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A South African Music Experience by Ugandan Reggae Artist, Mc Norman, real names Mutebi Norman

Born to Mr. Eddy Ganja, a Ugandan music legend, Soloist and vocalist with the Afrigo band, Mc Norman real names Mutebi Norman, at the age of 12 started off his music career in Afrigo band working with Joanita Kawalya and Peters...


Ugandan Lady Golfer, Lakareber Abe, almost becomes the first black female individual champion in USGA history

While the golf world is celebrating Tiger Woods’ 79th Victory today in Ohio at the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone Invitational, we as Ugandans need to be Celebrating a Ugandan lady Golfer who almost made a mark on ...



Miss Africa contestant, Linah Keza, found stabbed to death next to her crying daughter as police arrest a man over her murder

By SIMON TOMLINSON | DailyMail ~ A young model was found stabbed to death with her three-year old-daughter ‘crying next to her in a pool of blood’, friends said today. The body of Linah Keza, 29, understood to have ...



Two African Development Bank projects in Uganda and Côte d’Ivoire receive US Treasury Awards for Development Impact

Two outstanding African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) initiatives, based in Uganda and Côte d’Ivoire, received Development Impact Honors on Thursday, July 25 from the US Treasury Department in an awards cerem...


Ugandan Diaspora Artists ~ P Ssozi’s New Music Video, “U Rocking My World”

P Ssozi, also known as Patrick Ssozi, a Boston Based, Ugandan artist, has released an Official music video for his Song “U Rocking My World”. Patrick continues to get better and better as he releases one hit after a...



A Nigerian Website has Ranked Gayaza and Namilyango among the top 100 Best Secondary Schools in Africa

A Nigerian Website has Ranked Gayaza High School, Namilyango College, Rainbow International School Uganda, and Lincoln International School Uganda, among the top 100 Best Secondary Schools in Africa ~ without knowing the criter...



U.S. tells Rwanda to immediately end support for M23 rebels

(Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday called on Rwanda to end support for M23 rebels in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, saying there was evidence Rwandan military officials were involved. “We call upon ...


Obama to launch Major Initiative to Curb Wildlife trafficking in Africa

President Obama will launch a new initiative in Tanzania on Monday aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking, according to White House officials. Using his executive authority, Obama will convene a Cabinet-level task for...



Uganda’s Skateboarding Scene ~ Big Air in Kampala

By Julie Bosman, NYTIMES ~ Before Jack Mubiru, a father of the skateboarding scene in Uganda, could build a half-pipe in his native Kampala in 2006, he had to avoid paying a construction fee, so he fabricated a story about bui...


New York Times: Senegal Cheers Its President for Standing Up to Obama on Same-Sex Marriage

By ADAM NOSSITER, DAKAR, Senegal — In Senegal, never mind about same-sex marriage: gay men and lesbians are abused by the police, beaten and sometimes tortured, with impunity. They are threatened by mobs, mocked on the front ...



India Dispatch | Videocon Case Against Three Ugandan Citizens [Musumba/Mawanda/Magoola] Quashed By India’s Supreme Court

The right to life and liberty, enshrined under Article 21 of the Constitution, is available even to foreign nationals, the Supreme Court observed on Wednesday and quashed an FIR registered by the Maharashtra government against ...



The Guardian | Ugandan Police Make Arrests At Protest Over Seizure of The Monitor Newspaper Premises

Ugandan police arrested at least two activists and used teargas to disperse others protesting against the government’s seizure of a newspaper that published an army general’s letter about an alleged plot for the pre...


Al Jazeera | General Sejusa Reportedly Hiding In London Says Reports

A Ugandan general who leaked a letter alleging an assassination plot against army officers opposed to the president’s son succeeding his father as leader has requested the protection of British police. David Sejusa, a spy...



DR Congo | UN Secretary-General Hails Regional Accord As ‘Best Chance For Peace In years

UN News Center — 23 May 2013 – Arriving today in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged all the leaders of Africa’s Great Lakes region to throw their...



Obama At Morehouse College | Black Men Cannot Use Racism As a Crutch – Commencement Speech Full Text.

Hello, Morehouse! Thank you Dr. Wilson, the Board of Trustees; Congressman Cedric Richmond and Sanford Bishop – both proud alumni of this school; Congressman Hank Johnson and the great John Lewis; Mayor Reed, and all the memb...


Statement by the White House Press Secretary on President Obama’s Travel to Africa

President Obama and the First Lady look forward to traveling to Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania from June 26 – July 3.  The President will reinforce the importance that the United States places on our deep and growi...



BET Awards 2013 | Uganda’s Radio & Weasel Nominated In The Best International Act – Africa, Category

Check out the full list of nominees. Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Beyoncé Tamar Braxton Alicia Keys Rihanna Elle Varner Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Chris Brown Bruno Mars Miguel Justin Timberlake Usher Best Group Macklemore...


Japan Dispatch ~ Ugandan singer detained, arrested at Tokyo International Airport

Iryn Update — Following the news that Ugandan singer Iryn Namubiru has been arrested and continues to be held after her arrival in Tokyo at the Narita International Airport, the International Police in the African country...



Ugandan Artists ~ Navio’s New Music Video, “leka kwenyumiriza” remixes old skool Ugandan beats with street smart rhymes

Brand New Music Video from NAVIO ~ Navio’s “leka kwenyumiriza” remixes old skool Ugandan beats with street smart rhymes to create a major anthem! The video features Girls & Whips in Africa, cars, guest art...



“Called to serve” – Speech by HRH The Nnabagereka (Buganda Queen) Sylvia Nagginda Luswata at TEDxEuston

“The Role of Culture in solving Africa’s Problems is the summation of the Story of My Life ~ An Ordinary Girl, who married a traditional King, the Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom, and became a Queen.” ~ HRH The Nnab...


Ugandan Born Fashion Designer, Linda Mirembe, to Showcase in London, UK

The Uganda High Commission in London ~ Ms Linda Mirembe who founded the award-winning LinmiR Millinery two years ago will be launching her very first commercial ready-to-wear LinmiR Olivia Headband as well as showcasing the en...






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