Meet Uganda’s Venture Capitalist – Ashish Thakkar, CEO of Mara Group 7

Forbes Magazine — Ashish Thakkar is only 29, but in less than two decades, the Ugandan-born maverick entrepreneur has accomplished what only few attain in their lifetime. Thakkar began his

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US Airforce Captain Lukiah Mulumba, a Ugandan, featured on MSNBC, Sickle Cells Expose 12

US Airforce Captain Lukiah Mulumba featured on MSNBC ~ “My daughter Carol beats the odds against sickle cell anemia. We were afraid she would never make it! The bone marrow

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A Ugandan, Mathias Kiwanuka, is Playing in the 2012 NFL Super Bowl, For the Giants as a LineBacker 3

By SAM BORDEN, NYTIMES ~ EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mathias Kiwanuka says he does not remember how old he was when he first found out his grandfather had been assassinated. He struggles

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Performing at the Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ Qwela BAND 1

Qwela is a 4 year old band from Uganda with a unique afro-soul flavour of music. Qwela means ‘pure’ in rukiga- one of Uganda’s ethnic languages. Raised in a traditional

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Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ Showcasing Ugandan Artist and Fashion Designer ~ Xenson, Ssenkaaba Samson 0

Ssenkaaba Samson (Xenson) is a young multi talented creator of the unconventional with extraordinary imagination and unfound creativity greatly influenced by the grandeur of African arts, African cultures, vitality of

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Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ Showcasing Ugandan Fashion Designer ~ Stella ATAL 2

Stella Atal was born in northern Uganda on the shore of lake Kyoga. She was raised and educated in Kampala. She comes from an artistic family and was introduced to

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Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ Showcasing Ugandan Fashion Designer ~ Katasi KIRONDE 5

By Katasi Kironde~ My Biography I am the daughter of the late Ambassador Apollo Kironde.  I was born in Kampala but grew up in London. I trained at Chelsea College

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DJs Spinning at the Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ DJD Semugabi 0

David Richard Semugabi(a.k.a DJ-D’ UG), is a self described reserved and laid back music spinning DJ. He prefers a simple, flexible and accomodative lifestyle. Born in Kampala, Uganda, He currently

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DJs Spinning at the Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ DJ BERNARZO 1

Dj Bernarzo says he has been a DJ since 1995 . He worked as DJ in Kigali Club Cadillac. He also worked as a DJ in Bujumbura Club Havanah. Jose

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Performing at the Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ OMEGA Bugembe Okello 6

Ugandan singer/songwriter Omega Bugembe Okello’s talent has significantly raised Uganda’s profile abroad. The songstress has been described as “having a voice that pleasantly, but hauntingly seeps into one’s soul,” “bursting

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Dr. Muniini K. Mulera, a Ugandan, is a Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist in Canada 23

Dr. Muniini K. Mulera ~ Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist, Toronto, Canada Background  Dr. Mulera, a native of Kahondo ka Byamarembo, Kigezi graduated  from Makerere University, Kampala,  with a Bachelor of Medicine and

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Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ Showcasing Ugandan Fashion Designer and Stylist ~ Solome KATONGOLE 1

Fashion Designer and Stylist, Solome Katongole representing the USA – will be returning for the 3rd annual Ugandan Diaspora Gala on 30th December 2013. She graced us with her beautiful

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Dr. Ivan Edwards, a Ugandan, is a Major in the US Air Force, Serving as a Flight surgeon 53

Maj (Dr). Ivan Edwards was born in Uganda, and speaks fondly of his motherland. He says that he is proud to have set foot in the USA, and given the

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Performing at the Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ MICHAEL ROSS 0

Michael: Michael first name, Ross his middle name but prefers to be called Michael Ross Kakooza. He started out dancing to Usher, Ginuwine and many more. He later released his

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Performing at the Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Event ~ NICK NOLA 1

Artist: Nick Nola Genre: RnB /African Urban / Fusion Age: 26 At the core of all his music you will recognize that Nick Nola is an RnB artist though he

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Ugandan-born Dr. John Sentamu, as Archbishop of York, is the UK’s first black archbishop 39

Dr John Sentamu is the UK’s first black archbishop and the Church of England’s second most senior clergyman. His appointment as the Archbishop of York in June 2005 was a

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Derreck Kayongo, a Ugandan is CNN HERO, TOP 10 2011, Global Soap Project CEO 10

Derreck Kayongo’s journey from child refugee to fearless visionary is filled with moments of inspiration (along with the benefits of good, old-fashioned sweat equity) that make him one of the

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Justice Julia Sebutinde, University of Edinburgh Honorary Degree Recipient 3

Justice Julia Sebutinde graduated from Makerere University in Uganda in 1977. In 1978 she obtained the Diploma in Legal Practice from the Kampala Law Development Centre. Later that year she

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Professor Samuel B. Mukasa, a Ugandan, Named New CEPS Dean, University of New Hampshire 7

Professor Samuel B. Mukasa, chair of the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Michigan, has been named the new dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

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Rose Nanyonga, An Anti-Child Sacrifice Advocate and Ambassador for the Poor 4

In 1989, as a young girl, Rose Nanyonga was forced to leave her family’s village in Uganda. She was alone and, as a female in Uganda without family protection, she

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