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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

Congratulations! ~ Gwanga Mujje DC Chapter crowns Josephine Nakato Kasozi as Miss Buganda DC 2018

The Gwanga Mujje DC Chapter crowned miss Josephine Nakato as the Miss Buganda DC 2018 Winner in a ceremony attended by Uganda’s Ambassador to Washington H.E. Mull Sebujja Katende. Congratulations to Josephine and all the ...



Events | John Halani – He fled Uganda as refugee; 40 years later, he represents that country in B.C.

By Tara Carman — Vancouver Sun — When John Halani learned that Canada had offered to take in his family after Idi Amin ordered Ugandans of Asian descent out of the country, it was a bittersweet moment. Halani, his w...



Uganda Convention Canada | Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel | Address 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel — From Saturday June 30th to Sunday July 1st all roads will lead to the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel on 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9 as the Uganda Canadian Diaspora Community ...


Uganda Convention Toronto | National IDs(NIRA), Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Confirm Participation!

Convention News Flash — The Uganda Canada Convention organizing committee is happy to report that NIRA-Uganda(National Identity and Registration Authority), the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration, Ministry of Inte...



Diaspora Events | The Uganda American Association of Greater New York (UAAGNY) Midnight Cruise July 28th

 The Uganda American Association of Greater New York (UAAGNY) is hosting the 1st Midnight Boat Cruise on July 28th, 2018. It will be a great pleasure to have you join us for this event in exploring, meeting peopl...



Death Annoucement | Hajati Safina Mbazira Nanyonjo of Waltham (Pearl of Africa store) Passes On!

The Management of Pearl of Africa Store in Waltham, Massachusetts together with the Muslim community of Boston, the immediate family members  Abdu, Isma, Mayi and Faridah announce the death of their beloved mother and fami...


DIASPORA EVENTS | TOORO AMERICAN ASSOCIATION CONVENTION AND FUNDRAISING GALA (26th – 27th May)

Press Release — This Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, May 26, 2018, and Sunday, May 27, 2018), Tooro American Association Inc. (TAA) will hold its 1st Convention in the Washington DC suburban of Silver Spring, Maryland (Sh...



Events | Uganda Canadian Convention – Toronto Entertainment lineup, June 30th – July 1st

News flash — The Uganda Canadian Diaspora Business Expo and Convention on Canada Day weekend is shaping up to be the greatest summer event of 2018 for the Canadian and diaspora community at-large. As the second major Ugan...


Canada Day Weekend | Uganda’s hiphop rap legend ‘Keko’ in a comeback performance at the Uganda Convention – Toronto

Jocelyn Tracey Keko was born to Japadhola parents from Tororo, the self-proclaimed queen of rap started out as a radio DJ on government owned radio 94.8 vision voice (now X-fm) as a music panelist during her college years but m...



WorldRemit | New digital money transfer technology could help US immigrants send $100 more each year

Immigrants in the US send more than twice as much money to family and friends in emerging economies as is sent through official development assistance, but they could be sending millions more. A leading digital online money tra...



JFK Institute of Politics – Harvard | Public Leadership and Africa’s Developmental Agenda – “Africa’s Leaders Speak”

Harvard Kennedy School – Institute of Politics — “Africa’s Leaders Speak” is a unique platform for a lively discussion of Africa’s most pressing issues by some of the continent’s foremost statesmen. Former...


Business | U.S. Embassy in Uganda Leads Trade Mission to Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle

KAMPALA – As part of the U.S. government’s ongoing commitment to building trade and investment opportunities within Uganda, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac will lead a reverse trade mission to the Specialty Coffe...



“The Chi”| Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine – Guest Appearance On The Wendy Williams Show

Bio – Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine is a dual citizen of Uganda and America, working in the mediums of photography, theatre, film and television. Mwine appeared in Mira Nair’s QUEEN OF KATWE, opposite Lupita Nyong’o; BOO...



National Geographic | Eleven Lions Killed in Suspected Poison Attack – Queen Elizabeth National Park

By Jani Actman and Rachael Bale — Wildlife authorities found 11 lions dead from suspected poisoning in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park, in the southwest of of the country, on April 10. The dead lions, eight of th...


Charity | Lend a Hand Uganda – USA to host its 4th Annual “Night on the Nile” Fundraising Gala on April 26th in New York

New York, NY – On Thursday, April 26th, Lend a Hand Uganda – USA (LAHU – USA) will be hosting its fourth annual “Night on the Nile” fundraising gala at Kellogg’s NYC. This year’s theme will be “...



Money Transfer Q&A | Uganda Diaspora Exclusive with Dr. Ismail Ahmed Founder and CEO – WorldRemit

By Ronnie Mayanja — On Friday April 6th I had the rare opportunity for a sit down interview with a man who has revolutionized the remittance business and the way the diaspora sends and receives money globally — Dr. ...



Charity | Toronto Based Solome Nanvule – Founder and CEO of the Pelletier Teenage Mothers Foundation (PTMOF)

By Ronnie Mayanja — Meet Solome Nanvule – Founder and CEO of the Pelletier Teenage Mothers Foundation (PTMOF), a charity founded in memory of her late benefactor, Fr Raynald Pelletier, a French-Canadian mission...



Uganda Convention – Canada | Bernard Katende aka DJ Bernarzo To Feature a Silent Disco in Toronto

Bernard Katende aka DJ Bernarzo is a crowd puller in many clubs and events in Maine and the US at-large, He will be a featured guest DJ at the Uganda Canadian Business Expo and Convention in Toronto. Among the featured highligh...


New Inspirational Music | Charlie Wilson “I’m Blessed” (feat. T.I.) LIVE at Apollo Theater

“I’m Blessed” (feat. T.I.) I new God was with it I always use to pray Ah, my prayer was to ask God to not let the devil kill me out here While I was in the streets before I could get back But I said if you giv...






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