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Posts Tagged ‘slider’

Life Stories | A Ugandan Student’s Tale Living Through Xenophobia Attacks In South Africa

Life stories — “I am not being rude I just want to understand why you Africans come all the way from your countries and just don’t stay in your homes countries?” asks a very frustrated but patient and inquisitive bl...


Tour & Travel | Why Ugandans Top As Kenya Main Tourists Source Market

By EDGAR R.BATTE — Uganda is one of Kenya’s top tourist source markets from Africa, and with a huge potential to post more arrivals into the country. Figures provided by the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) indicate that at th...



Death Announcement | Penny Jakana Passes On April 19th 2017 in Seattle, Washington State – Join The Fundraising Campaign Below

Our dear friend, sister, daughter, mother and wife Penny Jakana, went to be with the Lord on April 19th 2017 after losing her battle with lung cancer. She is survived by 3 wonderful children and will be dearly missed by each on...



Investors | Hundreds Protest in Uganda Capital Against Chinese Traders

KAMPALA, Uganda –  Hundreds of traders in Uganda’s capital are protesting what they call unfair competition from Chinese investors operating retail businesses. The protest Wednesday is backed by Kampala’s may...


Embassies | What Uganda Spends On Missions Abroad

PARLIAMENT- Uganda’s embassy in Bujumbura (Burundi) is second to that in New York in terms of budget allocation, an analysis of the Foreign Affairs medium term expenditure framework book indicates. According to the book, the ...



Event | Lend A Hand Uganda USA Presents Night on the Nile to Benefit Vulnerable Children of Uganda In New York

Lend A Hand Uganda USA (LAHU-USA) announces that its annual Night on the Nile will be held on Thursday, May 11 at the Scandinavia House in New York City. Celebrity performances include cabaret singer Natalie Douglas, the Ifetay...



Special Report | Queen of Katwe to Feature at IMF and World Bank 2017 Spring Meetings in Washington, DC, April 21-23, 2017.

Finance ministers and central bankers from around the globe are in Washington this week for meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. A Group of 20 meeting takes place on the sidelines. One such meeting will b...


Stella Nyanzi | Has Social Media Gone Haywire? By Nobert Mao

By Norbert Mao — The arrest and incarceration of Dr Stella Nyanzi has grabbed international headlines. Many commentators say she has been sinned against more than she has sinned. The State is now groping in the dark as he...



Uganda | An Economy of Per Diem By Timothy Kalyegira

By Timothy Kalyegira — In the late 1980s, Rakai District in southern Uganda became the epicentre of the Aids pandemic. At the height of the crisis, the entire young adult population of homes and villages was wiped out. Ch...


Special Report | Official Statements From Bulange Mengo and Bobi Wine on The One Love Beach Demolition

April 11, 2017 For Immediate Release — Bobi Wine was occupying Kaazi-Busabala land illegally Bulange, Mmengo: On Friday April 8, 2017, Nkuluze, an organ of Buganda Kingdom exercised its rights by taking possession of its ...



MTN Uganda | Response to Diaspora Concerns Regarding the Sim-card Verification and Mobile Money Deposits

Following inquiries about the 7 day deadline to deactivate unregistered or validated sim-cards by UCC. Ugandan Diaspora News Online got several inquiries from some Diaspora community members with active Mobile Money accounts wh...



Feature | Floods and landslides are not God’s will By Muniini K. Mulera

By Muniini K. Mulera In Toronto — After the dry season, the rains. That is how things worked in my childhood in Mparo, Rukiga, Kigyezi. The rains of Katumba (March) soaked the hills and mountains, with millions of liters ...


Developing Story | The Observer offices broken into again

Unknown people have broken into The Observer offices at Tagore Crescent, carrying away more than 20 desktop computers. They also made off with a yet-to-be established number of cameras, laptops, TV screen among other items. The...



Boston Memorial | A Tribute to a Departed Dear Brother — Jehoash Mayanja Nkangi By Balam Luswata Namugera

By Balam Luswata Namugera — Let me first of all take the opportunity to express our gratitude as a family to the central government of Uganda and to Ssaabasajja Kabaka of Buganda for the great support they gave to us duri...



Opinion | Here is the naked truth about trying to silence Stella Nyanzi By Daniel K. Kalinaki

By Daniel K. Kalinaki — I have never met Stella Nyanzi in the flesh, not even when she, uh, laid bare her frustrations – and a lot more than just the proverbial pound of flesh – in her infamous fight with Prof Mahmood...


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...



Events | MIT Sloan Africa Innovate Conference | Ideas to Impact | April 7-8, 2017 at MIT Media Lab

The MIT Sloan Africa Business Club is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Africa Business Conference on April 7-8th at the Media Lab. The theme of this year’s conference is Ideas to Impact! Join us for an eventful two-days as ...


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...






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