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Inspiration

My Journey From A Ugandan Village To Harvard – The Huffington Post

By Akandwahano Dominic ~ The cool Friday morning when I got the news that I’d been admitted to Harvard College will always remain etched in my mind. I was both amazed and stunned. For a moment, I paused to think about my...


African Diaspora | The Spirit Of The Diaspora Extravaganza – A Multi Cultural Celebration

Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Atlas Performing Arts Center, African Diaspora for Change is having the event of the year: The Spirit of the Diaspora Extravaganza. If you attended our Inaugural Ball, you won’t want to miss this....



Ugandan Diaspora Events: Bethel Prayerline Ministries 2nd Anniversary, Sept 30th & Oct 1st

The organizing Committee for Bethel Prayer Line Ministries cordially invites you to their 2nd Anniversary due to take place on September 30th at 2:00pm and October 1st, 2011 at 10:00am. Venue: Sixth Presbyterian Church, 5413 16...



A Ugandan is Flight Director of Atlantis, Mission STS-135, Final Shuttle Flight after 30 Years

HOUSTON ~ NASA Flight Directors Kwatsi Alibaruho (KWAT-see Ah-lee-buh-roo-hoe) of Maywood, Ill., and Chris Edelen of Martinsville, Va., will support the scheduled launch of space shuttle Atlantis on its STS-135 mission, the fin...


Interview ~ A conversation with Kwatsi Alibaruho NASA’s first black flight Director

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times ~ The first time I ever heard of the name – Kwatsi Alibaruho, was when I picked up a copy of Ebony Magazine (one of the leading publications for African Americans in the USA) from a ...



UNESCO to name actor Forest Whitaker goodwill ambassador

PARIS (AFP) – Hollywood star and director Forest Whitaker is to be named goodwill ambassador for peace and reconciliation for the United Nations’ educational, scientific and cultural body, UNESCO said on Thursday. Whita...



Uganda: From child cattle raider to overgrown schoolboy

RENGEN, (AFP) – Simon Peter Lotia is not only more than twice the age and double the height of his fellow pupils at Rengen primary school in northeast Uganda, but he towers over most of his teachers as well. For many of t...


A Ugandan’s Journey to America, “The Road to US Citizenship”

By Jannet Lwanga | Ugandan Diaspora | Seated among the 600 immigrants from more than 20 countries at Worcester Mechanics Hall, Here I was, joined by other immigrants, clutching the American flag and reciting the Pledge of All...



“Where are the youth in all this?” | A Speech by Elly Karuhanga, at a recent youth leader’s conference

By Elly Karuhanga | Youth Leaders Conference | I am here today because I am seeking to be governed well in my old age and it’s my right to enjoy. When am with my children who are now adults, we talk about the future of our co...


University of Edinburgh 100th Anniversary, Justice Julia Sebutinde is to recieve a Honorary Degree

Justice Julia Sebutinde graduated from Makerere University in Uganda in 1977. In 1978 she obtained the Diploma in Legal Practice from the Kampala Law Development Centre. Later that year she started work in Uganda’s Minist...



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...






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