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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...


Alternative Investments | A Look At The Real Estate Market In Uganda

About 93% of Uganda’s urban population lives in slums. In Zambia 74%, Nigeria 80%, Tanzania 92.1%, and Ethiopia 99.4%. In Kampala, Uganda’s capital, 85% of the nearly 1.8 million people live in slums. Kampala’...



Prince David Kintu Wasajja Weds His Princess Marion Elizabeth Nankya In Colorful Royal Wedding Ceremony

By Ronnie Mayanja — Saturday April 27th will go down in the history of Buganda as special day that saw Prince David Kintu Wasajja wed his Princess Marion Elizabeth Nankya the daughter of Mathius Nsubuga the MP for Bukoto ...


Lee Kuan Yew & Singapore – What Africa can learn. Part One

Singapore, the island city-state, has achieved staggering economic success in the past 50 years. With little natural resources of its own, its food requirements almost entirely imported, with no fresh water resources to write h...



Ugandan Professionls In Boston Launch UPN – A Ugandan Professionals Network

Boston — The Ugandan Professionals Network based in Boston (the “UPN”) was launched on the April 13th, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Woburn, Massachusetts. The event, which attracted guests from Washington DC, Con...



Bharti Airtel Acquires Warid Telecom Operations In Uganda

For Immediate release — Warid enters into a definitive agreement for acquisition of its Uganda Telecom Operations by Airtel Will combine the strengths of two entities to serve over 7.4 million mobile customers in Ugand...


What you Did Not Know About Uganda’s Dual Citizenship Policy

The Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Act No. 53, 2009, provides an opportunity for former Ugandan citizens who have naturalized in another country, to re-acquire Ugandan citizenship. The Act also allows fo...






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