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WBA | Showtime Boxing Special Edition Lightweight Title Fight – Richar Abril vs Sharif Bogere | Saturday March 2 – 10PM ET

Abril vs. Bogere, a 12-round fight for Abril’s WBA Lightweight World Championship, will take place Saturday, March 2 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas . The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, ...


Ugandan Diaspora News | Letter from the Editor | March 2013 | Happy Easter

Dear Readers, Greetings, The year 2013 is now in full gear and if you set yourself New Year’s resolutions, now is the time to reflect and see if you are still on course. Life happens, as they say, but I have determined to...



Kenya Decides | ICC’s Long Shadow Over Impending Elections Favors Kenyatta and Ruto

Boosted by Kenya’s thriving economy, its enhanced regional status, and the perks that come with it, the Kenyan presidency has become a magnet. While the country’s new constitution, promulgated in August 2010, appears to hav...



The Wall Street Journal | Anxiety Over Instability Clouds Kenya Vote

Investor anxiety is taking a toll on Kenya as East Africa’s largest economy prepares for Monday’s elections. The country has emerged as a beachhead for foreign direct investment on the continent, and the African hom...


The Observer | Uganda’s IGG Speaks Out – Political Interference Favours The Big Thieves

It is almost half a year since Judge Irene Mulyagonja was appointed Inspector General of Government (IGG). Sulaiman Kakaire and Hussein Bogere interviewed Mulyagonja on her new job and the war on corruption. How do you find the...



News Flash | MIT Sloan School to Host Africa Investment Forum and Business Conference – 15th & 16th March 2013

The MIT Sloan Africa Business Conference is the annual flagship event of the Africa Business Club at the business school, which attracts more than 400 participants annually. With a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurshi...



Author – Andrew Rugasira | “A Good African Story” How A Small Company Built A Global Coffee Brand

In 2003, I had an idea: to work with coffee farmers in the Kasese district in western Uganda, and to support them in producing quality coffees, which we would roast, pack and brand for both the local and international markets. ...


New Africa Magazine | Forgetting The “Big Man Syndrome” Kibaki’s Legacy As The Infrastructure President

Next month President Mwai Kibaki will be leaving the scene and as he saunters into retirement, he will be remembered for many things. One point stands out and even his harshest critics admit – his legacy as “the infrastruct...



The Uganda Observer | DP, Bukenya In Talks For 2016

Since he was thrown out of Museveni’s government, former Vice President Gilbert Bukenya has increasingly become his own man. He openly criticises a government he once fiercely defended; he no longer looks and acts like his fo...


Uganda 2012 Stock Performance – Research By Emmanuel Sabiiti | Equity and Fixed Income Trader

The Uganda All Share Index (ALSI), a composite measure of the performance of the Uganda stock market, was up 39.2% during 2012, outperforming the US stock market and Developed market indices. The S&P 500, an index that r...



The Telegraph | British Theatre Producer of Play on Homosexuality Deported From Uganda

Uganda has deported a British theatre producer charged with staging a play about homosexuality, the British High Commission said on Tuesday. Homosexuality is illegal in Uganda and further legislation on the issue, awaiting deba...



The New York Times | Pope Benedict XVI Says He Will Resign

ROME — Pope Benedict XVI, the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger who took office in 2005 following the death of his predecessor, said on Monday that he will resign on Feb. 28, the first pope to do so in six centuries. A profoun...


Supersport | Nigeria crowned African Soccer champions

Nigeria lifted the Africa Cup of Nations title for the first time in 19 years with a 1-0 win over underdogs Burkina Faso at the National Stadium, in Johannesburg, on Sunday night. The Super Eagles, playing in the tournament fin...



World Winter Games | Uganda wins Gold at Special Olympics Games

Team Uganda has won gold in the World Special Olympics Winter Games Unified Hockey event. They beat Chinese Taipei 5-2 in their last match to accumulate 9 points in the round robin event of the U-4 category in Pyeongchang, Kor...



The East African | Is a military coup Museveni’s last line of defence against NRM rebels?

As President Yoweri Museveni begins his 27th year in power, his warning that the army will take over his own elected government has added a new dimension to growing speculation about the deep internal rifts within both his ruli...


The Uganda Observer Editorial | Museveni’s Coup Talk is Regressive

President Museveni and Defence Minister Crispus Kiyonga are reported to have warned the politicians that if they do not behave properly, the army might shoot its way into power. The two leaders have now been joined by the Chief...



President Barack Obama’s Second Term Inauguration Speech – Full Text

Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitut...


Event Highlights | The Second Annual Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala Photo Gallery – Volume Two

The Second annual Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala was held on 30th December 2012 at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The colorful ceremony saw several Ugandans abroad recognised for their outstanding contributions in various f...



The Sunday Monitor | Lady Zani of the ‘Ndoowa’ fame Unveiled

Susan Basemera can best be introduced by her song, Ndoowa, a zouk hit that has been a sensational among Ugandans since its release in 2007. But, the most these fans have interfaced with the woman behind this hit is in the video...



The Daily Monitor | Uganda’s Renown Business Mogul James Mulwana Passes On

By Joseph Kiggundu, The Daily Monitor | One of Uganda’s most successful businessman and industrialist James Mulwana has died. Mulwana died Tuesday morning at Nakasero, according to members of his family. The cause of Mulwan...


CAF | Africa Cup Of Nations South Africa 2013 – Nigeria and Ghana battle the egos in Africa Cup of Nations buildup

Ghana and Nigeria have gambled on leaving out their disruptive influences – but history has shown that the team is paramount There is a new mood of militancy about west African football. The buildup to previous Cups of Nation...






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