of Uganda American Sickle Cell Rescue Fund (UASCRF) in Conjuction with Mariam Ndagire and BMK Group will hold the First Annual Sickle Cell Conference. Graciously Hosted by Hotel Africana on July 11th 2013, ...


Invisible Children | And the KONY 2012 Campaign | One Year Later |

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Today was the one year anniversary of our Kony2012 launch. The film reached 100 million views in 6 days, but more importantly the campaign was a catalyst for major international action that has resu...



Empowering African Women through Design ~ Raven + Lily: Ethiopian Women Artisans turn Bullets to Beads

Check out this amazing and inspirational video of Ethiopian women Artisans turning  Bullets into Beads. Featuring amazing pictures from Esther Havens Photography, this video shows the story of how the Raven + Lily jewelry is m...



Jackson Kaguri Ugandan CNN HERO 2012 | Founder Of The Nyaka AIDS Foundation – Watch The All Star Tribute LIVE Sunday Dec 2nd on CNN 9ET/6PT

Huffington Post — According to UNICEF estimates, 1.2 million children in Uganda have lost a parent to an AIDS-related illness. One man is dedicating himself to making the lives of those children better. CNN Hero Jackson ...


Charity Walk | Rose’ Journey to raise Funds for the Hope Ward at IHK – October 5th and 6th, Dallas Fort Worth, Tx.

In 1989, as a young girl, Rose Nanyonga was forced to leave her family’s village in Uganda. She was alone and, as a female in Uganda without family protection, she had little hope. At the root of her forced departure was a co...



Super Wealthy People Giving to Africa and the Rest of the World ~ Forbes Photographs ‘Titans of Philanthropy’

By Claudine Zap | Yahoo! Finance ~ Would you want to be remembered most for the money you made or the money you gave away? These 12 “Titans of Philanthropy,” who grace the cover of Forbes magazine for its 30th ...


A CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL | EXODUS – IN THE IGWE LIVE CHARITY CONCERT – KAMPALA SERENA CONFERENCE CENTRE

By Ronnie Mayanja – It was about 12 years ago when I set out to start a REVOLUTION of sorts in the Body of Christ. Then I was demonised by some church goers because as a youth member growing up at then KPC now Watoto Chur...



UGANDA: Weaning Karamoja off food aid

KAMPALA,  (IRIN) – Uganda’s arid northeastern Karamoja region has been dependent on food aid for decades, but new programmes by the government and its partners aim to bring an end to the cycle of relief and see the...



Press Release | Ugandan Advocate for HIV/AIDS Orphans Named a 2012 CNN Hero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Okemos, Michigan – June 22nd, 2012. CNN Heroes are “Everyday People Changing the World,” people who are making extraordinary contributions to those in need. Twesigye Jackson Kaguri has been named a 2...


Charity News | An Encounter with the Builders Without Borders President and CEO

By Ronnie Mayanja – Last week I returned to Uganda and had the rare opportunity to sit next to an interesting gentlemen whose passion is to provide for less privileged members of society. Because we had 13 hour flight ahe...



By Chelsea Clinton , NBC News: ‘Building Tomorrow’ – one school at a time in Uganda

By Chelsea Clinton , NBC News ~  KAMPALA, Uganda – The Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita, about an hour outside of Uganda’s capital city of Kampala, is an amazing example of what can be accomplished when local communitie...



Dr. Scott Kellermann is the WINNER in the West Region for Volunteer of the Year for the 4th Annual CLASSY Awards!

Dr. Scott Kellermann is the WINNER in the West Region for Volunteer of the Year for the 4th Annual CLASSY Awards! Many, many thanks to all who voted and spread the word in support of this tremendous honor. Next a judges’ ...


“Grace Villa” ~ A New Home for Girls in Uganda, by Ruth Bahika

Grace Villa is about that choice we have. We can either accept conditions as they are, or take responsibility for making a difference. I believe that while reading and math are important, what matters even more is what kind of ...



Dr. Scott Kellermann has dedicated his life to the Ugandan Batwa Pygmies: Helping them move From Poverty to Self-Sufficiency

Dr. Scott Kellermann has been selected out of 2400 nominees as a U.S. Western Region Top 5 Finalist for the 4th Annual CLASSY Awards. The CLASSY Awards Ceremony is the largest philanthropic recognition ceremony in the U.S., cel...


Another Uganda Twesigye Jackson Kaguri Makes The Nomination To The 2012 CNN Heroes!

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was born and raised in Uganda in the small village of Nyakagyezi. At a very young age he demonstrated an unquenchable desire to learn, which led him to study at and graduate from Makerere University in K...



World Sickle Cell Day Commemorated in Uganda – Sponsored by UASCRF

The world celebrated International Sickle Cell Day on June 19th 2012, however in Uganda these celebrations were held on Saturday June 16th 2012 at Mulago Hospital sickle cell clinic. The celebrations in Uganda were organised...



WATOTO SINGS AT THE QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE – UK

Watoto performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant last night (9th May 2012). The children were honoured and excited to be part of the celebrations at this historical event at Windsor Castle, in honour of Queen Elizabeth...


David Cameron, Bob Russel, Political whisky raises cash for Ugandan school

Daily Gazette ~ A BOTTLE of whisky signed by Britain’s three biggest political leaders has raised more than £400 for a school’s charity fund. Pupils at Colchester County High School for Girls are trying to raise £10,000 t...






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