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Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

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...



Inspiring Stories | Akoma Media | A Journey of Reinvention By Zain Verji

It’s been a two-year breathless roller coaster going from Big Name Global Corporation to Just Me LLC. After an amazing fourteen years at CNN and magnificent personal and professional life experiences, it was time to reinvent ...


Boston Events | Women of Purpose International (WOPI) Conference | Aug19th Thru 21st From 6:30pm -10pm

Women of Purpose International (WOPI) are thrilled to extend this invite to all friends, well wishers on August 19th thru 21st, 2016 at 6:30PM-10PM and Sunday doors open at 4:00PM.  Please join us for our 9th Annual Women of...



The Uganda Olympic Team | Rated Among the Best Dressed During the Opening Ceremony of the Rio-Olympics 2016!

Flag bearer Joshua E Tibatemwa of Uganda arrives for the opening ceremony on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (REUTERS/DAVID GRAY). The Mail and Guardian of Canada rated Uganda among the best dressed Olympic teams duri...


Death Announcement | Annette Battaka of Maryland Passes On – See Funeral Arrangements Below

The Family of Mr. Ivan Battaka of Maryland, USA announces the untimely death of our friend, colleague, sister, wife and mother. Annette Battaka took ill a couple months ago and had bounced back but unfortunately passed away ye...



Events | YALI White house Meet | Why Emmanuel Odama Introduced President Obama at the YALI Town Hall

Emmanuel Odama, a Young African Leaders Initiative fellow, shares what the YALI initiative has meant to him and his community ahead of today’s town hall. Today, Emmanuel Odama sent this email to share why he’ll be i...



Events | EACC Conference 29th Sept – 1st Oct Dallas, Tx | The 9th Annual East Africa Chamber of Commerce Trade Conference 2016

The 9 th Annual East Africa Chamber of Commerce Trade Conference 2016 Dallas, TX – The East Africa Chamber of Commerce (EACC) will be hosting its 9th Annual Trade Conference at the Sheraton Galleria Hotel by the Galleria ...


Ugandan Diaspora Editorial | August 2016 | It’s Official Trump vs Clinton Is Game On — Uganda’s Biggest UNAA Conventions Are Here!

Dear Readers, Welcome to August, the best part of summer in the Northern hemisphere. For those into politics it is now 100 days to the next US general election. Last month the Republicans held their national convention in the b...






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