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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

EACC | Cancer Treatment Facility to be Set up in Kenya Through Avistas Planning and The Texas Center for Proton Therapy Support

Cancer treatment facility finally to be constructed in Kenya courtesy of Kericho county Governor, Texas center for Proton Therapy, Council of Governors of Kenya, Avistas, and East Africa Chamber of Commerce.(EACC) INTERVIEW: Th...


Martyrs Day 2018 Edition | The Uganda Catholic Community of Boston (UCCB) Invitation – Main Celebrant, The Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda

THE UGANDAN CATHOLIC COMMUNITY IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BOSTON (UCCB) St. Mary Parish, 133 School St. Waltham, MA 02451 Date: March 27th, 2018 UGANDA MARTYRS DAY 2018 (UMD’18) Press/Media Release Dear community of believers, I g...



Voice of America | Cambridge Analytica Played Roles in Multiple African Elections

WASHINGTON — Long before its controversial roles in the 2016 Brexit vote and U.S. presidential election, Cambridge Analytica influenced elections in Africa. The data mining company, under fire for its alleged use of 50 millio...



Diaspora Bonds | Foresight Africa viewpoint – Debt by diaspora: Ties that bond

Editor’s Note: Below is a viewpoint from Chapter 2 of the Foresight Africa 2018 report, which explores six overarching themes that provide opportunities for Africa to overcome its obstacles and spur inclusive growth. Read...


Diaspora Events | Meet Hamza Rokon Muwanguzi Toronto Promoter and CEO – New Level Ent. Canada Convention Entertainment Co-chair

Hamza Rokon Muwanguzi, is a Toronto Promoter and CEO of New LeveL Entertainment which started in 2007. Nominated for Radio Kilimanjaro Best Promoter 2017 as part of the promotion for the ALL AFRICAN FEST he hosted acts like TEK...



Don’t Miss Canada Day | The Uganda-Canadian Business Expo and Convention – Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, June 30th – July 1st 2018

For Immediate Release — 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 unveils t...



New Movie | Hollywood Comes to Uganda Again – Seven Days in Entebbe, Release Date: March 16th 2018

Release Date: March 16, 2018 – PG-13 | 1h 46m | Thriller — In 1976, an Air France flight out of Tel Aviv is taken over by two Palestinians and two German terrorists, Brigitte Kuhlmann (Rosamund Pike) and Wilfri...



Presidential Politics | Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga In Historic Meet At Harambee House – Friday 9th March

Mr Odinga’s full statement following the meeting. Fellow Kenyans, In the life of any nation, a time comes when the people and their leaders must audit the progress made towards the attainment of the goals and prayers laid...


The Observer | Museveni Fires Police Boss Kayihura, Security Minister Tumukunde

President Museveni has fired police boss Gen Kale Kayihura and security minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde. Gen Elly Tumwine has been appointed as the new minister of Security while Okoth Ochola is the new Inspector-General of Pol...



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...






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