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Culture

Congratulations! ~ Gwanga Mujje DC Chapter crowns Josephine Nakato Kasozi as Miss Buganda DC 2018

The Gwanga Mujje DC Chapter crowned miss Josephine Nakato as the Miss Buganda DC 2018 Winner in a ceremony attended by Uganda’s Ambassador to Washington H.E. Mull Sebujja Katende. Congratulations to Josephine and all the ...


The First Ever Ugandan Royal Doll Collection ~ Debut of 18 Inch Dolls of Princess Nkinzi and Namikka, Crown Prince Wassajja

Ugandans Making a Difference in the Diaspora ~ Something truly awesome and exciting is coming to you fellow Ugandans in the Diaspora and back home in Uganda: Yvonne Senkandwa, an author and writer based in California, USA, has ...



The New York Times | Uganda – Supreme Court Bans Refunds of Bride Price

KAMPALA — Ugandan men can no longer demand a refund of the so-called bride price after divorce, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, in a landmark ruling campaigners said would make it easier for women to leave abusive relatio...



Her Royal Highness The Nabagereka Closes the 2014 Diaspora EKISAAKAATE in Toronto

Toronto — Bulungi Bwansi Canada ~  On Saturday, August 30th, Her Royal Highness, The Nabagereka of Buganda, officiated at the closure of the first Diaspora EKISAAKAATE kya Nabagereka. Her Royal highness empathized the need f...


Uganda bans miniskirts, pornography

KAMPALA – President Yoweri Museveni has signed a law which criminalizes indecency and promotion of pornography.  Henceforth, women have been forbidden from wearing clothes like miniskirts and cleavage-revealing blouses (...



Kwanjula | Susan Ethel Nakyanzi Introduces John William Mubeezi Kyambadde Saturday June 29th 2013 — Watertown, MA

Last year on Saturday June 29th 2013 Bostonians were treated to a rare Kiganda traditional Kwanjula/Introduction ceremony as John William Mubeezi a resident of West Palm Beach in Florida was introduced in a colorful ceremony by...



“Called to serve” – Speech by HRH The Nnabagereka (Buganda Queen) Sylvia Nagginda Luswata at TEDxEuston

“The Role of Culture in solving Africa’s Problems is the summation of the Story of My Life ~ An Ordinary Girl, who married a traditional King, the Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom, and became a Queen.” ~ HRH The Nnab...


Opinion: Anti-pornography bill ~ Uganda Parliament proposes ban on Miniskirts, Beyonce on TV

David Smith, Africa correspondent, The Guardian ~ Uganda is considering extraordinary measures against women’s rights that would lead to arrests for those wearing skirts above the knee in public. Anti-pornography bill wo...



Video Archive ~ Video showing Buganda King, Kabaka Muteesa II Speaking

Amazing Historical Footage: This is a rare video, probably one of the only videos that have lasted through the years, showing Bugandan King, his Majesty Kabaka Muteesa II. I have to admit I had only seen him in photos, but this...


The Guardian | George the Ugandan Poet – ‘Rappers Have So Much Power To Do Good And They Squander It’

George the Poet is the hottest name in spoken word. And his journey from tough London estate to university has convinced him that entertainers have a duty to educate young people George Mpanga looks faintly exhausted after our ...



Diaspora ~ Ugandans in South Africa, ZARI (Zarinah Tlale) Interview with SPORAH.

An Interview shedding some light into one of South Africa’s Most talked about Ugandan Business woman, Zarinah Tlale. Zari Opens Up Like I’ve Never Seen On The Sporah Show, I asked The Boss Lady the question I always...



Ttabamiruka Kampala Day One Photo Highlights – Conference Ended With Kabaka’s Call For Federal

The Buganda Conference dubbed (Ttabamiruka 2012) was held at Hotel Africana with a theme “Promoting Investment in Buganda and Uganda; Opportunities and Challenges”. Compared to the previous conferences this year the confer...


African Diaspora Tourism | African Renaissance Monument – A Colossal Heritage Symbol Despite Controversy

WRITTEN BY KITTY J. POPE –The African Renaissance Monument in Senegal is a magnificent, unprecedented world heritage site to behold. Taller than the Statue of Liberty and the largest statue in Africa, the 160-foot bronze ...



NORWAY DISPATCH ~ Ugandan Artist Herbie Skarbie Kawuma, Awarded exemplary “Price Net Model Award”

The Ministry of Children, Equality and social inclusion has awarded a Ugandan nationality by the names of Skarbie Kawuma as this year’s, Norway Youth Ambassador. “Price Net model is given to a person with an immigra...



BBC | Population Focus ~ With a 3% Yearly Increase, Can Uganda cope with three times as many people?

As Uganda marks the 50th anniversary of its independence from the UK, the BBC’s Catherine Byaruhanga looks forward to the country’s next 50 years – when the population is set to triple. The two midwives on dut...


October 13th Event Schedule ~ Ug@50,UK Program-Celebrating 50yrs of Uganda’s Independence

Organisers of Ug@50,UK; the events to celebrate 50yrs of Uganda’s independence in London, have confirmed more details about the October 13th event that will be held at The Hippodrome, Golders Green.  Below is the Official Sc...



Celebrating Ugandan Women Designers in the Diaspora ~ Meet Harriet Landess, Owner of Africancrab Knits & Crochets

As we celebrate Uganda’s Independence Day and 50 Year Golden Jubilee, this week we will be featuring Accomplishments by Ugandans from around the world. We chanced upon these exquisite knits designed by a fellow Ugandan, H...


UGANDA: Human trafficking drive needs rescuing, Diaspora Impact

KAMPALA, (IRIN) – Uganda set up a national human trafficking task force in April, but a national action plan to combat trafficking – originally due in June – could be delayed for months as officials take stock...



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...


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...







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