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China ‘Black Monday’ Timeline | The Chinese Stock Market Crash And How It Happened

International Business Times — The Chinese stock market continued to tumble Monday, with losses in the billions and markets consequently plunging all over the world. The Chinese stock market crash has been called “C...


Baseball Little World Series | There’s a Ugandan team at the Little League World Series and they’re incredible

By Roger Sherman — Baseball hasn’t been in Uganda for long, but the talent and passion of its players have them winning games at the Little League World Series against all the odds.  The Little League World Series ...



Media News | Ugandan journalist wins BBC World News Komla Dumor Award

A Ugandan journalist with a background as an entrepreneur, radio and TV reporter and presenter has won the first BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Nancy Kacungira, a television anchor for Kenya’s KTN television channel, ...



Memorial Service | For The Late John Fredrick Semayobe Held At St. Peter’s Anglican Church of Uganda, Belmont

The household of the Late Israel Kirabira of Butambala, Mpigi with deep sorrow announces the death of Mr. John Fredrick Semayobe  of Kawempe that occurred 18th August 2015 at 4am in Boston, Massachusetts. Funeral arrangements ...


The Weekly Observer | Uganda Electoral Reforms — How MPs Voted!

After three months of public consultations and a final heated debate on Tuesday, August 11, Parliament voted 277 to six to pass the controversial Constitution (amendment) Bill 2015. Key amendments included one on article 83 (1)...



Jakana Heights | Hilltop Luxury Living Now On Sale — Konge Hill, Kampala – Uganda.

Enjoy the luxuries and lifestyles the West can offer and have these at a home in Uganda. And this can be expatriates, Ugandans coming back from the West or Ugandans who wants a better standard of living.  On the top of Konge...



EACC | The East African Chamber of Commerce Trade & Investment Conference Coming to Dallas, TX On 16th – 17th October 2015

The East African Chamber of Commerce (EACC) is a USA registered nonprofit that organizes annual trade conferences in an efforts to promote trade, entrepreneurship and investment opportunities between the East African region and...



Daily Nation | Who will benefit from Kenya-Uganda trade pacts? Raila Odinga asks Uhuru Kenyatta

Cord leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday criticized President Uhuru Kenyatta for inking a sugar importation deal with Uganda, warning it could lead to the total collapse of local millers. He also questioned the pact that allows Keny...


Events | Women of Purpose Hosts its 8th Annual Conference August 21st – 23rd. Venue Victory family Church 161 North St. Newtonville MA.

Women of Purpose is inviting you to its 8th annual Conference August 21st thru 23rd. At Victory family Church 161 North St. Newtonville Ma. Schedule time — Friday 21st from 7pm -9:30pm Saturday 22rd from 2::00pm 9:00pm S...



Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) | October 14th – Expanding Horizons 2015 Workshop For Small Businesses Comes to Boston

For more than four decades, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has been the primary U.S. government agency supporting private sector investment in international emerging markets. In an effort to reach out to Ame...



Daily Monitor | Uganda’s New York Embassy in Shs.3 Billion (USD$1 Million) Property Storm

Daily Monitor — A plan by Uganda’s New York Mission to buy a new house as an alternative official residence for the country’s Permanent Representative to the UN, has sparked queries over its cost and justification. Th...


Opinion | By Robert Sebuhinja K. | Andrew Mwenda to Obama: Missing the point?

Opinion — Mid-morning (30th July 2015), I happened to come across a Facebook post (entirely by chance since I hardly spend any time on Facebook nowadays as opposed to Twitter). The post happened to be a video shared by t...



African Carriers | Airlines in Africa, and the tale of democracy – Kenya and South African carriers bleed, while Ethiopian flies high

By Christine Mungai — KENYA Airways (KQ) last week announced a loss of $257 million (Ksh25.7 billion), the biggest ever in the country’s corporate history. It’s a shocking tumble for Kenya’s national carrier; altho...



Opinion | Amama Mbabazi – Is His Campaign Becoming A Still Birth? By Arthur M. M. Katabalwa.

There is a deafening silence around these days and I am not sure whether it is only me who has noticed it or not. The last year has been dominated by Hon. Amama Mbabazi in the media despite the fact that he was not saying much....


FOX Sports | Netball World Cup 2015 – Under-funded Uganda hope to defy odds and challenge for medal

Fox Sports — WANT to know what the Netball World Cup means to some of the sport’s developing nations? Look no further than Uganda, whose players were prepared to wash cars to raise funds for their upcoming campaign in A...



The New York Times | Uganda – Supreme Court Bans Refunds of Bride Price

KAMPALA — Ugandan men can no longer demand a refund of the so-called bride price after divorce, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, in a landmark ruling campaigners said would make it easier for women to leave abusive relatio...


Book Review | Crossroads | Today’s Uganda As Seen through the Eyes of Ugandan Women By Christopher Conte

In the global West, old stereotypes about Africa in general – and African women in particular – refuse to die even as the continent changes rapidly. So when I arrived in Uganda in 2008 on a journalism fellowship, I was surp...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | August 2015 | Is This UNAA’s Waterloo Moment – Two Conventions In Two Different Cities?

It is August and the annual Ugandan convention planning and execution is in high gear in the US! Just like last year we shall see two competing conventions, albeit in different cities, one in New Orleans and other in New York....



The New Vision Poll and Museveni’s 71 Percent | The Science Behind Opinion Polls and the Accuracy of Determining Voter Minds

Do we have a law of limitations in Uganda? I have a confession to make. Over two decades ago, when my political mind started to grow, I managed to single handedly manipulate the outcome of an election. I was spending days watch...


Uganda Decides 2016 | Uganda’s Ex-Prime Minister Mbabazi to Stand As Independent

Former prime minister and presidential hopeful, John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has said he will not contest for presidency on the NRM ticket on grounds that the party primaries are illegal. “I’m not leaving NRM. I’m just not ...






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