Latest News for: Uganda history

Edit

Kenzo, first Ugandan nominated for Grammy, had humble start

The Grio 26 Nov 2022
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Eddy Kenzo doesn’t know precisely when he was born, a quirk of personal history that goes to the heart of how the Ugandan singer sees himself ... Ugandan singer Eddy Kenzo speaks to the Associated Press at his studio in the Makindye area of the capital Kampala, Uganda Friday, Nov ... “Uganda is just a small country.”.
Edit

UN welcomes Gulf of Guinea piracy drop, but sees new threat

The Associated Press 23 Nov 2022
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Eddy Kenzo doesn’t know precisely when he was born, a quirk of personal history that goes to the heart of how the Ugandan singer sees himself ... That song was a nod to Kenzo's own humble beginnings in a remote part of central Uganda, as a barely literate child who didn’t know from where his next meal would come.
Edit

Nigeria drills for oil in new field as theft erodes earnings

The Associated Press 22 Nov 2022
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Eddy Kenzo doesn’t know precisely when he was born, a quirk of personal history that goes to the heart of how the Ugandan singer sees himself ... That song was a nod to Kenzo's own humble beginnings in a remote part of central Uganda, as a barely literate child who didn’t know from where his next meal would come.
Edit

Uganda: The story your parents never told you

Yahoo Daily News 16 Nov 2022
Singer Charli XCX and MP Priti Patel are among the British Asians descended from Indians who fled from Uganda in 1972 ... It's been 50 years since Uganda's ruler, dictator Idi Amin, told about 70,000 Asians living in the East African country they had just 90 days to leave ... BBC Asian Network presenter Ankur Desai, who presents radio documentary Uganda.
Edit

Why China and India never got over the 1962 war

Asiatimes 08 Nov 2022
Oral history ... There is now widespread recognition of communities made stateless by the shifting politics of decolonization, such as Uganda’s Asian community which was expelled in 1972, but the history of the Chinese community in India and its diaspora is largely overlooked.
Edit

1962's Sino-Indian border war lasted four weeks – internment of India's Chinese community lasted years

The Conversation 07 Nov 2022
Oral history ... There is now widespread recognition of communities made stateless by the shifting politics of decolonisation, such as Uganda’s Asian community which was expelled in 1972, but the history of the Chinese community in India and its diaspora is largely overlooked.
Edit

King Charles celebrates arrival of Ugandan Asians, Indians to UK 50 years ago

Independent online (SA) 04 Nov 2022
As former British Prime Minister David Cameron had said in 2012, Indians and Asians from Uganda are "one of the most successful groups of immigrants anywhere in the history of the world" ... By the 1970s, they were leading in business and other fields, which worried Amin, who gave them 90 days to leave Uganda, with only $50 each.
Edit

King Charles celebrates arrival of Ugandan Asians, Indians to UK 50 yrs ago

Suryaa 04 Nov 2022
As former British Prime Minister David Cameron had said in 2012, Indians and Asians from Uganda are "one of the most successful groups of immigrants anywhere in the history of the world" ... By the 1970s, they were leading in business and other fields, which got Amin worried, who gave them 90 days to leave Uganda, with only $50 each.
Edit

Nigeria strengthens preventive measures following Ebola outbreak in Uganda

Xinhua 01 Nov 2022
"Travellers to Nigeria with recent travel history to Uganda or people already in Nigeria but with recent travel history to or transit through Uganda within the past 21 days are to look out for symptoms," said Adetifa ... Nigeria strengthens preventive measures following Ebola outbreak in Uganda.
Edit

FG Tightens Measures against Ebola Outbreak

This Day 01 Nov 2022
“Travellers to Nigeria with recent travel history to Uganda and persons already in Nigeria but with recent travel history to or transit through Uganda within the past 21 days who experience symptoms such as fever, muscle pain, sore throat, diarrhoea, weakness, vomiting, ...
Edit

Softball tight-lipped on hosting budget

Mmegi Online 29 Oct 2022
Listen ... Botswana beat Uganda to win the right to host the competition for the first time in history ... .
Edit

AP Trending SummaryBrief at 11:40 a.m. EDT

Caledonian Record 26 Oct 2022
2,700-year-old rock carvings discovered in Iraq's Mosul ... Some cities and towns along the U.S ... cities ... Ebola infects 6 schoolkids in Uganda as contagion fear grows ... +6. A brief visual history of how midterm elections changed Congressional control since FDR ... KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Six schoolchildren in Uganda’s capital have tested positive for Ebola ... Feds.
Edit

Ugandan ivory trader sentenced to life in prison

Yahoo Daily News 21 Oct 2022
Uganda's elephant population has been rising since the 1990s, but it still faces poaching and trafficking threats. A Ugandan court has sentenced an ivory trader to life in prison - the longest sentence for such crimes in the country's history ... "This is a landmark achievement in our war on illegal wildlife trade in Uganda.
Edit

Military capability in East Africa is growing

Mail Guardian South Africa 18 Oct 2022
Although only three conventional wars have taken place during the African continent’s post-colonial history, these were all in East AfricaSomalia and Ethiopia in 1977, Uganda and Tanzania in 1978, and Eritrea and Ethiopia in 1998 ... For their part, Kenya and Uganda have enjoyed mostly cordial relations.
Edit

PLAN YOUR WEEKEND | Live music, fundraisers, trunk or treat and more

The Mercury 13 Oct 2022
Hit up downtown Manhattan to support local makers and a good cause. This year’s Pumpkin Patch Arts and Crafts Fair will begin around 9 a.m., lining Poyntz Avenue, and even taking up some space in the Manhattan Town Center ... THURSDAY ... Also Paint and Sip ... Sunday ... Uganda, 4 p.m. Hear student presenters discuss their country’s culture, history and politics ... .

Most Viewed

President of Comoros Union Ahmed Abdallah Sambi (left) with French deputy Daniel Goldberg (center) and Stéphane Troussel (right
GFDL / Hegor https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en
A photo of Iranian Supreme Leader Seyyed Ali Khamenei meeting with members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly
Creative Commons / Khamenei.ir https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en
Mauna Loa Lava Flows from Early 1900s, Near Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii (4529002849)
Creative Commons / Ken Lund from Reno, Nevada, USA https://www.flickr.com/people/75683070@N00
×