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Why Can’t The Diaspora Vote?

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Despite the powerful impact that the diaspora has on Uganda's development, Ugandans abroad cannot participate in the elections. Neighboring countries like Rwanda and Sudan allow expatriates to vote, but Ugandans cannot vote at their missions around the world. »

Africa: The Best Reason To Visit the Bronx

By ugandansabroad

More than 110,000 African immigrants make the Bronx their home. And no one loves and cares for more Africans living abroad than Djounedou Titikpin, a Bronx-based community leader who founded the African People Alliance, a coalition of 22 African diaspora groups. »

Ugandan Identity Abroad: A Balancing Act

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Ugandan-American journalist Arao Ameny begins this three-part series on Ugandan identity abroad. Education, ethnicity/tribe, gender, and language are negotiations the diaspora make everyday. »

Not Alone: Diaspora Reaches Out to Victims of Gender-Based Violence

By ugandansabroad

The Ugandan and Rwandan diaspora held an East African showcase to support women living with HIV and gender-based violence back home. »

Catherine Kusasira Comes to New York

By ugandansabroad

On March 6th, Catherine Kusasira is coming to New York! Catch Maama Kabina's performance Saturday evening with UAAGNY. $25 admission to her show in the Bronx-- a taste of Uganda in New York! »

Conversations With the Diaspora: Pius Bugembe

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Pius Bugembe chairs the Ugandan American Association of New York's executive committee. He is often at the heart of diaspora life in New York. Ugandans Abroad talked with him about life abroad. Here's what he had to say... »