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The 13th African Cultural Festival 2013 Edition — Saturday June 15th, Venue Sampas Pavillion – Pawtucket Blvd Lowell, MA

THEME– AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL SHOWCASING A RICH DIVERSITY AND CELEBRATING AN ENDURING HISTORY! Mission Statement of The African Cultural Association The African Cultural Association was borne out of the annual African ...


Nelson Mandela In Intensive Care — Spends Fourth Day In Hospital

Former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela remains in a “serious but stable” condition in a Pretoria hospital after four days of treatment for a lung infection, the government has said. ...



The Uganda Martyrs Celebration 2013 Boston Edition – Main Celebrant The Most Rev.Charles Wamika, Bishop of Jinja Diocese

By Ronnie Mayanja — Uganda Martyrs Day Boston was commemorated on Sunday June 9th in what was a colorful and well attended service at St. Mary’s Parish in Waltham. The main celebrant this year was the Rt.Rev. Charle...



The New York Times | Britain to Compensate Kenyan Torture Victims of The Mau Mau Colonial – Era

LONDON — In a remarkable admission that imperial forces tortured Kenyans fighting against British rule in the 1950s, Foreign Secretary William Hague announced Thursday that the government would pay about $30 million in compen...


Welcome To The Boarding House of Colors – A solution to Travelling Parents From Uganda.

Dear Parent, Thank you for your consideration of the boarding house of colors for your child. As a child ,I grew up with expatriate parents and with every job transfer came a change of school and country. It was therefore hard ...



Nyerere | “Without Unity, There is No future for Africa”

“My generation led Africa to political freedom. The current generation of leaders and peoples of Africa must pick up the flickering torch of African freedom, refuel it with their enthusiasm and determination, and carry it for...



The Untold Story of The Uganda Christian Martyrs.

Ugandan Diaspora News and Agencies — The arrival of the Christian missionaries, Anglican and Catholic, set the stage for new developments, and marked a turning point in the religious life of the people of Buganda; as well...


Dont Miss | Sunday June 9th 2013 Uganda Martyrs Day Celebrations In Boston

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We would like to thank you for your continued support of the Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations that will be held on June 9th. Because of your generosity and active participation we are half wa...



Uganda Government Re-Opens The Daily Monitor Offices

The Government on Thursday announced the re-opening of The Daily Monitor. GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON THE POLICE SEARCH AT THE MONITOR PUBLICATIONS, THURSDAY 30TH MAY 2013 1. On the 7th day of May 2013, the Daily Monitor published ...


The New Buganda Katikiro Peter Mayiga Receives [Ddamula] the Symbol of Buganda Power Outside The King’s Palace

The new Katikkiro or Prime Minister of Buganda Kingdom Charles Peter Mayiga officially received the Ddamula or mace, the symbol of authority at Mengo. The palace of King Ronald Muwenda Mutebi at Mengo in Kampala was a beehive o...



Al Jazeera | General Sejusa Reportedly Hiding In London Says Reports

A Ugandan general who leaked a letter alleging an assassination plot against army officers opposed to the president’s son succeeding his father as leader has requested the protection of British police. David Sejusa, a spy...



Big Brother Africa The Chase Is On – Season 8 | Uganda Representatives Unveiled, Denzel and LK4

Denzel is a radio and TV show host from Kampala. Asked to describe himself in 5 words, he says “I am very eccentric”. He says his best quality is his optimism and he likes a great sense of style and humour and open-mindedne...


Diaspora Bonds | Government Banks on Diaspora Bond To Grow Investments

Government has devised a strategy to tap into the billions of shillings sent home from the Ugandans living and working abroad. By formulating a diaspora bond, the government, through the foreign affairs ministry and Bank of Ug...



The Wall Street Journal | Google To Fund, Develop Wireless Networks in Emerging Markets

Google Inc. is deep into a multipronged effort to build and help run wireless networks in emerging markets as part of a plan to connect a billion or more new people to the Internet. These wireless networks would serve areas suc...



Uganda’s Diva Iryn Namubiru – Free At Last!

Uganda’s Diva Iryn Namubiru has been cleared of drug smuggling charges after 21 days of being detained in Japan. “I am out, free, innocent, clean, no criminal record. I will tell you all as soon as I get home on MON...


The World Bank Group President Mr. Jim Yong Kim Flies Ethiopian Airlines After Visit to Uganda

By Ronnie Mayanja — The World Bank Group President Mr. Jim Yong Kim was in Uganda for a state visit that saw him accompany the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on a historical visit to the great lakes region of Central Af...



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...






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