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Life Stories

Proof of Heaven | Harvard Neurosurgeon Confirms The Afterlife Exists – The Sixth Sense

By Steven Bancarz| Do we have a soul? Is there life after death? The afterlife is something that has been experienced by countless people since recorded history who have returned to tell their tales, with the most noteworthy ac...


American samaritan comes to aid of Koome island, Hospital Built for the Remote Myende Landing in Uganda

Residents of the remote Miyende landing site on Koome island are a forgotten people. Koome is made up of 16 smaller islands and is located in Lake Victoria. The dirt roads which are impassable snake through thick forests and th...



Children’s Books | An African Adventure of Ugandan Princesses | Nkinzi and Namikka By Yvonne Senkandwa

JOURNALIST LAUNCHES DEBUT CHILDREN’S SERIES entitled: An African Adventure of Ugandan Princesses: Nkinzi and Namikka “Our names are Nkinzi and Namikka. In Uganda these names are only given to princesses. Our mommy is a Qu...



Denis Okema ~ A Ugandan refugee finds his family

By Sue Ann Rybak, Chestnut Hill Local, Philadelphia, PA, USA ~ It’s easy get lost in the hustle and bustle of the holiday. Recently, a story about one man and his struggle to survive, his unbreakable spirit of hope and an im...


Ugandan Diaspora Inspirational Series III | Joviah Nankumba’s Story From Humble Beginnings To A Promising US Attorney

The story of Joviah Nankumba another Ugandan who passed the Massachusetts Bar Exam to become a US Attorney is worth recorgnzing given her humble beginnings in Uganda. She tells of her journey from Uganda to Boston and how famil...



One by One Nyaka fundraiser, Thank You ~ By Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

By Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, http://www.nyakaschool.org | Your presence at the One by One Nyaka fundraiser at Ronny and Janis Simon’s home made such a remarkable impact on our students’ and grannies’ lives ~ thank you! ...



The Next Big Thing In America’s Woman Soccer League — Ugandan Born Otandeka Laki,17

Otandeka Laki, 17, started her career in elementary school playing for recreational teams in Marlboro Township. A winner of several trophies, Oti was selected to be part of the elite soccer development efforts championed by the...


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...



Big Brother Africa The Chase Is On – Season 8 | Uganda Representatives Unveiled, Denzel and LK4

Denzel is a radio and TV show host from Kampala. Asked to describe himself in 5 words, he says “I am very eccentric”. He says his best quality is his optimism and he likes a great sense of style and humour and open-mindedne...


Video Archive ~ Video showing Buganda King, Kabaka Muteesa II Speaking

Amazing Historical Footage: This is a rare video, probably one of the only videos that have lasted through the years, showing Bugandan King, his Majesty Kabaka Muteesa II. I have to admit I had only seen him in photos, but this...



Sweden | Married Ugandan Gay Men victims of ‘lottery’ asylum system

Two Ugandan men living in Sweden, who claim they are the first gay couple from their country to get married, may be separated once again after a lucky reunion following a decision by the Swedish Migration Board. Lawrence Kaala ...



Life’s Stories | Networking Has Worked Wonders for The UNAA president – Francis Senoga

By Ivan Okuda — For Francis Senoga, life has rotated around the axis of give and receive and not give to receive. After a two hour long interaction with the President Ugandan North American Association (UNAA) at Good Afri...


St. Peters Anglican Church of Uganda Annual Building Fundraiser Highlights and Pictures – Boston

On Sunday November 25th 2012 all roads led to the St.Peters Church of Uganda’s Fundraiser that was held at the Hellenic Centre, 50 Bigelow Ave, Watertown, Massachusetts at 4.00PM. The Fundraiser that has now become an ann...



Department of State | 2014 Green Card Diversity Visa Program Registration Begins Oct 2nd – Nov 3rd

Press  Release — The 2014 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2014) will open at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Tuesday, October 2, 2012, and will close at noon, EDT, Saturday, November 3, 2012. Applicants must submit...



Super Wealthy People Giving to Africa and the Rest of the World ~ Forbes Photographs ‘Titans of Philanthropy’

By Claudine Zap | Yahoo! Finance ~ Would you want to be remembered most for the money you made or the money you gave away? These 12 “Titans of Philanthropy,” who grace the cover of Forbes magazine for its 30th ...


In loving Memory of Stephen Blackie Gonsalves, Husband to our fellow Ugandan, Dorothy Musoke Gonsalves, and a great Advocate of the Batwa in Bwindi

Dear friends, Uganda has lost a great friend and loving Activist, Stephen Blackie Gonsalves: He was a great photographer and a committed advocate to helping the Batwa attain a better future, education and a path from poverty to...



Associated Press | Panama spoils Uganda’s debut at Little League World Series – Team Uganda Wins Hearts

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Win or lose, the Little League World Series team from Uganda has become a hometown favorite. The first team from Africa to advance to South Williamsport in the 66-year history of the tourney did fal...


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...



Diaspora Nuptials | Omulangira Kimbugwe Weds Priscila Kalibala In A Summer Showbiz Wedding – See Gallery Below

By Ronnie Mayanja – In what was another celebrity star-studded wedding affair Micheal Kalema Kimbugwe from the US was joined in holy matrimony to Ugandan songstress Priscilla Kalibala at St. Paul’s Cathedral,  Nami...



By Chelsea Clinton , NBC News: ‘Building Tomorrow’ – one school at a time in Uganda

By Chelsea Clinton , NBC News ~  KAMPALA, Uganda – The Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita, about an hour outside of Uganda’s capital city of Kampala, is an amazing example of what can be accomplished when local communitie...


Elly Wamala Tribute Concert Held In Boston With Guest Appearances By Spurgeon & Fiona Wamala

He was a Ugandan music legend whose musical career spanned more than 4 decades.  Elly Wamala, who died at 69 was remembered in a tribute concert organised by Touch N’ Soul Band in Boston on Sunday 29th 2012.  The Boston...






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