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Uganda wins Gold at the on going Africa's Travel Indaba in South Africa - Durban, 2019

Saturday, 4th May 2019
Uganda has won Gold at the on going Africa's Travel Indaba in South Africa - Durban, 2019; it emerged as the best exhibitor in the category of Southern African Development Community and Africa as a whole.

APOSTOLIC NUNCIO PRESENTS HIS CREDENTIALS TO THE MINISTER FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Thursday, 18th April 2019
Today 17th of April 2019, the newly appointed Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Luigi BIANCO presented his credentials to Honorable Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Kampala. Hon. Kutesa in welcoming Archbishop BIANCO, extended thanks to the Holy See for the work they continue to do in Uganda and the region most notably the recent re-conciliatory efforts spearheaded by the Holy Father towards achieving peace in South Sudan.

Ugandan Tour Operators at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019

Monday, 15th April 2019
Today, the 11th April 2019,  the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) officials, led by Ms. Lilly Ajarova (UTB CEO), including Ms. Edith Kateme Kasajja (UTB Board Member), Ms. Dorcas Namajja (UTB Marketing Officer), and Mr. Daniel Irunga (UTB Marketing Officer), led a group of  Ugandan Tour Operators to the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 in Cape Town - South Africa.

UGANDA TO BENEFIT FROM THE NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATION

Wednesday, 10th April 2019
Amb. Patrick MUGOYA, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda and Mr. Toon Be BRUYN, VVOB Country Representative today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Development in Education.

Warning Against Unofficial Electronic Visa (e-Visa) Application Portals

Monday, 1st April 2019
The Ministry of Internal Affairs, Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, would like to inform the general public and our esteemed clients that the official electronic visa application portal for the Republic of Uganda is, www.visas.immigration.go.ug; and also take this opportunity to warn our esteemed  clients of the existence of Scam sites which either charge our clients exorbitantly or defraud them totally.

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UGANDA EXTENDS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR RELIEF FOR THE VICTIMS AFFECTED BY THE TROPICAL CYCLONE IDAI.

Wednesday, 27th March 2019
The Republic of Uganda has joined the International Community and the rest of the World in providing relief assistance to the People of Mozambique following the aftermath of the devastating effects caused by Cyclone Idai.

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UGANDA AND KENYA HOLD 1ST JOINT PERMANENT COMMISSION , 21ST -25TH MARCH 2019 NAIROBI

Friday, 22nd March 2019
Today witnessed a momentous occasion  in which Uganda and Kenya held the first session of the Joint Permanent Commission in Nairobi - Kenya. The Agreement establishing the Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) was signed on 16th  November 1993, which is approximately 26 years ago. 

UGANDA AND ALGERIA COMMIT TO STRENGTHEN BILATERAL RELATIONS 19 / 3 / 2019 KAMPALA

Thursday, 21st March 2019
Ambassador Patrick MUGOYA, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda yesterday received H.E. Farid BOULANBEL the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Algeria to Uganda.

STATEMENT ON THE ALLEGED CLOSURE OF THE UGANDA BORDER WITH RWANDA

Thursday, 14th March 2019
Uganda wishes to refute allegations that it closed its borders with Rwanda. Since 28th February 2019 when the Government of Rwanda issued an advisory against travel of its nationals to Uganda, flow of traffic from Uganda to Rwanda has been continuing normally as detailed below

UGANDA TO HOST THE AFRICA NOW CONFERENCE 12TH -13TH MARCH 2019 - KAMPALA

Tuesday, 12th March 2019
Uganda will host the Africa Now  Conference centred on the theme, "Towards a Secure, Integrated & Growing Africa" which  will take place from  12th -13th March 2019 at the Speke Resort Munyonyo. 

SPEECH DELIVERED BY PRESIDENT YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI AT THE AFRICA NOW CONFERENCE 12TH -13TH MARCH 2019

Tuesday, 12th March 2019
We first need to understand what is meant by transformation. In the 1960s, economists were talking about growth and development.  Growth was supposed to mean quantitative expansion of the respective sectors e.g. grow more coffee, cotton, etc.  Development was a term that implied some qualitative changes ? propelling the economy and society to a higher level....

UGANDA - UAE BUSINESS CONFERENCE CONCLUDES ON A PROMISING NOTE

Tuesday, 5th March 2019
In pursuit of the Commercial & Economic  Diplomacy strategy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in the United Arab Emirates hosted  a   team of 14 Business Executives from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 

UK SPECIAL ENVOY ON SOUTH SUDAN PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON THE PERMANENT SECRETARY , MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Tuesday, 5th March 2019
Amb. Patrick MUGOYA, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda yesterday received H.E. Chris TROTT, UK Special Envoy on South Sudan and H.E. Peter WEST British High Commissioner to the Republic of Uganda. The two (2) Principals called on the Office of the Permanent Secretary to discuss matters of Bilateral, Regional and International concern.

UGANADA HANDS OVER 70 EX-23 COMBATANTS TO DRC

Wednesday, 27th February 2019
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of Government of the Republic of Uganda on 26th Febuary 2019, facilitated the repatriation of over 70 EX-23 Combatants  and 10 dependants to  the Government of the Republic of the Democratic of Congo. The Ceremony took place at Entebbe International Airport.

US AMBASSADOR PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Thursday, 21st February 2019
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam K. Kutesa this morning held discussions with the American Ambassador, Her Excellency Deborah Malac

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AMB. PATRICK MUGOYA MEETS MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERS (MSF) COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE , 17th-June 2019

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Patrick Mugoya earlier this week met Ms. Julie Reverse, the Country Representative of Medecins Sans Frontieres a French International Organization accredited to Uganda. 

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT THE SERVICE EXCELLENCE EXHIBITION 5TH JUNE - 7TH JUNE 2019 , 6th-June 2019

The Ministry joined all other Ministries,  Departments and Agencies MDA's in  participating in the Service Excellence Exhibition under the theme " Industrialization for Job creation and shared Prosperity "
at the  Kololo Independence Grounds. The Exhibition runs from 5th - 7th June 2019, daily from 8:00am - 5:00pm daily.

HON. SAM KUTESA RECEIVES LETTERS OF CREDENCE FOR THE NEW UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP) RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE , 30th-May 2019

Hon. Sam .K. KUTESA, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda officially  received Letters of Credence of the new United Nations Development  Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative , Ms. Elsie ATTAFUAH today at the Ministry Headquarters.
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