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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

Box Office | “Motherland-Uganda” Behind the Scenes with Talking Film Crew of ‘The Black Panther Movie’

By Angelo Izama — With all the excitement about Black Panther, I caught up with Derrick Kibisi, founder and director of Talking Films. This is the Ugandan production house that worked on Disney’s Queen of Katwe and coor...


Inside Politics | NRM cadres want Tanga sacked over ‘abusing’ Lumumba

The infighting within the National Resistance Movement (NRM) leadership has attracted 15 district chairpersons and regional coordinators’ to call on party chairman President Yoweri Museveni to ‘take action’ against Tanga ...



The Observer | Retired Col. Fred Bogere Speaks Out On Term Limits and The President’s Desire to Neutralize Him

Thirteen years ago in 2005, Col Fred Bogere, a quiet little-known army representative in parliament, was cast in the public spotlight for refusing to vote for passage of the controversial legislation that lifted presidential te...



Anne Kansiime Featured Speaker | African Women Leadership Conference At Wellesley College, Boston March 8 – 9th 2018

The African Women’s Leadership Conference at Wellesley College is a first-of-its-kind convening of some of the most influential voices in African women’s leadership—from education and politics, health and technology, ente...


Diaspora Gala 2017 | Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala Video Highlights & Keynote Speech

On 30th December 2017 the 7th Annual Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala was held at Kampala Serena Hotel. The Keynote speaker was Lt. Col. Dr. Ivan Edwards a US Pilot and Surgeon born at Mengo Hospital who inspired Ugandan...



Diaspora Breakfast | The 4th Annual Ugandan Diaspora Business Breakfast Highlights – Dec 29th 2017

On December 29th 2017 the Uganda Diaspora Network held its 4th annual Ugandan Diaspora business breakfast at Katonga hall, Kampala Serena Hotel. The breakfast was moderated by NBS anchor Solomon Sserwanja assisted by the Patron...



The New York Times | For Dignity and Development, East Africa Curbs Used Clothes Imports

KIGALI, Rwanda — In Kenya, they are called the “clothes of dead white people.” In Mozambique, they are the “clothing of calamity.” They are nicknames for the unwanted, used clothing from the West that so often ends up...


Dr. Daniel Kawuma | UNAA President Elect Sworn in By UNAA BOT Chair Dr. Buwembo In Boston, MA

Dr. Daniel Kawuma was yesterday sworn in as UNAA President after a snap repeat by-election called by the UNAA BOT and the UNAA – EC following a petition filed by the Kawuma campaign team to annul the election in the wake ...



UNAA Electoral Commission | Declares Mr. Daniel Busuulwa Kawuma duly elected in the UNAA Repeat Elections held on February 9th

Ugandan Diaspora News today received the results of the repeat UNAA Elections held online between February 9th and 12th 2018. A total of 373 ballots were sent via email and the number of votes cast were 217 in total. Mr. Busulw...


UNAA Financials | UNAA Audit Report For 2015 – 2017 Made Public

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — In accordance with Article eleven, Section 11.5, of UNAA Constitution and by-laws, MK.Accounting Firm, LLC has conducted an audit of activities of the Ugandan North America Association (UNAA) for the p...



SABC Television News | ANC gives President Zuma 48 hours to resign or be recalled

South Africa’s state broadcaster SABC tv reports — The ANC has given President Jacob Zuma 48 hours to resign or he will be recalled. Earlier, ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa and Secretary-General Ace Magashule’s mot...



Diaspora Events | Bobi Wine | Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu’s Townhall Meeting in Boston – Saturday 10th February 2018

On Saturday evening February 10th 2018 Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine held a Townhall meeting in opposition stronghold of Boston at the Hilton Hotel Woburn, Massachusetts. The discussions centered around the Sta...


Business | Uganda Telecom (UTL) Bailout | Government Should Have Saved ThreeWays Shipping

By the time protestors dragged Muammar Gaddafi through the streets of Sirte in Libya during the height of the Arab Spring in late 2011, Uganda Telecom Limited (utl) was spiralling from one financial pitfall to another. The then...



OPM Refugee Scandal | Uganda Investigates Allegations of Refugee Aid Fraud

Reuters — The East African country hosts more than 1 million people who fled war in neighboring South Sudan and some 400,000 more from Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo, a massive aid operation that whistleblowers ...



SMW Consulting Engineers | A Solution to Construction and Building Needs For Diaspora Ugandans!

SMW Consulting Engineers — Many of us living in diaspora have either heard or got some remarkable stories to tell about building or trying to build in our motherland, Uganda. As members of diaspora community ourselves, we...


Dual Citizenship Dilemma | The Government of Kenya Deports Politician Miguna Miguna Back to Canada!

A Kenyan opposition politician was charged with treason on Tuesday over the symbolic presidential “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga, reigniting street protests in which one person was killed.  Two opposit...



Death Announcement | Mrs. Rosemary Lwande Mutahakana Passes On After Battling Breast Cancer in Boston.

Death Announcement — On behalf of the family of Mr. Franklin Mutahakana of World Bank Group, I wish to announce the passing on of Mrs. Rosemary Lwande Mutahakana, which occurred at 2 a.m. on Sunday 4th 2018 at Lahey Hospi...


Real Estate | Universal M. Enterprises Introduces Affordable Housing For Low Income Families in Kampala

Universal Affordable Housing — In recent years, increasing numbers of households using housing infrastructures have moved to the suburbs, following a general trend for minority and low-income families. Suburban residents ...



Police | Maverick DPC Kirumira in dramatic arrest

Police from the flying squad have this morning fired several gunshots while arresting one of their own, Buyende district police commander ASP Muhammad Kirumira. Maverick Kirumira, who was locked inside his house located in Bule...



UNAA Repeat Elections | Mr. Franco Wantsala, Chairman, UNAA Electoral Commission Response to Mr. Monday Atigo – And The Proposed Election Feb 9th – 12th

Executive Committee Mr. Monday S. Atigo Tuesday January 30″ 2018 From: Mr. Monday Atigo,  To: Mr. Franco Wantsala, Chairman, UNAA Electoral Commission Dear Mr. Franco Wantsala, RE: Exclusion of My Name From Any Non U...


Reuters | Chinese-built expressway divides Uganda as debts mount

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Traffic will soar above the muddy swamp between Uganda’s capital and its international airport when a new Chinese-built highway opens in a few months time, but the road itself is mired in controversy...






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