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The Weekly Observer | Uganda Electoral Reforms — How MPs Voted!

After three months of public consultations and a final heated debate on Tuesday, August 11, Parliament voted 277 to six to pass the controversial Constitution (amendment) Bill 2015. Key amendments included one on article 83 (1)...



Former UIA Executive Director, Dr. Maggie Kigozi, survives violent attack

The former executive director of the Uganda Investment Authority Dr. Maggie Kigozi was hospitalized, following an attack by two thugs who broke into her home in Rubaga in Kampala.  Dr. Maggie Kigozi and her cousin Brenda Bag...



Opinion | Uganda will need another transition by Moses Khisa

Weekly Observer — Last week, a leading member of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) told me he fully agrees that the country has gone ‘astray and needs to be redirected’. This view is held by Ugandans acros...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | May 2015 | Let’s Protect Workers Rights

Dear Readers, It’s May the month we celebrate International Labor Day (the US being a notable exception). But for some retired civil servants back home in Uganda the day served more as a time of reflection if not lamenta...



Opinion | Al-Shabaab Already Defeated – Article by President Museveni

The most atrocious, criminal, cowardly and monstrous attacks by Al-Shabaab against soft and innocent targets such as shoppers in a Shopping Mall, young students in a University or football fans watching the World Cup matches at...



Weekend Sunrise tv | Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi is a Sydney Based Cardiologist running for President of Uganda

Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi is a Sydney based Cardiologist running for President of Uganda. He joins Weekend Sunrise News team in Australia to explain why?


Leader of Opposition | Parliament Graft Now Official – Wafula Oguttu

Written by Deo Walusimbi — To Wafula Oguttu, the leader of opposition in parliament (LOP), corruption in the august House has taken on an official tagline. Oguttu said in an April 2 interview at his LOP office that offic...



UN Dispatch | Chairman INEC Prof. Attahiru Jega – The Real Hero of The Nigerian Elections

Earlier this week, history was made in Nigeria. The country’s first ever democratic transition of power between an incumbent president and a challenger took place through what is largely recognized as a free and fair election...


Daily Monitor | Museveni gives away Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium to Investor

President Museveni has directed the Ministry of Education and Sports to handover Nakivubo stadium to an investor for redevelopment. In a March 2 letter to Education minister Jessica Alupo, the President said he was endorsing th...



Opinion | Museveni Politics of Deception Laundered Clean by Elections – By Moses Khisa

Weekly Observer — On Wednesday The Observer published a detailed, but by no means exhaustive, list of President Museveni’s election pledges over the last three election cycles. Only a few have materialized. Whereas it i...



CNN Feature: Young minds, bright future: Robotics revolution hits Ugandan classrooms

Ugandan Inspiration worth Sharing ~ FundiBots, Founded by a fellow Ugandan Innovator, Solomon King Benge ~ By Alex Court, for CNN | (CNN) Building and programing a robot from scratch may sound like an impossible task to most pr...


New Book | Daniel Kalinaki – “Kizza Besigye and Uganda’s Unfinished Revolution” – A Three Part Serialization

One morning in late February 1981, Besigye was preparing to fly to Nairobi to buy stethoscopes for sale to the growing number of private health facilities in Kampala. Although committed to the medical profession, he was ever qu...



Don’t Miss!! “Beneath the Lies” TV series, Created by Nana Kagga Macpherson, Premieres Dec 17th, Urban TV

Ugandan Diaspora News Review | A fellow Ugandan Film maker who made her mark in the Diaspora through her acting and directing has embarked on a new storytelling journey in Uganda. From the Creator and Director of “The Lif...



NTV Mobi is a revolutionary interactive mobile TV application for watching live TV broadcasted by NTV Uganda

NTV Mobi is a revolutionary interactive mobile TV application for watching live TV broadcasted by NTV Uganda. NTV Mobi is a free application, and also the usage of the service is free, except for individual services or transact...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | December 2014 | Happy Holidays

Greetings Folks and welcome to December, The month that marks the Christmas shopping season for those here in the Northern Hemisphere starts on Black Friday, as the day after Thanksgiving (the last Thursday of November) is refe...



Opinion | Desire Luzinda | Those Photos!!! By guest writer Arthur Katabalwa Mwenkanya

Last week we were going on about the physical attributes of Leah Kalanguka, Miss Uganda 2014. By the way I met her last Friday evening. Don’t believe the hype; Meet her in person then you will all swallow your tongues. Sh...


Ugandan Diaspora Fashion | Joe Malaika Fashion Designs, Second Edition of Exces Dela Mode Fashion show

Highlights from the Second Edition of the Exces Dela Mode Fashion show held Saturday October 25th 2014, at the Holiday Inn Express, Somervile, Massachusetts. The Fashion show Featured desired Joe Malaika Fashion collections and...



A Picture Diary | The Lake Victoria Serena Resort — A world away from the city

Styled to replicate the lines of a classically rustic Roman villa, which might just as easily stand amid the sunflowers of the Tuscan Hills, as on the shores of Africa’s largest lake, Lake Victoria Serena Resort is the la...



Part 2 ~ Kampala Festival 2014 | The Annual Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Carnival In Pictures

The annual Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Carnival or Kampala Festival as its commonly known, was held on Sunday 5th October 2014 ~ Kampala City Festival provides a platform for us to celebrate a lot about Kampala and ma...


Kenya | Uhuru Kenyatta Hands Over Office to His Deputy

The president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta handed over presidency to his deputy William Ruto temporarily. Uhuru Kenyatta is due to appear the ICC on Wednesday for war crimes during the after election violence in 2007 in which at le...






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