Latest News Highlights


Friday, 6th March 2020
Read details about the Postponement of the 3rd south summit.

Hon. Sam Kutesa Receives a Fleet of 88 Motor Vehicles Donated By the Government of India

Tuesday, 3rd March 2020
This donation follows the fulfillment of a pledge made by the Prime Minister of India His Excellency Narendra Modi who paid a historic official visit to Uganda in July 2018. This visit cemented further the relations between the two countries

Hon. Philemon Mateke Receives Credentials of Eight Ambassador Designates

Wednesday, 26th February 2020
The Minister reassured each of the Envoys every support possible during their respective tour of duty in Uganda.

President, King Oyo to co-host 1st monarchs' summit

Thursday, 20th February 2020
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and Omukama Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru of Tooro Kingdom will co-host the first ever World Monarchs' Summit that is slated to take place in Tooro Kingdom in September this year

Uganda Releases Thirteen Rwandan Nationals

Tuesday, 18th February 2020
Minister Kutesa said that the Government of Uganda released the Rwandans in order to facilitate normalization of relations in the context of the Luanda process.

President Museveni calls for US investments in Africa

Tuesday, 18th February 2020
Mr. Museveni was speaking in a meeting with Senator James M. Inhofe, Chairman of the American Senate Armed Services Committee, who along with his delegation, called on the President yesterday at State House, Nakasero

Hon. Sam Kutesa Commissions the Bhabhatron Radiology Cancer Treatment Machines and Hails Uganda-India Bi-Lateral Relations

Thursday, 13th February 2020
The equipment which is a donation from the government of India to Uganda was commissioned in a highly attended event. It will be used for Cancer treatment at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) Mulago.

Build Africa stand-by force urgently - President Museveni

Monday, 10th February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Africa's need to build its capacity to defend itself is more urgent now more than ever especially when you see what is happening in Mali, Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Somalia and formerly Libya among other countries.

Uganda and Israel Commit To Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

Sunday, 2nd February 2020
The Israeli Prime Minister and his wife was received at the Entebbe International Airport by Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda, Hon. Henry Okello Oryem, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Co-operation and other Senior Government Officials. 

Hon. Sam Kutesa Meets African Union (AU) Commissioner For Peace And Security

Tuesday, 28th January 2020
H.E. Smail CHERGUI, the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security called on the Office of the Minister to discuss matters of Regional and Political concern. 

Press Statement: Protesting Illegal Seizure of Ugandan Milk Products in Kenya

Wednesday, 15th January 2020
The Government of Uganda has issued a Protest Note to the Government of Kenya protesting illegal seizures of Ugandan made milk and milk products under Lato brand.

Press Statement: Implementation of the Luanda Memorandum of Understanding

Wednesday, 8th January 2020
The Government of Uganda has withdrawn Charges Against Nine Rwandese Nationals

Give us fair trade and we shall Develop, Says President Museveni

Monday, 9th December 2019
The President made the case for global prosperity yesterday (Monday) as he addressed the 9th Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.

Ugandan, Ethiopian Speakers call for improved transport infrastructure

Wednesday, 27th November 2019
The two speakers also agreed to further cooperation in the oil and energy sector which the countries are currently pursuing. Uganda will soon start producing oil while Ethiopia is building the largest hydroelectric Dam in Africa.

US Ambassador Malac Bids Farewell to Hon Kutesa

Wednesday, 27th November 2019
The Ambassador appreciated the cordial working relationship that has existed between the Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Presentation of Credentials by the Honorary Consul of the State of Israel, 16th-June 2020

The Minister of State for International Cooperation, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello received credentials from the Honorary Consul of the State of Israel.

Hon. Sam Kutesa's Statement to Parliament on Ugandans Stranded Abroad Due to Airport and Border Closures Following the Outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic, 2nd-June 2020

Today, 2nd June 2020, Honourable Sam Kutesa addressed Parliament on the Situation of Ugandans Stranded Abroad due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Vacancies for Directors at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, 1st-June 2020

Positions of Directors for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat in Accra, Ghana, have been published on the Website of the African Union
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