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Labor Day Weekend | UNAA Philly Convention Highlights – Day One and The UNAA Boat Cruise

On Saturday September 1st 2012 in the city that has been nicknamed ‘the home of brotherly love’ Ugandans from North America, Europe and Uganda gathered at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott Hotel for UNAA’s 24...


Comedy Nite | The Battle of The Champions – Eric Omondi vs Salvador Idringi LIVE at Theatre La Bonita!

Ronnie Mayanja — August 31st for me was spent at Theatre La Bonita as we witnessed the battle of the Champions between Uganda’s leading Comedian Salvador Idringi and Eric Omondi a leading stand up comedian from Keny...



Dreams Become Destinations | The 1st Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner Makes Its Maiden Flight To Entebbe – “First African!”

By Ronnie Mayanja and Agencies – Ethiopian Airlines, became the first airline in the world outside Japan to operate the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  In what was a long but worthwhile wait on a Tuesday August 21st  evening th...



In loving Memory of Stephen Blackie Gonsalves, Husband to our fellow Ugandan, Dorothy Musoke Gonsalves, and a great Advocate of the Batwa in Bwindi

Dear friends, Uganda has lost a great friend and loving Activist, Stephen Blackie Gonsalves: He was a great photographer and a committed advocate to helping the Batwa attain a better future, education and a path from poverty to...


ESPN | The New York Yankees Welcome Uganda’s Little League Team

Yankees manager Joe Girardi was just like anyone else who watched Team Uganda in the Little League World Series last week. Amazed. “It was truly amazing,” Girardi said. “It’s a bunch of kids that reall...



UNAA Philly Convention Countdown | Crossfire Debate | Friday August 31st 2012, Time: 8:30pm – Come Ready to Ask Questions

Don’t Miss The UNAA Crossfire Debate in Philly! Friday August 31st 2012, 8:30pm – 10:00pm Ballroom AB Hon. Muhammad K. Nsereko, NRM His rise on the Ugandan political scene has been meteoric, first defeating the vete...



Announcing The Opening of The Mahoma Nature Trail and Visitor Information Center in the Rwenzori Mountains

Press Release-The Rwenzori Mountains, the fabled ‘Mountains of the Moon’ described by the Alexandrine geographer Ptolemy 2,162 years ago, lie in western Uganda along the Uganda-Congo border. The equatorial snow peaks includ...


The Boston Globe | Uganda’s President elevates his son’s army powers

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni made his son a one-star general and appointed him overall commander of the country’s special forces, leading some Ugandans to conclude that the son is being groomed t...



The Guardian | Uganda’s first electric car proves the potential of Africa’s universities

Critics claim the Kiira EV green car is just a prestige project, but it shows what research funding can achieve in Africa. In an age of technological marvels, it may not be earth-stopping news that young engineers at UgandaR...


Concert Highlights | SisQo Unleashes the Dragon On Kampala – But The Turn Up Is Low

By Ronnie Mayanja — Born Mark Althavean Andrews on November 9, 1978, Sisqó, an American R&B singer, rapper, songwriter, dancer, record producer and actor was in Kampala August 25th for his debut concert in what was a...



Cast Your Vote! Miss Ugandan North American Association Scholarship Pageant, 2012 ~ Don’t miss the Crowning Event in Philly!

Lucky young ladies from various parts of North America will have the chance to shine brightly on stage at the long awaited Miss.UNAA Scholarship pageant. Contestants will be showing off their wits in pageant segments such as ta...



Gospel Video | New Kid on The Block Exodus – Featuring IGwE “Almighty Father”

EXODUS – Aggressive youth and talented gospel music awards winner Lubega George Timothy popularly known as Exodus is back with a GOD praise song, done with a Nigerian feel.Exodus is popular for songs like Ganja Man, Addic...


Ugandan Diaspora Death Announcement ~ In Loving Memory of 21 Year Old Joannita Mary Nambasa Masembe

UPDATE: DEAR FRIENDS, HELP IS NEEDED FOR THE REPATRIATION OF THE LATE JOANNITA’S BODY BACK TO UGANDA. An account with Bank of America has been set up for the repatriation of Joannita Mary Nambasa Masembe’s body back to her...



A CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL | EXODUS – IN THE IGWE LIVE CHARITY CONCERT – KAMPALA SERENA CONFERENCE CENTRE

By Ronnie Mayanja – It was about 12 years ago when I set out to start a REVOLUTION of sorts in the Body of Christ. Then I was demonised by some church goers because as a youth member growing up at then KPC now Watoto Chur...



Associated Press | Meles Zenawi Dead – Ethiopian Prime Minister Reportedly Dies At 57

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia’s long-time ruler who held tight control over this East African country but was a major U.S counter-terrorism ally, died of an undisclosed illness after not being seen...


TIME’s Mobile Tech | Tracking Disease One Text at a Time – How cheap cell phones – and quick thumbs – are saving lives in Uganda.

How cheap cell phones — and quick thumbs — are saving lives in Uganda.  Accurate bookkeeping is on nobody’s list of heroic acts. But without it, some revolutions are impossible, including the overhaul of a nation’s hea...



Associated Press | Panama spoils Uganda’s debut at Little League World Series – Team Uganda Wins Hearts

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Win or lose, the Little League World Series team from Uganda has become a hometown favorite. The first team from Africa to advance to South Williamsport in the 66-year history of the tourney did fal...


New US Ambassador to Uganda: Who Is Scott DeLisi?

A career Senior Foreign Service Officer whose career has included two postings to Africa will be the next ambassador to the African nation of Uganda. President Barack Obama nominated Scott H. DeLisi to the post on January 23, 2...



BBC News | Uganda Prime Minister’s Office website hacked ‘over Gay Rights’

  The Ugandan prime minister’s website was attacked by hackers on Tuesday and Wednesday, a government official has confirmed to the BBC. Screen grabs showing the website with messages from gay activists are being ci...



State House – Media Centre | President Museveni announces New Sports Policies, gives Kiprotich Shs 200m – $80,000 Dollar reward

President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministry of Education and Sports to ensure that Uganda sports men and women who win medals at the African level and beyond get financial support from government and also get job placem...






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