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Dr. Maggie Kigozi | Diaspora Homecoming 2020 Edition – Patron’s Speech

My role today is to welcome Ugandans from all over the world and those watching at home – Thank you for joining us. This is a difficult time for our country facing the competitive multiparty elections and the global pande...


Diaspora Events | U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown Keynote Address to the Uganda Diaspora Business Expo and Homecoming 2020 Edition

Thank you, Amb. Katende for the warm introduction.  And thank you to the Uganda Diaspora Network for organizing today’s virtual event.  I am delighted to join you and to have the opportunity to talk about how we can...



FEZAH – ALL ACCESS Campaign Rewatch Featured Uganda Music Shows On Demand

ALL-ACCESS campaign. The idea is that the diaspora can enjoy some entertainment from Uganda in the comfort of their homes at a time of their convenience. Book family ENT on Demand by clicking link below https://www.fezah.com/ P...



Travel | Uganda Airlines takes Delivery of its First A330neo Widebody Airliner

Toulouse – 21 December, 2020 – Uganda Airlines, the country’s  flag-carrier, took delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular widebody airliner. It is the first Airbus aircraft delivered to ...


Opinion | From Pimps to Launderers, the Empire will fight back! By Daniel Kalinaki

I can think of many friends who would flee at the first sign of trouble with the law. Robo would disappear in his coffee shamba and reappear in Manafwa under a new identity. OO would be found trying to scale the fence at State ...



Online Events | A Virtual Uganda Diaspora Homecoming Expo 2020 Edition – Tuesday Dec 29th

Event: Invitation to attend the Uganda Diaspora Zoom webinar. When: Dec 29, 2020 TIME ZONE 8AM – US Time and 4PM – Uganda Time Topic: Diaspora Homecoming Event – Keynote by new the US Ambassador to Uganda. Reg...



UNAIDS | Executive Director Winnie Byanyima – World AIDS Day 2020 Message

“World AIDS Day 2020 will be like no other. COVID-19 is threatening the progress the world has made in health and development over the past 20 years, including the gains made against HIV,” says Winnie Byanyima, UNAI...


US State Department | The United States Calls for Free, Fair, and Peaceful Elections in Uganda

The United States reiterates its call for a free, fair, credible and peaceful election in Uganda.  Repeated violence and excessive use of force by security forces are deeply troubling.  We urge the government to ensure the sa...



CDC Health Alert | Level 4, Very High Infection Rate of COVID-19 in Uganda

Key Information for Travelers to Uganda Travelers should avoid all travel to Uganda. Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. If you must travel: Before you travel, get tested with a viral test...


Al Jazeera | What’s behind the crackdown on Uganda’s opposition? | Inside Story

Uganda’s election campaign is off to a violent start. At least 37 people have died in protests triggered by the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. Wine says he was tortured in detention. The government is blaming Wine...



Opinion | A tale of two women united in grief, in a country torn apart by greed and violence – Daniel Kalinaki

She sits on the pavement, one hand supporting her spare body, while the other is held close to her chest by that of her attacker. He is crouched over her like a tiger, a hammer raised in his right hand, ready to strike. She sit...



A Tribute | VOA’s Straight Talk Africa Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Dr. Shaka Ssali

VOA’s Straight Talk Africa is celebrating its 20th anniversary. In this special edition, host Shaka Ssali talks about his personal journey and why the program has been so popular over the years. We will also hear from longtim...



Al Jazeera | Uganda’s Bobi Wine released, 37 die in Protests Over his Arrest

Uganda’s presidential candidate Bobi Wine has been released on bail, local media reported, as police said the death toll in clashes triggered by his arrest earlier this week hit 37. Wine, who was charged with actions likely t...



Health-Watch | Don’t Joke With COVID-19, It’s For Real – By Robby Muhumuza

“ Do you know someone who knows someone who knows someone who has Corona?” The above refrain trending on social media a few months ago sounded funny and my family members and I laughed at it. That laugh has now dried off my...


Uganda Votes 2021 | Electoral Commission Statement on the Arrest of Candidate Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu

The Electoral Commission has taken note of the arrest of Presidential Candidate Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu of the National Unity Platform (NUP) Party, allegedly for violating the Guidelines issued regarding the conduct of Presi...



Al Jazeera | Deadly Protests in Uganda after Bobi Wine Arrest

Ugandan police have said three people died and 38 were wounded in protests that erupted after police arrested presidential candidate Bobi Wine in the east of the country. Police in the capital Kampala fired tear gas and bu...


US Elections | Biden Wins Presidential Race in Deeply Divided United States, Several Networks Say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat Joe Biden captured the U.S. presidency on Saturday, several major television networks said, as voters narrowly rebuffed Republican incumbent Donald Trump’s tumultuous leadership and embra...




Foreign Aid | Statement From The US Embassy Kampala On Termination of Covid-19 Direct Cash Transfer Program in Uganda

U.S. Embassy Kampala | October 30, 2020 Since the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has provided technical assistance and more than $47 million to help Uganda meet urgent needs in its COVID-19 res...


Opinion | How to make head and tail of the political casino as campaigns start – By Daniel Kalinaki

It is election campaign season so I took the time to ask a friend, who also happens to be a Member of Parliament, to tell me the current price of power. No, not electricity, dummy, which we all know to be expensive, but politic...






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