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WiMAX Networks Launched in Uganda and Mozambique

By Ian Mansfield ~ Foris Telecom, a mobile broadband Internet and applications service provider, has successfully launched its WiMAX network in Mozambique and Kampala, Uganda. The network, supplied by Alvarion, operating in the...


Photos From the Action-oriented Global Diaspora Forum Held At The State Department

The Secretary of State’s Office of Global Partnerships, in collaboration with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), organized an action-oriented Global Diaspora Forum he...



Global Diaspora Forum Opening: US Secretary of Sate, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton Speech

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State ~ Loy Henderson Auditorium, Washington, DC Remarks at the Opening of the Secretary’s Global Diaspora Forum “Well, this is so exciting for me to be up here looking out at al...



DENVER: University of Colorado Graduate finds purpose in Uganda

BOULDER – Walking back on the University of Colorado campus after being gone for three years was a culture shock that 23-year-old Andrea Pauline did not anticipate. The sight of Ray-Ban sunglasses and skinny jeans actuall...


British Police Warn Rwandan Dissidents of Threat

By JOSH KRON and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN | KAMPALA, Uganda — The British police have warned two outspoken Rwandan dissidents living in London that their lives are in danger because the Rwandan government may be plotting to kill the...



Uganda opposition leader stopped after encounter with police outside home

Washington Post | KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan police on Thursday stopped the country’s top opposition leader from participating in what authorities said could be a destructive protest march. Kizza Besigye said that shortly af...



VIDEO: Museveni sworn in for 4th official term

President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in for the fourth official term. Museveni took the oath before thousands of Ugandans joined by a dozen of African heads of state at Kololo grounds in the capital Kampala.


Ugandan Chimpanzees May Be Hunting Red Colobus Monkeys into Extinction

By John Platt | Red colobus monkeys in Uganda’s Kibale National Park are being hunted to extinction—by chimpanzees. According to a study published May 9 in the American Journal of Primatology, this is the first document...



Nigerian President Expresses Shock over Death at Museveni’s Inauguration

President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed shock over the reported death of a Ugandan as a result of protests during the swearing-in of President Yoweri Museveni. Jonathan, in a statement by his Senior Special Adviser on Media a...


Newly Elected Gwanga Mujje Boston Executive Holds First General Meeting

By Ronnie Mayanja | USA | The newly elected Gwanga Mujje executive convened a general meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Waltham, Sunday 15th May to discuss ways and means of how to grow the newly instituted Gwanga Mujje Bosto...



CNN ~ Inside Africa Video: Meet Ugandan Musician Maurice Kirya

CNN ~ Inside Africa Meet: Meet Musician Maurice Kirya as he brings some Ugandan soul to the Big Apple. Maurice Kirya is Radio France International’s “Best New African Artist” award winner. www.mauricekirya.com  



East Africa: Kenya’s Olympic marathon champ jumps to death

(CNN) — Olympic marathon gold medalist Samuel Wanjiru died early Monday from injuries sustained after jumping from the balcony of his Nyahururu home in central Kenya, a senior police official said. Wanjiru jumped from the...


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...



Amnesty International: NEW UGANDA GOVERNMENT MUST PRIORITISE IMPROVING HUMAN RIGHTS

Amnesty International: As President Yoweri Museveni forms his new government and begins his new term in office, Amnesty International is urging him to take steps to improve Uganda’s patchy human rights record. Amnesty Interna...



Green Card Lottery Redo: You’re getting a US visa! Oh, no, wait a minute

By MATTHEW LEE,  Associated Press | WASHINGTON – Jackpot!  Not so fast. For a few joyful days, more than 20,000 people around the world thought they literally had hit the lottery and won a chance to come and live legally ...


Statement by the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs on the “WALK TO WORK” Demonstrations

By Hon. Henry Oryem Okello ~ Your Excellencies, I warmly welcome you all to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to this briefing on the “Walk to Work” Demonstrations. Concern has been expressed about Police action in respon...



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 ...


Ugandan opposition leader, Besigye, returns home as President Museveni Is Sworn In

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has returned home a day after he was barred from boarding a flight from Kenya, and hours before president Yoweri Museveni was sworn into his fourth term. Massive crowds welcomed Besigye, ...



Denver hospital repairs heart of Ugandan child

By Colleen O’Connor | Denver Post | After spending three weeks in Denver, 20-month-old Deborah Kisakye is returning to her home in Uganda with the gift of new life. “It’s a miracle,” her mother, Mariam ...



Kenya deports British rights defender investigating illegal deportation of terror suspects

By Associated Press | NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says a British human rights investigator looking into the illegal deportations and detentions of terror suspects from Kenya to Uganda has herself been deported. Hassan ...


US Army Soldier, Spc. Paul J. Atim, a Ugandan, killed in Afghanistan

GREEN BAY – A Green Bay soldier was killed in Afghanistan, the Dept. of Defense said. Specialist Paul Atim did not grow up in the U.S., but he died serving it. He joined the Army in November of 2006. He spent April 2009 &...






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