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A Flash Back | Remembering Uganda’s Past 50 Years 1962 – 2012

Historical Snapshot — Uganda gained independence from Britain on October 9th 1962, maintaining its Commonwealth membership as a former British colony. The first post-independence election, held in 1962, was won by an alli...


Kampala Capital City In Carnival Fever as Ugandans Celebrate Golden Jubilee

By Ronnie Mayanja — It was Kampala’s first Carnival and one that was pulled off by the newly established Kampala Capital City Authority headed by Mrs Jennifer Musisi together with KCCA partners. The Carnival saw Kam...



Kampala City Get’s New Look Ahead of The Uganda@50 Golden Jubilee Celebrations

Preparations for commemoration of Uganda’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations will reach their climax this week as all roads will lead to Uganda’s independence grounds at Kololo airstrip for Uganda’s 50th Independenc...



The 5th Nile Gold Jazz Safari Held In Kampala – Gerald Albright, Regina Belle and Marion Meadows Bring Down the House

By Ronnie Mayanja — In what was a sold out concert at this year’s 5th annual Jazz Safari held at Kampala Serena’s Victoria hall on Friday 5th October 2012 featuring US Jazz legend Gerald Albright, Grammy awar...


East African Culture: Ethiopian Airlines Hosts a Dinner to Celebrate the Ethiopian New Year and Diverse Cultural Heritage

On September 28th, Ethiopian Airlines hosted a formal dinner at the Hilton Hotel in Alexandria, VA, to Celebrate the Ethiopian New Year. The atmosphere was cozy and filled with sounds of soothing Ethiopian Music and amicable Am...



Event Promo Video | Uganda@50 Cultural Dinner Official Television Commercial

Uganda@50 Cultural and Independence Dinner ~ Taking place at Serena Hotel, on October 12th, at 5:30pm. The Dinner will feature a recognition of Uganda’s Outstanding Achievers, and Art Exhibition by TAGA Nuwagaba, Fashion ...



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...


Rwanda Day Boston, 21st – 22nd September | “If we don’t tell Rwanda’s story, others will do it the wrong way” – Paul Kagame

  Rwanda Focus — “It should be our pride to live in a dignified country. We must continually tell the story of our country, because if we don’t, someone else will do it the wrong way.” That was the rallying cal...



The Second Ugandan UK Convention Highlights – All Photos by Richard Cunningham

The second Ugandan UK Convention was held at Troxy, London on 15th September 2012.  The event attended by Uganda’s first lady and Minister for Karamoja Affairs Mrs. Janet Museveni, Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Ms...


Diaspora Events | Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala Highlights – 30th December 2011, Kampala Serena Hotel

Press Release — On December 29th, 2011, in the city of Kampala and for the very first time in our Country’s history, the immense contribution of those Ugandans living outside their Motherland was officially recognized a...



New Vision | Ugandan UK convention discusses economy

By Louis Jadwong in London —  Uganda must speed up decision making in the economic sector and make manpower development a priority if it is to take advantage of the many opportunities available in the country today. The...



Guvnor-Uganda | The Official Ugandan Diaspora After Party Venue – December 30th – 11PM Onwards!

GUVNOR – UGANDA. Located on 1st Street Industrial Area is Uganda’s number one night spot! The Guvnor is the exclusive, new, lavish nightclub and bar added to Angenoir’s list of clubs. Its exterior design is inspir...


Labor Day Weekend | UNAA Philly Convention Highlights – Day One and The UNAA Boat Cruise

On Saturday September 1st 2012 in the city that has been nicknamed ‘the home of brotherly love’ Ugandans from North America, Europe and Uganda gathered at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott Hotel for UNAA’s 24...



UNAA Philly Convention Countdown | Crossfire Debate | Friday August 31st 2012, Time: 8:30pm – Come Ready to Ask Questions

Don’t Miss The UNAA Crossfire Debate in Philly! Friday August 31st 2012, 8:30pm – 10:00pm Ballroom AB Hon. Muhammad K. Nsereko, NRM His rise on the Ugandan political scene has been meteoric, first defeating the vete...



Concert Highlights | SisQo Unleashes the Dragon On Kampala – But The Turn Up Is Low

By Ronnie Mayanja — Born Mark Althavean Andrews on November 9, 1978, Sisqó, an American R&B singer, rapper, songwriter, dancer, record producer and actor was in Kampala August 25th for his debut concert in what was a...


Press Release | Ugandan Advocate for HIV/AIDS Orphans Named a 2012 CNN Hero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Okemos, Michigan – June 22nd, 2012. CNN Heroes are “Everyday People Changing the World,” people who are making extraordinary contributions to those in need. Twesigye Jackson Kaguri has been named a 2...



ICOB | International Community of Banyakigezi Convention – July 26- 29, 2012 Greenville, South Carolina, USA.

The 10th ANNUAL ICOB CONVENTION will be held from July 26- 29, 2012 in the city of Greenville, South Carolina , USA. Venue will be the Embassy Suites Hotel Greenville Golf Resort & Conference Center. 670 Verdae Blvd Greenvi...


Ggwanga Mujje – Boston Hosts Ttabamiruka 2012 BBQ Fundraiser, Filipello Park, Watertown, Massachusetts.

Ggwanga Mujje Boston and the Ttabamiruka’12 Organizing Committee, held a BBQ fundraiser on Sunday July 22nd  in Boston in an effort to market and register new attendees for the labor day Convention. The Ggwanga Mujje Bos...




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...


Canada Convention organising committee in session – Less than 4 days to Vancouver. June 29th to July 2nd 2012

Vancouver, British Columbia is gearing up to welcome everyone to the Uganda-Canada Business and Social Convention come June 29th to July 2nd. The first of its kind in this beautiful city, the Convention will be a smorgasbord of...






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