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Ms. Ssenkungo Josephine is the Director of Education and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) in the State of New Mexico, USA. 2

Ms. Ssenkungo Josephine is the Director of Education and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) in the State of New Mexico, USA.  She holds a MSN and a Doctoral candidate Northcentral University

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Diaspora Stories | Derreck Kayongo is new CEO at Center for Civil and Human Rights 0

Derreck Kayongo, a onetime refugee from Uganda, has been named as the new chief executive officer at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. The center made the announcement

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Elsa Juko-McDowell | Appointed New East African Chamber of Commerce – Dallas President 1

As a Dallas resident of Ugandan descent, Elsa Juko-McDowell  is a professional small business owner with successful strategic leadership, client-centered management, and sales experience. She has worked every aspect of the mortgage

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Andy Agaba – Ugandan Entrepreneur And Social Innovator – Diaspora Innovate Award Recipient 2015 Edition 1

Andy Agaba is a Ugandan social entrepreneur or social innovator, currently based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the founder of two social ventures, both focused on farmers. Hiinga, Inc is

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World Bank | Henry Rupiny Kerali New Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Africa 0

Mr Henry Kerali is the World Bank New Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, effective July 1, 2015. In this position, his top three priorities include: (i) working

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Prof. Dr. Steven Kaddu: Ugandan Born, Austrian-based Dermatologist, Researcher and Founder of a Global Telehealth Network 10

Meet Prof. Dr. Steven Kaddu: a Ugandan Born, Austrian-based Dermatologist, Researcher and Founder of a Global Telehealth Network It’s late October afternoon as Prof. Dr. Steven Kaddu, the 58-year old

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Diaspora Gala 2015 | Counting Down To The Annual Ugandan Diaspora Business Breakfast & Gala – Dec 29th/30th 2

The Ugandan Diaspora Network will host its second Diaspora Business Breakfast on Tuesday 29th December at  Kampala Serena Hotel, Katonga Hall as a prelude to the annual Diaspora gala that

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Diaspora Homecoming ~ Home Is The Best 2015, MASAKA at Brovad Hotel 2

What is the Home is the Best Summit all about? The Home is the Best summit is a Diaspora event held annually and rotated regionally around the country to give

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Victor Ochen, The Youngest African, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee 0

The Youngest African Nominated For a Nobel Peace Prize has confirmed he will attend the 5th annual Ugandan Diaspora Gala were he will also be a featured guest speaker and

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Stephen (Tio) Kauma, Human Resources Director, African Export Import Bank 1

Stephen Tio Kauma is a 43 year old Ugandan national who lives in Cairo, Egypt. He is currently employed as the Director of Human Resources for the African Export Import

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Comedian Teacher Mpamire will be returning this year to the Diaspora Gala 0

Teacher Mpamire will be returning this year to crack your ribs and leave you wanting for more. We are honored to have his artistic talent displaying what Ugandans can achieve

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Guvnor-Uganda | The Biggest Ugandan Diaspora Homecoming Official After Party Venue 0

As part of the Diaspora Homecoming 2014 list of activities the Diaspora community that will be in Kampala for Christmas holidays should expect the best entertainment, music selection and special

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Comedian Herbert Mendo Segujja a.k.a Seevo to Feature at The Diaspora Gala 2014 Edition 1

Herbert Ssegujja also known as Mendo is a 29 year old Ugandan Professional Standup, Sketch and Improvisation Comedian with fun factory Comedy Group. He’s popularly known for acting comic impressions

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Moses Mukhooli | Message from the New Head of Diaspora Affairs Department – MOFA 0

The Diaspora Services Department was created in 2007 following a Presidential Directive for a Diaspora Services Department to be created in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Ministry of Public

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Budding Fashion designer Rachel Nakimera to Showcase at the Diaspora Gala 2014 Edition 1

One of the featured designers at this year’s Diaspora gala will be new kid on the bloc – Rachel Nakimera. A graduate of the Margaret Trowell school of industrial and

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Uganda’s King of Hip Hop ‘Navio’ To Perform At The 3rd Diaspora Gala! 1

Daniel Kigozi, the artist known as ‘Navio’ is a young, dynamic and talented musician, whose career is set to sky rocket over the next year. He first emerged on the

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The First African Deaf PhD Recipient Of Linguistics From The International Institute of Sign Language & Deaf Studies 2

Sam Lutalo-Kiingi is Ugandan Sign Language Lecturer in the Department of Special Needs Education at Kyambogo University, sectionDeaf Education. As a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP), he’s documenting Extreme North Cameroon

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Uganda’s Budding Designer Martha Jabo to Show-case at The 3rd Annual Diaspora Gala! 8

Martha Jabo – born and raised in Kampala Uganda, Martha Jabo from a tender age was inspired by her mother a former fashion designer. As a result of her mother’s

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Ibrahim Sekagya Signs With New York Red Bulls – Joins Pro-Major League Soccer In The USA 2

Born in Kawempe Kampala, Sekagya started his senior career with Kampala City Council in 1997, before moving to Argentina in 2001 to try and make a career in football. His

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Uganda’s International Fashion Designer – Charles Kasozi a.k.a Ras Kasozi To Showcase At The 3rd Diaspora Gala In Kampala 0

Charles Kasozi’s (Uganda) Kas Wear showcased during the Vancouver Fashion Week this year. The charismatic designer shared an unexpected twist to office attire. With bold prints and customizable clothing, it

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