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UGANDA: Weaning Karamoja off food aid

KAMPALA,  (IRIN) – Uganda’s arid northeastern Karamoja region has been dependent on food aid for decades, but new programmes by the government and its partners aim to bring an end to the cycle of relief and see the...


Uganda deploys air force to pursue militants in Somalia

By Elias Biryabarema | KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s military, which forms the backbone of the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia, has deployed an air force contingent to reinforce troops who hope to ...



Don’t Miss the 24th UNAA Convention in Philadelphia, PA, Aug 31st – Sept 2nd

Don’t Miss the 24th UNAA Convention in Philadelphia, PA from August 31st to  Sept 2nd, Labor day Weekend ~ Theme: Declaration of Profitable, Philanthropic and Progressive independence. To register for the Convention visi...



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...



US Military Involvement in Uganda Yields Mixed Results

By Hillary Heuler, VOA ~ KAMPALA — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Uganda Friday to talk with President Yoweri Museveni about regional security and American-Ugandan military cooperation. Hillary Heuler reports...



Ebola outbreak suspected among Uganda prisoners

By David McKenzie, CNN ~ Kagadi, Uganda (CNN) — The hospital at the center of an Ebola outbreak in Uganda is now dealing with 30 suspected cases, including five from Kibaale prison, Dr. Dan Kyamanywa said Thursday. Three...


New York Times | In Uganda, an AIDS Success Story Comes Undone

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s sharp reduction of its AIDS rate has long been hailed as a Cinderella success story, inspiring a wave of aid programs and public health strategies to fight the disease across the developing world....



Hillary Rodham Clinton flew from Senegal to Uganda & South Sudan ~ Urges Reconciliation with North

By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press, JUBA, South Sudan August 2, 2012 (AP) ~ U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday urged leaders of South Sudan and their counterparts in the north to quickly reach agreements on o...


Photos & Video: Don’t Miss the Miss Uganda UK 2012 Event

For Miss Uganda UK queen we are searching for a natural, pleasant, young lady to represent the community. PROMOTING BEAUTY, DESCENT & CULTURE!!! A bevy of intelligent beauties will battle it out for the title of Miss Uganda...



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...



AP: DRC Conflict ~ Congo Rebels Wearing Ugandan Army Fatigues?

Uganda denies that Ugandan soldiers are fighting alongside Congolese army deserters mounting Congo’s latest rebellion but says it is investigating reports that some Congolese rebels are wearing Ugandan army uniforms. Army...


Dr. Scott Kellermann is the WINNER in the West Region for Volunteer of the Year for the 4th Annual CLASSY Awards!

Dr. Scott Kellermann is the WINNER in the West Region for Volunteer of the Year for the 4th Annual CLASSY Awards! Many, many thanks to all who voted and spread the word in support of this tremendous honor. Next a judges’ ...



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...



Luo Cultural Group Photos ~ Ugandans Preparing for London 2012 Olympics

By Richard A. Cunningham, UK Dispatch |  The London 2012 OLympic has begun with 5 days left to the event, the Olympic Torch arrived in the London Borough of Newham where hundreds and thousands came to celebrate. The Lwo Cultur...


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...


Michael Kiwanuka’s Texas Triumph

By Dave DiMartino | The New Now ~ There’s an interesting scenario that often emerges as a hypothetical talent gauge these days, especially when so much contemporary music emerges via studio and electronic means: Take a pe...



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...



Ug@50 | UK Ugandans Join the Celebrations to Mark 50 years of Independence

As Uganda celebrates 50yrs of Independence, Ugandans in UK and Europe are not to be left out. Arrangements for Ug@50,UK, the biggest Ugandan independence celebration in the Diaspora yet, are underway for the celebration event t...






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