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A Study of Totems and Clans In Uganda, The Buganda Edition, Taga Art Exhibition

By Ronnie Mayanja | Kampala | A totem in Uganda’s context is a symbol that represents a group of people with common ancestral origin called the clan, this can either be an animal, bird, plant or fish. The idea behind a to...


Ugandans in SA want Zuma to decline inauguration invitation

The Ugandan community in South Africa is asking President Jacob Zuma to decline an invitation to President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration next week. The Ugandan Civil Alliance Network’s Stephen Twinoburyo said human rights ...



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. ̶...



Rock Stars Lend Their Sound To Ugandan Women Of The Voice Project

By DAN MACSAI | Gulu | A network of rock stars fuels the Voice Project and benefits the women of Uganda. Can viral videos help save war-torn Africa? That’s the question driving the Voice Project, a New York-based not-for-...


VIDEO: ‘Bouncing Cats’: The Story Of The Breakdance Project Uganda

Children in Uganda have seen, lost and experienced things that no one should ever be exposed to. A country ravaged by an 18-year-long conflict between the Government of Uganda and the rebel group The Lord’s Resistance, has se...



Dr. Kristen DeStigter, a Local radiologist brings ultrasound to Uganda

Burlington, Vermont | WCAX News | A Vermont doctor is making a difference half a world away. Worldwide a woman dies every minute from complications associated with pregnancy and labor. Dr. Kristen DeStigter is a radiologist at ...



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 ...


Ugandan Samite teaming with David Cullen for world music concert

By Susan L. Peé?a | Reading Eagle Correspondent | For the final presentation of Reading Area Community College’s 2010-2011 Downtown Performing Arts Series, Ugandan-American musician Samite Mulondo (who goes by the name S...



Invisible Children take message to Vernon students

VERNON – Roadies from the Invisible Children Organization hosted two assemblies at Vernon Township High School as part of their mission to heighten awareness of the tragedy of the children kidnapped in Uganda, and now the...


Reuters: Uganda gay activist woman wins major rights award

By Robert Evans | GENEVA (Reuters) – Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, founder of a gay rights movement in Uganda where as in many African countries homosexuality is illegal, has won a major international award for her work, it w...



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...



Ugandan girl’s joy – New bicycle from Hailsham charity

A TEENAGE GIRL from Uganda ‘shrieked with joy’ when she was given a new bike by a Hailsham charity. Tabitha Namataka aged 16, from Kabubbu in Uganda, was given the bicycle by The Quicken Trust with Southern Water. “It wil...


The Global Orphan Project Presents The Tour d’Uganda (TdU) Cycling Event

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Christian Newswire | The Global Orphan Project (GO Project) announces the Tour d’Uganda, 2012! Next January 7th through the 17th, twenty-one riders will bike more than 250 miles across the beautiful cou...



Ugandan Opposition Rejects Talks With Government on Accelerating Inflation

By Fred Ojambo | Bloomberg | Uganda’s main opposition group said it won’t take part in talks with the government scheduled for today over accelerating inflation until the authorities apologize for the arrest of one of its l...



Uganda, Kenya, other World leaders react to news of bin Laden’s death

(CNN) — World reaction poured in early Monday after President Barack Obama’s announcement that terror leader Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan. The United States put its diplomatic facilities around the world o...


Gaddafi’s Son, Saif al Arab, ‘Killed In Nato Air Strike’

(CNN) — One of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s sons — Saif al-Arab Gadhafi — was killed after a NATO airstrike, a spokesman for Libya’s government said Sunday at a press conference. Moammar Gadhafi...



Ugandan President Museveni Says Opposition Must Inform Police of Protests

By Eric Ombok and Fred Ojambo | Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said opposition leader Kizza Besigye, who has been hospitalized after being injured during his arrest this week, should inform the police about planned protests ...


Riots erupt in Uganda capital after brutal arrest of opposition politician; 1 dead, 64 wounded

Washington Post | KAMPALA, Uganda — Army troops and police fired live bullets at rioting demonstrators in downtown Kampala on Friday, the first time the Uganda’s growing protest movement had reached the country’s capital....



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...



A Ugandan’s Journey to America, “The Road to US Citizenship”

By Jannet Lwanga | Ugandan Diaspora | Seated among the 600 immigrants from more than 20 countries at Worcester Mechanics Hall, Here I was, joined by other immigrants, clutching the American flag and reciting the Pledge of All...


Police arrest, tear gas a top Ugandan opposition leader during 5th ‘walk to work’ protest

By Godfrey Olukya, The Associated Press | The Canadian Press | KAMPALA, Uganda – Police cracked open the window of Uganda’s top opposition leader and fired tear gas into his vehicle on Thursday during a fifth p...






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