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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

Fakhruddin Properties | How to Finally Buy Your Dream Home in Kampala?

A home is a lifelong dream for every individual. As a matter of fact, we save up for a lifetime to finally buy a dream house that we have worked hard to pay for. Home ownership is considered a self-actualization point among a l...


Death Announcement | Ferguson Mugula Kikaawa Kabiswa of Boston, MA. Zoom Fundraiser Saturday 16th Jan From 7:00pm

The Family of the Late George H. Kabiswa and Ms. Kate Namubiru Kabiswa of Nantabulilwa Kyaggwe Mukono together with Mr. Ernest Munoga Kabiswa of Dacula Georgia  together with Maama Robinah Namiiro Njuba and Jajja Mutini Ha...



UG Elections | Museveni Declared Winner as NUP Becomes the Dominant Party to Lead Opposition in Parliament (LoP) after Disputed Poll

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni won a sixth term in office, fighting off a challenge from Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu also know as Bobi Wine — who was just a child when Museveni came into power in 1986. Pundits an...



Statement by U.S. Amb. Natalie E. Brown on Cancellation of U.S. Diplomatic Observer Mission of Uganda’s Elections

It is with profound disappointment that I announce U.S. Mission in Uganda’s decision to cancel our diplomatic observation of Uganda’s January 14 elections due to the decision by the Electoral Commission of Uganda to deny mo...



Uganda Decides | Museveni or Bobi Wine? | The Stream on Al Jazeera

Both Kyagulanyi (a popstar who is more popularly know by his stage name Bobi Wine) and Amuriat have been subjected to violence from security forces while on the campaign trail. Amuriat’s car was allegedly shot at by a pol...



Uganda Election | President Museveni says Opposition are Agents of ‘Foreign Interests’ – Channel 4 News UK

Uganda’s police chief has said the country has space in its prisons to cope with any spike in arrests during next week’s presidential elections. The warning comes during a campaign, marked by deadly violence and the...


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...






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