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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

Report | Addis – Ethiopia Surpasses Dubai as Major Transit Hub to Africa.

Ethiopia, the base for Africa’s largest Aviation Group Ethiopian Airlines, has overtaken Dubai as the top transit hub for long-haul passengers to Africa, Reuters has reported citing travel consultancy ForwardKeys. The success...


Death Announcement | The Late Stephen Twinoburyo | Former President Association of Ugandan Professionals in South Africa (AUPSA) Suffers Heart Attack

Stephen Twinoburyo – Founder Schimatics SA and former Chair – Association of Ugandan Professionals in South Africa (AUPSA) has died after suffering a major heart attack in South Africa.  Stephen was a very acti...



Diaspora Events | The African children’s Choir LIVE Dec 29th – Lifetime Diaspora Award Recipients 2018 Edition.

The African Children’s Choir is a choir made up of children ages 7 to 12 from several African nations. Since its inception, the choir has included children from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Nigeria, and Ghana. Man...





Patrick Ayota – NSSF Deputy Managing Director and Keynote Speaker 8th Diaspora Homecoming Gala

Patrick Micheal Ayota is the Fund’s Deputy Managing Director. He was appointed by the Minister of Finance, Planning & Economic Development on 29th October 2017. He was formerly the Fund’s Chief Finance Officer since 201...


Miss World 2018 | Uganda’s Quinn Abenakyo Crowned Miss World Africa and Overall 3rd Runner Up!

The Miss World 2018 was the 68th edition of the Miss World pageant that took place in Sanya, China on 8th December 2018. Outgoing Miss World Manushi Chhillar of India crowned her successor Vanessa Ponce of Mexico at the end of ...



Death Announcement | The Late Mrs. Lucy Namakula Binaisa Wife to the former President Binaisa Passes On.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of Mrs. Lucy Namakula Binaisa, daughter of former Buganda Government Chief and Katikkiro Sekibobo Susanni Buyana Muinda and Zerida Nakato Muinda, granddaughter of Paulo Nsubuga...


Inside Story | The Day The Boat Went Down on Lake Victoria – NALUBAALE, There Were So Many Signs! By Iryn Namubiru

On Friday night, I tried to sleep. I could not. There is a born again church nearby and they started praying very early and never stopped. I could hear the speakers, you know, the boom and bang and they would pray. I could not ...




Diaspora Events | VINKA – a.k.a Vero Luggya Chips Na Ketchup Star LIVE at the Diaspora Gala 2018 Edition .

The Business breakfast USD $30 dollars Katonga hall Friday Dec 28th from 9am and the Grand Finale Gala Dinner USD $50 Dollars Saturday Dec 29th from 6pm. Come enjoy dinner Eddie Yawe, Vinka, African Children’s Choir, Kenneth ...


Diaspora Event | Herbert Mendo Segujja a.k.a Teacher Mpamire Set for Diaspora Gala 2018 Edition

Herbert Mendo Ssegujja, better known by his stage name Teacher Mpamire is a Ugandan comedian, actor and high school teacher. He is most famous for mimicking the Ugandan president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Teacher Mpamire and Sse...



Events | JOE MALAIKA Presents The 6th Excessive Fashion Show Saturday, November 17th From 7p Onwards!

JOE MALAIKA PRESENTS THE 6th EXCESSIVE FASHION IN SUPPORT OF THE JIMMY FUND CHARITY. Event : Excessive Fashion When : Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 7-10pm Where : District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue Boston, MA Boston Seaport, ...



Diaspora Events | UIA Home is Best Diaspora Summit 19th – 20th Dec 2018 – Jinja Source of the Nile Hotel

Theme – Enhancing Enterprise Development through Diaspora Remittances Background — Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is the main organizer and coordinator of the Annual ‘Home is Best Diaspora Summits’ in Uganda ...



The National | UAE and Uganda to establish one of the world’s first agricultural free zones

The UAE signed a deal with Uganda yesterday to establish one of the world’s only agricultural free zones in an attempt to enhance food security in the Emirates. The 2,500-hectare free zone will allow private companies from th...


Travel | Kenya Airways Celebrates First Nonstop Flight From Nairobi to New York.

On Monday, Kenya Airways officially became the first airline in East Africa to offer a nonstop direct flight from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Kenya to John F. Kennedy International Airport in the United St...



Real Estate | New Housing Projects at Universal Enterprise Group Affordable Homes – Kololo, Naalya and Najeera

Affordable Housing is one of the leading real estate companies in Uganda managed by Universal Multi-purpose Enterprise group, that has curved its experience and professionalism across East Africa by changing the real estate ind...



Events | Ugandan born Joanita Lubega Zachariassen wins Denmark’s “DR Live Singing” Competition 2018 edition

Ugandan artist based in Denmark Joanita Lubega Zachariassen was declared winner of the “DR Live singing” competitions 2018″ on Saturday 20th October scooping the grand prize money of 250,000DKr equivalent to 130millio...


Uganda Infrastructure | The New Source of the Nile Bridge Commissioned in Jinja

The New Jinja Bridge, whose official name will be the Source of The Nile Bridge, was commissioned on 17 October 2018, by the President of Uganda and is the first cable-stayed bridge in the region that runs across the Victoria N...






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