Latest News Highlights

President Museveni for Two Day Official Visit to Chad

Monday, 8th August 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Chadian capital N'Djamena on a two-day official visit during which he will also attend the swearing-in ceremony of President Idriss Deby to his fifth term in office.

Team From Kenya Foreign Service Institute Visits the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Monday, 8th August 2016
The Uganda Institute of Diplomacy and international Affairs (UIDIA) held a meeting to discuss the Draft Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya on institutional development cooperation, think tanking, policy development research and publication, training and scholarship.

Democratic Republic of Congo Sanctions Committee Press Release

Sunday, 7th August 2016
A meeting was held on Saturday 6 August 2016 between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda and the Chair of the Security Council Sanctions Committee on Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ambassador Abdellatif Aboulatta, in the Office of the Prime Minister.

Uganda -DRC Summit 4th August, 2016

Thursday, 4th August 2016
The summit discussed several issues of common interest which included security; how to eliminate the ADF which is a threat to the region and the summit also regretted and condemned the unfortunate incident that happened on 21st May, 2016 which resulted in the killing of three Ugandan Police Officers.

African Union Special Representative Commends Uganda for its role in Pacifying Somalia

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
"Uganda is in the right path; Uganda is doing the right things; Uganda is sacrificing for Somalia but more importantly, Uganda is playing its part in the overall African Union objective of creating a united African Union," Ambassador Madeira who also commended the country for the spirit of Pan Africanism.

REDUCED VISA FEES STATEMENT

Tuesday, 26th July 2016
The Government of Uganda has reduced Visa fees from USD 100 to USD 50 with effect from 22nd July 2016.

E-Immigration System

Monday, 25th July 2016
The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control has completed the development of an electronic application and processing system for Visas, Entry Work Permits and Passes and it up and running.

President Museveni, UN's Ban Ki Moon Discuss South Sudan Conflict

Monday, 18th July 2016
President Yoweri Museveni and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon are pushing for a strong message to the leaders of South Sudan involved in the conflict whom they said, despite receiving unconditional support regionally and internationally, have squandered the good will that was so generously given at the birth of the new nation.

Statement By Hon. Sam Kutesa on the AU Commission Chairperson Elections

Monday, 18th July 2016
The process of the elections of the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson and Commissioners of the AU Commission started this morning during the AU Summit in Kigali.

Prince Stephen Edgar Paul Karamagi Passes on.

Saturday, 16th July 2016
Prince Stephen Edgar Paul Karamagi was born on the 16th August 1934 to the late Rukirabasaija George David Kamurasi Rukidi III and Omugo Evelyn Kahinju.

Hon Sam Kutesa Host's His AU Counterparts to a Breakfast Meeting

Thursday, 14th July 2016
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Sam Kutesa hosted his AU counterparts to a breakfast to get to know Eastern African endorsed candidate Dr Speciosa K. Wandira .

UGANDA GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN SOUTH SUDAN

Tuesday, 12th July 2016
Following the eruption of fighting on 7th July 2016 between the SPLA and SPLA-IO in Juba, the Government of the Republic of Uganda wishes to inform the General public as follows:

JOINT DECLARATION OF THE REGIONAL SUMMIT ON COUNTER-TERRORISM

Tuesday, 5th July 2016
At the invitation of His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, a historic Israel-Ethiopia-Kenya-Rwanda-South Sudan-Tanzania-Zambia-Uganda summit meeting took place in Entebbe on Monday 4 July 2016.

President Museveni Hosts Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu

Monday, 4th July 2016
He will be the first sitting Israeli Prime Minister to visit Africa in over two decades. Mr. Netanyahu said it would be a "very emotional" moment when he lands this afternoon at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, exactly 40 years to the day his brother, Lt Col Jonathan Netanyahu, was killed during an operation to rescue Israeli hostages held by militants linked to the Palestinian cause.

Highlights

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HOSTED BY POTUS, 20th-September 2017

The President of the United States held a  welcoming reception on the evening of Tuesday, 19 September 2017, in honour of the Heads of State or Government, Vice-Presidents and Crown Princes or Princesses participating in the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, at 7.00pm at the Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, AFRICA 50 DISCUSS INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, 17th-September 2017

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today held a meeting with Africa 50 CEO Mr. Alain Ebobisse and Ms. Carole Wamuyu Wainanina the chief Operating Officer at Park Hyatt Hotel in New York, United States of America.

HON. OKELLO ADDRESSES FIRST SUMMIT OF THE ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY., 13th-September 2017

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello, has called upon the OIC Summit on Science and Technology to increase funding in Science and Technology Research and Development in Universities and Institutions funded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), including Islamic University in Uganda.
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