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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

Uganda | President Museveni’s State of the Nation Address – Full Speech Sunday Sept 9th

Fellow Countrymen and Countrywomen, in particular, the Bazzukulu. I greet you all and I start my address by saying that the population of Uganda, on the 26th of January, 1986, when the NRM took over Kampala, was about 14million...


Developing Story | Buyende District Police Commander Muhammad Kirumira Gunned Down

Breaking News — Gunmen have reportedly shot suspended Buyende District Police Commander Muhammad Kirumira with a yet to be identified woman. The couple who were driving in the family car were reportedly shot near their ho...



The National Press Club | Bobi Wine and Robert Amsterdam Press Conference Video Highlights!

MP Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) and his international lawyer Robert Amsterdam brief the media on Bobi’s recent politically motivated arrest and torture, outlining a series of international advocacy actions to bring more ...



UNAA@30 | The 10th Annual UNAA Trade & Investment Forum Highlights

The 10th Annual UNAA Trade and Investments Forum took place on Friday August 31st 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Washington. Forum attendees were warmly welcomed by His Excellency Ambassador Muli S. Katende and the func...


UNAA@30 | The Official Opening Ceremony at Bellevue-Seattle Hyatt Regency Hotel.

The Uganda North American Association(UNAA) celebrated its 30th anniversary in Seattle-Bellevue, Washington State during America’s labor day weekend.  This year’s festivities kicked off with a business forum Fr...



Media Advisory | Bobi Wine and Robert Amsterdam to hold a Press Conference in Washington DC – Thurs Sept 6th 10ET.

Media Advisory — In his first comments to general media since being brutally detained and tortured by the Ugandan authorities, the Ugandan Member of Parliament of Kyadondo East Constituency Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bob...



UNAA@30 | Miss UNAA Seattle Pageant highlights in Pictures!

The second Miss UNAA pageant was held in the pacific North Western city of Bellevue and was won by Ms. Shalom Aburu a budding fashion designer based out of Seattle/Tacoma, Washington State.  Ms. Aburu impressed the judges ...


Uganda Festival | Afrigo band Performs Live in the US at the Gaylord National Resort after a 10 year absence!

The legendary Afrigo band were the final act at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington DC making an appearance after nearly 10 years of absence. This what part of the Uganda festival celebrations that a...



UNAASeattle@30 | Boat Cruise Highlights Aboard the Argosy Salish Explorer!

The Annual Uganda North America Association 30 anniversary cruise set off aboard the Salish Explorer in a what was a colorful and sold event attended by more than 500 convention attendees. It took more than 5 buses to ferry rev...


Opinion | What is the Post Museveni Agenda? Dr Martin M. Lwanga

Opinion — In 1979 as the war to evict dictator Idi Amin gathered pace concerned Ugandan leaders at the time convened at Moshi in Tanzania to put together a government to manage the country once the Amin regime fell. Altho...



Diaspora Protests | The Uganda Boston Community Protests Press & Human Right Violations Following Arua By-Election

Boston Dispatch — On Sunday August 26th in a show of solidarity with other Diaspora communities, the Ugandans community in Massachusetts came out in large numbers to protest press freedoms, human rights violations and the...



Death Announcement | The Ugandan Community in Colorado Announces the Death of Sara Serubula

The Ugandan Community in Colorado announces the sudden death of a well loved community member, wife and mother Mrs. Sara Serubula which occurred in Denver. Sara was a bright and wonderful woman whose kindness touched everyone a...


Daily Monitor | Bobi Wine, Wadri granted bail

Gulu High Court has granted bail to Kyaddondo East MP, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and his 12 co-accused colleagues who facing treason charges. Court that was presided over by Justice Stephen Mubiru also granted bail t...



Court Martial | Former Police Boss Gen. Kayihura faces death for reportedly failing to protect War Materials

Former Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura, detained in Makindye military barracks for over two months, has been charged in the Court Martial in Kampala. Some of the charges include failure to protect war materials a...



FreeBobiWine Campaign | Global Pressure Mounts for the Release of Music Activist & MP Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu

Global pressure for the release of Bobi Wine continues to build as Ugandan Diaspora communities across the globe continue to protest his detention following what many termed as unlawful arrest in the town of Arua in Northwester...


The Economist | The arrest of Bobi Wine has shaken Uganda – Hands up for the Ghetto President

THE video for his song “Freedom” imagines Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, trapped in a jail cell. Now the singer-turned-politician really is locked up. On August 13th the authorities in Uganda arrested Mr Wine...



Opinion | Museveni’s government is in disarray but why won’t it fall? By Andrew M. Mwenda

The recent crackdown on pro “Free Bobi Wine” protesters in Kampala is not a sign of President Yoweri Museveni’s strength but vulnerability. This crackdown is being conducted by the police reinforced by the army. The soldi...


Court Martial | Uganda’s Military Court Drops Charges against MP Bobi Wine as Police re-arrests him

Ugandan independent MP Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine has been charged with treason. Mr Kyagulanyi, was on Thursday charged before Gulu Magistrates Court for stoning the Presidential motorcade. He has been remanded t...



Afropop Worldwide | International Artists sign statement in support of jailed Musician Bobi Wine

Artists Release Statement in Support of Bobi Wine — Ugandan musician/activist-turned-politician Bobi Wine was taken into custody on Monday and charged with possessing illegal weapons and treason. His family had no id...



International Law Firm | Amsterdam & Partners LLP Retained by Ugandan Political Prisoner Bobi Wine

By Robert Amsterdam | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, an opposition Member of Parliament of Kyadondo East constituency in Uganda who is most widely known as the pop musician “Bobi Wine,” has retained the international law firm ...


State House | President Museveni’s latest statement on the ongoing violence, threats and intimidation in elections

Fellow Ugandans, thank you for your responses following my most recent post on events that followed the by-election in Arua Municipality. The problem in Arua was caused by Bobi Wine’s group together with Kassiano Wadri, w...






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