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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’...


Washington Post | A power struggle breaks out in Uganda amid speculation over long-time leader’s future

KAMPALA, Uganda — The party of Uganda’s long-serving ruler appears to have split up into rival factions jostling for power in anticipation of the president’s possible exit, officials and analysts said Wednesday. They pred...



Five more Days To Vancouver – A message from Carol Magambo – Canada Convention Chair

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...



Another Uganda Twesigye Jackson Kaguri Makes The Nomination To The 2012 CNN Heroes!

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was born and raised in Uganda in the small village of Nyakagyezi. At a very young age he demonstrated an unquenchable desire to learn, which led him to study at and graduate from Makerere University in K...


World Sickle Cell Day Commemorated in Uganda – Sponsored by UASCRF

The world celebrated International Sickle Cell Day on June 19th 2012, however in Uganda these celebrations were held on Saturday June 16th 2012 at Mulago Hospital sickle cell clinic. The celebrations in Uganda were organised...



New York Times | Michael Kiwanuka – The Wanderer Who Still Searches for Home

New York Times : Soothing, swaying tunes hold despair and a quest for faith in the songs of Michael Kiwanuka, who performed at the Highline Ballroom on Wednesday night. Mr. Kiwanuka, the English son of Ugandan parents, can easi...



In Loving Memory | Pictures and letter of appreciation from Suzan Nabweteme’s family

Dear brothers and sisters in Diaspora, last April 2012, I approached you in desperate sorrow after learning the death of our sister Suzan Nabweteme. The inner strength and soldier fighter instinct in each of us to never give up...


New York Times | Desperate Ugandans Seek Makeshift Healers as Mysterious Illness Strikes Young

OJURU, Uganda — Haunted by a merciless and debilitating disease that doctors cannot cure, villagers in this remote enclave in northern Uganda have turned to traditional healers like Alfred Ojara. On a recent day, Mr. Ojara de...



Part II Photo Gallery | Uganda Martyrs Day Reception – At The Burlington Marriott Hotel.

It was a night of great entertainment, glamour, Busutis, Kanzus and a sumptuous dinner following the Uganda’s Martyrs Day Church Celebration. In a break with tradition, this year’s reception saw a more orderly atmo...


Part I Photo Gallery | Uganda Martyrs Remembered In Boston – Chief Celebrant Bishop Egidio Nkaijanabwo of Kasese Diocese

The annual Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations were held on Sunday June 3rd 2012 in Boston at St. Mary’s Church in Waltham under the theme: ‘May they all be one’ and was quoted from the book of John 17:21. This ye...



Omugave Nduggwa Joins Uganda’s budding Film Industry.

Ugandans are best known for their entertainment most especially music, comedy and now ‘ekina-Uganda’. The movie industry in Africa and Uganda in particular has for many years been dominated by Nigerian and Ghana...



Diamond Jubilee ~ Crowds cheer Queen at Royal pageant, Uganda Represented

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have been cheered while sailing down the River Thames for the Diamond Jubilee river pageant. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee river pageant began its majestic journey down the River Thames with ...


Opinion | Till Death Do Us Part – A Ugandan Group Life Insurace Policy is Long Over Due!

For many of us who now live abroad there is always a grim reality of one day death knocking on each of our doors. But with that reality comes the fear of how to have our remains repatriated back home. For whatever reason, buyin...






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