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Buyungo Bryan Bedford – Director Research and Development, Uganda Diaspora Network

With over 20 years of experience in Research and Development, Marketing and Brand Management, Bedford Buyungo has established himself as a seasoned professional in the industry. Having worked with reputable local, regional, and international brands, Bedford has held various leadership positions and serves as a consultant for organizations such as Uganda Airlines, PLO Foundation –

Jan 26, 2023 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

The Legendary Afrigo Band – At 47 Heading to Canada – As Event Headliners!

Formed nearly 47 years ago the legendary Afrigo Band – Uganda’s most popular band founded by Band leader Moses Matovu has outlived many and become the industry standard for excellence in LIVE musical sound. Afrigo band was born out of a separation with the Crane Band. Its founding member was Moses Matovu – along with

May 17, 2022 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

Solomon Serwanjja – Executive Director, African Institute for Investigative Journalism. AIIJ

Solomon Serwanjja – Executive Director, African Institute for Investigative Journalism. AIIJ Solomon Serwanjja is a Ugandan award-winning investigative journalist and the Executive Director of the African Institute for Investigative Journalism. He holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism and communication from Makerere University. In 2019, Mr. Serwanjja won the BBC Komla Dumor award, a prestigious honor

Apr 20, 2022 / by UgccTeam / No Comments


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Oct 03, 2021 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

Dr. Shaka Ssali | Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient For His Contribution & Inspiration to The African Diaspora – October 9th Toronto

Dr. Shaka Ssali is 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 honors, including a United Nations Peacekeeping Special Achievement Award in International Journalism. Other awards include VOA’s Best Journalist Award, The Uganda Diaspora

Aug 17, 2021 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

Business Expo Guest Speaker | Susan Namulindwa – Founder & Executive Director of Africa Trade Desk Canada

Susan is the Founder and Executive Director of Africa Trade Desk, the Vice President Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and Board Chair of the Afro Canadian Chamber of Commerce. She is a seasoned, client-focused, and results-oriented executive, with a twenty-five year plus track record of management, mobilizing partners, teams, and stakeholders with often competing interests to

May 10, 2021 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

Prof. Lumumba | Founder & Chairman of the PLO Lumumba Foundation – Convention Keynote Speaker

  Professor PLO Lumumba is the Founder of the PLO Lumumba Foundation and a consultant with Lumumba and Lumumba Advocates, a member of the Africa Justice Group (AJG). He is an Advocate of the High Courts of Kenya and Tanganyika and a certified mediator. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries

Apr 23, 2021 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

Al Jazeera | Canada Aims to Bring in Over 1.2 million Immigrants Over the Next 3 Years

Canada plans to bring in more than 1.2 million new immigrants over the next three years, the federal immigration minister said on Friday, as the country tries to fill gaps in its labour market and boost the economy, both hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said

Nov 03, 2020 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

Uganda Canadian Business Convention has been Moved to 2021, Same Venue, Same City!

Dear all, Take Note – This year’s Canada Convention has been Moved to 2021, Same Venue Same City! Thanks for registering for the Uganda Canadian Diaspora Convention and Business Expo scheduled for July 2nd – July 4th 2021. Please attached find your invitation letter for the convention. Kindly note that the invitation letters provided by Uganda Canadian Diaspora Network

Jul 01, 2020 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, to continue strengthening the relationship between Canada and Uganda, and to discuss the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. The Prime Minister and the President exchanged views about their respective national efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the health, safety,

May 20, 2020 / by UgccTeam / No Comments