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Why Can’t The Diaspora Vote?

By ugandansabroad

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

By ugandansabroad

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. »

Ugandans in Diaspora Support Kigezi: Join Them May 1st

By rharshbarger

Join UAAGNY on May 1st in supporting those displaced by landslides in Kigezi, one of the most lovely places in Uganda. »

Join Us As We Say Goodbye to Abubakar Serunkuma

By ugandansabroad

Please join us as we pay respects to our late community member. »

Ugandans in Diaspora Fundraise for Bududa: March 27th

By ugandansabroad

UAAGNY is hosting a fundraiser in New York on Saturday, March 27th, at 7pm. Click here for the details on how you can enjoy a great evening, and make a difference for survivors. »

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

By ugandansabroad

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... »