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Statement by the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs on the “WALK TO WORK” Demonstrations

By Hon. Henry Oryem Okello ~ Your Excellencies, I warmly welcome you all to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to this briefing on the “Walk to Work” Demonstrations. Concern has been expressed about Police action in respon...


Ugandan’s in Boston Join Protests Against Government Human Rights Violations and Police Brutality!

READER OPINION PIECE: On Wednesday May 11th 2011 from 10:00am to 1:00pm a group of Ugandans in the Boston area congregated at Boston’s oldest city park ‘the Boston Common’ to protest human rights abuses meted ...



Ugandan opposition leader, Besigye, returns home as President Museveni Is Sworn In

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has returned home a day after he was barred from boarding a flight from Kenya, and hours before president Yoweri Museveni was sworn into his fourth term. Massive crowds welcomed Besigye, ...



Denver hospital repairs heart of Ugandan child

By Colleen O’Connor | Denver Post | After spending three weeks in Denver, 20-month-old Deborah Kisakye is returning to her home in Uganda with the gift of new life. “It’s a miracle,” her mother, Mariam ...


Kenya deports British rights defender investigating illegal deportation of terror suspects

By Associated Press | NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says a British human rights investigator looking into the illegal deportations and detentions of terror suspects from Kenya to Uganda has herself been deported. Hassan ...



US Army Soldier, Spc. Paul J. Atim, a Ugandan, killed in Afghanistan

GREEN BAY – A Green Bay soldier was killed in Afghanistan, the Dept. of Defense said. Specialist Paul Atim did not grow up in the U.S., but he died serving it. He joined the Army in November of 2006. He spent April 2009 &...



A Study of Totems and Clans In Uganda, The Buganda Edition, Taga Art Exhibition

By Ronnie Mayanja | Kampala | A totem in Uganda’s context is a symbol that represents a group of people with common ancestral origin called the clan, this can either be an animal, bird, plant or fish. The idea behind a to...


Ugandans in SA want Zuma to decline inauguration invitation

The Ugandan community in South Africa is asking President Jacob Zuma to decline an invitation to President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration next week. The Ugandan Civil Alliance Network’s Stephen Twinoburyo said human rights ...



BNOW 2nd Annual Dinner Banquet, Featuring Dr. Ron Kenoly

Dear Friends, We are excited to invite you to BNOW’s 2nd Annual Dinner Banquet at the elegant Wellesley Country Club, featuring Dr. Ron Kenoly! Please R.S.V.P. by calling 617-953-5219 or e-mailing info@bnow2010.com. ̶...


Rock Stars Lend Their Sound To Ugandan Women Of The Voice Project

By DAN MACSAI | Gulu | A network of rock stars fuels the Voice Project and benefits the women of Uganda. Can viral videos help save war-torn Africa? That’s the question driving the Voice Project, a New York-based not-for-...



VIDEO: ‘Bouncing Cats’: The Story Of The Breakdance Project Uganda

Children in Uganda have seen, lost and experienced things that no one should ever be exposed to. A country ravaged by an 18-year-long conflict between the Government of Uganda and the rebel group The Lord’s Resistance, has se...



Dr. Kristen DeStigter, a Local radiologist brings ultrasound to Uganda

Burlington, Vermont | WCAX News | A Vermont doctor is making a difference half a world away. Worldwide a woman dies every minute from complications associated with pregnancy and labor. Dr. Kristen DeStigter is a radiologist at ...


Raid on Bin Laden Ranks with Entebbe Airport Battle

By Anthony Ventre | In military operations, plans are just as apt to go wrong as right. Desert One and Entebbe are military actions that come to mind as we watch the unfolding aftermath of Osama bin Laden’s sudden end in ...



Ugandan Samite teaming with David Cullen for world music concert

By Susan L. Peé?a | Reading Eagle Correspondent | For the final presentation of Reading Area Community College’s 2010-2011 Downtown Performing Arts Series, Ugandan-American musician Samite Mulondo (who goes by the name S...



Invisible Children take message to Vernon students

VERNON – Roadies from the Invisible Children Organization hosted two assemblies at Vernon Township High School as part of their mission to heighten awareness of the tragedy of the children kidnapped in Uganda, and now the...


Reuters: Uganda gay activist woman wins major rights award

By Robert Evans | GENEVA (Reuters) – Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, founder of a gay rights movement in Uganda where as in many African countries homosexuality is illegal, has won a major international award for her work, it w...



ROY AFRIQUE & AfriQue Events Presents “CRUISE AFRIQUE ~ ALL WHITE EDITION”

ROY AFRIQUE & AfriQue Events Presents “CRUISE AFRIQUE ~ ALL WHITE EDITION” aboard the LUXURIOUS SPIRIT OF BOSTON) ~ MEMORIAL WEEKEND. SAT. MAY 28th. 2011 4 Levels of Entertainment::Cash Bar|21+ Proper ID Level 1...


Ugandan girl’s joy – New bicycle from Hailsham charity

A TEENAGE GIRL from Uganda ‘shrieked with joy’ when she was given a new bike by a Hailsham charity. Tabitha Namataka aged 16, from Kabubbu in Uganda, was given the bicycle by The Quicken Trust with Southern Water. “It wil...



The Global Orphan Project Presents The Tour d’Uganda (TdU) Cycling Event

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Christian Newswire | The Global Orphan Project (GO Project) announces the Tour d’Uganda, 2012! Next January 7th through the 17th, twenty-one riders will bike more than 250 miles across the beautiful cou...



Ugandan Opposition Rejects Talks With Government on Accelerating Inflation

By Fred Ojambo | Bloomberg | Uganda’s main opposition group said it won’t take part in talks with the government scheduled for today over accelerating inflation until the authorities apologize for the arrest of one of its l...


Uganda, Kenya, other World leaders react to news of bin Laden’s death

(CNN) — World reaction poured in early Monday after President Barack Obama’s announcement that terror leader Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan. The United States put its diplomatic facilities around the world o...






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