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Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

Memorial Service | For The Late Owek. Jehoash Mayanja-Nkangi Medford, MA – Time 2pm Sunday March 26th 2017

 The family of Pastor Balam Nkangi Luswata, The New Life International Christian Center & Ggwanga Mujje Community in Boston hereby inform the Ugandan Diaspora community that there will be a Memorial Service for the lat...


The Guardian | No African citizens granted visas for African trade summit in California

The Guardian — An annual African trade summit in California had no African attendees this year after at least 60 people were denied visas, according to event leaders. The African Global Economic and Development Summit, a ...



Travel Alert | The Laptop Ban and What It Means for Air Travel – Bloomberg News

Middle East airports and passengers are grappling with new U.S. and British rules barring laptops and other electronic gadgets in carry-on luggage. Both governments prohibited large electronic devices in the cabins of flights h...



Special Report | Top Ugandan Policeman AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi Shot Dead in Kampala

The East African — Uganda Police Spokesperson has been shot dead Friday morning in Kampala by unknown gunmen. Mr Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who was also the Assistant Inspector General of Police, together with a bodyguard...


SA Dispatch | Perceptions, Xenophobia, Sangomas and a word with the Out-going Ugandan Ambassador.

Dispatch from South Africa — As a Ugandan student moving to South Africa for further studies after graduating from high school in 2013, I did not know what to expect. I had received my acceptance but was discouraged by ra...



Events | Don’t Miss The (BBNAC) — Buganda Bumu Convention In Atlanta, Georgia. May 26th – 29th 2017

 At its first biennial convention in Boston in 2015, the Agali Awamu of Atlanta was designated to host the Buganda Bumu Convention 2017 in Atlanta Georgia. Convention Theme The Theme of the Convention is: “Strengthen...



BBC Special Report | Lucrative Trade | Twenty Eight Stolen British vehicles Returned from Uganda

This Report was first published in the British Press last year — on Mar 29, 2016. Ugandan Diaspora News Online is reproducing the report as a warning to the general public to be on the look out for some stolen luxury...


NAACP Image Awards | Madina Nalwanga Among The Nominees For Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

(CNN) — Here’s a look at the Winners of The 48th NAACP Image Awards were held on February 11, 2017 – History: The Image Awards were established in 1967 “to honor outstanding black actors, actresses, wr...



BBC Travel Special | Kampala Tops World’s Friendliest City According Expat Insider Survey

By Lindsey Galloway — For many expats, finding new friends can ease the often overwhelming task of adjusting to a new life abroad. But with huge variances in local culture and language capabilities, some places can defini...


Daily Monitor | Opinion | If Eala Aspirants Have to Bribe MPs For Votes, What’s Left? By Charles Onyango-Obbo

Opinion — When I read in Daily Monitor that money was changing hands in the campaigns for what it called “the much coveted East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) seats”, I wondered why it took so long. The report sa...



Daily Monitor | NRM Day January 26th 2017 | I am not anyone’s servant, says Museveni

By GEORGE MUZOORA — MASINDI. President Yoweri Museveni yesterday declared that he is not a servant or an employee of anybody but a person who fights for himself and his beliefs. “I am not an employee. I hear some people...



Ugandan Diaspora | Editorial | January 2017 | Lets Buckle-Up For The Era of Trump and What Could Be The Rise of Fascism in America?

Dear All, Greetings and a Happy New Year. President Donald J. Trump assumed the Presidency of America as its 45th Commander in Chief in a country bitterly divided by race and politics. In what some viewed as a repudiation of Pr...


Charity Events | Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi Hold Successful Fundraisers In Bellevue, Washington State

Two of the real life characters portrayed in Disney’s “Queen of Katwe,” are in Bellevue this week from Uganda.   Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi — attended a lunch fundraiser at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue ...



DR Congo Politics | Kabila to Step Down After Elections In New Transitional Deal

Joseph Kabila will step down as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo after elections held before the end of 2017, under a draft agreement reached by political parties, according to a lead mediator from the Catholic Chu...



Diaspora Events | Gifted Songwriter & Soulful Performer Kenneth Mugabi to Feature at the Diaspora Gala 2016 Edition

Kenneth Mugabi is a gifted songwriter and a soulful performer. His rich unique voice and his ability to write beautiful afro-soul music make him a unique and enjoyable performer to watch. Kenneth Mugabi’s music is an African ...


Diaspora Stories | Mr. Henry Kerali | World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia & Sierra Leone Talks Developmental Economics in Uganda

On Wednesday December 21st I had an opportunity to sit down with the World Bank Regional Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Among the topics we discussed was Ghana’s oil discovery, Tourism, Diaspora Bonds, Remi...



A New Feature Film | The World Is Ending Tomorrow — By Bart Kakooza

‘The world is ending tomorrow’ is a 3-hour long feature movie based on real life occurrence that happened in Uganda at the turn of the century. It is a dramatization of events and activities that characterized a doomsday cu...


Diaspora Events | UIA – Home is Best Diaspora Summit 2016 – Dec 21st Hotel Africana

Press Release — Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Bank of Uganda, is organizing the Home is Best Diaspora Summit 2016 scheduled for Wednesday 21st December 2016 at t...



Diaspora Gala 2016 | Featured Artist Winnie Nwagi — Unveils New Music Video “Kano Koze!”

Winnie “Nakanwagi” Nwagi is a Ugandan singer signed to Swangz Avenue, best known for her award winning single Musawo. She was the second runner-up in the second season of “CocaCola Rated Next” in 2014. S...



Inspiring Stories | Meet the Real King of Katwe — Coach Robert Katende

By Ronnie Mayanja — The inspiring story of Robert Katende, the man behind the success of Ugandan chess champion Phiona Mutesi, begins in a small town in Kiboga District where his teenage mother had to place her son in the...


Inspirational Music | Sinach – I Know Who I am (Official Video)

Sinach, an award winning songwriter, worship leader and recording artist is a key member of the LoveWorld music team of Christ Embassy who started singing at a very young age. She is one of the most famous singers in Nigeria to...






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