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Posts Tagged ‘slider’

Opinion | Backlash against Uganda’s Tubonga Naawe Celebrity Choir By Dr. Daniel Kawuma

By Dr. Daniel Kawuma — As the saying goes, “he that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas.” It’s a saying that often comes true when one is found guilty by association in the court of public opinion. Pol...


Inspirational Stories | Nigerian student Ufot Ekong breaks 50 year Japan record of Excellence

A Nigerian student has broken a 50-yr record in Japan after graduating with 1st class degree and best overall student from Tokai University in Tokyo Japan. Ufot Ekong from Akwa Ibom State was the best overall student, and the f...



Opinion | British Airways exit and drying symptom of worsening inflows – Karoli vs British Envoy

Daily Monitor — The world’s largest airline operator owners of British Airways announced their exit from Uganda effective October 3, after a 24-year run operating flights from Entebbe. This is not a vote of confidence i...



The Citizen | President Jakaya Kikwete Bids Farewell To Tanzania’s State House

By Citizen Reporter — President Jakaya Kikwete said ten years of leadership are more than enough for the head of state to make significant changes. The president also called upon State House staff to give full support f...


Opinion | “Journalists Working With Opposition Parties Are Partisan” Kayihura   By Arthur M. M. Katabalwa

Chief of The Ugandan Inspector General Of Police General Kale Kayihura has warned Ugandan NBS and NTV televisions against embedding journalists with the opposition as according to him this is not good journalism. This was at a ...



The Independent | Amama Mbabazi’s losing strategy By Andrew Mwenda

By Andrew Mwenda — How Uganda’s elite pundits are misunderstanding the election dynamics and why Mbabazi should worry — There is a widespread perception among a large section of the Ugandan elite class that forme...



BBC News-night | UK firm’s surveillance kit ‘used to crush Uganda opposition’

BBC Report — A UK-based firm has sold surveillance technology to Uganda which has been used to crush and potentially blackmail opponents of the president, according to documents seen by BBC News-night. An internal report ...


Watch Uncut Video | FDC’s Fatuma undressed herself – Uganda Police

Below is a statement from Uganda Police following the arrest of a Forum for Democratic Change National Executive Committee member Naigaga Fatuma where she had her clothes ripped off. On Saturday 10/10/2025 at about 1130hrs at K...



Uganda Dispatch | UNEB Examinations Off To A Sleepy Start – By Arthur M. M. Katabalwa.

Yesterday students sitting for their O level exams (S4) started off on a bad note. At many examination centers, the exams didn’t start off on time. Students resorted to sleeping on their desks as they waited for the paper...


Health Watch | Are You In Touch With Your Breasts? By Dr. Nandawula Kanyerezi Mutema, M.D.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month world over. It is an annual campaign dedicated to increase the awareness of the deadly disease. According to the World Health Organisation breast cancer is the top cancer in wo...



Daily Monitor | Besigye, Mbabazi give Museveni chance to choose main opponent

Daily Monitor — Joseph Tamale Mirundi is a funny man. Asked who between Dr Kizza Besigye and Mr Amama Mbabazi he would rather President Museveni faces in next year’s election, he says: “It is like asking a Muslim whet...



EVENTS | OPIC & ASPEN DIASPORA INVESTMENT FORUM FOR EAST AFRICA, OCTOBER 13-14, BOSTON

BOSTON, MA – October 8, 2015 —Ever dream of starting a major business or bringing a top-rated franchise back to your motherland, but you are hamstrung by lack of capital or technical support? If so, a major investment f...


Daily Monitor | Former VP – Prof Gilbert Bukenya Makes U-turn, Pledges Support for Museveni Come 2016

Former vice president, Prof Gilbert Bukenya has pledged to support President Yoweri Museveni in the 2016 general elections. Bukenya who has been nursing presidential ambitions in the next elections said “there’s no other c...



The Observer | How Museveni took Besigye votes in 2011

Mapping Museveni’s spectacular climb over Besigye  With a 37 percent vote haul in 2006, Dr Kizza Besigye notched his most significant performance so far in a presidential election – defeating President Museveni, the eventu...



The Guardian | Akon – ‘I don’t think charities in Africa work’

As night falls across Africa bustling cities light up and neighbourhoods begin to buzz, fed by traffic from well-lit roads. In the countryside, meanwhile, villages are plunged into darkness, shutting down the night-time economi...


Event — Uganda’s 53rd Independence Celebrations In Boston – Saturday 10th October 2015

Event — Uganda’s 53rd Independence Celebrations  DATE: SATURDAY. OCTOBER . 10TH WHERE:  FIRE & ICE . 50 CHURCH ST. CAMBRIDGE (HARVARD SQUARE) located in the heart of Cambridge’s Harvard Square.. just ar...



EACC Dallas Chapter | Local East African Chamber of Commerce To Promote International Trade.

  A Dallas based East Africa Chamber of Commerce-EACC, will be hosting its seventh annual trade and investment conference, October 15th to 17th, 2015 in Richardson, Texas, at Hyatt Regency Hotel. “The focus of EACC is on...


Join The OPIC Event & Aspen Diaspora Investment Forum for East Africa, Boston October 13-14

  Join the Aspen Institute Diaspora Investment Alliance (DIA) at the inaugural DIAspora Investment Forum for East Africa. The Forum will be part of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC) EXPANDING HORIZ...



The Observer | Walk to Work’s Mathias Mpuuga on why he left Besigye for Mbabazi

Masaka Municipality MP MATHIAS MPUUGA, 40, is mostly remembered for coordinating the walk-to-work protests after the 2011 elections, where former FDC president Kizza Besigye was, literally, the ‘chief walker’. But Mpuuga ha...



Online Apps | Fezah, the simplest way to book a musician, band or DJ for your event in Uganda

If you want to shop online, you go to Amazon. If you want to find a room to rent for a night in a city, you go to Airbnb. If you want to get a taxi, you go to Uber. If you want to book a band or DJ for your upcoming 40th birthd...


CNN African Voices | Bebe Kool – Uganda’s reggae musician raking in the awards

CNN Voices — From love songs to ragga rap, Bebe Cool has a huge social media following that has helped him put the country’s music on the map.






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