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Uganda Nordics VIP Convention 6th April to 8th April, 2012 Easter Cruise

Uganda on the Move-The Nordic Perspective ~ The Guest of Honor, H.E Vice  President of Uganda Edward Ssekandi Kiwanuka, will deliver a Key Note speech about the business perceptive of  Uganda’s past, present and Future. ...


Video Followup by Invisible Children ~ KONY 2012: Part II – Beyond Famous

KONY 2012: Part II — Beyond Famous offers a closer look at the LRA and explores the solutions put forward by leaders of the currently-affected areas of CAR, DRC, and South Sudan, where local communities continue to live u...



New Video by Invisible Children ~ KONY 2012: Part II – Beyond Famous

By Dylan Stableford | The Envoy ~ Invisible Children, the organization behind the viral smash hit “Kony 2012” video, released the sequel on Thursday. Like the original, half-hour documentary, this 20-minute film ti...



Yahoo Says It Plans to Cut Another 2,000 Jobs

By NICOLE PERLROTH – New York Times. Published: April 4, 2012 ~ SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo said on Wednesday that it would lay off 2,000 employees, or about 14 percent of its work force, in the latest in a string of failed e...


Activists For Change (A4C) Pressure Group Outlawed In Uganda

Source – The New Vision, Statement from the Inspector General of Police. UNLAWFUL SOCIETIES ORDER “Under section 56(2)(c) of the Penal Code Act, Cap.120, Attorney General Hon. Peter Nyombi today (Wednesday the 4th of Ap...



Opinion Piece | Andrew Mwenda on the Lessons from Kony 2012

Source – The Uganda Independent News Magazine, Article by Andrew Mwenda How the documentary projects a picture of helplessness and how we can use its marketing lessons to portray a better one The dust has now settled on t...



Flash Back Denver | Send Money Directly to Uganda through Western Union and MTN – A Mobile Money Service

Western Union (NYSE:WU), a leader in global money transfer and payment services launched its cross-border money transfer service using just their mobile phones to Uganda on March 28th. This partnership service between western u...


Malawi’s President bows to pressure from populace to scrape First Lady’s Pay

Mtheto Lungu, AfricaNews reporter in Lilongwe, Malawi Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika this has finally bowed down to civil society organizations’ (CSOs) pressure to scrape the First Lady’s pay from government co...



VIDEO: MTN Mobile money partners with Western Union – NTV News

Western Union has announced a money transfer partnership with MTN uganda in a move viewed to signify the growing relevance, and in equal measure, the challenge of the mobile based money transfer service to the traditional servi...


African Union to Make Push Against LRA Rebels in CAR

New York Times – By JOSH KRON KAMPALA, Uganda — The African Union announced Friday that it would launch a new regional military operation against the Lord’s Resistance Army, the vicious Ugandan rebel group that has be...



Western Union, MTN Announce Launch of Mobile Money Transfer Service in Uganda; Provides 9,000 Branded Mobile Phones

Press release – The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) and MTN Group (JSE: MTN) today announced the launch of a mobile money transfer service in Uganda, allowing MTN customers to send and receive money across borders using ...



Counting down To The Canada-Uganda Business and Social Convention 2012 (HD) Click link for video

Counting Down To The Uganda -Canadian Business and Social Convention 2012 (HD)


Invisible Children Planned Town Hall Meet – Cancelled

Because Invisible Children wants to engage Ugandan and Central African diaspora members in the most constructive format possible we are postponing our scheduled meeting for Saturday March 31st to a later date to be determined. ...



A Turbulence-Free Election in Senegal – Wade Defeated At Own Polling Station

By ADAM NOSSITER – New York Times DAKAR, Senegal — The elderly president of this West African nation conceded defeat after elections here on Sunday, a rare example of a prompt and peaceful political turnover in a region...



Uganda Tries to Counter Harsh Image in Kony 2012 Web Video

New York Times – By JOSH KRON KAMPALA, Uganda — In its own way, Uganda is trying to claim its moment in an unfortunate spotlight. A video posted online this month, “Kony 2012,” which is trying to call attention to t...


African Diaspora | The Spirit Of The Diaspora Extravaganza – A Multi Cultural Celebration

Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Atlas Performing Arts Center, African Diaspora for Change is having the event of the year: The Spirit of the Diaspora Extravaganza. If you attended our Inaugural Ball, you won’t want to miss this....



Obama Nominates Jim Yong Kim To Head The World Bank

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will nominate Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank, a surprise pick for the international financial institution’s top job, senior administration officials s...


Huge ‘Stop Kony’ Film campaign takes over the web, what are your thoughts?

By HLNtv.com Staff ~ Rarely does a 27-minute documentary on an alleged Ugandan war criminal became a “viral hit.” The average YouTube attention span typically lasts only long enough to see the cat finally swat away the bal...



Witnesses describe apocalyptic scenes after Congo Weapons Explosion

Stunned residents of Congo’s capital surveyed damage caused bydeadly blasts at a weapons depot Sunday that levelled homes, destroyed military barracks and blew out windows in aneighbouring city. “I experienced...



Wildlife Conservation Challenges in Uganda ~ Poaching in Focus

Uganda Wildlife Authority acting executive director Dr. Andrew Seguya displays some the 162 kilograms of ivory and other animal products impounded while being smuggled, in the capital Kampala. Officials in Uganda say seized nea...


Katheryne Fuller, Aide to “The Amazing Race” Producer killed by drugs, fined in Uganda

Assistant producer Katheryne Fuller of the U.S. television show “The Amazing Race” is assisted by Brad Nathanson (L), a private South African investigator, and her father Steward Fuller (R), as she departs the court...






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