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Elections: Ronnie Mayanja, Hosting NTV’s “Decision Uganda, 2011”

Ugandan Presidential Elections: Ronnie Mayanja, Hosting NTV Talk Show, "Decision Uganda, 2011"


Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda returns to Glencoe Union Church

The Watoto Children’s Choir from Kampala, Uganda, will be singing and dancing at 7 p.m. March 8 at the Glencoe Union Church sanctuary, 263 Park Ave. in Glencoe. Following a year of traveling and performing throughout the ...



DRC: Mass rapes escalate in Fizi, South Kivu

KINSHASA, (IRIN) – More than 200 women, men and children have been treated for rape by the Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) since January 2011 in the Fizi region, South Kivu. While large-scale attacks on civilians, in whi...



Sylvia Owori Introduces Late Night Shopping In Kampala!

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | Sylvia Owori one of Uganda’s leading fashion icons, publisher, and entrepreneur launched a new phenomenon at her Garden City Shop called “Late Night Shopping” in what was a colorfu...


ICONWYPLA Awards | Nominate Women who have been an Inspiration to You

By Sheila Kinaheirwe | Program Assistant | The Icon Entrepreneurial and Transformational Leadership Awards, which are being held in commemoration of 100 years of International Women’s Day are scheduled for Monday 7th Marc...



EAST AFRICA: La Niña-induced drought “to affect millions”

(IRIN) – Since November, East African countries have registered serious drought conditions that are likely to worsen in coming months. According to data recently released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), th...



USA ~ Obama Congratulates President Museveni, Criticizes Voting Process

Obama ~ The United States applauds the people of Uganda for their participation in the February 18 presidential and parliamentary elections and congratulates President Yoweri Museveni on his reelection.


Uganda Elections 2011: Yoweri Museveni wins fresh term

BBC | Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of presidential elections, extending his 25 years in power. He took 68% of the vote in Friday’s poll, the Electoral Commission announced, with his challeng...



Photos from the Uganda Elections ~ Museveni has a commanding lead

By Ronnie Mayanja | Dispatch from Uganda ~ Here are some photos from the Uganda Presidential elections in which Museveni has a commanding lead with 68.71% of the Votes Counted. Museveni has 4,273,072 VOTES. Besigye 25.38%, with...


Ugandans vote in presidential election, Museveni in a Commanding Lead

By Tom Walsh | (CNN) ~ Ugandans voted Friday in a presidential election that could extend the term of the incumbent, who has been in power for 25 years. A new term would give President Yoweri Museveni five more years. This is t...



NTV-Uganda in a ground breaking Election Coverage – Uganda Decides 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Kampala, UGANDA ~ With their Slogan, Turning on your world, NTV Uganda is changing the way news is gathered in Uganda. With an election coverage that will be sure to win an award for the best election covera...



Why Uganda Will Need Election Funding Reform after the February Polls

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | On February 18th 2011 Ugandans are headed to the polls to elect a new leader in what pundits have now described as the most expensive election in Uganda’s history. The campa...


Elections Dispatch ~ Is Uganda Ripe For An Egyptian Type Uprising?

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | The recent events in North Africa and the debate that followed on various media outlets left me imagining about the possibility of a similar revolution in Uganda. Egypt and Uganda...



Ugandan leader stuns voters with robocalls

By Barry Malone ~ KAMPALA (Reuters) – Not many Ugandans expect a private audience with President Yoweri Museveni. Nor a phone call. So the ruling party’s so-called robocalling of voters has floored many ahead of Friday&...



Ugandan president says he may release rap album

By Barry Malone ~ KAMPALA (Reuters) | President Yoweri Museveni says he might release an album after a rap he performed became a smash hit on Uganda’s radio stations and in its nightclubs. “I was very happy with the...


Official: Series of blasts kill 20 in Tanzania

By Faith Karimi, CNN | A series of fiery blasts killed 20 people and injured dozens more at a military camp in Tanzania, authorities said early Thursday. At least 184 others were wounded in the blasts at an army base in the mai...



Uganda Presidential Elections 2011 – A Photo Essay, Campaign Trail

By Ronnie Mayanja | Dispatch from Kampala ~ Here are some snapshots of the Uganda Presidential Elections, featuring moments from the campaign trail of the 2 leading candidates, Kiiza Besigye and the incumbent, Yoweri Museveni. ...


Reuters ~ Uganda’s Museveni expected to win tight election

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Ugandans will vote in a presidential and parliamentary elections on Friday that President Yoweri Museveni is expected to win, despite a fierce challenge from third-time rival and former ally Kizza Besigye....



Ugandan Artist, Maurice Kirya Wins 2 Eworld Music Awards in Hollywood

By Solomon W. Jagwe | The 2011 eWorld Music Awards show aired live and direct from the legendary SIR Studios in the heart of Hollywood on Saturday, February 12th. It was an amazing evening full with an incredible array of high-...



Dispatch from Kampala ~ Uganda Presidential Elections Countdown

By Ronnie Mayanja | Dispatch from Kampala ~ Residents of Kampala are bracing themselves for the final week of campaigns as the Presidential candidates move into the city center in order to sell their campaign messages amidst de...


To be African or not to Be ~ Egypt’s Race Problem

By: Sunni M. Khalid | For too many Egyptians, sub-Saharan Africa is a stereotypical exotic land of thick jungles and masses of poor, starving and black-skinned savages. Because of my looks, my religion and my name, I have frequ...






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