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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

New York Times OP-ED | Homeward Bond

  By NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA and DILIP RATHA — HERE’S a statistic you may not be aware of: about 50 percent of the world’s uncultivated, arable land is in Africa. This abundance of potential farmland offers Africa t...


The Second Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala Highlights and Pictures – 30th December 2012

In what was a colorful evening on Sunday 30th December 2012 Ugandans in the Diaspora gathered for their second annual social networking gala. This was a follow up to the first and saw several notable Ugandans recognised for the...



Daily Monitor ~ Uganda diaspora crowns 2012 with 2nd Social Networking Event, Dinner & Awards

By Ivan Okuda, Monitor ~ Ugandans living and working abroad have all reasons to fly down to Uganda and wrap up the year here, if the Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala held at Kampala Serena Hotel last week on Sunday is a...



United Night of Worship Presents, “Hungry For More Conference Boston” on Feb 22nd, 23rd ~ 2013

United Night of Worship: Don’t Miss the Hungry For More Conference taking place in Boston, on February 22nd and 23rd, 2013. Featuring JESUS CULTURE’S Kristene DiMarco and GATEWAY’S Rita Springer Hungry For Mor...


Christmas Devotion | The Real Meaning Of Christmas

It’s that time of year again. December has come and with it all the joys of Christmas. But what is the real meaning of Christmas? Is it the gifts under the tree, the lights in the windows, the cards in the mail, turkey di...



Ttabamiruka Kampala Day One Photo Highlights – Conference Ended With Kabaka’s Call For Federal

The Buganda Conference dubbed (Ttabamiruka 2012) was held at Hotel Africana with a theme “Promoting Investment in Buganda and Uganda; Opportunities and Challenges”. Compared to the previous conferences this year the confer...



Missing Person Alert | Help Wanted In Relocating A Lost Ugandan Last Seen In Boston – 1998

Dear Readers, This is sad story of a missing Ugandan Edward Wasswa Mpanga last seen in Boston mid June 1998. He is the twin brother to Kato Mpanga of the UK. If you happened to be living in the Boston area in 1988, Know someone...


Diaspora Wedding Bells | Juliet Zawedde Uganda’s Boston Based Entrepreneur To Wed In Uganda

Diaspora Nuptials — She goes by the names Juliet Zawedde and she is a vivacious Ugandan Entrepreneur based in Boston’s waltham suburb of Massachusetts. This year she is among the Diaspora wedding nutpials that will ...



The Inside Story | New Details Emerge Out of the The Pension Scam Saga – The Independent

CID takes hold of Shs 800bn worth of Oloka, Obey properties, over 256 land titles attached Early one morning last month, one Kenneth Tulomwe was arrested by police as he drove out of his gate in Muyenga in a brand new double ca...


Uganda@50 – The Rebirth Of A Nation, Independence Cultural Dinner – Friday October 12th, Kampala Serena Hotel

On Friday October 12th 2012 all roads will lead to Kampala Serena Hotel Victoria Ballroom in what will be Uganda’s Golden Jubilee Independence Cultural dinner of the year. The corporate event will feature an Art Exhibitio...



New US Ambassador to Uganda: Who Is Scott DeLisi?

A career Senior Foreign Service Officer whose career has included two postings to Africa will be the next ambassador to the African nation of Uganda. President Barack Obama nominated Scott H. DeLisi to the post on January 23, 2...



Olympic News | Usain Bolt Is The World’s Fastest Man Again!

Usain Bolt lived up to all the hype of becoming a “living legend” at the London Games, decisively defending his 100-metre title by beating Jamaican training partner Yohan Blake in the defining race of the Olympics. He was s...


Diaspora Nuptials | Omulangira Kimbugwe Weds Priscila Kalibala In A Summer Showbiz Wedding – See Gallery Below

By Ronnie Mayanja – In what was another celebrity star-studded wedding affair Micheal Kalema Kimbugwe from the US was joined in holy matrimony to Ugandan songstress Priscilla Kalibala at St. Paul’s Cathedral,  Nami...



Ug@50 | UK Ugandans Join the Celebrations to Mark 50 years of Independence

As Uganda celebrates 50yrs of Independence, Ugandans in UK and Europe are not to be left out. Arrangements for Ug@50,UK, the biggest Ugandan independence celebration in the Diaspora yet, are underway for the celebration event t...



The First Uganda Diaspora Infrastructure Development workshop held In Dallas/Hurst, Texas.

The Hurst Convention Center in Hurst, [a city within the Dallas Fort Worth-DFW metroplex] Texas was the venue of the first Ugandan Diaspora Infrastructure Development workshop sponsored by the world bank in conjunction with the...


The New Spirit of Africa | Ethiopian Airlines To Fly Direct to Toronto, Canada Effective 16th July 2012 – Partners with Virgin America

1. New Flights to Cotonou Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing African airline, is proud to announce that effective 15 June 2012; it has launched non-stop flights to its new destination Cotonou, the economic capital of the R...



Photo gallery | The Uganda Canadian Business & Social Convention – A Recap of the 3 Days at the Sheraton Wall Center, Vancouver BC.

The Canada Day long weekend in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia is a now in the history books. But it was great to see Ugandans living in Canada congregated for what was dubbed the first Ugandan Canadian Business and Soc...


BBC | Uganda athletes blame Happy Science Religion For Failure to Qualify For Olympics

BBC News: Ugandan track event athletes have blamed their failure to qualify for the Olympics on the inferior track they were forced to use for time trials. These were supposed to be held at the national stadium but a double bo...



Another Uganda Twesigye Jackson Kaguri Makes The Nomination To The 2012 CNN Heroes!

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was born and raised in Uganda in the small village of Nyakagyezi. At a very young age he demonstrated an unquenchable desire to learn, which led him to study at and graduate from Makerere University in K...



New York Times | Michael Kiwanuka – The Wanderer Who Still Searches for Home

New York Times : Soothing, swaying tunes hold despair and a quest for faith in the songs of Michael Kiwanuka, who performed at the Highline Ballroom on Wednesday night. Mr. Kiwanuka, the English son of Ugandan parents, can easi...


John ‘The Beast’ Mugabi Gets Inducted Into The International Boxing Hall Of Fame

For those born in the 1980s the name John ‘The Beast’ Mugabi might not mean a thing but who can ever forget the first time showtime televised  the Live bonanza when our very own Ugandan John ‘The Beast’...






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