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Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts a farewell luncheon for the retiring German Ambassador to Uganda

Wednesday, 26th March 2014

At the luncheon to bid farewell to the retiring German Ambassador to Uganda H.E Klaus Dieter Duxmann, the Minister of Foreign Affair, Hon. Sam Kutesa observed that "Germany remains a very important country in Europe for Uganda to deal with in terms of trade, investment and most recently the promotion of tourism".

Phase II of the IGAD-led South Sudan Peace Process resumes in Addis Ababa

Tuesday, 25th March 2014
The Second Session of Phase II of the South Sudan Peace Process that adjourned on 3 March has resumed on 25 March 2014.

Uganda ready to withdraw troops from South Sudan

Tuesday, 18th March 2014

Minister Hon Okello Oryem has said that Uganda will immediately withdraw her troops from South Sudan the moment IGAD brings in a "stabilization Force". Hon Okello revealed this in his office at MOFA while meeting the French Ambassador to Uganda, Her Excellence Aline Kuster-Menager.

First Session of Diplomatic Consultations between Uganda and South Africa

Tuesday, 11th March 2014

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. James Mugume has received Ms. Tselane Mokuena, Chief Director, Department of Foreign Affairs, South Africa, who led a delegation from Pretoria to Uganda.

South Korea respects the Ugandan Anti-Homosexual law – Ambassador Park Jong-Dae

Tuesday, 11th March 2014

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Uganda, H.E. PARK Jong-Dae, has revealed that South Korea will not take any action to Uganda because of the anti-homosexual law because it respects the decision of Ugandans. He said that it is up to Ugandans to decide what is good for them and their decision should be respected

Israel will not condemn the Anti - Homosexuality law - Ambassador Gil Haskel

Tuesday, 4th March 2014

Israeli Ambassador to Uganda Mr. Gil Haskel has revealed that Israel has not joined other countries to condemn the anti-homosexuality law because Israel does not believe in meddling with other countries' internal policies.

Anti-Homosexuality Law - Press Release

Thursday, 27th February 2014

The Minister of Foreign Affairs today met Ambassadors of Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the US to discuss the Anti-Homosexuality Law recently assented by His Excellency the President.

East Africa single tourist visa launched

Friday, 21st February 2014

His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, Presidentof the Republic of Kenya, launch the East Africa single tourist visa, during the 4th Northern Corridor Integration Project Summit at Speke Resort, Munyonyo in Kampala, 20th February 2014

4th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects, Kampala on 20th February 2014

Thursday, 20th February 2014
Uganda is hosting the 4th Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit in Kampala on 20th February 2014. 

PRESS BRIEFING BY HON. SAM K. KUTESA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, REGARDING SOUTH SUDAN

Wednesday, 19th February 2014
Hon Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, in a statement briefed the press about the conflict in South Sudan, 18th February 2014. He said Uganda was invited by the democratically elected government of South Sudan

Hon Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Meets Amb. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Kenya

Thursday, 13th February 2014

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Sam Kutesa received Amb. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary (Minister) for Foreign Affairs of Kenya

MOFA signs an MOU on political and diplomatic consultations with ministry of External Relations of Angola

Wednesday, 12th February 2014
Hon Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Hon Georges Chicoti, Minister of External Relations of the Republic of Angola, signed an MOU on regular Political and Diplomatic Consultation, on 11th February 2014. 

Press Briefing by Hon. Sam K. Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs on the Major Outcomes of the African Union Summit

Monday, 3rd February 2014

Some of the main issues from the recently concluded 22nd Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government

President Y K Museveni's speech at the opening of the 5th Summit of Heads of State and Gov'ts of the Great Lakes Region

Wednesday, 15th January 2014

It is good that we have re-assembled this region under the ICGLR, COMESA and EAC.

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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