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Hollande Ousts Sarkozy in French Presidential Election

New York Times ~ By STEVEN ERLANGER PARIS — François Hollande defeated President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday, becoming the first Socialist elected president of France since François Mitterrand. Mr. Hollande campaigned on a ge...


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...



Family Battle Offers Look Inside Lavish TBN TV Ministry – New york Times

New York Times ~By ERIK ECKHOLM NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — For 39 years, the Trinity Broadcasting Network has urged viewers to give generously and reap the Lord’s bounty in return. Multimedia A SIDE BUSINESS The theme park is ...



Announcing the Passing of Daniel Michael Mulumba – in Arizona

ANNOUNCING THE PASSING OF DANIEL MICHAEL MULUMBA It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of our son, father, brother, uncle, companion and friend Daniel Michael Mulumba. Daniel was born on August 26th 1962 in Mengo Ug...


Ahead of I.P.O., Facebook Sets Price Range at $28 to $35 a Share.

New York Times ~ After shying away from the public markets for years, Facebook is ready for its debut. On Thursday, Facebook set the estimated price for its initial public offering at $28 to $35 a share, according to a revised ...



UGANDA SET TO HOST 1ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

NILE’S DIASPORA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (NDIFF) www.ndiffest.org PRESS RELEASE UGANDA SET TO HOST 1ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Monday 30th April 2012, Kampala, Uganda: The 1st Nile’s Diaspora International Film Festi...



WTC’s Freedom Tower to rise higher than Empire State building – Will be the US tallest Building

By JOSH MARGOLIN – New York Post This is one rivalry with sky-high stakes. The owners of 1 World Trade Center — which will surpass the height of the Empire State Building today — are waging an all-out business war aga...


Joseph Kony hunt is proving difficult for U.S. troops – Washington Post

By Craig Whitlock, Washington Post OBO, Central African Republic — Six months after President Obama ordered 100 elite troops to help capture the messianic warlord Joseph Kony, U.S. military commanders said Sunday that they ha...



Canada-Uganda Business and Social Convention 2012 (Jun 29th – July 2nd)

This year (2012), Ugandans all over the world will celebrate the 50th anniversary of our nation’s independence. To capitalize on this momentous time in our history and the contributions of the Diaspora to Uganda’s e...


Another Ugandan Vacaville High School graduate Josh Kaddu drafted by Miami Dolphins

BY MATT MILLER/MMILLER@THEREPORTER.COM Josh Kaddu is taking his talents to South Beach. The hard-working and humble Vacaville High School graduate would never make such a bold statement like Miami Heat superstar LeBron James. S...



Don’t Miss The Uganda – Canadian Business & Social Convention ~ June 29 – July 2, 2012

Press Release | Canada Welcomes Ugandans! ~  Vancouver, Canada, June 29 to July 2, 2012, will see the first Uganda-Canada Business & Social Convention take place at the Sheraton Wall Center Hotel in the heart of downtown ...



CNN Video ~ Christiane Amanpour Interviews Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Here is a video from CNN of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni talking about Kony, homosexuality and 26 years in power with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.


A thank you note from the family of the late Catherine Mugisha who was laid to rest April 23rd in Mbarara, Uganda

A HUGE THANKS!!! Dear Fellow Ugandans, On behalf of the Mugisha family, Ms. Ruth Kobusingye and myself, would like to extend our sincere thanks to all those who answered the call to help return our dear friend Kathryn Mugisha t...



Delta Plane Monkeypox Scare: Passenger Blames Bed Bugs She Picked Up In Uganda

ABC News – By KATIE MOISSE (@katiemoisse) April 27, 2012 The rash that prompted a two-hour quarantine of a Delta plane in Chicago Thursday may have been the work of bed bugs, not the monkeypox virus health officials feare...



New York Times | Using U.S. Dollars, Zimbabwe Finds a Problem: No Change

New York Times ~ LYDIA POLGREEN. HARARE, Zimbabwe — When Zimbabweans say they are waiting for change, they are usually talking about politics. After all, the country has had the same leader since 1980. But these days, Robso...


Johnnie Carson | Examining the U.S Policy Responses to Joseph Kony in Uganda, DRC and CAR

Johnnie Carson Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee African Affairs Subcommittee Washington, DC Opening Statement Submitted April 18, 2012 Thank you very much. Let say, fi...



Armed struggle | Mamdani tells politicians to learn from Luwero – The Independent

BY ANDREW MWENDA AND MUBATSI A. HABATI ~  Leading political philosopher Mahmood Mamdani says the government’s ban on the political pressure group Activists for Change (A4C) is naïve and likely to drive opposition undergroun...


LA Times | Ugandans outraged after officer gropes opposition leader

LA Times | Outrage erupted in Uganda after a female opposition leader was groped by a police officer as she was pulled out of a car and arrested outside Kampala, the capital, en route to a banned protest. Footage of the Friday ...



Photo Gallery | Touch N’ Soul Band In Their Boston Easter Show – Dubbed Afrigo Express!

In what was an Afrigo reunion to remember the Touch N’ Band from Boston held their Easter show dubbed Afrigo Express that featured Afrigo legends like Deo Mukungu a Bass and lead vocalist from the UK. Other guests appeara...



Andrew Rugasira Talks to New York Times | Can Coffee Kick-Start an Economy?

By DANIEL BERGNER Published: April 6, 2012 When he set out to wedge his coffee onto supermarket shelves in England and America, Andrew Rugasira didn’t start by making phone calls from his home in Kampala, Uganda. He didn’t ...


Photo Highlights | Ttabamiruka Convention Fundraiser – Watertown, MA. 2012

On Saturday March 31st 2012 Ggwangamujje Boston held its TTABAMIRUKA Fundraising Dinner at St. James Armenian 465 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown 02472, from 7.00pm to 1.00am. The well attended event was part of an effort to ...






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