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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Dr. Frederick Balagadde, Ph.D., is Co-Inventor of Microfluidic Device 21

Dr. Frederick Balagadde, a Ugandan National, is working on a microfluidics technology that could revolutionize bioscience the way microchips transformed computing. This easily portable technology has, among numerous applications, the

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Ugandan National, LTC Joseph D’costa, A US Army Commander of 1st Battalion, 378th Infantry Regiment 18

FORT BENNING, Georgia |  As a boy growing up in Uganda, Joseph D’costa became inspired by America’s role in World War II and told his teacher he wanted to go

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Rachel N. MAYANJA is UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser 7

Ugandan National Ms. Rachel Mayanja, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women since November 2004, is a long-serving career international civil servant with vast experience in

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Ugandan Lukiah Mulumba, US Air Force Officer at rank of Captain 136

When high school sweethearts Lukiah Nakabembe and Abdullah Mulumba moved to the US and started a life together, neither knew of any sickle cell disease sufferers in their families. The

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NASA’s 1st Black Mission-Control Flight Director is UGANDAN 20

The first African-American to lead Mission Control is working shifts as a flight director for the International Space Station. Kwatsi Alibaruho completed more than 700 hours of training and began

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NAACP Image Award Nominee, Ugandan Musician, Omega Bugembe Okello 3

Not only does this East African Diva burst on the world music scene with a unique name, but she also blazons into the industry with a fantastic new sound. Omega

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Ugandan Journalist, Shaka Ssali, Host of VOA’s Straight Talk Africa 64

Shaka, a Ugandan born American journalist, holds a doctorate in cross cultural communication and history from UCLA in California. He is a former Ford Foundation Fellow and has received numerous

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Ugandan Model, Camilla Barungi, strides the Project Runway 7

Camilla Barungi is a Ugandan supermodel who was featured on Project Runway, Season 3.  Laura Bennett, considered Camilla her muse, and, looking at her clear complexion, legs that go on forever,

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Atlanta Based, Ugandan Family Practitioner, Dr. Sarah Matovu 9

Dr. Sarah Matovu will not strike you as a medical doctor when you first interact with her because of her laid back personality. But among the diaspora community the name does

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Ugandan Boxer, Former Child Soldier, Kassim Ouma “The Dream” 0

KASSIM OUMA carries the nickname “The Dream”, but his struggles early in life – dealing with situations unfathomable to most people – may have been better defined as a nightmare.

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Ugandan Footballer, Kiwanuka Mathias of the New York Giants 0

Mathias Kagimu Kiwanuka (born March 8, 1983 in Indianapolis, Indiana) currently is a player in the NFL, and a Boston College alum. He plays  for the New York Giants who

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Ugandan actor, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, lands big roles on Hollywood’s Big Screen 4

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine received his MASTERS Degree of Fine Arts in Acting from New York University and completed studies at The Moscow Arts Theatre in Russia, The Royal National

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