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Controversy surrounds gov’t grant to UNAA

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Controversy is surrounding the government’s grant to the Uganda North America Association (UNAA). UNAA is an umbrella of Ugandans living and working in the United States of America. The government gives UNAA USD100, 000 (368m shillings) every year with half of this money meant to …

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US court throws out case against UNAA

Woburn, Massachusetts | USA | THE INDEPENDENT |  Judge Janice W. Howe has dismissed with prejudice a  court case that California based small claims and litigation lawyer Joseph Ssennoga Musoke brought against the Ugandan North America Association (UNAA) in March 2015. The Judge advised UNAA’s Counsel Galen Hair to file a …

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Infighting threatens to tear Uganda North America Association

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In-fighting is threatening to tear apart the Ugandans North American Association (UNAA). The fights have intensified in the run-up to polls for new leadership later this year in Chicago USA. The fights revolve around the control of association’s bank accounts, suspension of some members …

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Uganda to get dedicated fistula hospital

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | There are plans to set up a specialized hospital in Uganda to treat the increasing number of women who succumb to fistula. The Terrewode Hospital & Rehabilitation Center will also serve as a centre of excellence and a demonstration facility for surgical training programmes that …

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Gov’t to revise dual citizenship fees

  Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Government is considering revising selected immigration fees to make it easy for Ugandans in the diaspora to acquire dual citizenship. Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, while addressing the political forum of the Ugandan North American Association (UNAA) on Sunday, September 3, 2017 in …

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It is Atigo versus Kawuma at UNAA

Dallas, Texas | EADM NEWS | Monday Atigo, the incumbent Uganda North American Association (UNAA) president is fighting off a challenge from Daniel Kawuma to keep his job at the helm of the nearly 30-year old Ugandan Diaspora organization. The elections are Sunday, September 3. Who is Monday Atigo? The former UNAA Vice President …

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VIDEO: The cost of the Boston Convention

VIDEO: A section of legislators of the 10th Parliament are up in arms questioning the criteria used by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy to select MPs to attend the UNAA Convention in Boston . It is reported that a section of over 78 legislators are in Boston to attend …

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