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Remittances, NGOs help Uganda Shilling firm vs US Dollar

By Elias Biryabarema, KAMPALA (Reuters) – The Uganda shilling firmed against the dollar for the second straight session on Tuesday, as greenback inflows from charities, offshore investors and Ugandans living oversea...


Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | December 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | Greetings folks and welcome to last calender month of the year 2011. It’s International Aids Day and ofcourse a call to all of us for more responsible living. My second mont...



CARNEGIE HALL presents Ugandan Jazz Artist SOMI ~ Jamaica Performing Arts Center, Dec 1st

Jazzy singer-songwriter Somi will win you over with her warm smile and quiet, soulful voice that’s infused with the African spirit. The daughter of Rwandese and Ugandan parents, this Illinois-born chanteuse writes poetic lyri...



A heartfelt Thank You from the Katongole Family, to the Ugandan Diaspora Community

By Birungi Katongole ~ On behalf of the family of the Late Prof. Charles Katongole and Mrs. Jean Katongole siblings Kabalaya, Kaikara, Birungi, Kaliisa, Mugisa, Paula, Katusabe, Kagoro, we would like to express immense gratitud...


New York Times ~ Uganda’s Oil Could Be Gift That Becomes a Curse

By JOSH KRON, New York Times ~ Despite Ugandans’ dreams of industrialization, the country’s most lucrative export is coffee, and fish is second. Nearly 40 percent of the population survives on less than $1.25 a day, accordi...



VIDEO ~ Uganda’s Analog to Digital Video TV migration woes

Technocrats handling the digital migration process are concerned that the process is not moving according to plan, largely due to financial constraints. Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission Godfrey Mutabaz...



Kampala Property Market presentation by Judy R. Kyanda, MD, Knight Frank

Here is a presentation by the MD for Knight Frank at the recent East Africa Real Estate Investment-2011 Conference. Focus on East Africa, in conjunction with its strategic partners, is organising the East Africa Real Estate In...


Olivia and Paul Kim’s Story Featured in Sunday Vision ~ He Was Taken Too Soon

By Elizabeth Agiro,  SUNDA VISION, UGANDA ~ It is every girl’s dream to meet the man of her dreams and to be swept off her feet. Sometimes, the romance is short lived as for Olivia Kim. Her husband, Paul, was suddenly taken...



Xenson rolls out his Futuristic Past Fashion Show In Style!

By Ronnie Mayanja, Dispatch from Kampala, UNAA Times Online ~ If you asked me what I enjoy in my free time, fashion and design will always feature right up there. Some might even ask, how can a guy enjoy fashion and design?, b...


Photos ~ ‘Kampala City Yange’ Campaign Launched!

By Ronnie Mayanja, Dispatch from Kampala, UNAA Times Online ~ A campaign dubbed ‘Kampala City Yange’ was launched on 11.11.11 at 11am at Kampala Capital City Authority grounds by a group of young city activists advo...



Veterans Day Lessons: The Sheer Tragedy That Is War

By Doug Bandow, Contributor ~ FORBES ~ Another Veterans Day has passed. Tragically, Washington creates more veterans every day. American politicians are constantly going to war for no good reason. Special Forces to Uganda. What...



Uganda’s first electric car proves the potential of Africa’s universities

Posted by Richard M Kavuma, The Guardian ~ In an age of technological marvels, it may not be earth-stopping news that young engineers at Uganda’s Makerere University have made an electric car. But, as a university prof...


Mount Nyamulagira ~ Congo tourism promotes erupting volcano

(AP)  KINSHASA, Congo – A national park in Congo best known for its endangered mountain gorillas is now inviting tourists to go on overnight treks to see a volcano spurting fountains of lava nearly 1,000 feet into the ai...



Kampala IPCC Meeting ~ Regions must brace for weather extremes: UN climate panel

By Marlowe Hood | AFP ~ Southern Europe will be gripped by fierce heatwaves, drought in North Africa will be more common, and small island states face ruinous storm surges from rising seas, according to a report by UN clim...



Ugandan Giant’s wrestling career over ~ His True Identity Revealed, Not Ugandan

By TIM BAINES – Ottawa Sun ~ It looks like James Harris’ wrestling career is over. And it wasn’t his age, 61, that caught up with him. After terrorizing opponents for many years as Kamala The Ugandan Giant, Harris...


Uganda Shilling firms vs US Dollar, seen gaining more

By Elias Biryabarema | Reuters ~ KAMPALA (Reuters) – The Ugandan shilling edged higher against the dollar on Friday as tight shilling liquidity forced banks to unwind dollar positions to ensure their local currency holdin...



US Based Business Mogul and Entreprenuer Mr. Flex Kabuye Kawooya Introduces Fiancee In Style!

By Ronnie Mayanja, UNAA Times, Dispatch from Kampala ~ On Saturday November 4th, Kampala city came to a complete stand still when American based business mogul and entrepreneur Mr. Flex Kabuye Kawooya introduced his fiancee Pri...


FINAL FAREWELL TO THE DEPARTED JAMES KABONGE By Uncle Isaac Sebakijje

By Uncle Isaac Sebakijje ~ Dear friends, family, co-workers, We want to express our deepest gratitude to all of you who made this sad occasion a little more bearable. Your generous gifts of time, money, food, flowers and emoti...



DISCOVERY ~ Students build Uganda’s First Electric Car

Analysis by Jesse Emspak, DISCOVERY NEWS ~ Electric vehicle manufacturing isn’t limited to big countries with huge auto industries. At Makerere University in Uganda, a group of engineering students and their professors show...



Carlos the Jackal, Cold War terror chief, Raid on Entebbe Participant, on Trial

Washington Post ~ PARIS — Once among the world’s most feared masterminds of terror, the man known as Carlos the Jackal is now a graying convict who has been behind bars for 17 years. On Monday, he goes on trial for four dea...


Uganda to offer over 10,000 sq km for oil bids

By Ed Stoddard | CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Over 10,000 sq km with “high petroleum potential” has been relinquished in Uganda and will soon be available for relicencing along with unlicenced areas in acompetit...






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