The State of the Ugandan Shilling

Monday, July 25, 2011
The State of the Ugandan Shilling

The shilling has slid dangerously this year in Uganda, leading to political instability and acute strain on consumers. »

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. »

The Latest From East Africa: News For the Diaspora

Saturday, June 18, 2011

-In Uganda, Salim Saleh said on KFM radio station that President Museveni should be ready to step down in 2016.  He said he could take the job but only if necessary, the Daily Monitor reported, and that the decision must be made by the NRM, not the president.  For the past seven months, there... »

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. »

Ugandan Rabbi Hailed As Visionary

Friday, June 3, 2011
Ugandan Rabbi Hailed As Visionary

Mbale's Rabbi Gershom Sizomu toured the U.S. recently, hoping to raise the issue of diversity within the international Jewish community, and to raise money for an interfaith Ugandan medical clinic. »

What Happened in Uganda & In the Diaspora This Week?

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
What Happened in Uganda & In the Diaspora This Week?

Life can be very busy in the diaspora, and you may not get a chance to read all your favorite Ugandan publications back home. Get a roundup of the news here- this is what we're talking about it this week. »

Refugee Life On the Egyptian Border

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Refugee Life On the Egyptian Border

Each day is a struggle for sub-saharan African refugees in humanitarian limbo on the Egyptian border with Libya. 724 refugees share two toilets and live in a crowded shantytown in the desert. They say they have little access to medicine, diapers, and other essentials. »

Where Can You Find A Date With An African? New York

Saturday, May 21, 2011
Where Can You Find A Date With An African? New York

‘Date My Afriend,’ is a match-making event pioneered by Nigerian-born New Yorker, Vincent Nwachukwu, also known as ‘Spyon Vincent’ that strives to bring single Africans and non-Africans to meet, socialize and network, and hopefully walk away with a date or ‘that special someone.’ »

This Friday: The Latest in Entertainment News Back Home

Friday, May 20, 2011
This Friday: The Latest in Entertainment News Back Home

The latest entertainment news from East Africa. Rabadaba allegedly stabs a member of the Goodlyfe, and could face life in jail if convicted of attempted murder. Kenyan musical princess Suzanne Owiyo returns from her journeys abroad and launches her third album "Roots" in Nairobi. »

Ugandan Teen in New York Fundraises For Mbarara Kids

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Ugandan Teen in New York Fundraises For Mbarara Kids

A New York student organization, founded by a Ugandan teen in the diaspora, held a fundraiser to support children at a primary school in Mbarara. »

Rwandan women talk about rebuilding & business

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Rwandan women talk about rebuilding & business

Women continue to play an integral role in post-genocide rebuilding efforts. »

Ugandan Students In Egypt Call For Help Amid Campus Insecurity

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Ugandan Students In Egypt Call For Help Amid Campus Insecurity

Ugandan students on non-governmental scholarships in Egypt recently launched a letter-writing campaign to plead for assistance from the Ugandan government to cope with insecurity in Cairo. Students are scared of future unrest in the country, and anxious over recent robberies and attacks that have taken place on campus. »