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Declaration of the IGAD Summit of Heads of State and Government

Friday, 28th March 2014
The IGAD of State and Government held their \r\nsecond Summit on "Ending Drought Emergencies in the IGAD Region" on 27th\r\n March 2014

Press Release

Friday, 28th March 2014

The Government of the Republic of Uganda led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa and the delegation of the European Union engage in a Political Dialogue following the Anti Homosexual Act.

H.E. Enock Nkuruho, High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary presents Credentials to the Governor- General of New Zealand.

Wednesday, 26th March 2014
Uganda's\r\nHigh Commissioner to Australia Canberra and also concurrently accredited to New\r\nZealand present's his Credentials to the Governor-General of New Zealand\r\nLieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Materparae.

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. 


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. 


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


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 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
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