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Gulf News | Uganda To Establish An Investment Promotions Office in Qatar

Gulf News — Uganda has proposed to establish an investment promotions office in Qatar to enhance trade and facilitate investment opportunities between the East African nation and Qatar, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni h...


Feature | Floods and landslides are not God’s will By Muniini K. Mulera

By Muniini K. Mulera In Toronto — After the dry season, the rains. That is how things worked in my childhood in Mparo, Rukiga, Kigyezi. The rains of Katumba (March) soaked the hills and mountains, with millions of liters ...



Death Annoucement | Owek. Jehoash Mayanja Nkangi Passes On — Below is The Tentative Program of His Final Journey

Here is the Program: Wednesday 8th March – State Memorial Service held at Namirembe Cathedral. Same day – Wake at his home in Ntinda Minsiter’s village Thursday 9th March, 8am – Funeral service at St. Lu...



ABC News | Mugabe’s wife says he could run in election ‘as a corpse’

Zimbabwe’s 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe should run “as a corpse” in next year’s election if he dies before the vote, his wife said Friday. Grace Mugabe accused some ruling ZANU-PF party officials ...


Daily Monitor | Museveni Appoints Dr Kiyonga Uganda’s Ambassador to China

By Job Bwire — President Museveni has appointed 37 new ambassadors, including former defence minister, Dr Chrispus Kiyonga who has been sent to China. Dr Kiyonga replaces Charles Wagidoso. According to a statement issued ...



Royal Events | The Kabaka To Host The Buganda Diaspora Day Event On 28th Dec 2016 At Lubiri, Mengo

Press Release — The Buganda Diaspora Day 2016 organized by the Buganda Government will be held on 28th December 2016 at 3pm in Lubiri Mengo. This year’s organizing committee Chairman is the Buganda Government Minis...



Al Jazeera | Eritrean refugees in Israel sent to Uganda and Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda – The sky was still an inky black when the flight from Cairo touched down at Entebbe Airport near Kampala, the capital of Uganda, one morning in mid-January, the fluorescent glow spilling from the small te...


LA Times | ‘You killed my brother!’ | Unarmed Ugandan man killed by El Cajon police was ‘mentally sick,’ sister says

  LA Times — Just moments after an African American man was shot and killed by El Cajon police Tuesday, his sister was captured in an eyewitness video as she wept and screamed at officers, saying she told authorities...



The Road to 2021 | Beti Kamya Promises to Campaign for Museveni in the Next General Election

Opposition party leader Betty Kamya, who is now the minister for Kampala, could have become the first senior political leader to openly campaign for another term for President Yoweri Museveni beyond 2021. Kamya told a meeting o...


UNRA | Uganda National Roads Authority – Kampala – Entebbe Expressway Takes Shape.

Kampala – Entebbe Expressway is slowly taking shape and will be a welcome addition to Uganda’s expanding road network. The four-lane toll highway under construction in the Central Region of Uganda.   The Kampala-E...



New Film | Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” featuring new footage and sound bites from David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o – Release Date 23rd September 2016!

Cast: David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga Director: Mira Nair                        Screenplay by: William Wheeler   Producers: Lydia Dean Pilcher, John Carls Executive Producers: Will...



Sudan Tribune | South Sudan says situation calm in Juba after deadly clashes claim 200 soldiers

July 10, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudanese government said it is in full control of the security situation in the national capital, Juba, after deadly clashes with opposition forces in and around the capital. Fighting erupted on S...


The First Ever Ugandan Royal Doll Collection ~ Debut of 18 Inch Dolls of Princess Nkinzi and Namikka, Crown Prince Wassajja

Ugandans Making a Difference in the Diaspora ~ Something truly awesome and exciting is coming to you fellow Ugandans in the Diaspora and back home in Uganda: Yvonne Senkandwa, an author and writer based in California, USA, has ...



Historic Visit | Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Remarks at the Ceremony Marking the 40th Anniversary of Operation Entebbe

Thank you, Mr. President, for your gracious invitation, your extraordinary friendship in hosting this ceremony. With your permission, sir, I’d like to say first a few words in Hebrew to my people back home, but also to th...



Observer Editorial | Democracy needs political parties engaged – (FDC’s Minority Leader)

The leadership of the Forum for Democratic Change, Uganda’s largest opposition political party, last week named its chiefs in parliament; among others, Kasese Woman MP Winfred Kiiza is leader of opposition, while Kira municip...


Animation | The Adventures of Nkoza & Nankya, Help Vote for us to Win a Mocap Suit

Please help VOTE for the Adventures of Nkoza and Nankya TV Series to Win a Perception Neuron Motion Capture Suit and $5000 Dollars, this will go a long way to help us complete the promotional episode and create even more storie...



The Observer | Amicus Curiae | ‘Why the hell are you befriending the court?’ By Prof. Joe Oloka-Onyango

In March, a group of law academics secured an amicus curiae (friends of court) status before the Supreme court rejected the petition in which Amama Mbabazi sought nullification of the President Museveni’s recent reelectio...


Deputy Speaker’s Race  | Nsereko warns Museveni on interfering with parliament

The Observer Report — Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko has advised President Museveni not to interfere in the management of issues in parliament. Speaking to NBS television on Monday, Nsereko urged Museveni to respect ...



BBC News Report | Western envoys in Uganda walk out of Museveni swearing-in

US, European and Canadian diplomats left abruptly when Mr Museveni made disparaging comments about the International Criminal Court (ICC). The US state department said they had also objected to the presence of Sudan’s Oma...



Politico | How to solve Africa’s ‘president-for-life’ problem

What’s happening in the Democratic Republic of Congo is scary. It’s also a chance to do the right thing. The Democratic Republic of Congo erupted in protest in recent weeks after its president, Joseph Kabila, refuse...


Daily Monitor | The story of three young women and why it’s Uganda, not Mulago, that needs saving By Daniel Kalinaki

Rosemary Nankabirwa would have been 38 this year. A beautiful, driven young woman, she died a year ago this week of adrenocortical carcinoma, or cancer of the adrenal cortex. Caroline Atuhirwe, 29, is fighting throat and lung ...






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