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Winnie Byanyima | New Executive Director – Oxfam International 4

Winifred (Winnie) Byanyima, a grass-roots activist, human rights advocate, senior international public servant, and world recognized expert on women’s rights, was in January 2013 appointed Executive Director of Oxfam International

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Mr. Patrick Masambu Deputy Director General | ITSO (International Telecommunications Satellite Organization) 11

Mr. Patrick Masambu is ITSO’s Deputy Director General and Director of Technical Affairs. Mr. Masambu joined ITSO in May of 2010. Up to a few months prior to his present

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H.E. Amb. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime | Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union 0

Rhoda Peace Tumusiime became a member of the IFDC Board of Directors in 2010. She serves on the board’s Africa and Budget committees. Tumusiime is the Commissioner for Rural Economy

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Event Highlights | The Second Annual Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala In Pictures! 1

The Second annual Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala was held on 30th December 2012 at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The colorful ceremony saw several Ugandans abroad recognised for their outstanding

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Stephen Kiprotich | To be Awarded A Lifetime Achievement Award at Ugandan Diaspora Gala 1

Stephen Kiprotich (born 27 February 1989) is a Ugandan long-distance runner, born in Kapchorwa District. He made history this year by winning Uganda an Olymbpic Gold medal during the London

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Professor Mahmood Mamdani, Uganda’s Leading Political Scholar & recipient Ugandan Diaspora Award 2012 1

A third generation East African of South Asian descent, a graduate of Shimoni and Nakivubo Primary Schools and of Old Kampala Senior Secondary School, Mamdani was expelled from the country

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The Second Ugandan Diaspora Social Networking Gala Welcomes You All – 30th December 2012, Kampala Serena Hotel – 5:30pm 1

Press Release — On December 29th, 2011, in the city of Kampala and for the very first time in our Country’s history, the immense contribution of those Ugandans living outside

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John ‘The Beast’ Mugabi, The Legendary Ugandan Boxer IsThe First African To Be Inducted Into The International Boxing Hall Of Fame 7

For those born in the 1980s the name John ‘The Beast’ Mugabi might not mean a thing but who can ever forget the first time showtime televised the Live bonanza

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Meet the UK based Michael Kiwanuka – The Wanderer Who Still Searches for Home 5

New York Times : Soothing, swaying tunes hold despair and a quest for faith in the songs of Michael Kiwanuka, who performed at the Highline Ballroom on Wednesday night. Mr.

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Jackson Twesigye Kaguri Is Uganda’s CNN HERO For 2012 | Founder Of The Nyaka AIDS Foundation 1

According to UNICEF estimates, 1.2 million children in Uganda have lost a parent to an AIDS-related illness. One man is dedicating himself to making the lives of those children better.

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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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Dr. Muniini K. Mulera, a Ugandan, is a Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist in Canada 21

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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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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