Sunday, June 16, 2019

Tag: Uganda

Watch the Sad Reason Why the Batwa,...

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10 Modern-Day Christian Terrorist Groups Mainstream Media...

The Ku Klux Klan In Colin A. Palmer's book, Passageways: An Interpretive History of Black America (Volume II: 1863-1965), he explains that following the Civil...

Colorado-Based Business Works to Spur African Entrepreneurship...

Colorado Springs feels like a long way from the poor neighborhoods of Kampala, in Uganda, and Kigali, in Rwanda. But that’s nothing compared to...

Ugandan Chess Prodigy Inspiring Children In Rural...

KAMPALA, UGANDA—In Uganda, the Disney movie production of The Queen of Katwe, about young chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi, has sparked new interest in the...

Ugandan Chess Prodigy’s Inspiring Story Slated to...

Phiona Mutesi happened upon chess as a nine-year-old in the sprawling and impoverished Katwe slum of the Ugandan capital, Kampala. Now a chess champion who...

Young Successful African Entrepreneurs Find Themselves Straddling...

Isaac Oboth, sitting proudly in his Mercedes Benz in Kampala, Uganda, epitomizes a new breed of young African entrepreneur. The 26-year-old is the CEO of...

US Forces Capture Man Believed to be...

U.S. forces in Africa have taken into custody a man claiming to be a top member of Lord's Resistance Army, the Obama administration said...

Unfair Treatment? Uganda’s President Calls on African...

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni on Friday called on African nations to drop out of the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court, amid accusations that...

After Two-Week Cargo Boycott, Kenya and Uganda...

A two-week transit cargo clearance boycott at the Port of Mombasa has threatened to strain good relations between Kenya and Uganda. Ugandan traders had from...

Study: Uganda Losing Money to Double Taxation...

Multinational companies could be robbing Uganda of billions of shillings through double taxation treaties (DTTs), a new survey has revealed. The study, DTTs in Uganda:...

Definition Africa Creates Youthful T-Shirts Inspired by...

You'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't own a T-shirt; in fact, the ubiquitous garment is a mainstay in most wardrobes. Nevertheless, Olga Mugyenyi...

Uganda Court Rules Anti-Gay Legislation ‘Null and...

Uganda's Constitutional Court has annulled tough anti-gay legislation signed into law in February. The court ruled that the bill was passed by members of parliament...

Ugandan Official, Trying to Establish Anti-Smoking Laws,...

One of Britain's biggest companies has been accused of "blackmail" by a Ugandan member of parliament spearheading tough new anti-smoking laws in his country. British...

Advocate for Africa or Advocate for US...

In everything we do when it comes to Africa, we must do what is in the best interest of the continent. We cannot represent...

US Imposes Sanctions, Cuts Aid to Uganda...

The United States on Thursday cut aid to Uganda, imposed visa restrictions and canceled a regional military exercise in response to a Ugandan law...

Ugandan Chosen For UN General Assembly President...

The expected election of Uganda's foreign minister as U.N. General Assembly president in New York on Wednesday has provoked opposition in the United States. Politicians...

Trinidad and Tobago to Train Ugandans, Nigerians...

Discussions are continuing between Nigeria and Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) to provide training for Nigerian and Ugandan nationals in the energy sector, Fazal Karim,...

Business over Politics? African Millionaire Returns Entrepreneurship...

Ashish J. Thakkar, a 32 year-old Ugandan-born multimillionaire entrepreneur, said on Wednesday he is returning a high profile entrepreneurship award to the World Entrepreneurship...

Chess Prodigy Phiona Mutesi Sets Off on...

Uganda’s Junior chess champion Phiona Mutesi and her coach, Robert Katende will meet this week with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to share...

5 Reasons To Be Suspicious About the...

Joseph Kony Has Not Been In Uganda Since 2006 Joseph Kony is the leader of a militant rebel group operating in central Africa called the...

Thousands Attend ‘Thanksgiving Service’ in Uganda Over...

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni led a rally Monday celebrating his country's new anti-gay laws, saying that homosexuality creates grave health problems and that gays...