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Editorial

Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | April 2013 | Spring Forward

Dear Readers, The time to “spring forward” has come for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, as we adjust our clocks, adding an hour of daylight to most people’s schedule. Originally conceived as a way to s...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | March 2013 | Happy Easter

Dear Readers, Greetings, The year 2013 is now in full gear and if you set yourself New Year’s resolutions, now is the time to reflect and see if you are still on course. Life happens, as they say, but I have determined to...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | February 2013 | Happy New Year!

Dear Readers, Greetings from Boston, I trust and hope that the year is off to a great start for each and every one of you, our readers. In Kampala, as you would imagine, it has been scorching hot with intermittent downpours in ...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | January 2013 | Happy New Year!

Dear Readers, It’s a new day and a new year. “The old has gone and behold the new has come”, as the Bible says in speaking about new beginnings. For those who peg their yearly plans to New Year’s resolut...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | December 2012 | Reflecting On Uganda’s Golden Jubilee — 2012 The Year That Was!

Dear Readers, Allow me to start by thanking the Almighty for his providence in 2012 (one month to go). But for Uganda’s government the year ends on a dissonant note, following the UN Report on the Democratic Republic of C...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | November 2012 | Election Test

Greetings from the US, It has been a whirlwind travel time for me this past month. I finally got back to the US from Uganda and was greeted by Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast. Perhaps the most interesting thing upon my return ...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | October 2012 | Uganda@50

Greetings From Kampala, On October 9th, 2012 Uganda will celebrate its Golden Jubilee. Festivities are currently under way to mark this fiftieth anniversary, putting our nation in the spotlight for the whole month of October. T...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | September 2012

Greetings From Kampala, It has been a whirlwind of a summer for me with trips to Dallas, Vancouver, Boston and now Kampala. I am truly grateful for the gift of good health to be able to do what I do because I enjoy it. UNAA Phi...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | August 2012

Greetings Folks, Hopefully you are managing to stay hydrated if you live in the Northern Hemisphere where the scorching temperatures have been keeping most of us indoors. In Uganda where I am located currently it’s been r...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | July 2012

Dear Readers, Welcome to July a month in which we commemorate the 234th independence anniversary of the United States of America. Watching Bebe Winans during his ‘America America’  Concert celebrating America’...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | June 2012

Dear Readers, After what I describe as a long sabbatical of working behind the scenes, we are finally back to resume our monthly Editorials. UNAA Times has been in transition to our new home “The Ugandan Diaspora News.&...



Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | February 2012

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, Ugandan Diaspora Times Online |  Dear Readers,  A “belated Happy New year!”, It’s a new day — UNAA Times is now in transition to the Ugandan Diaspora Times.  Apologies to a...


Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | December 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | Greetings folks and welcome to last calender month of the year 2011. It’s International Aids Day and ofcourse a call to all of us for more responsible living. My second mont...



Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | November 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | We are down to the eleventh month of the year 2011 and here in the Northeast it’s back to chillier, more inclement weather for yet another fall season. But what a news-packe...



Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | October 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | I have been thinking lately about what it means to celebrate 49 years of independence. While some of our neighbours, like Tanzania, are already half a century old, come October 9 ...


Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | September 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | The very first day of September finds me in the Mile high city of Denver where Ugandans are slowly converging for their 23rd annual UNAA convention starting Friday September 2nd a...



Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | August 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | Greetings from Kampala, August finds me in this dusty place we call home, I am loving the nostalgic sounds of a place dear to my heart. Considering that It was only a few months a...


Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | July 2011 | UNAA Elections In Focus

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | Greetings Folks, And welcome to July, the month we celebrate America’s birthday. In breaking with tradition, I will focus on the upcoming UNAA elections that will be held in...



Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | June 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | Greetings, And hopefully you are all enjoying some great summer weather. Ofcourse to many of our brethren in ‘tornado alley’ it has been a trying time as mother natu...



Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | May 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | Greetings my fellow countrymen, I must say that a lot has transpired this month on our continent of Africa that will perhaps not be forgotten for some years to come. It is beginni...


Letter from the Editor | Ronnie Mayanja | April 2011

By Ronnie Mayanja | Editor, UNAA Times Online | Dear Readers, allow me to welcome you back to spring weather. Of course for me who recently jetted back to the US after a 3 month stint in Africa, I was greeted by inclement wea...






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