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Oil agreement in Uganda to move production forward; Tullow, Heritage settle tax dispute

KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda’s government says it has signed an agreement with Tullow Oil PLC that will allow the development of oil and gas resources in the country to move forward. Minister of Energy Hilary Onek said ...


Uganda’s Child Soldier No More goes to Waiheke, New Zealand

By David Farrier | Waiheke Island resident Emily McDonald has been helping out in Uganda for years. At only 26 she’s already been there three times to help build houses and schools, and organised the rest of the island to he...



A Cry For Our Beloved Capital City – Kampala’s Good, The Bad and the Ugly!

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | Founded years ago, Kampala was King Muteesa 1’s favorite hunting ground, that was made up of several hills and wetlands that were quite ideal for wild game hunting most especially a family of ...



International Women’s Day Commemorated at Emin Pasha Hotel, Kampala

By Ronnie Mayanja | Annually on 8th March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate their achievements. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women from all around the ...


A Photo Essay: Kony’s Children, Impact of a War

Photographs by Marcus Bleasdale, Article by Joe Bavier | For nearly a quarter century in central Africa, the Lord’s Resistance Army has run a merciless campaign of terror. Led by Joseph Kony, a former altar boy and self-style...



Charity ~ Jack Sauls is on a mission — to Uganda

By Steve Cahalan | Lacrosse Tribune | By day, Jack Sauls is an engineering manager for compressor design at Trane’s La Crosse manufacturing facilities. By night, the 62-year-old La Crosse man and several other area reside...



Helping To Build Uganda’s Future, One School At A Time

As an intern with the United Nations in the summer of 2004, George Srour was shocked to see primary school children in Uganda eager to learn, but attending classes under trees, or miles away from home. Back in the U.S., and one...


Uganda, Tullow Resolve Key Tax Dispute

By Nicholas Bariyo | RIGZONE | Tullow Oil and the Ugandan government have reached an understanding to resolve a tax dispute that should finally allow the company to proceed with long-delayed plans to bring Total and China Natio...



An Irishman, Dr. Ian Clarke, elected to office in Makindye, Uganda

By By Barry Malone | Reuters | Kampala ~ An Irish doctor, whose opponents mockingly referred to him as a white “ghost”, on Thursday became the first ever foreigner elected to political office in Uganda. Ian Clarke, 59, who ...


G-Way In a Night to Remember | Taking Gospel Music to a New Level!

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | On Saturday, 26th of February, I headed off to church after an invitation by a friend to attend a ‘Night 2 Remember’ worship experience at the Rubaga Miracle Center Cathedral. The event ...



The Tooke-Asia Promotional Dinner | Taking Matooke To The World

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | On Thursday,  24th of February, I was invited to attend a dinner at the Serena Hotel Conference Center. As I headed to the venue I was intrigued by the creative genius of some of the scientists beh...



Elections: Ronnie Mayanja, Hosting NTV’s “Decision Uganda, 2011”

Ugandan Presidential Elections: Ronnie Mayanja, Hosting NTV Talk Show, "Decision Uganda, 2011"


Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda returns to Glencoe Union Church

The Watoto Children’s Choir from Kampala, Uganda, will be singing and dancing at 7 p.m. March 8 at the Glencoe Union Church sanctuary, 263 Park Ave. in Glencoe. Following a year of traveling and performing throughout the ...



DRC: Mass rapes escalate in Fizi, South Kivu

KINSHASA, (IRIN) – More than 200 women, men and children have been treated for rape by the Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) since January 2011 in the Fizi region, South Kivu. While large-scale attacks on civilians, in whi...



Sylvia Owori Introduces Late Night Shopping In Kampala!

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | Sylvia Owori one of Uganda’s leading fashion icons, publisher, and entrepreneur launched a new phenomenon at her Garden City Shop called “Late Night Shopping” in what was a colorfu...


ICONWYPLA Awards | Nominate Women who have been an Inspiration to You

By Sheila Kinaheirwe | Program Assistant | The Icon Entrepreneurial and Transformational Leadership Awards, which are being held in commemoration of 100 years of International Women’s Day are scheduled for Monday 7th Marc...



EAST AFRICA: La Niña-induced drought “to affect millions”

(IRIN) – Since November, East African countries have registered serious drought conditions that are likely to worsen in coming months. According to data recently released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), th...


USA ~ Obama Congratulates President Museveni, Criticizes Voting Process

Obama ~ The United States applauds the people of Uganda for their participation in the February 18 presidential and parliamentary elections and congratulates President Yoweri Museveni on his reelection.



Uganda Elections 2011: Yoweri Museveni wins fresh term

BBC | Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of presidential elections, extending his 25 years in power. He took 68% of the vote in Friday’s poll, the Electoral Commission announced, with his challeng...



Photos from the Uganda Elections ~ Museveni has a commanding lead

By Ronnie Mayanja | Dispatch from Uganda ~ Here are some photos from the Uganda Presidential elections in which Museveni has a commanding lead with 68.71% of the Votes Counted. Museveni has 4,273,072 VOTES. Besigye 25.38%, with...


Ugandans vote in presidential election, Museveni in a Commanding Lead

By Tom Walsh | (CNN) ~ Ugandans voted Friday in a presidential election that could extend the term of the incumbent, who has been in power for 25 years. A new term would give President Yoweri Museveni five more years. This is t...






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