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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 5 no. fully furnished apartments (1 no. One bedroom, 4 no. Two bedroom ). Only 8 kilometres out of the city centre, the apartments are l...



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...


BOSTON SUMMER SPLASH 2012 IN PICTURES – A RADIO UGANDA BOSTON EVENT

On Saturday July 7 Ugandans in Boston gathered at the Waltham common for the summer Splash organised by Radio Uganda Boston.This was the second event in what has now become an annual affair. Summer Splash is a day when the Ugan...



Immigration News | Canada offers failed refugee claimants $2,000 dollars to go home.

It’s akin to a bribe, but few will admit to calling it that. Ottawa is offering as much as $2,000 and a one-way plane ticket to any refugee claimant denied asylum who will voluntarily go home. The pilot program was up and r...



Photo gallery | The Uganda Canadian Business & Social Convention – A Recap of the 3 Days at the Sheraton Wall Center, Vancouver BC.

The Canada Day long weekend in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia is a now in the history books. But it was great to see Ugandans living in Canada congregated for what was dubbed the first Ugandan Canadian Business and Soc...



Another Uganda Twesigye Jackson Kaguri Makes The Nomination To The 2012 CNN Heroes!

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was born and raised in Uganda in the small village of Nyakagyezi. At a very young age he demonstrated an unquenchable desire to learn, which led him to study at and graduate from Makerere University in K...


Part II Photo Gallery | Uganda Martyrs Day Reception – At The Burlington Marriott Hotel.

It was a night of great entertainment, glamour, Busutis, Kanzus and a sumptuous dinner following the Uganda’s Martyrs Day Church Celebration. In a break with tradition, this year’s reception saw a more orderly atmo...



Life in the Ugandan Army by Royal Irish Forces

Forces News has been following the work of TA troops from 2 Royal Irish who have been in Africa providing a week-long pre-deployment training package to the Ugandan Army. Their mission is to prepare the Ugandan soldiers for the...



Mpita Njia – Alicios ft. Juliana [Official Video]

Debut Single from East Africa’s new sensation Alicios ft. Juliana Kanyomozi. Written by Alice “Alicios” Theluji, Arranged and produced by Rkay. Video directed by Onoh


Airtel Uganda Flash Mob – OFFICIAL VIDEO

How do you announce the dawn of something new… something fresh? How do you tell the world that you mean business in a funky cool way? You stun, you entertain and more importantly, show the world what’s up. On March ...






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