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Bharti Airtel Acquires Warid Telecom Operations In Uganda

For Immediate release — Warid enters into a definitive agreement for acquisition of its Uganda Telecom Operations by Airtel Will combine the strengths of two entities to serve over 7.4 million mobile customers in Ugand...


Alternative Investments | Pine Tree Growing In Uganda

Pine  Growing — Yosamu Semugoma has been growing Pine in Uganda over the last 7 years. For many Ugandans, tree growing has become the long term investment. Annual returns average 10-25% depending on tree specie grown, an...



The East African | Umeme Posts $21.26 Millon Dollar Net Profit As Revenues Jump 88 Percent

Uganda’s power distributor Umeme’s profit after tax last year rose by almost two and a half times, helped by a sharp increase in revenues following tariff hikes at the beginning of 2012, higher sales and an increase...



Special Report | The Uganda National ID Scandal

I woke up staring at the ceiling of a room that looked unfamiliar. The bed was higher and smaller than the one back home. A drip stand stood nearby and above my bed hung a machine that kept making a tit-tit sound. When a nurse ...


The New York Times | Uhuru Kenyatta’s Lead in Voting Poses Tough Choices for U.S – Kenya Relations

NAIROBI, Kenya — He has been charged with heinous crimes, accused of using a vast fortune to bankroll death squads that slaughtered women and children. His running mate also faces crimes against humanity charges, and as Kenya...



Elections | Kenyan Accused by ICC Rights Court Is Leading Vote – The New York Times

NAIROBI, Kenya — Confusion and anxiety rose in Kenya on Tuesday as results from the presidential election were delayed by electronic breakdowns and officials announced a late-night change in tabulating votes, leading several ...



The New York Times | The Price Of Ivory – In Trafficking of Wildlife, Out of Reach of the Law

HONG TONG, Laos — On an obscure and bumpy dirt road not far from the banks of the Mekong River, the compound of Vixay Keosavang stands out for its iron gates and cinder-block walls topped with barbed wire, a contrast to the r...


Nottingham – UK | Chris Kiwomya Named Notts County FC Manager

Notts County can confirm that Chris Kiwomya has been named as first team manager for the remainder of the 2012-2013 season. Kiwomya, who joined Notts as development squad manager in February 2012 took control of the first team...



Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | March 2013 | Happy Easter

Dear Readers, Greetings, The year 2013 is now in full gear and if you set yourself New Year’s resolutions, now is the time to reflect and see if you are still on course. Life happens, as they say, but I have determined to...


A well-deserved farewell | Kibaki and the rise of the ‘minimalist presidency’ – By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO

Whether or not a clear winner emerges from Monday’s election thus avoiding a second-round run-off in April, one thing is for sure: In State House, President Mwai Kibaki will be packing his last suitcases, preparing to clear o...



Elective Politics | Kenyan Court Rejects Suit Against Presidential Candidate

NAIROBI, Kenya — The presidential election is less than three weeks away, yet a major question that could decide the outcome hangs in the balance: should two top candidates accused of committing grave crimes be allowed to run...



Unleashing the U.S. Investor in Africa | A Critique of U.S. Policy Toward the Continent

By Peter C. Hansen Abstract African investment expert Peter C. Hansen spoke on the future of U.S. investment policy in Africa at The Heritage Foundation on November 2, 2011. Hansen explained that U.S. investors generally avoid ...


In Loving Memory | Ssalongo Semion Musoke Kiwala, 1937 – 2013

WITH GREAT SORROW,  THE KIWALA FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO HAS OFFERED COMFORT AND SOLACE DURING THE DEPARTURE OF THEIR FATHER, DAD, BROTHER, GRAND FATHER AND GREAT GRAND FATHER SSALONGO (RET. LEUT.) SEMION MUSOKE ...



Health Matters | Action Needed to Reduce Health Impact of Harmful Alcohol Use – World Health Organization

The newly published Global status report on alcohol and health analyzes available evidence on alcohol consumption and provides data in over 100 individual country profiles. GENEVA – Wider implementation of policies is nee...



The Art of Living | Meet The UK Based Ugandan Artist – Lucy Agatha Namayanja

Lucy Namayanja was born in 1983 during the post Idi Amin era and the second coming of the previously deposed president Obote. A time when more lives were lost than during Amin’s rule because of the many opposition challenges ...


New York Times OP-ED | Homeward Bond

  By NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA and DILIP RATHA — HERE’S a statistic you may not be aware of: about 50 percent of the world’s uncultivated, arable land is in Africa. This abundance of potential farmland offers Africa t...



The Recap | Uganda@50 Cultural Independence Dinner – Kampala Serena Hotel

On Friday October 12th – The final do among the many Uganda’s 50th Independence Gala’s that had began in January was held at Kampala Serena Hotel in what was a colorful evening that featured the young Kingz Ki...


Emirates Airlines launches Daily Flights from Washington. D.C to Entebbe, Uganda

Emirates Airlines has commenced daily flights between Entebbe and Washington Dulles International Airport according to Khalid Alzarouni, the Emirates Country Manager Uganda. Alzarouni noted that Ugandans had significant busines...



Uganda Housing | Woodstone Apartments, Mutungo Hill

MUTUNGO HILL ~ SERVICED APARTMENTS WoodStone Apartments located at Mutungo Hill, boasts of 4 no. fully furnished apartments (1 no. One bedroom, 2 no. Two bedroom and 1 no. Two bedroom – luxury option). Only 8 kilometres o...



Press Release | Ethiopian Airlines to Celebrate Inaugural Flight to Toronto – 16 July, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines will be hosting a ceremony on Monday July 16, 2012 at the VIP Salon of Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in celebration of its milestone inaugural flight to Toronto scheduled on the same day. The ceremon...


The First Uganda Diaspora Infrastructure Development workshop held In Dallas/Hurst, Texas.

The Hurst Convention Center in Hurst, [a city within the Dallas Fort Worth-DFW metroplex] Texas was the venue of the first Ugandan Diaspora Infrastructure Development workshop sponsored by the world bank in conjunction with the...






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