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Posts Tagged ‘slider’

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...


AAI Awards Gala – 29th Sept N.Y.C | Future Leaders Legacy Fund Awards Gala: “Achieving Excellence through Scholarship, Opportunity and Innovation”

The Africa-America Institute Announces Future Leaders Legacy Fund Awards Gala: “Achieving Excellence through Scholarship, Opportunity and Innovation” Awards Gala to honor Namibian President His Excellency Hage Geingob, Zimb...



Opinion | Amama Mbabazi | Is He The Game Changer The Opposition Has Been Waiting For?

Events of the last couple of weeks on the political spectrum in Uganda has been both interesting and confusing. After many days of uncertainty and legal drama the Go Forward Team might have been surprised when out of the blue t...


Opinion | Nobert Mao – TDA will not only survive the current turbulence but it will prevail

TDA was launched for a purpose. We shall not be distracted. It is in the spirit of debunking lies and stating facts I know that I pen these lines with a heavy heart. I believe we should not play games with Uganda’s future...



The Observer | It’s crunch time for the TDA Opposition — By Moses Khisa

The last-minute admission and nomination of John Patrick Amama Mbabazi (JPAM) as one of the contenders for opposition joint presidential candidate set off protests from especially avid supporters of veteran opposition leader Dr...



EACC | Don’t Miss The 7th Annual East African Chamber of Commerce Summit In Dallas, Texas 14th – 17th October 2015

EACC — Formed to advance the social and economic development relationship between businesses and governmental agencies of East Africa and the U.S,  The Dallas East African Chamber of Commerce will host its 7th annual bus...


Opinion | Kampala – A City Of Two Tales By Arthur M. Katabalwa

Ugandan Diaspora Special Correspondent — What a weird week we have had here in Uganda. Two main stories have held the nation to its grips. First there was the absolutely shocking death of General Aronda Nyakairima on a fl...






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