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Amy Jeffries has spent more time in Africa than anywhere outside her home state of Connecticut.She has been infatuated with Africa since first studying economics on the continent in the seventh grade.  Later she learned to play a little djembe in high school and college.  Her affection for Africa was sealed after studying abroad as an undergraduate in Zimbabwe in 2000.She has reported from South Africa and Zimbabwe and has written about Nigerian and Ethiopian immigrants in California.She is currently pursuing concurrent master's degrees in journalism and African studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and is looking forward to a life in Africa.

U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Elected UNAA President

U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Elected UNAA President

Lt. Frank Musisi, a U.S. Army Reserve from Los Angeles, Calif., won the presidency of the Ugandan North American Association Sunday, handily defeating incumbent Abdul Kimbugwe of Boston, Mass., and…

Uganda’s VP tells Diaspora to buy cows, praise Museveni

Uganda’s VP tells Diaspora to buy cows, praise Museveni

SAN FRANCISCO – Vice President Gilbert Bukenya addressed the Ugandan Diaspora Saturday, reiterating hopes that their country can export more finished goods, and optimism about newfound oil and natural gas…

Ugandans Urged to Send Money Home

SAN FRANCISCO – Ugandan finance and banking officials had a simple message Friday for citizens who gathered for the annual Ugandan North American Association conference being held in San Francisco,…

Nigerian Immigrants Not Your Average Cabbies

Nigerian Immigrants Not Your Average Cabbies

Sixteen years ago Dozie Ezeife drove a cab, now he drives a Mercedes, but not for a living.…