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Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

Ugandan Professionls In Boston Launch UPN – A Ugandan Professionals Network

Boston — The Ugandan Professionals Network based in Boston (the “UPN”) was launched on the April 13th, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Woburn, Massachusetts. The event, which attracted guests from Washington DC, Con...


The New US Ambassador to Uganda – Scott H. DeLisi Speaks Out On Corruption, Kony, Gay rights and Tourism In Uganda

By Ronnie Mayanja — On Thursday April 11th 2013 I had the rare opportunity for a sit-down interview with the new US Ambassador to Uganda, Scott DeLisi, who has now been at his post for the past 7 months. The Q&A cente...



Ugandan Born Top Nineties Model Kiara Kabukuru Makes Triumphant Comeback 12 Years After Near Fatal Crash Almost Ended Her Career

Nineties model Kiara Kabukuru thought her career was over after a horrific car accident nearly killed her, after reconstructive surgeries and more than a decade of recovery, she is plotting her return. The 37-year-old former V...



Associated Press | U.S. Offers $5M Bounty For Warlord Kony

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday offered up to $5 million in rewards for information leading to the capture of Lord’s Resistance Army chief Joseph Kony, two of his top aides and a Rwandan rebel le...


Vote | Allen Namugga – Miss Africa USA 2012 -13 Delegate- Uganda

Allen Namugga was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, to Ugandan parents and calls both Kenya and Uganda home. Her love for travel and the Spanish language gave her the opportunity to take part in an exchange program in San Juan...



Ugandans At The Boston Global Evangelical Church Celebrate Easter Sunday

By Ronnie Mayanja — Global Evangelical Church is one of the oldest and largest Ugandan churches in Boston. With an estimated 300 active members this Ugandan Boston based Pentecostal church that recently acquired its own p...



Pope Francis Elected 266th Roman Catholic Pontiff

The Roman Catholic church has a new pope: Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Buenos Aires in Argentina, , the first ever to come from South America, who has taken the name Francis. He was announced to the crowd waiting in St Peter&...



Invisible Children | And the KONY 2012 Campaign | One Year Later |

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Today was the one year anniversary of our Kony2012 launch. The film reached 100 million views in 6 days, but more importantly the campaign was a catalyst for major international action that has resu...


Nottingham – UK | Chris Kiwomya Named Notts County FC Manager

Notts County can confirm that Chris Kiwomya has been named as first team manager for the remainder of the 2012-2013 season. Kiwomya, who joined Notts as development squad manager in February 2012 took control of the first team...



WBA | Showtime Boxing Special Edition Lightweight Title Fight – Richar Abril vs Sharif Bogere | Saturday March 2 – 10PM ET

Abril vs. Bogere, a 12-round fight for Abril’s WBA Lightweight World Championship, will take place Saturday, March 2 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas . The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, ...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | March 2013 | Happy Easter

Dear Readers, Greetings, The year 2013 is now in full gear and if you set yourself New Year’s resolutions, now is the time to reflect and see if you are still on course. Life happens, as they say, but I have determined to...


Forbes | The Seven Success Principles of Steve Jobs

As we kick off the New Year, leaders, entrepreneurs and business owners are looking for new and innovative ways to grow their brands. Who better to turn to than one of the most innovative leaders of our time—Apple CEO Steve J...



In Loving Memory | Ssalongo Semion Musoke Kiwala, 1937 – 2013

WITH GREAT SORROW,  THE KIWALA FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO HAS OFFERED COMFORT AND SOLACE DURING THE DEPARTURE OF THEIR FATHER, DAD, BROTHER, GRAND FATHER AND GREAT GRAND FATHER SSALONGO (RET. LEUT.) SEMION MUSOKE ...



The East African | Is a military coup Museveni’s last line of defence against NRM rebels?

As President Yoweri Museveni begins his 27th year in power, his warning that the army will take over his own elected government has added a new dimension to growing speculation about the deep internal rifts within both his ruli...


The Art of Living | Meet The UK Based Ugandan Artist – Lucy Agatha Namayanja

Lucy Namayanja was born in 1983 during the post Idi Amin era and the second coming of the previously deposed president Obote. A time when more lives were lost than during Amin’s rule because of the many opposition challenges ...



The Sunday Monitor | Lady Zani of the ‘Ndoowa’ fame Unveiled

Susan Basemera can best be introduced by her song, Ndoowa, a zouk hit that has been a sensational among Ugandans since its release in 2007. But, the most these fans have interfaced with the woman behind this hit is in the video...


CAF | Africa Cup Of Nations South Africa 2013 – Nigeria and Ghana battle the egos in Africa Cup of Nations buildup

Ghana and Nigeria have gambled on leaving out their disruptive influences – but history has shown that the team is paramount There is a new mood of militancy about west African football. The buildup to previous Cups of Nation...



Post Bank – Uganda Introduces Diaspora Classic Banking

Post Bank Diaspora Classic Banking is designed mainly for you, a Ugandan residing in a foreign country. Operating this account offers you the opportunity of maintaining an account in Uganda while resident abroad. Why you need t...



Nollywood stars to grace Nile Diaspora International Film Festival – NDIFFEST | Kampala Sheraton 7th – 15th Dec

Film lovers in Uganda will today have a chance to mingle with some of Hollywood and Nollywood’s biggest names at a red carpet event to be held at Sheraton hotel in Kampala as the long awaited Nile Diaspora International Film ...


Diaspora Nuptials | Omulangira Kimbugwe Weds Priscila Kalibala In A Summer Showbiz Wedding – See Gallery Below

By Ronnie Mayanja – In what was another celebrity star-studded wedding affair Micheal Kalema Kimbugwe from the US was joined in holy matrimony to Ugandan songstress Priscilla Kalibala at St. Paul’s Cathedral,  Nami...






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