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Opinion | The Killing of Cecil — The One Lion in a Pride of Many That Has Angered Conservationists Across The Globe

 The killing of an African lion named Cecil, a local favorite in a Zimbabwe National park, by an American dentist Dr. Walter Palmer is raising a storm of mega proportions on social media, whereas its disturbing it shows everyt...


Aviation News | President Obama Visits Ethiopian Airlines Home to First B787 Dreamliner, “Africa First” 30th July 2015

Addis Ababa– US president H.E. President Barak H. Obama along with US Government Senators and House of Representatives paid a visit to Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Airline in Africa, during the president’s three da...



The 12th Annual International Community of the Banyekigezi (ICOB) Convention Comes to Dallas – By Samuel Muwanguzi

Theme — “Towards a Better Tomorrow; Unlocking Kigezi’s Human and Economic Potential,” Preparation for a grand fundraising banquet to support ongoing projects of establishing and equipping centers of excellence at fo...



Amama Mbabazi Statement | As Presented to The Central Executive Committee (CEC) Sub-Committee At Statehouse

On Monday 15th June, 2015 I publicly declared my intention to seek the people’s vote as Flag-bearer for the National Resistance Movement and, ultimately, for President in the 2016 Presidential Elections. Prior to that, severa...


Opinion | By Arthur M. M. Katabalwa | British Airways — The Worlds’ Favorite Airline Throws In The Towel At Entebbe.

In a short statement released today, the worlds’ favorite airline, British airways announced that it was suspending flights between London Heathrow and Entebbe Airport in Uganda. In the statement signed by Edward Frost, T...



African American Institute | State of Education in Africa Conference — Inter-Continental Hotel Lagos, Sept 2nd 2015

NEW YORK — Educators and innovators from across Africa and the U.S. will gather for a solutions-driven global education conference, convened by The Africa-America Institute, aimed at putting forth a bold agenda to improv...



BBC News Video | Obama-mania In Kenya As US President Visits

Barack Obama may not get quite the rapturous welcome he did when he visited Kenya as a senator back in 2006, but his presence in his ancestral home is something of a coup for the Kenyan leadership, and he is expected to be warm...


Uganda Business | National Social Security Fund (NSSF) invests Shs 145 Billion in Equity Bank

Alon Mwesigwa — The National Social Security Fund has bought a 2.44 per cent stake in Equity bank group, making it the seventh largest shareholder in the group, it was announced yesterday. This translates into 90.2 milli...



Miss Uganda Beauty Pageant | Zahara Nakiyaga Crowned Miss Uganda 2015

On Friday July 10th the Miss Uganda franchise held their annual Miss Uganda Beauty Pageant. This year’s winner was contestant number eight — Miss Zahara Nakiyaga (23) who had earlier on emerged as a crowd favorite g...


Diaspora Nuptials | Richard Sekatawa Sempebwa Weds Winifred Murungi Kateera – July 4th 2015

The city of Boston on July Fourth had a rare treat of Diaspora wedding by one of the oldest and perhaps leading entrepreneurs in the Ugandan Diaspora community of New England. Richard Sekatawa Sempebwa has been a resident of Ma...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | July 2015 | Uganda’s Changing Political Landscape!

Dear Readers, Greetings from the Bay State of Massachusetts! This month in the US, my second home, we commemorate Independence Day on the fourth of July and Canadians commemorate the national Canada Day on July 1st in remembran...



Wall Street Journal | Tanzanian Court Clears Extradition of Rebel Leader Jamil Mukulu to Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda—A Tanzanian court on Thursday cleared the extradition of Jamil Mukulu, leader of Congo-based Islamist rebel group Allied Democratic Forces, to face trail in Uganda for allegedly ordering a spate of deadly atta...


World Travel Awards | Kampala Serena Hotel – Overall Winner Uganda’s Leading Hotels Category of 2015

World Travel Awards 2015 — At the just concluded Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, Kampala Serena Hotel was once again recognized out of five nominees as the overall winner of Uganda’s Leading Hotels’ category ...



Opinion | ‘Mbabazi Could Do With Some Honesty’ By Don Wanyama Former Managing Editor Daily Monitor

In October, 2008, Amama Mbabazi, who was the Security Minister, was a man under siege. The parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises had just finished writing its report about the now i...



Straight Talk Africa, June 24th | Dr. Shaka Ssali Studio Guests – Presidential Aspirant Amama Mbabazi and Ambassador Herman J. Cohen

Veteran host Dr. Shaka Ssali and his guests examine the reluctance of some African leaders to relinquish power when their terms are nearing an end and politics of succession on the Continent. Washington Studio Guests: Amama Mba...


World Politics Review | Uganda’s Museveni Succeeds Where Others Fail in Eluding Term Limits

Andrew Green Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — KAMPALA, Uganda—As Burundi’s president, Pierre Nkurunziza, is learning, subverting constitutional term limits can be a tricky business. In April, Nkurunziza announced he would be...



Transition | A Magazine Founded In Uganda – Hutchins Center For African and African American Research at Harvard University

Born in Africa and bred in the diaspora, Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling ideas from and about the black world. Since its founding in Uganda in 1961, the magazine has kept apace of the rapid transf...


Job Opening | Housekeeper Immediately Wanted In The Potomac, Maryland, Washington DC Area

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The Roadmap to 2016 | Museveni Responds to Mbabazi’s Presidential Aspirations

Daily Monitor — Yes, the NRM is not that organised as it should be but Rt. Hon Mbabazi was our secretary general for more than 10 years and that is why I moved that we should amend the [party] constitution and we have a f...



Daily Monitor | Mbabazi denies VP post deal

Kampala- Former prime minister Amama Mbabazi has dispelled media reports suggesting that he is in reconciliatory talks with President Museveni who has promised him a spot as vice president. Local media reports indicate that the...


Opinion | Uganda will need another transition by Moses Khisa

Weekly Observer — Last week, a leading member of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) told me he fully agrees that the country has gone ‘astray and needs to be redirected’. This view is held by Ugandans acros...






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