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Opinion | Arthur Katabalwa | What Really Happened In Jinja as Mbabazi Set Out to Consult the Electorate.

There times when a society reaches a nadir, when suddenly events as they are are no longer sustainable; when we need to check and question our conscience. Europe is currently going through a refugee crisis. For a while, most of...


UNAA Causes | Uganda Festival New York Labor Day Weekend Convention Pictorial

Ugandan Diaspora News — The UNAA Causes Convention dubbed Uganda Festival New York 2015 edition was held at the Downtown Marriott Hotel on the southern banks of Manhattan Island from the 4th – 6th September labor d...



Uganda Coffee | Starbucks Is Making Africa’s Biggest Coffee Exporter Even Richer

Bloomberg Business — Ugandan coffee sold as single-origin beans by Starbucks Corp. will boost earnings for Africa’s biggest exporter of the crop, the country’s industry regulator said. Coffee growers may as much as d...



The Report Card | UNAA Causes — Uganda Festival Convention At The New York Downtown Marriott Hotel – Labor Day Weekend

By Ronnie Mayanja — On Friday September 4th 2015, I set out on a road trip to experience first hand the UNAA Causes — Uganda Festival Convention that I believe has been the most advertised and publicized in UNAA his...


In Loving Memory | Exactly One year today – Remembering The Late Mrs. Aida Namukwaya Mayanja Born Feb 23rd 1943 – Died September 9th 2014

In loving  memory  of the late Aida Namukwaya Mayanja — Born 23rd  February  1943 – died on Tuesday 9th  September 2014. It’s exactly one year since you left us, though your presence here is missed we hol...



Weekly Observer | Mbale Crowds Overwhelm Mbabazi Team, Police

If crowds indeed mean votes then Amama Mbabazi’s political team can be pleased with their first political field test in Mbale today. From what seemed like ill preparations from the onset, Mbabazi’s team can take consolatio...



Uganda Festival Travel Advisory | If You Plan To Visit The Big Apple This Labor Day Weekend Here Are Top Things To Do In New York City!

New York City is larger than life: in population, in square feet (think of the five boroughs), in culture and food, in arts and entertainment. Visitors to New York have the world at their fingertips, from Uptown to Downtown and...


URA Diaspora Tax Policy | Commissioner for Domestic Taxes Mr. Henry Saka

By Arthur Katabalwa — The Convention season within the Ugandan Diaspora is on and several groups ranging from cultural artistes to singers are all heading out to the USA and The UK. The Uganda Revenue Authority is also ma...



The Observer | Uganda Remains Silent After Al-Shabaab Attack on Amisom Claimed 70 Peace Keepers!

The African Union, European Union and Office the Prime Minister of Somalia have issued statements condemning Tuesday’s attacks on AMISOM troops in Somalia but the Uganda government has remained loudly silent about the dea...


Party Primaries | Dr Kizza Besigye Wins Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag-bearer Contest Ahead of 2016 Polls

Out of the 1043 delegates, 718 voted Dr Kizza Besigye as the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag-bearer in next year’s presidential elections. Although several analysts had predicted a closer contest this time unlike in  ...



Daily Monitor | Amanya Mushega’s Open Letter to Dr. Kizza Besigye

Dear Col. (rtd) Dr Kizza Besigye, In your interview with one of the local English papers, you insinuated that in my earlier interview with the same paper, l was trying to speak on behalf of president Mugisha Muntu, yet I am not...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | September 2015 | Presidential Debates Should Determine Elections in Uganda

Greetings folks, And welcome to the biggest diaspora convention weekend in the Northern Hemisphere. This year is unique because unlike last year, when Ugandans converged on the same city (San Diego) with conventions in two diff...


NTV Fourth Estate | FDC Presidential Flag-bearer Debate Mugisha Muntu vs Kizza Besigye

On 30th August NTV in collaboration with the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda broadcast a live debate between the two contenders for the FDC Flag-bearer position in the 2016 Presidential Election-Party President Gregory Mugish...



Africa 24 Media – I am Africa | The Scoop Episode 46 Dr Margaret Kigozi Talks To Salim Amin

Africa 24 Media – I am Africa — Prof. Margaret Blick Kigozi commonly known, as Dr. Maggie Kigozi is a medical doctor by profession, a business consultant, a Chancellor at Nkumba University and an “avid” motorcyc...



The Weekly Observer | Opposition needs many options – Dr. Abed Bwanika

On August 18, DR ABED BWANIKA, 48, the president of the People’s Development Party (PDP) picked nomination forms for the 2016 presidential contest. This will be Dr Bwanika’s third attempt at the presidency, despite his dism...


Wave – The Money Transfer App That Helps You Send Money Instantly With No Fees to Mobile Users in East Africa

Wave, the company that brought instant, no-fee money transfers to East Africa, announces school fees donations in Uganda in the lead up to UNAA and UNAA Causes conventions. This morning, Wave, maker of the revolutionary money t...



UNAA EC | Pastor Samuel Mutyaba – The Chairman UNAA Electoral Commission Resignation Letter

For Immediate Release — August 29, 2015 To: UNAA members Subject: Resignation from EC and its Chairmanship Dear members, As of August 29, 2015 I resigned from the EC and its chairmanship. Any questions should be directed ...


Aviation | President Museveni officially launches Entebbe International airport expansion

President Yoweri Museveni has launched the official construction and expansion of Entebbe International Airport Project. The construction will be done in three phases at an expected cost of 200 million dollars. Source — N...



The Weekly Observer | Uganda Embassy in US under investigation over corruption

The Uganda Embassy in Washington, D.C. is under investigation for reported administrative misconduct and corruption. The investigation stems from a four page-letter written by whistle-blowers at the mission to the President Mu...



UN Report | Israeli Weapons fueling South Sudan Civil War

Israeli weapons are being used in South Sudan by the local army and its senior officers, according to a recent UN report. The report, issued by a panel of experts appointed by the UN Security Council to study the civil war in S...


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...






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