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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

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...



BBC Media Centre | Alan Kasujja the New Face of BBC World Service ‘Newsday’ Breakfast Programme

Alan Kasujja  joined the presenting team on BBC World Service’s Newsday radio programme. Alan previously hosted Capital Radio’s Big Breakfast in Kampala and presented The Fourth Estate debate programme and Who Wants to be ...


Post Bank – Uganda Introduces Diaspora Classic Banking

Post Bank Diaspora Classic Banking is designed mainly for you, a Ugandan residing in a foreign country. Operating this account offers you the opportunity of maintaining an account in Uganda while resident abroad. Why you need t...



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 ...






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