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Diaspora Dispatch

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...


MTN WebPhone App For Diaspora | Make Calls to Uganda From Anywhere In the World at Local Rates

Make Calls to Uganda from anywhere in the world at local rates MTN introduces WebPhone app for smartphones, easing international calls to Uganda Customers need to sign up for the service prior to travelling Kampala, Uganda: ...



Opinion | Letter From a Kampala Friend | Beware of the dark world of the Internet – By Muniini K. Mulera In Toronto

Dear Tingasiga: Social media like Facebook and WhatsApp are valuable tools for communication of positive and constructive information.  However, they are also dangerous forums through which cowards and small-minded people merc...



Daily Monitor | Uganda’s New York Embassy in Shs.3 Billion (USD$1 Million) Property Storm

Daily Monitor — A plan by Uganda’s New York Mission to buy a new house as an alternative official residence for the country’s Permanent Representative to the UN, has sparked queries over its cost and justification. Th...


Daily Monitor | Uganda Government planning for ‘nkuba kyeyos’- Nduggu Rugunda

Lusaka — The Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, has said government is no longer wooing Ugandans in the Diaspora (locally known as nkuba kyeyos) to return home, but is instead recognizing their contribution of improvin...



Mail & Guardian Africa | The 15 new things you didn’t know about America’s African-born population

Where Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa rule The United States government every year conducts its well-watched American Community Survey (ACS), culling demographic, social and economic data from millions of a...



Uganda Independence Boston | The Power of the Ugandan Diaspora in the Uganda of Today — By Mrs Peace Sseninde

On Saturday October 11th 2014 the Ugandan community in Boston commemorated their 52nd Independence day celebrations in Waltham. The event organised by Radio Uganda Boston together with Multi Professional Consultants started off...


The Washington Post | Oregon’s first lady in a green-card marriage scam to Ethiopian teen

A few years ago, Oregon’s first lady, Cylvia Hayes, shared her rags-to-riches journey — from her dilapidated childhood home in Washington state, to a tent on government land in Oregon, to the governor’s mansion, where she...



Dallas Dispatch | President Museveni Meets Ugandan and Texas Business Community

Uganda’s President H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni arrived in Dallas yesterday to attend a trade and investment forum organised by Ugandans in Dallas. While in Texas the President met with the Texas business community. During ...


Denver Dispatch | The Uganda Lacrosse Team in The World Lacrosse Championships In Colorado

Kampala, Uganda – New York, NY — The non-profit organization, Fields of Growth International, in partnership with the Uganda Lacrosse Union announced and fulfilled plans to bring Team Uganda to the 2014 FIL World Championsh...



Dallas Dispatch | King Iguru of Bunyoro Kingdom Appoints Luo Texas Businessman New Kingdom Ambassador to USA

Dallas Dispatch — The Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom, Solomon Gafabusa Iguru, has appointed a Ugandan-American businessman the new Ambassador of the Kingdom in the United States of America. Mr. Marvin Apira, 43, a Texa...



Linda Kemigisha | Will She be the first Ugandan Ice Skating Olympian?

Highlights: Finalist in the senior bronze category at the Alberta/Northwest Territories/Nunavut STARSkate & Adult Championships (2014) Attained a Red Cross level 9 in swimming (2014) Finalist in the junior bronze category a...


UK Dispatch | The Ethiopian Airlines African Cup of Nations UK Kicks Off Saturday May 31st to 14th June 2014

The African Nations Cup UK is an African football competition contested by both the youth and adult men from African communities based in the UK. The first of a kind in Europe this competition has now grown into an annual fiest...



A Diaspora Success Story | How Dr. Samuel Muwanguzi Overcame Blindness to Attain Higher Academic Excellence

Dallas Dispatch — Attainment of an academic qualification, including a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) may be considered ordinary and a logically achievable milestone to progressively hardworking, determined, and smart in...



Africa’s Secret Weapon – The Diaspora. By Amini Kajunju, Special to CNN

Editor’s note: A native of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Amini Kajunju is the first African woman to ever serve at the helm of The Africa-America Institute, the oldest nonprofit organization of its kind in the United ...


Tap Magazine | Fred Zink, The Unsung Hero Of Uganda’s Diaspora Entertainment

“If in the last 10 years the Ugandan music industry was in the 50th position, now move it to 3rd. That’s how far it has come. There are now a multitude of talented artists and a vibrant positive competitive atmosphere in Ug...



Boston Dispatch | Former Ugandan Vice President Gilbert Bukenya Tours The Diaspora To Sell His Presidential Bid For 2016

On October 21st 2013 in the former Vice President of Uganda and MP for Busiro South who has declared his intentions to run for the Presidency in 2016 was in Boston to sell his agenda to one of  the biggest constituency of Ugan...




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