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Posts Tagged ‘featured’

The New York Times | U.S. Bribery Case Sheds Light on Mysterious Chinese Company

NY Times — Patrick Ho flew to New York in fall 2014. His intention, according to the Justice Department, was to bribe African officials on behalf of a private Chinese conglomerate with global ambitions and enormous wealth...


Al Jazeera | Robert Mugabe finally resigns as Zimbabwe’s President

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has submitted his resignation after nearly four decades as the country’s leader. Mugabe defied demands to step down for almost a week after a military takeover and expulsion from h...



VOA News | US Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery Schemes – Uganda’s Foreign Minister was Allegedly Paid USD 500,000

WASHINGTON — The bribery scheme was hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York and spanned several continents.  Chi Ping Patrick Ho, Hong Kong’s former Home Secretary, and Cheikh Gadio, a one-time foreign m...



Rita Nakandi | Helping East African artisans find a market for their products – The Boston Globe

By Cindy Cantrell — Ritah Nakandi, who emigrated from Uganda, formed the collective to help East African women support their families. Ritah Nakandi, who emigrated from Uganda, formed the collective to help East African w...


Reuters | Party set to sack Mugabe, Zimbabweans celebrate expected downfall

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s ruling party will dismiss President Robert Mugabe on Sunday and reinstate Emmerson Mnangagwa, the vice-president he fired, two party sources told Reuters on Saturday, as ecstatic crowds cel...



Zimbabwe In Focus | Thousands for Mugabe ‘final push’

NewsDay — WAR veterans have called on cornered President Robert Mugabe to step down today or face the wrath of Zimbabweans in a planned final push rally to oust the only leader Zimbabwe has known since independence in 198...



Inspirational Stories | Robert Katende | Wheaton College Otis Social Justice Award Recipient For 2017

Inspiring Stories — Activist and educator Robert Katende, whose work is dramatized in the 2016 Disney film The Queen of Katwe was the proud recipient of the Wheaton College Otis Social Justice Award for 2017. The award wa...


Developing Story | Zimbabwe army warns Mugabe against party purge or they will step in

Developing story — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who is also the leader of the ruling Zanu PF party has been warned by the Zimbabwean army to end the purging of liberation fighters in the party or they will step in. ...



UNAA Elections | Response From Mr. Monday Atigo to the UNAA Board of Trustees(BOT) Ruling Nullifying Recent Vote

UGANDAN NORTH AMERICAN ASSOCIATION (UNAA) 1337 Massachusetts Avenue P.O Box 213 Arlington, MA 02476 Saturday, November 4th 2017 Dear Dr. Buwembo & The Esteemed UNAA Members, I would like to thank you and your board for the ...



UNAA PETITION | STATEMENT FROM THE UNAA BOT NULLIFYING THE RECENTLY CONCLUDED 2017 UNAA ELECTIONS

UNAABOT 2015-2018 Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 From: Dr. Joseph Buwembo (UNAABOT Chair 2015-2018) To: All UNAA Members Re: STATEMENT FROM THE UNAA BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGARDING THE RECENTLY CONCLUDED 2017 UNAA ELECTIONS Dea...



Opinion | The real crisis of the NRM and the failure to Justify the Age Limit debate By Andrew Mwenda

By Andrew Mwenda — The debate on the proposed amendment of the constitution to remove the age limit has gathered a lot of momentum. Across the country people are debating. Yet the NRM which began it still lacks a sense of...



Featured News | Renown Critic Frank Gashumba Arrested For Posing As Defence Official To Defraud Investors

Press Briefing — Renowned government critic and businessman Frank Gashumba has been arrested and detained at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in Kireka for alleged impersonation to fleece investors and the government...



President Museveni | 5-year term is too short – The Observer

The Observer — During the ruling NRM’s National Executive Council meeting at State House Entebbe on Friday, President Museveni suggested that a five-year presidential term is too short for a head of state to deliver. In...


Reuters | In Kenya, polarizing election re-run rekindles ethnic tensions

MUHORONI, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenya’s repeat presidential election, boycotted this week by millions, has reignited long-running tensions between ethnic communities in some areas, leading inhabitants of one small village i...



Inspirational Music | Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago – Awesome Lyrics

“Awesome” My God is awesome He can move mountains Keep me in the valley Hide me from the rain My God is awesome Heals me when I’m broken Gives strength where I’ve been weakened Forever He will reign My G...


Elections | Kenya vote to go ahead after block attempt fails – Al Jazeera

Nairobi, Kenya – A rerun of the August presidential election is set to go ahead on Thursday, after a last-minute attempt to block the vote failed at the Supreme Court. Kenya’s Supreme Court was unable on Wednesday t...



Boxing | Sharif Bogere Inches closer to a Title Fight After Defeating Jose Rodriguez In Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV – In the main event of the evening, Uganda’s Sharif Bogere (30-1) took a step closer to title contention with an unanimous decision over Mexican Jose Rodriguez (23-10-1). The difference in hand speed w...



Q&A | Museveni should use remaining four years to facilitate transition – Prof. Apolo Nsibambi

By Charles Bichachi — You were part of the CA delegates as a nominator. It was perhaps the most transparent Constitution-making process we have had. In light of the current attempts to change a very critical part of ...


US Visa | Green Card Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery 2019 Entries Now Open

Green Card Diversity Lottery 2019 — Due to a technical issue, the DV-2019 entry period that began on October 3 has been closed. Entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; t...






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