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Former Executive Director of UCC Eyes Top International Job in Washington, 28th-June 2016

The founder and the first Executive Director of the Uganda Communication Commission is now eyeing a top international job based in Washington DC. Mr. Patrick Francis Masambu, currently working as Deputy Director General of the International Telecommunication Satellite Organisation (ITSO) wants to replace his boss as the Director General. …

TICAD VI Summit 2016 to Be Held In Nairobi Kenya on 27th-28th August 2016, 20th-June 2016

The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) is a summit meeting on African development co-organized by: the Government of Japan, the UN Office of Special Advisers on Africa (UN-OSAA), the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and African Union Commission (AUC).  …


The UNCRPD is the highest human rights treaty that seeks to promote and protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of PWDS. It focuses on PDWDS right to adequate standard of living and that of their families, including the basic necessities of life without discrimination against them. …

Hon. Okello Oryem meets Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, 16th-June 2016

Hon. Okello Oryem, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (International affairs) on Monday 12th June, 2016, met with Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Cairo. …

Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Presents letters of Credence

Mr. Amin Mawji, the Diplomatic Representative designate of the Aga Khan Development Network has presented his letters of credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon

Hon. Sam Kutesa meets US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa

US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, Linda Thomas-Greenfield paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Sudan to support Uganda's Candidate for the Position of the African Union Commission Chairperson

The President of Sudan H.E Omar El Bahir has said that his country shall support Uganda's candidate for the position of African Union Commission Chairperson.

Statement by Prime minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda on World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day today, 20th June 2016, we salute our citizens who have welcomed and hosted refugees and other displaced people in their communities, sharing their li


Aide Memoire - Dr Speciosa Kazibwe Wandira Candidate for Chairperson, African Union Commission (2016-2020),10th-June 2016

Dr Wandira has been endorsed by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uganda and the Eastern African Region as their Candidate for the post of Chairperson, AU Commission. …

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