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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

Online Events | A Virtual Uganda Diaspora Homecoming Expo 2020 Edition – Tuesday Dec 29th

Event: Invitation to attend the Uganda Diaspora Zoom webinar. When: Dec 29, 2020 TIME ZONE 8AM – US Time and 4PM – Uganda Time Topic: Diaspora Homecoming Event – Keynote by new the US Ambassador to Uganda. Reg...


UNAIDS | Executive Director Winnie Byanyima – World AIDS Day 2020 Message

“World AIDS Day 2020 will be like no other. COVID-19 is threatening the progress the world has made in health and development over the past 20 years, including the gains made against HIV,” says Winnie Byanyima, UNAI...



US State Department | The United States Calls for Free, Fair, and Peaceful Elections in Uganda

The United States reiterates its call for a free, fair, credible and peaceful election in Uganda.  Repeated violence and excessive use of force by security forces are deeply troubling.  We urge the government to ensure the sa...



CDC Health Alert | Level 4, Very High Infection Rate of COVID-19 in Uganda

Key Information for Travelers to Uganda Travelers should avoid all travel to Uganda. Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. If you must travel: Before you travel, get tested with a viral test...


Al Jazeera | What’s behind the crackdown on Uganda’s opposition? | Inside Story

Uganda’s election campaign is off to a violent start. At least 37 people have died in protests triggered by the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. Wine says he was tortured in detention. The government is blaming Wine...



Opinion | A tale of two women united in grief, in a country torn apart by greed and violence – Daniel Kalinaki

She sits on the pavement, one hand supporting her spare body, while the other is held close to her chest by that of her attacker. He is crouched over her like a tiger, a hammer raised in his right hand, ready to strike. She sit...



A Tribute | VOA’s Straight Talk Africa Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Dr. Shaka Ssali

VOA’s Straight Talk Africa is celebrating its 20th anniversary. In this special edition, host Shaka Ssali talks about his personal journey and why the program has been so popular over the years. We will also hear from longtim...



Al Jazeera | Uganda’s Bobi Wine released, 37 die in Protests Over his Arrest

Uganda’s presidential candidate Bobi Wine has been released on bail, local media reported, as police said the death toll in clashes triggered by his arrest earlier this week hit 37. Wine, who was charged with actions likely t...


Health-Watch | Don’t Joke With COVID-19, It’s For Real – By Robby Muhumuza

“ Do you know someone who knows someone who knows someone who has Corona?” The above refrain trending on social media a few months ago sounded funny and my family members and I laughed at it. That laugh has now dried off my...



Uganda Votes 2021 | Electoral Commission Statement on the Arrest of Candidate Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu

The Electoral Commission has taken note of the arrest of Presidential Candidate Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu of the National Unity Platform (NUP) Party, allegedly for violating the Guidelines issued regarding the conduct of Presi...



Travel Advisory | Another Charter Flight Departs from UAE’s Dubai International Airport for Entebbe

Another flight of about 300 Ugandan Nationals and permanent residents who were stranded in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) departed from Dubai International Airport Friday afternoon and arrived at Entebbe International Airport...


Opinion | President Museveni Responds to Social Media Followers in a Latest Bazukulu Missive

Countrymen, Countrywomen and, especially the Bazukulu. Greetings again from the old man with a hat. When I last sent out a missive, it was talking about the prominent Ugandans that had died and what I knew about them. These wer...




Phase II | Repatriation of Stranded Ugandans & Resident/Dependent Permit Holders – Flight to Uganda Monday, Aug 17th 2020

Ugandan Embassies in North America (Uganda Embassy in Washington D.C, Uganda Permanent Mission to the U.N in New York and Uganda High Commission in Ottawa) are working with an International Travel Management Company SATGURU TRA...



Virtual Skilling | The Impact of Blended Learning During Challenging Times By Simon Gillespie – Head of School, International School of Uganda

The Impact of Blended Learning During Challenging Times…A global pandemic has created an opportunity to rethink and evaluate how we use technology in education and the impact blended learning can have on students as they tran...




Zoom Events | The Women Of Purpose International (WOPI) Boston, Tune in Online 14th -16th August 2020

The Women Of Purpose International (WOPI) Boston Chapter is thrilled to extend a invitation to all well wishers across the globe to their 13th annual WOPI conference that will be brought to you this year via Zoom from the 14th...






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