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Daily Monitor | Uganda’s New York Embassy in Shs.3 Billion (USD$1 Million) Property Storm

Daily Monitor — A plan by Uganda’s New York Mission to buy a new house as an alternative official residence for the country’s Permanent Representative to the UN, has sparked queries over its cost and justification. Th...


Opinion | By Robert Sebuhinja K. | Andrew Mwenda to Obama: Missing the point?

Opinion — Mid-morning (30th July 2015), I happened to come across a Facebook post (entirely by chance since I hardly spend any time on Facebook nowadays as opposed to Twitter). The post happened to be a video shared by t...



African Carriers | Airlines in Africa, and the tale of democracy – Kenya and South African carriers bleed, while Ethiopian flies high

By Christine Mungai — KENYA Airways (KQ) last week announced a loss of $257 million (Ksh25.7 billion), the biggest ever in the country’s corporate history. It’s a shocking tumble for Kenya’s national carrier; altho...



Opinion | Amama Mbabazi – Is His Campaign Becoming A Still Birth? By Arthur M. M. Katabalwa.

There is a deafening silence around these days and I am not sure whether it is only me who has noticed it or not. The last year has been dominated by Hon. Amama Mbabazi in the media despite the fact that he was not saying much....


FOX Sports | Netball World Cup 2015 – Under-funded Uganda hope to defy odds and challenge for medal

Fox Sports — WANT to know what the Netball World Cup means to some of the sport’s developing nations? Look no further than Uganda, whose players were prepared to wash cars to raise funds for their upcoming campaign in A...



The New York Times | Uganda – Supreme Court Bans Refunds of Bride Price

KAMPALA — Ugandan men can no longer demand a refund of the so-called bride price after divorce, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, in a landmark ruling campaigners said would make it easier for women to leave abusive relatio...



Book Review | Crossroads | Today’s Uganda As Seen through the Eyes of Ugandan Women By Christopher Conte

In the global West, old stereotypes about Africa in general – and African women in particular – refuse to die even as the continent changes rapidly. So when I arrived in Uganda in 2008 on a journalism fellowship, I was surp...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | August 2015 | Is This UNAA’s Waterloo Moment – Two Conventions In Two Different Cities?

It is August and the annual Ugandan convention planning and execution is in high gear in the US! Just like last year we shall see two competing conventions, albeit in different cities, one in New Orleans and other in New York....



The New Vision Poll and Museveni’s 71 Percent | The Science Behind Opinion Polls and the Accuracy of Determining Voter Minds

Do we have a law of limitations in Uganda? I have a confession to make. Over two decades ago, when my political mind started to grow, I managed to single handedly manipulate the outcome of an election. I was spending days watch...


Uganda Decides 2016 | Uganda’s Ex-Prime Minister Mbabazi to Stand As Independent

Former prime minister and presidential hopeful, John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has said he will not contest for presidency on the NRM ticket on grounds that the party primaries are illegal. “I’m not leaving NRM. I’m just not ...



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...






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