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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...


The Economist | The coup in Burkina Faso follows the usual script

IN A small African country, soldiers seize the president they are meant to be protecting and dissolve the government. More take control of the TV and radio stations. A burly man in a military uniform issues a statement on TV an...



Daily Monitor | Ugandans in America are fighting? Why that shouldn’t surprise us at all – By Daniel Kalinaki

By Daniel Kalinaki — Your columnist recently found himself attending a gathering of Ugandans living in America. Now, some of ‘our things’ never leave us, regardless of where we go. So you had the sisters sitting aroun...



Daily Monitor | The Democratic Alliance (TDA) Committee Backs Mbabazi For Joint Opposition Presidential Candidate

Kampala- The National Candidates Selection Committee of the Opposition coalition, The Democratic Alliance (TDA) has recommended former prime minister Amama Mbabazi as the most favorable joint presidential candidate. This comes ...


James R. Aguma | Chief Financial Officer, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) To Deliver Keynote Address At This Year’s Ugandan Diaspora Gala in Kampala

News Flash — Ugandan Diaspora Network is proud to announce that Mr. James R. Aguma has accepted our invitation to attend and deliver this year’s Keynote address during our fifth annual Ugandan Diaspora Social Networ...



Opinion | TDA Protocal | Open Letter To the leaders of The Democratic Alliance

To the leaders of The Democratic Alliance Kampala, Uganda Esteemed friends, As you deliberate the choice of a joint candidate for president, please remember the experience of our Kenyan cousins in 1992 and 1997. A fractious opp...


Uganda Papal Visit | Walk, Rosaries on offer in the New Vision fundraiser for the Pope

TWENTY THREE people have already paid to book Holy Rosaries that Vision Group is selling to raise money for the redevelopment of Namugongo. The crusade was announced by the Chief Executive Officer, Robert Kabushenga, to spread ...



Art | UN Secretary-General Attends Exhibition Showcasing Uganda Art In New York

UN Headquarters, New York  — Welcome to this wonderful exhibit. I thank all of the distinguished officials and artists who join us today. I especially thank His Excellency Sam Kutesa, President of the General Assembly,...



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  ...






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