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Nigerian Diaspora Shows Solidarity In New York

Monday, January 23, 2012
Nigerian Diaspora Shows Solidarity In New York

The Nigerian diaspora in New best binary options trading platform York held demonstrations in solidarity with demonstrations back home against removal of a fuel subsidy and corruption. »

The Story Behind Black Star News: A Diaspora-Founded New York Weekly

Monday, December 5, 2011
The Story Behind Black Star News: A Diaspora-Founded New York Weekly

Ugandans Abroad speak with New York-based Milton Allimadi, founder of Black Star News, about his weekly investigative paper. »

Ugandan Couple Weds In Baltimore

Saturday, August 20, 2011
Ugandan Couple Weds In Baltimore

Apolo Ndyabahika wed Dubar Kamara in Baltimore today. »

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Ugandans Abroad foreign correspondent Igor Kossov analyzes the impact of state television deciding not to broadcast the Mubarak trial. »

East Africa Times Launches September 1st

Monday, August 15, 2011
East Africa Times Launches September 1st

Our new website East Africa Times will launch on September 1st. We fill focus on covering the diaspora, business, and immigration, as well as offer life and style, religion, health, gender, women, and metro coverage-- plus much more. Please contact us if interested in getting involved. »

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... »

New NYC Engineering Campus Needs More Focus On Students of Color

Sunday, August 14, 2011
New NYC Engineering Campus Needs More Focus On Students of Color

An editorial by NYC comptroller John C. Liu. The opinion reflects that of the writer, not of the Ugandans Abroad staff. »

Ugandan Shilling Hits Greatest Low in 18 Years

Thursday, August 11, 2011
Ugandan Shilling Hits Greatest Low in 18 Years

The Ugandan shilling tumbled to almost sh2,800 per dollar-- the weakest it's been against the dollar since 1993. Meanwhile, the opposition vows to continue the walk-to-work protests to protest the rising cost of living, particularly fuel and food costs. »

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. »