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Events

MIM’s First Anniversary Weekend: Featured Jordin Sparks and Maurice Kirya

PHOTOS from MIM’s First Anniversary Weekend: The special Friday evening concert, titled “Jordin Sparks and Friends,” included performances by spoken-word artist and songwriter Marshall “Soulful” Jones, who has compose...


Ugandan’s in Boston Join Protests Against Government Human Rights Violations and Police Brutality!

READER OPINION PIECE: On Wednesday May 11th 2011 from 10:00am to 1:00pm a group of Ugandans in the Boston area congregated at Boston’s oldest city park ‘the Boston Common’ to protest human rights abuses meted ...



BNOW 2nd Annual Dinner Banquet, Featuring Dr. Ron Kenoly

Dear Friends, We are excited to invite you to BNOW’s 2nd Annual Dinner Banquet at the elegant Wellesley Country Club, featuring Dr. Ron Kenoly! Please R.S.V.P. by calling 617-953-5219 or e-mailing info@bnow2010.com. ̶...



Raid on Bin Laden Ranks with Entebbe Airport Battle

By Anthony Ventre | In military operations, plans are just as apt to go wrong as right. Desert One and Entebbe are military actions that come to mind as we watch the unfolding aftermath of Osama bin Laden’s sudden end in ...


ROY AFRIQUE & AfriQue Events Presents “CRUISE AFRIQUE ~ ALL WHITE EDITION”

ROY AFRIQUE & AfriQue Events Presents “CRUISE AFRIQUE ~ ALL WHITE EDITION” aboard the LUXURIOUS SPIRIT OF BOSTON) ~ MEMORIAL WEEKEND. SAT. MAY 28th. 2011 4 Levels of Entertainment::Cash Bar|21+ Proper ID Level 1...



William & Kate to be Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

LONDON (Reuters) ~ By Keith Weir and Michael Holden | Kate Middleton will be given the title Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge when she marries Britain’s Prince William on Friday, Buckingham Palace said in a sta...



Ugandan Diaspora at St. Peter’s Anglican Church of Uganda Celebrate Easter

In tradition with their cultural and religious beliefs, several Ugandans living in and around Boston congregated at various institutions of worship to celebrate the crucifixion and resurrection of our lord Jesus Christ. Service...


P Ssozi and Muvawala’s UNPLUGGED Concert & Comedy Show

By Ronnie Mayanja | UNAA Times Online | On Saturday 23rd April 2011, I saw a rare appearance of two talented individuals gracing a Boston stage. First came; Patrick Ssozi aka P Ssozi who was born in Masaka, a city in the south ...



New York Times: Ugandan Opposition Leader Wounded During Protest

By JOSH KRON | New York Times | KAMPALA, Uganda — A former presidential candidate and leading opposition figure was shot Thursday by the military police during a modest street demonstration over rising commodity prices here i...


W2W Day 2: Calm returns after Uganda clashes injure 57

KAMPALA (AFP) – Calm returned Friday to the several towns in Uganda affected by clashes between police and opposition supporters that left 57 people injured, officials said. Opposition supporters were protesting a rise in the...



Libya: African leaders set for key visit

BBC | A team of African leaders, headed by South African President Jacob Zuma, is heading for Libya this weekend on a key diplomatic mission. The five heads will visit both Tripoli and the rebel-held city of Benghazi to push fo...



A Cry For Our Beloved Capital City – Kampala’s Good, The Bad and the Ugly!

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | Founded years ago, Kampala was King Muteesa 1’s favorite hunting ground, that was made up of several hills and wetlands that were quite ideal for wild game hunting most especially a family of ...


International Women’s Day Commemorated at Emin Pasha Hotel, Kampala

By Ronnie Mayanja | Annually on 8th March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate their achievements. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women from all around the ...



Sylvia Owori Introduces Late Night Shopping In Kampala!

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | Sylvia Owori one of Uganda’s leading fashion icons, publisher, and entrepreneur launched a new phenomenon at her Garden City Shop called “Late Night Shopping” in what was a colorfu...



Southern Sudan government minister shot dead by driver in apparent family dispute

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Southern Sudanese government minister was shot dead by his personal driver on Wednesday, an army spokesman said. The driver then killed himself, said Col. Philip Aguer. The cause of the shooting was n...


Uganda police warn of election terrorist attack

KAMPALA (AFP) | Uganda has credible information that “terrorists” plan to attack the country on or immediately before its February 18 voting day, the police chief said in a statement Saturday. “We have recei...



INTERVIEW – Uganda opposition leader Besigye warns against unfair poll

By Barry Malone | ARUA, Uganda (Reuters) | Ugandans may try to overthrow long-standing President Yoweri Museveni with Tunisia and Egypt-style street protests if elections next month are not fair, the main opposition leader told...


Complete preliminary results show 99% vote to split in Southern Sudan

(CNN) | Nearly 99% of Southern Sudanese voted to split from the north, organizers reported Sunday, marking the first complete preliminary results. With 100% of votes counted, an overwhelming 98.83% voted to split, the Southern ...



An African/Arab Revolution ~ U.S. must choose sides in Egypt

(CNN) ~ By Blake Hounshell | This is the big one | For years, Egyptian demonstrators raged against Hosni Mubarak’s military regime, calling on their fellow citizens to take to the streets and oust the agents of their oppr...



Use of extrajudicial rendition in Uganda terror case sparks controversy

CS Monitor | The ongoing detention of nine Kenyans in Uganda in connection with a July 11 suicide bombing is raising concerns about the use of extrajudicial rendition in Africa as a tool to fight Islamic terrorism. They came fo...


Dispatch from Kampala | The Election Fever – Uganda Decides

By Ronnie Mayanja | UNAA Times Online | It has been about two weeks since I arrived back in Kampala and I must say this time I was greeted by alot of changes. The last time I was in Kampala was towards the end of February of la...






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