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Ssese Islands your Perfect Holiday Gate Away While In Uganda

By Ronnie Mayanja | UNAA Times Online | Ssese Islands is a composition of eighty-four islands in the northwest of Lake Victoria, Uganda, they also form what is today known as Kalangala District. About forty-three of the islands...


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

MIM Press Release, Phoenix, AZ, | Arizona’s own global superstar, platinum-recording artist Jordin Sparks will perform a benefit concert on Friday, April 29, to kick off the Musical Instrument Museum’s (MIM) monumental one-...



Mobile Money Transfers to M-PESA Subscribers in Kenya Now Available from Western Union Locations in 45 Countries, Territories

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., (BUSINESS WIRE) — Western Union (NYSE: WU) announced that consumers can now send money directly to the mobile “wallets” of Safaricom M-PESA subscribers in Kenya from 45 countries and territor...



M-Pesa goes global with Western Union

Kenyans living abroad can now send money to their relatives back home through Safaricom’s mobile money transfer service, M-Pesa. This is after Safaricom and Western Union signed an agreement, which enables Kenyans living in 4...


MSNBC: Uganda says would consider Gaddafi asylum

By Elias Biryabarema | Reuters | KAMPALA — Uganda would consider an asylum application from Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, as it would for anyone seeking refuge in the east African country, a minister said on Wednesday. Al Ar...



Regus Anticipates Exciting Opportunities in Fast-Growing Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda | Businesses to Benefit From Dynamic Expansion of Regus Network Into New Markets. A new Regus business centre in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, offers a valuable platform for businesses to explore revenue oppo...



Uganda seizes control of Libyan stake in telecom

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s government said on Tuesday it had seized control of Libya’s majority stake in Uganda Telecom to comply with U.N. sanctions. “We have exercised our oversight and regulatory ro...


Protesters in Uganda threaten to attack US, Western embassies for Libya; police shut them down

Washington Post | KAMPALA, Uganda — Police in Uganda say they stopped supporters of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi from marching toward and possibly attacking U.S. and other embassies in Kampala. A group of several hundred Afr...



Galiwango, Uganda’s First Animated Film screened at the African Film Festival in Sweden

By Solomon W. Jagwe (Director, Galiwango Animated Film), SWEDEN | www.galiwango.com | Shared experiences are the best, and this one is shaping up to be an awesome one that just can’t be kept under wraps. I would like to t...


The sweet and sad side of Uganda’s tourism sites

BY ELLA RYCHLEWSKI | The Independent | When my mother announced she was coming to visit Uganda, I went into a Google search on Ugandan tourism and started asking my acquaintances what we should not miss on our one week tour. Ou...



Oil agreement in Uganda to move production forward; Tullow, Heritage settle tax dispute

KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda’s government says it has signed an agreement with Tullow Oil PLC that will allow the development of oil and gas resources in the country to move forward. Minister of Energy Hilary Onek said ...



Uganda’s Child Soldier No More goes to Waiheke, New Zealand

By David Farrier | Waiheke Island resident Emily McDonald has been helping out in Uganda for years. At only 26 she’s already been there three times to help build houses and schools, and organised the rest of the island to he...


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 ...



A Photo Essay: Kony’s Children, Impact of a War

Photographs by Marcus Bleasdale, Article by Joe Bavier | For nearly a quarter century in central Africa, the Lord’s Resistance Army has run a merciless campaign of terror. Led by Joseph Kony, a former altar boy and self-style...


Charity ~ Jack Sauls is on a mission — to Uganda

By Steve Cahalan | Lacrosse Tribune | By day, Jack Sauls is an engineering manager for compressor design at Trane’s La Crosse manufacturing facilities. By night, the 62-year-old La Crosse man and several other area reside...



Helping To Build Uganda’s Future, One School At A Time

As an intern with the United Nations in the summer of 2004, George Srour was shocked to see primary school children in Uganda eager to learn, but attending classes under trees, or miles away from home. Back in the U.S., and one...


Uganda, Tullow Resolve Key Tax Dispute

By Nicholas Bariyo | RIGZONE | Tullow Oil and the Ugandan government have reached an understanding to resolve a tax dispute that should finally allow the company to proceed with long-delayed plans to bring Total and China Natio...



An Irishman, Dr. Ian Clarke, elected to office in Makindye, Uganda

By By Barry Malone | Reuters | Kampala ~ An Irish doctor, whose opponents mockingly referred to him as a white “ghost”, on Thursday became the first ever foreigner elected to political office in Uganda. Ian Clarke, 59, who ...



G-Way In a Night to Remember | Taking Gospel Music to a New Level!

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | On Saturday, 26th of February, I headed off to church after an invitation by a friend to attend a ‘Night 2 Remember’ worship experience at the Rubaga Miracle Center Cathedral. The event ...


The Tooke-Asia Promotional Dinner | Taking Matooke To The World

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | On Thursday,  24th of February, I was invited to attend a dinner at the Serena Hotel Conference Center. As I headed to the venue I was intrigued by the creative genius of some of the scientists beh...






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