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“Grace Villa” ~ A New Home for Girls in Uganda, by Ruth Bahika

Grace Villa is about that choice we have. We can either accept conditions as they are, or take responsibility for making a difference. I believe that while reading and math are important, what matters even more is what kind of ...


Uganda Housing | Woodstone Apartments, Mutungo Hill

MUTUNGO HILL ~ SERVICED APARTMENTS WoodStone Apartments located at Mutungo Hill, boasts of 4 no. fully furnished apartments (1 no. One bedroom, 2 no. Two bedroom and 1 no. Two bedroom – luxury option). Only 8 kilometres o...



Press Release | Ethiopian Airlines to Celebrate Inaugural Flight to Toronto – 16 July, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines will be hosting a ceremony on Monday July 16, 2012 at the VIP Salon of Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in celebration of its milestone inaugural flight to Toronto scheduled on the same day. The ceremon...



The Monitor Newspaper – Uganda needs strategic national Diaspora development policy

At least 10 per cent of Uganda’s population of 30 million live and work abroad. This translates into a formidable engine of direct foreign exchange remittances to lubricate the country’s development machinery. According to ...


BOSTON SUMMER SPLASH 2012 IN PICTURES – A RADIO UGANDA BOSTON EVENT

On Saturday July 7 Ugandans in Boston gathered at the Waltham common for the summer Splash organised by Radio Uganda Boston.This was the second event in what has now become an annual affair. Summer Splash is a day when the Ugan...



Photo gallery | The Uganda Canadian Business & Social Convention – A Recap of the 3 Days at the Sheraton Wall Center, Vancouver BC.

The Canada Day long weekend in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia is a now in the history books. But it was great to see Ugandans living in Canada congregated for what was dubbed the first Ugandan Canadian Business and Soc...



US – AFRICA Infrastructure Conference 2012 | Energy, Transportation, Water, ICT. Foundation for Economic Growth

  PLENARY I: “Infrastructure in Africa: Solutions for Growing Demands” In the Opening Plenary, “Infrastructure in Africa: Solutions for Growing Demands,” moderator Ambassador Robert Perry began the discussion by co...


Washington Post | 100 Missing and 18 Comfirmed Deaths in Uganda’s Mudslides.

BUDUDA, Uganda — Rescue workers equipped only with hand-held tools gave up their search Tuesday and waited for bulldozers to arrive to help find some 100 people who residents said were missing after landslides struck Uganda...



BBC | Uganda athletes blame Happy Science Religion For Failure to Qualify For Olympics

BBC News: Ugandan track event athletes have blamed their failure to qualify for the Olympics on the inferior track they were forced to use for time trials. These were supposed to be held at the national stadium but a double bo...


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’...



Washington Post | A power struggle breaks out in Uganda amid speculation over long-time leader’s future

KAMPALA, Uganda — The party of Uganda’s long-serving ruler appears to have split up into rival factions jostling for power in anticipation of the president’s possible exit, officials and analysts said Wednesday. They pred...



Five more Days To Vancouver – A message from Carol Magambo – Canada Convention Chair

Vancouver, British Columbia is gearing up to welcome everyone to the Uganda-Canada Business and Social Convention come June 29th to July 2nd. The first of its kind in this beautiful city, the Convention will be a smorgasbord of...


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...



World Sickle Cell Day Commemorated in Uganda – Sponsored by UASCRF

The world celebrated International Sickle Cell Day on June 19th 2012, however in Uganda these celebrations were held on Saturday June 16th 2012 at Mulago Hospital sickle cell clinic. The celebrations in Uganda were organised...



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...


UGANDA SET TO HOST FIRST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN DECEMBER

The 1st Nile’s Diaspora International Film Festival (NDIFF) will take place in December this year from the 8th to the 15th in Kampala. The event, to be held at Speke Resort Munyonyo, is set to attract film makers, producers, ...



Vancouver – A Travel Advisory To Those Planning To Attend The Canada Convention

Vancouver: A Travel Advisory Dennis Matanda My friend Mary Kawuma and I were having a Facebook chat a few months ago when she, excitedly, told me she was going to be in Vancouver this June 2012 for the Uganda Canadian Business ...


In Loving Memory | Pictures and letter of appreciation from Suzan Nabweteme’s family

Dear brothers and sisters in Diaspora, last April 2012, I approached you in desperate sorrow after learning the death of our sister Suzan Nabweteme. The inner strength and soldier fighter instinct in each of us to never give up...



New York Times | Desperate Ugandans Seek Makeshift Healers as Mysterious Illness Strikes Young

OJURU, Uganda — Haunted by a merciless and debilitating disease that doctors cannot cure, villagers in this remote enclave in northern Uganda have turned to traditional healers like Alfred Ojara. On a recent day, Mr. Ojara de...



Diaspora Infrastructure Development Workshop Coming To Dallas – In Less than Two Days!

On Saturday June 9th 2012 in the city of Hurst, Texas the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with the World bank will hold an outreach workshop aimed at identifying Diaspora infrastructural talent. Findings from this wo...


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...






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