Diaspora

Ugandan Couple Weds In Baltimore

Saturday, August 20, 2011
Ugandan Couple Weds In Baltimore

Apolo Ndyabahika wed Dubar Kamara in Baltimore today. »

What’s The Latest News Abroad & Home This Week?

Monday, August 15, 2011
What’s The Latest News Abroad & Home This Week?

Ugandans Abroad helps keep the East African diaspora up to date- on news abroad and back home. U.S. federal crackdown on employers using undocumented workers sends more employees underground, community meetings on immigration authorities access to fingerprints of those arrested, Kenyans abroad can get absentee ballot, Mabira controversy back home. »

Violence in U.K. Causes Fear In African Immigrant Communities

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Violence in U.K. Causes Fear In African Immigrant Communities

Cities in England suffered a fourth night of violence, causing fear and anxiety in many African immigrant communities in London, Manchester, Salford, Liverpool, Nottingham, and Birmingham. »

Somi Launches Live Jazz Album in NYC

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Somi Launches Live Jazz Album in NYC

Somi, the New York daughter of Rwanda and Uganda, celebrated the release of her first live jazz album last night in New York City. »

Africans Abroad Rally In New York For Famine Victims

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Africans Abroad Rally In New York For Famine Victims

More than a hundred African immigrants, as well as friends of Africa, mobilized in Times Square over the weekend to raise awareness of the devastating famine in the Horn of Africa. »

News Round-Up for Diaspora and Friends

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
News Round-Up for Diaspora and Friends

President Obama announces $105 million in emergency humanitarian relief efforts in the Horn of Africa. Africa.com launches a social coupon website for the African diaspora, with deals for discounted airfare, money transfers, phone cards, and other products. Plus more diaspora news. »

Maria Kiwanuka Chief Guest at Ugandan Convention in UK

Monday, August 8, 2011
Maria Kiwanuka Chief Guest at Ugandan Convention in UK

Ugandan figures as diverse as finance minister Maria Kiwanuka, Rebecca Kadaga, Bebe Cool, and Catherine Kusasira will be a part of the diaspora convention in the U.K. at the end of August. »

Born on July 11th: A reflection from a Ugandan in the diaspora

Monday, July 11, 2011
Born on July 11th: A reflection from a Ugandan in the diaspora

A Ugandan in the diaspora reflects on the 7/11 Kampala bombings, choosing to honor the memory of victims lost on her day of her birth. She calls for more civic engagement in the Ugandan diaspora for the security of Uganda's future. »

Pan-African Music Steals Show In Central Park

Thursday, June 30, 2011
Pan-African Music Steals Show In Central Park

A pan-African immigrant and American audience enjoyed the international music of Sami, Hugh Masekela, and Freshlyground in Central Park's Summer Stage. »

What’s Going On in Uganda & The Diaspora?

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
What’s Going On in Uganda & The Diaspora?

Ugandans Abroad gets the diaspora up to date, and shares images from home. »