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Could Uganda’s ‘nodding disease’ be a form of river epilepsy?

Appearing on CNN International, Dr. Scott Dowell’s comments followed a report from Global Health Frontline News in Uganda showing children stricken with seizures, stunted growth, malnutrition, and mental disabilities. In ...


Immigrant Life ~ ‘Traffic light’ artists paint a brighter future

By Emily Wither, (CNN) — On the busy streets of Cape Town a group of artists dodge traffic and evade the police as they try to sell their work. For these Zimbabwean immigrants the “robots,” South African slang...



Bank of Baroda expands in Africa with new Uganda branch

Kampala, (IANS) ~ The state-run Bank of Baroda (BOB), which calls itself India’s international bank, Thursday opened its 11th branch in Uganda as part of its renewed focus on the African continent. The financial powerhous...



Juliana Kanyomozi to Perform this Friday, June 10th, in Boston!

Don’t Miss the Spring Party 2011!! ~ Julian Kanyomozi will be performing at the American Legion, Nonantum Post 440 ~ 295 Carlifornia St, Newton, MA 02458. Music will be provided by Dj Tonny and BaSe Entertainment. For tic...


Herbert Lwanyagga’s Memorial Service, St. Peters Church Of Uganda

In what was a full house on Saturday June 4th, several people including the family and friends of the late Herbert Lwanyagga gathered at St. Peters Church Of Uganda in Waltham for a Memorial service led by Rev. Christine Nakyey...



Uganda Martyrs’ Day Celebration 2011, PRESS RELEASE

Dear brothers and sisters, On behalf of the organizing committee of the 2011 Ugandan Martyrs’ Day celebration, I wish to greet you all. Many of you have had an opportunity to participate in the celebration that marks the ROOT...



Uganda beat Guinea Bissau to edge closer to Nations Cup

Uganda have beaten Guinea Bissau 2-0 in Kampala on Saturday to edge closer to qualifying for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations finals. A goal in each half was enough to ensure the Cranes will stay top of Group J with two matches r...


CANADA ~ Ugandan Caregiver sues former employer, claiming $162,000 in lost wages

By Laurie Monsebraaten, Toronto Star | At 21, Lilliane Namukasa left Uganda to make a new life in Canada as a live-in caregiver for two small children. But after working full-time for two years, she was paid just $2,100 by her ...



From Uganda Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Diaspora Community ~ Bidding Deadline Extended to June 15th 2011, Consultancy Services for Capacity Needs Assessment in Petroleum Refining in the Oil and Gas Sector

KAMPALA ~ Request for Expression of Interest ~ The Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received Financing from the World Bank towards the cost of Strengthening Capacity for Diaspora ...


From Uganda Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Diaspora Community ~ Bidding Deadline is June 2nd 2011, Consultancy Services for Capacity Needs Assessment in the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

KAMPALA ~ Request for Expression of Interest ~ The Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received Financing from the World Bank towards the cost of Strengthening Capacity for Diaspora ...



From Uganda Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Diaspora Community ~ Bidding Deadline is June 2nd, 2011, Consultancy Services for Capacity Needs Assessment for Public Private Partnership (PPP) Management by Uganda Railways Corporation

KAMPALA ~ Request for Expression of Interest ~ The Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received Financing from the World Bank towards the cost of Strengthening Capacity for Diaspora ...



Uganda’s May Inflation Hits 16% On Higher Food Prices

By Nicholas Bariyo ~ KAMPALA Uganda -(Dow Jones)- Uganda’s May annual headline inflation accelerated to 16%, from 14.1% in April, the highest levels in over a decade, propelled by higher food and fuel prices, the state-ru...


Uganda: From child cattle raider to overgrown schoolboy

RENGEN, (AFP) – Simon Peter Lotia is not only more than twice the age and double the height of his fellow pupils at Rengen primary school in northeast Uganda, but he towers over most of his teachers as well. For many of t...



Boston ~ Herbert Lwanyagga’s Memorial Service | This Saturday At St Peter’s COU 4:00PM.

Herbert Lwanyagga 46, died on the spot when his Discovery Land Rover lost control on Route 128/Interstate I-95 in Burlington, Massachusetts. According to State Police the accident occurred at about 1:43am. The accident was also...



Basoga Communities Worldwide Converge in Boston for the Twegaite Convention

The Basoga community living in North America and Uganda converged on Boston during the Memorial Day weekend [May 26th to May 29th 2011] for their annual convention. The three day event was also attended by the newly elected spe...


Pius Bugembe Chairman, Ugandan American Association of Greater New York Walks Down The Aisle!

Saturday May 28th 2011, was a colorful evening as Mr. Pius Bugembe, the Chairman of the Ugandan American Association of Greater New York, wed his long time girlfriend and sweetheart Hedwig Tushabe at the Holy Rosary Catholic Pa...



Uganda begins to bridge skills gap as it moves towards oil production

By ESTHER NAKKAZI | Peter Anguyo, a casual labourer for a local company, Excel Construction Company, is working at Bulisa Health Centre IV. Smiling amidst the heat, he ferries bricks to the nurses’ block about to be roofed. H...


Ugandan Diaspora Memorial: In Loving Memory of Paul Kim

By Olivia Kim, UK | August 7th ~ A memorial Letter ~ “THREE LONG MONTHS!” It is three long months today since you’ve been gone. Three months ago (May 7th), Paul Kim; our friend, son, brother, uncle, my loving husb...



Ugandan Government ~ Museveni Names New Cabinet

By Ronnie Mayanja ~ For his 4th term in Office, President Museveni has named a New Cabinet to steer Uganda for the next 5 years. Here is a list of both New and Old faces including professionals that will form perhaps the larges...



BBC Film ~ Ugandan women tricked into domestic slavery in Iraq

In the documentary, Ugandan women tricked into domestic slavery in Iraq, the BBC’s Anna Cavell investigates how a group of 147 Ugandan women were lured into Iraq. The women were told they would get decent jobs with the U.S. m...


Microsoft to set up an Innovations Center at Makerere University

Microsoft International has agreed to establish the 2nd Innovations Center in the Region and 4th in Africa atMakerere University’s College of Computing and Information Sciences. The Innovations Center will be used by Makerere...






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