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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

DR Congo | UN Secretary-General Hails Regional Accord As ‘Best Chance For Peace In years

UN News Center — 23 May 2013 – Arriving today in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged all the leaders of Africa’s Great Lakes region to throw their...


President Museveni Reshuffles Cabinet – Former Chief of Defence Forces Becomes Internal Affairs Minister. Full list below

Breaking News — President Yoweri Museveni Thursday made changes to his cabinet, moving Army Chief Gen Aronda Nyakairima as Internal Affairs minister. In other changes, Mary Karooro Okurut moves to the Gender Ministry as J...



CNN | US Immigration Reform Bill and the Path To Citizenship – 5 Things you Should Know

Washington (CNN) — Advocates for comprehensive immigration reform won their first major legislative victory this week when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 to approve the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” pl...



Diaspora Bonds | Rwanda’s U.S. $400 Million Bond Oversubscribed

Rwanda’s debut Euro bond of US$400 million was finally issued yesterday on the Irish Stock Exchange with an issuance coupon rate at 6.625 percent after two days of collecting orders.  According to the Ministry of Finance...


Obama At Morehouse College | Black Men Cannot Use Racism As a Crutch – Commencement Speech Full Text.

Hello, Morehouse! Thank you Dr. Wilson, the Board of Trustees; Congressman Cedric Richmond and Sanford Bishop – both proud alumni of this school; Congressman Hank Johnson and the great John Lewis; Mayor Reed, and all the memb...



Day One – Uganda Local Capital & Financial Markets Summit Highlights at Kampala Serena Hotel.

Kampala Dispatch. Day – One at the Local Capital and Financial Markets Summit 2013 held at Kampala Serena Hotel’s Katonga hall was quite a success with some key business leaders participating in panel discussions. O...



Statement by the White House Press Secretary on President Obama’s Travel to Africa

President Obama and the First Lady look forward to traveling to Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania from June 26 – July 3.  The President will reinforce the importance that the United States places on our deep and growi...


The Founder and CEO of Home-Coming Revolution Africa to Speak at the First Ugandan Diaspora Business Expo In Boston

Ugandan Diaspora News Flash — Angel Jones – The CEO and Founder, Homecoming Revolution an initiative started in South Africa to encourage the repatriation and return of African Diaspora skills back home to the Afric...



Ugandan Police Raids Offices of Two Newspapers Amid Reports That President Museveni Was Grooming His Son To Succeed Him.

Ugandan police have raided the offices of at least two newspapers [Daily Monitor and The Red Pepper] following reports that President Yoweri Museveni is grooming his son to succeed him. Police in Uganda have forcibly entered th...


Uganda Local Capital & Financial Markets Summit , 21-22 May 2013, Serena Kampala

Press Release — The Uganda Local Capital & Financial Markets Summit We are pleased to invite you to join us at the Uganda Local Capital & Financial Markets Summit 2013 (the conference). This two day investment con...



Ugandan Diaspora Business Expo Boston – Press Conference Held In Kampala

Kampala Dispatch, May 17th — The Uganda Diaspora Business Expo scheduled to take place on  July 6th in Boston got a rare boost Friday when Uganda Investment Authority led by the New Executive Director – Eng. Frank ...



Daily Monitor | Pregnant Woman Loses Baby After Being Denied Ambulance

An expectant mother lost her child at the weekend after she was transported on a lorry carrying goats and goods following the alleged refusal of Olujobo Health Centre III workers to grant her an ambulance. Ms Florence Candiru, ...


Arms Race | Africa’s Biggest Military Spenders Revealed

Algeria $9.3 billion Algeria has oil. It also has a long-standing border dispute with Morocco (ranked 4th) and it wants to make sure it is not caught short-footed. Still, if it comes to money it wins the African arms race, with...



BET Awards 2013 | Uganda’s Radio & Weasel Nominated In The Best International Act – Africa, Category

Check out the full list of nominees. Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Beyoncé Tamar Braxton Alicia Keys Rihanna Elle Varner Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Chris Brown Bruno Mars Miguel Justin Timberlake Usher Best Group Macklemore...



The Observer Editorial | Government Is Tampering With Right To Know | In Gen. Sejusa’s Case

Three Daily Monitor journalists have been summoned by the police in relation with the publication of a new story about Gen David Sejusa a.k.a. Tinyefuza, whose latest outburst appears to have rattled the establishment. On the o...


Owekiitibwa Charles Peter Mayiga Appointed Buganda Kingdom Katikkiro

The Weekly Observer — Buganda Kingdom Spokesman Charles Peter Mayiga has replaced John Baptist Walusimbi as Katikkiro (prime minister) of  Buganda, palace officials have said. It is understood that Walusimbi’s tenure w...



Goodlyfe’s Radio & Weasel In A Sold Out ‘Obudde’ Album Launch At Hotel Africana

Ugandan Diaspora Dispatch — In what was a totally sold out Africana show the long awaited Radio and Weasel Obudde Album lived up to the hype and publicity thanks in part to promoter Kibo Media and the sponsors. Judging fr...


The 23rd World Economic Forum On Africa Kicks off In Cape Town | Delivering on Africa’s Promise, 8 -10 May 2013

The 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa kicked off on Wednesday, May 8 on the theme “Delivering on Africa’s Promise”. The three-day event in Cape Town, South Africa, is expected to draw regional and global lea...



Rwanda’s Health Care System At A Glance – What Can Uganda Do to Deliver Better Health Care?

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda destroyed much of the socio-economic fabric of country as well as its health infrastructure. The healthcare system is still suffering in its aftermath. Although the health status of the Rwandan popul...



Daniel Kalinaki Leaves Daily Monitor Assumes New Role At Nation Media Group As Managing Editor — Regional Content

Daily Monitor announced on Friday, May 3, that Managing Editor Daniel Kalinaki was leaving to take up a secondment at Monitor Publications’ parent company, the Nairobi-based Nation Media Group. In his new position as managing...


Hawa Musa In The ‘Ampadde’ Gospel Album Launch – May 5th 2013. See Complete Concert Highlights Below!

On may 5th 2013 I set out to attend a Gospel Concert of a lady who is slowly leaving her mark in Gospel music circles. Hawa Musa’s testimony will compel you to listen to her music especially knowing how far the lord has b...






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