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Inspiration

Bill Gates | Three Things I’ve Learned From Warren Buffett

By Bill Gates — I’m looking forward to sharing posts from time to time about things I’ve learned in my career at Microsoft and the Gates Foundation. (I also post frequently on my blog.) Last month, I went to Omaha for...


Forbes | The Seven Success Principles of Steve Jobs

As we kick off the New Year, leaders, entrepreneurs and business owners are looking for new and innovative ways to grow their brands. Who better to turn to than one of the most innovative leaders of our time—Apple CEO Steve J...



The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu today welcomed Pupils from Osbaldwick Primary School, who Completed the First Session of Young Leaders Award

The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu today welcomed pupils from Osbaldwick Primary School who will complete the Key Stage 2 Young Leaders Award in 2013.  Osbaldwick Primary School Completed the First Session of Young Leaders...



Winnie Byanyima, a Ugandan, has been appointed to lead Oxfam International

Winifred (Winnie) Byanyima, a grass-roots activist, human rights advocate, senior international public servant, and world recognized expert on women’s rights, has been appointed Executive Director of Oxfam International – a...


Christmas Devotion | The Real Meaning Of Christmas

It’s that time of year again. December has come and with it all the joys of Christmas. But what is the real meaning of Christmas? Is it the gifts under the tree, the lights in the windows, the cards in the mail, turkey di...



From slum life to Disney film: Ugandan Phiona Mutesi, Female Teen Chess star ‘the ultimate underdog’

(CNN) — She grew up in one of the poorest spots on earth. She couldn’t read or write. As a child, she scrounged for food each day for herself, her mother, and her brother. But a chance encounter with a chess coach ...



Uganda launches Uganda@50 jubilee song, “Yoga Yoga.”

The Government Wednesday launched an official jubilee song titled “Yoga yoga Uganda” at the Independence monument in Kampala. Uganda’s world music icon, Richard Kaweesa, through his Spirit of Africa group officially laun...


A CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL | EXODUS – IN THE IGWE LIVE CHARITY CONCERT – KAMPALA SERENA CONFERENCE CENTRE

By Ronnie Mayanja – It was about 12 years ago when I set out to start a REVOLUTION of sorts in the Body of Christ. Then I was demonised by some church goers because as a youth member growing up at then KPC now Watoto Chur...



Press Release | Ugandan Advocate for HIV/AIDS Orphans Named a 2012 CNN Hero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Okemos, Michigan – June 22nd, 2012. CNN Heroes are “Everyday People Changing the World,” people who are making extraordinary contributions to those in need. Twesigye Jackson Kaguri has been named a 2...


Uganda Team at the Parade of Nations, London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Uganda’s flag bearer Ganzi Mugula holds the national flag as he leads the contingent in the athletes parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Mike B...



Video: Ugandan student makes a billion shillings through mobile apps

Twenty-two-year-old Ugandan IT student Abdu Sekalala has made a fortune from mobile apps, benefiting from Africa’s fast-growing telecoms market. Hayley Platt reports:  



Ugandans On The Move | Zalikah Kimera Mukiibi is admitted to the California State Bar

On June 6, 2012 at a ceremony held at the Sheraton Anaheim Hotel, Anaheim, California and presided over by Associate Justice Raymond Ikola and Justice Kathleen O’Leary a Ugandan lawyer Zalikah Kimera Mukiibi was admitted to...


Golden Boy Promotions Presents Sharif Bogere A.K.A Lion Warrior Another Ugandan on the Rise!

A captain of the Ugandan national team and five-time African champion as an amateur, 21-year old Sharif “The Lion” Bogere now looks to follow in the footsteps of countrymen Ayub Kalule, Kassim Ouma, John Mugabi, and Corneli...



Diaspora Nuptials | Highlights of Rev. Frank Mwebesa’s Pre-Wedding Kasiki In Boston – June 23rd 2012

Rev. Frank Mwebesa of the World Youth Mission based out of Waltham, Massachusetts will next weekend be joined in holy matrimony with Drusilla his fiancee. The couple held their Pre- Wedding Kasiki last Saturday at waltham’...



Another Uganda Twesigye Jackson Kaguri Makes The Nomination To The 2012 CNN Heroes!

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was born and raised in Uganda in the small village of Nyakagyezi. At a very young age he demonstrated an unquenchable desire to learn, which led him to study at and graduate from Makerere University in K...


New York Times | Michael Kiwanuka – The Wanderer Who Still Searches for Home

New York Times : Soothing, swaying tunes hold despair and a quest for faith in the songs of Michael Kiwanuka, who performed at the Highline Ballroom on Wednesday night. Mr. Kiwanuka, the English son of Ugandan parents, can easi...



Part II Photo Gallery | Uganda Martyrs Day Reception – At The Burlington Marriott Hotel.

It was a night of great entertainment, glamour, Busutis, Kanzus and a sumptuous dinner following the Uganda’s Martyrs Day Church Celebration. In a break with tradition, this year’s reception saw a more orderly atmo...


Part I Photo Gallery | Uganda Martyrs Remembered In Boston – Chief Celebrant Bishop Egidio Nkaijanabwo of Kasese Diocese

The annual Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations were held on Sunday June 3rd 2012 in Boston at St. Mary’s Church in Waltham under the theme: ‘May they all be one’ and was quoted from the book of John 17:21. This ye...



Ugandan Diaspora Fashion Scene ~ Meet UK Based Designer, Linda Mirembe Nakimbugwe

Thanks for allowing us to share in your Art and Design experience. Tell us a little about your self Linda: Background: I have always loved everything fashion, it was the Hat making course that I took that made me realise what I...



Meet The First Ugandan-American PhD Female Environmental Scientist In Dallas – Dr. Sala Senkayi

Reported By: Rev. Joseph William Kamugisha, Ronnie Mayanja  and the UNAA Times News Team Hurst, TX. Email: jokaruka@hotmail.com Tel: 817.500.6147 Every parent’s dream is to see their kids grow up and graduate from col...


WATOTO SINGS AT THE QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE – UK

Watoto performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant last night (9th May 2012). The children were honoured and excited to be part of the celebrations at this historical event at Windsor Castle, in honour of Queen Elizabeth...






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