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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...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | October 2014 | The Big Story – Inside Uganda’s Political Posturing Ahead of 2016

Dear Folks, Welcome to fall which essentially means we are now 3 months to the end of 2014. This year for me has been perhaps the toughest and last month the most challenging. My beloved Mom lost her battle with cancer on 9th S...



Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, Chief of Defence Forces of the Uganda (UPDF) Inducted into US Army War College Hall of Fame

Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, Chief of Defence Forces of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), was recently inducted into the International Hall of Fame at the U.S. Army War College. The War College leadership, staff, facu...



Live and Work In The USA | DV-2016 Program – Online Registration Begins October 1st – November 3rd 2014

DV 2016 Program: Online registration for the DV 2016 Program will begin on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and will conclude on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Dayl...


Kampala Dispatch | The Club Megafest Highlights and Stage Photos As Witnessed In Nambole!

By Ronnie Mayanja — On Saturday September 20th I had the rare opportunity to be among the VIPs invited to attend the first Club – Megafest event that was supposed to be the biggest draw of the year at Nambole Stadiu...



Death Announcement ~ In Loving Memory of the Late Mrs. Aida Namukwaya Mayanja

It is with Sadness that we share the heartbreaking news that a Dear friend and Ugandan Diaspora News Editor, Ronnie Mayanja and his family have lost their loving Mother and only surviving parent, we kindly ask that you keep the...



Ngamba Island’s Conservation Partnership Month ~ Raise a voice for Environment and Chimpanzee Conservation

Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust ~ In order to increase partnerships and raise a voice for environment and chimpanzee conservation to the public in Uganda, we are organising a “Conservation Partnersh...


Eddy Kenzo wins the BEST NEW MUSIC ACT (Africa) Award at the Afro Australia Music & Movie Awards

Highlighting Ugandans Representing Uganda on a Global Stage: Eddy Kenzo won the BEST NEW MUSIC ACT (Africa) Award at the prestigious Afro Australia Music & Movie Awards in Sydney, Australia. Eddie’s star continues to...



Co-founder of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed in a U.S. military operation

(CNN) — Ahmed Godane, the co-founder of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed in a U.S. military operation, the Pentagon said Friday. “The U.S. military undertook operations against Godane on Sept. 1, whi...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | September 2014 | Will a Divided UNAA Endure?

Greetings From Kampala, It has been one roller coaster month for me here in Uganda as I have been in and out of hospital together with family members attending to my sick mother. We continue to request your prayers, especially ...



Her Royal Highness The Nabagereka Closes the 2014 Diaspora EKISAAKAATE in Toronto

Toronto — Bulungi Bwansi Canada ~  On Saturday, August 30th, Her Royal Highness, The Nabagereka of Buganda, officiated at the closure of the first Diaspora EKISAAKAATE kya Nabagereka. Her Royal highness empathized the need f...



Opinion By Charles Rwomushana | Mr President, can we return the old Uganda transport system?

Hullo Mr President, it is Charles Rwomushana on the line…On Monday, most of the population that doesn’t have private transport stayed home… and or walked to work. I have noted, Your Excellency, that traffic was he...


Photos from Day 2 ~ August 30th ~ UNAA Hyatt Convention 2014, San Diego

Here are some photos shared from Day 2 (Saturday, August 30th) of the UNAA Convention taking place in San Diego at the HYATT La Jolla Hotel ~ Covering some more arrivals, Vendors, UNAA Luncheon, Guest Speech by Uganda’s P...






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