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AP | Uganda Little League Team Cleared for World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) – A youth baseball team from Uganda has been cleared to enter the United States and participate in the Little League World Series a year after another Ugandan team was denied visas. Little Lea...


Re: Made In China | China’s goods burden Africa’s producers – Washington Post

LAGOS, Nigeria — From the edge of Lagos Island, you have a clear view of the giant cargo ships coming in to dock. Walk a few blocks away from the water to Balogun market, and you’ll see where some containers’ contents end...



Real Estate News | Angola’s Chinese-Built Ghost Town – A New Phenomenon in Africa is Large Empty Housing Estates – BBC Report

The ghost towns of China, Ireland and Spain – full of large empty house estates – may be a phenomenon that is on its way to Africa.Built for people who never move in, they leave those who did with a worthless proper...



Luo Cultural Group Photos ~ Ugandans Preparing for London 2012 Olympics

By Richard A. Cunningham, UK Dispatch |  The London 2012 OLympic has begun with 5 days left to the event, the Olympic Torch arrived in the London Borough of Newham where hundreds and thousands came to celebrate. The Lwo Cultur...


ICOB | International Community of Banyakigezi Convention – July 26- 29, 2012 Greenville, South Carolina, USA.

The 10th ANNUAL ICOB CONVENTION will be held from July 26- 29, 2012 in the city of Greenville, South Carolina , USA. Venue will be the Embassy Suites Hotel Greenville Golf Resort & Conference Center. 670 Verdae Blvd Greenvi...



Ggwanga Mujje – Boston Hosts Ttabamiruka 2012 BBQ Fundraiser, Filipello Park, Watertown, Massachusetts.

Ggwanga Mujje Boston and the Ttabamiruka’12 Organizing Committee, held a BBQ fundraiser on Sunday July 22nd  in Boston in an effort to market and register new attendees for the labor day Convention. The Ggwanga Mujje Bos...



Tech News | Become A Ugandan Shilling Billionaire With Smartphone Apps In Africa

A Forbes Report: OK, admittedly, become a billionaire in Ugandan Shillings with smartphone apps but that’s still real money: $375,000 in Uganda is serious money in fact: you’d normally have to go into politics to have a hop...


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...



“Grace Villa” ~ A New Home for Girls in Uganda, by Ruth Bahika

Grace Villa is about that choice we have. We can either accept conditions as they are, or take responsibility for making a difference. I believe that while reading and math are important, what matters even more is what kind of ...



THE LIFE Official Movie Trailer, Directed by Nana Hill Kagga

Ugandan Diaspora Film Makers Feature: This is a recent Trailer release by Ugandan Film Director, Nana Hill Kagga: “THE LIFE” IS A MOVIE WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY NANA KAGGA ABOUT FRIENDSHIP AND BETRAYAL. IT IS SET ON ...



Dr. Scott Kellermann has dedicated his life to the Ugandan Batwa Pygmies: Helping them move From Poverty to Self-Sufficiency

Dr. Scott Kellermann has been selected out of 2400 nominees as a U.S. Western Region Top 5 Finalist for the 4th Annual CLASSY Awards. The CLASSY Awards Ceremony is the largest philanthropic recognition ceremony in the U.S., cel...


The Monitor Newspaper – Uganda needs strategic national Diaspora development policy

At least 10 per cent of Uganda’s population of 30 million live and work abroad. This translates into a formidable engine of direct foreign exchange remittances to lubricate the country’s development machinery. According to ...



Investing in Uganda’s Tourism Sector | Dr Andrew G. Seguya | Ag. Executive Director, CEO | Uganda Wildlife Authority

This presentation has been modified but formed the bulk of Dr. Andrew Seguya’s discussion on investment opportunities in Uganda’s National Parks during the Uganda Canadian Business and Social Convention in Vancouver...



The New Spirit of Africa | Ethiopian Airlines To Fly Direct to Toronto, Canada Effective 16th July 2012 – Partners with Virgin America

1. New Flights to Cotonou Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing African airline, is proud to announce that effective 15 June 2012; it has launched non-stop flights to its new destination Cotonou, the economic capital of the R...


Photo gallery | The Uganda Canadian Business & Social Convention – A Recap of the 3 Days at the Sheraton Wall Center, Vancouver BC.

The Canada Day long weekend in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia is a now in the history books. But it was great to see Ugandans living in Canada congregated for what was dubbed the first Ugandan Canadian Business and Soc...



The Province | Building bridges to Uganda – Convention aims to ‘strengthen Canada and help build a new Uganda’

John Halani finds it difficult to talk about the powerful emotions that stir in him when he is asked about Uganda. But the passion in his eyes speaks volumes to the connections he has to his African homeland. Like many in Bri...


US – AFRICA Infrastructure Conference 2012 | Energy, Transportation, Water, ICT. Foundation for Economic Growth

  PLENARY I: “Infrastructure in Africa: Solutions for Growing Demands” In the Opening Plenary, “Infrastructure in Africa: Solutions for Growing Demands,” moderator Ambassador Robert Perry began the discussion by co...



Washington Post | 100 Missing and 18 Comfirmed Deaths in Uganda’s Mudslides.

BUDUDA, Uganda — Rescue workers equipped only with hand-held tools gave up their search Tuesday and waited for bulldozers to arrive to help find some 100 people who residents said were missing after landslides struck Uganda...



Canada Convention organising committee in session – Less than 4 days to Vancouver. June 29th to July 2nd 2012

Vancouver, British Columbia is gearing up to welcome everyone to the Uganda-Canada Business and Social Convention come June 29th to July 2nd. The first of its kind in this beautiful city, the Convention will be a smorgasbord of...


Diaspora Nuptials | Highlights of Rev. Frank Mwebesa’s Pre-Wedding Kasiki In Boston – June 23rd 2012

Rev. Frank Mwebesa of the World Youth Mission based out of Waltham, Massachusetts will next weekend be joined in holy matrimony with Drusilla his fiancee. The couple held their Pre- Wedding Kasiki last Saturday at waltham’...






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