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Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

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...



Event Video | The Ugandan Diaspora Business Breakfast and Gala Dinner Official TVC

The 6th Annual Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala will be held at Kampala Serena Hotel on 29th – 30th Dec 2016. We shall also celebrate some notable Ugandan Diaspora Success Stories. We are now pleased to unveil the ...



Dreams Travel Inc | Introduces Cheap Fares to Uganda This Festive Season

Dreams Travel Inc — We are a travel agency located in Springfield, VA. We are one of the largest travel agency concentrating on African travel from the united states. With over 7 years in the travel business focused on Af...


US Elections | How Hillary Clinton Lost The Election And Donald Trump Won The Electoral College Vote – By Ronnie Mayanja

By Ronnie Mayanja — On November 8th, like most Americans, I went to the polls to carry out my civic duty by exercising my right to vote as enshrined in the 15th Amendment of the U.S Constitution. In a race that had so div...



Opinion | The October Surprise and Why This US Election Will Shock The World — By Ronnie Mayanja

By Ronnie Mayanja — They say 24 hours is a very short time for a news cycle in America. The debates came and went and we are about one week away from what will go down in US history as perhaps the dirtiest and most stress...



Al Jazeera | International Criminal Court Debate — Africa vs ‘Infamous Caucasian Court’?

International Criminal Court defiant after African states take aim at the world’s only permanent war crimes tribunal. — Critics point out that all but one of the Hague-based court’s 10 investigations have been...


Flashback | IFAD Lecture | Winnie Byanyima Discusses “The Future of Aid”

Flashback — How relevant is aid? How much impact can it have? Is aid key to the success of the world’s new Sustainable Development Goals? Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, addresses these q...



The Ganda Boys | The Inspiring Story of Musical Group Whose Foundation is Making a Difference!

Q1. Are the Ganda Boys and the Ganda Foundation the same institution? What are the major activities of the Foundation and what are the activities of the Ganda Boys? Q1a: The Ganda Boys and their charitable organisation, the Gan...


CTO | Commonwealth Candidate Mr. Patrick Masambu elected Director-General of International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO)

Commonwealth candidate Masambu elected Director-General of International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO).  During his time as chairman of the CTO Council on behalf of Uganda, Mr Masambu presided over important...



FAQs | Green Card Diversity Visa Lottery 2018 Edition Now Open – Register Now till Nov 7th

The Green Card Visa Diversity Lottery is now open and registration is ongoing. Click on the link below to learn more  — https://www.dvlottery.state.gov There’s still time to register for the Diversity Visa Program. Re...



Opinion | Ugandan MPs and their demand for VIP funerals — By Munini K. Mulera

Ugandan MPs continue to shock us with their shamefully unquenchable thirst for public cash. In a country where 67 per cent of the population is “vulnerable to poverty”, the legislators are awarding themselves nearly Sh. 68 ...


LA Times | ‘You killed my brother!’ | Unarmed Ugandan man killed by El Cajon police was ‘mentally sick,’ sister says

  LA Times — Just moments after an African American man was shot and killed by El Cajon police Tuesday, his sister was captured in an eyewitness video as she wept and screamed at officers, saying she told authorities...



Queen of Katwe | Homeless Ugandan girl becomes one of country’s top chess players, buys mom a house – New York Times

The incredible story of Phiona Mutesi, the now 20-year-old Ugandan chess phenom, began in a slum in Katwe, when 9-year-old Phiona and her family were living on the street. “Having been hungry for almost three days, my brother...



UK Convention Dispatch | Talking ill about Uganda in diaspora does not improve it – Speaker Kadaga

By Nelson Bwire — The speaker of parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga has called upon Ugandans in the diaspora to speak well about the country, stressing that speaking ill about the nation does not improve it in anyway. “Ugan...


New Movies | The Queen of Katwe Uganda Movie Premier Release Dates 1st – 2nd October 2016

Phiona Mutesi, who grew up at in Katwe slum in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, has become the subject of a Disney movie. The Queen of Katwe tells how she dropped out of school early, but started playing chess aged nine, becoming ...



UNAA Causes | The 3rd Annual Uganda Festival Held at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles

By Ronnie Mayanja — On the evening September 3rd having attended two days of the UNAA Boston convention I departed for Los Angeles to support another Uganda community gathering this time at the UNAA Causes Convention held...


NTV News Video | Besigye, MPs exchange sharp barbs at UNAA convention

Former FDC Presidential Candidate Dr Kizza Besigye accused Parliament of wasting taxpayers money to facilitate MPs travel to attend the UNAA convention in Boston. Besigye who attended the Convention fired the salvo in the pres...



The Road to 2021 | Beti Kamya Promises to Campaign for Museveni in the Next General Election

Opposition party leader Betty Kamya, who is now the minister for Kampala, could have become the first senior political leader to openly campaign for another term for President Yoweri Museveni beyond 2021. Kamya told a meeting o...



UK Dispatch | Besigye in London – Pearl Chat Video Footage

FDC UK chapter hosted Dr Kizza Besigye former FDC flag bearer and leader of the party. The video below appears courtesy of Pearl Chat .


UNAA Parties | A Taste of Boston Nightlife with a Uganda’s Very Own Promoter – Alvin Kasule Drip Events

Infotainment — Boston is indeed a lively place. It can blow one away. And for Ugandans travelling to this city for the Ugandan North American Association (UNAA) convention, you better not stay indoors. Come and experience...






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