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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.


Chano8 Online | Jazz Safari – Karyn White And Kirk Whalum Mesmerise Fans At Nile Gold Jazz Safari

Chano8 Online — It was an evening of pompous glitz and glamour as Jazz enthusiasts congregated at Kampala Serena’s Victoria Ball room for an evening of smooth Saxo-Jazz-funk and sultry soul ballads at the annual Nile Go...



Green-card | Diversity Visa Program Lottery 2017 Edition Now Open, Oct 2nd – Nov 3rd 2015

Registration for the 2017 Diversity Visa Green-Card Lottery Program is now open. Registration closes at noon EST (17:00 GMT) November 3, 2015. Are you in? If you’re still registering, take a look at the most frequently asked...



Events | AAI Awards Gala honors Namibian President His Excellency Hage Geingob, Zimbabwe Philanthropist Strive Masiyiwa, and IBM  

AAI News — NEW YORK – October 2, 2015 – Some 300 distinguished U.S. and African leaders and top diplomats gathered for The Africa-America Institute’s spectacular annual awards gala and the official launch of the Fut...


The Observer | Besigye, Amama – Friendly fire kills! By Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda

Political formations are taking shape as nominations for the 2016 presidential elections draw nearer. It is now official that the opposition will field two high-profile personalities – Col Kizza Besigye and Mr John Patrick A...



Jackson Kaguri | Global Citizen Award Goes to Uganda – Nyaka Aids Project Bags USD $100,000

Jackson Kaguri wins Waislitz Global Citizen Award – $100,000 to put towards Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. During the 2015 Global Citizen Festival, Jackson Kaguri, Founder and Executive Director of Nyaka AIDS Orphans Proje...



The Diaspora Gala | Welcomes Director of Human Resources for the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Stephen Tio Kauma is a 43 year old Ugandan national who lives in Cairo, Egypt. He is currently employed as the Director of Human Resources for the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank), a pan African multilateral Bank devote...


A Public Service Announcement | Let Girls Learn – Peace Corps Uganda

The Peace Corps, in collaboration with First Lady Michelle Obama, is excited to be part of a new initiative to empower the education of girls around the globe. There are 62 million girls globally who do not have access to educa...



Arthur M. Katabalwa | Diaspora Emigrants Should Not Be Afraid Returning To Uganda.

A few days ago I met up with a British man at one of the exclusive shopping malls in Uganda. He had contacted me through certain social media sites. We met up for a drink and he started telling me about what he was doing in the...


TDA Protocol | Amama Mbabazi’s Acceptance Speech at the TDA Summit

Members of The Democratic Alliance: I accept your nomination. This has not been an easy process and the truth is when we face our opponent it won’t get any easier. But I am proud to be a part of this union of citizens, each o...



Diaspora Gala 2015 | Counting Down To The Annual Ugandan Diaspora Business Breakfast & Gala – Dec 29th/30th

The Ugandan Diaspora Network will host its second Diaspora Business Breakfast on Tuesday 29th December at  Kampala Serena Hotel, Katonga Hall as a prelude to the annual Diaspora gala that held on 30th December 2015. The theme ...



NTV News | Deadlock over choice of flag-bearer tests TDA cohesion

Some opposition Members of Parliament have expressed mixed feelings on the deadlock. Hours after the loose opposition coalition The Democratic Alliance again failed to announce the joint presidential candidate, some Members of...


Dr. Muniini K Mulera | The Democratic Alliance (TDA) should not yield to bullying by a mob

Dear Tingasiga, When the Democratic Alliance (TDA) was formed three months ago, its stated main goal was “to win power and form government in order to build a Uganda where there is equal opportunity and shared prosperity for...






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