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HON OKELLO ORYEM MEETS SPECIAL ENVOY OF UN SECRETARY GENERAL

Friday, 27th April 2018
The special envoy of the UN secretary General for the great lakes region Said Djinnit met with the state for foreign affairs Hon. Okello Oryem at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters, Kampala, Uganda on the 27th April 2018.

PRESIDENT KABORE CALLS FOR CLOSER COOPERATION WITH UGANDA

Monday, 23rd April 2018
The President of the Republic of Burkina Faso, H.E. Rock Marc Christian Kabore has called for closer bilateral cooperation between his country and the Republic of Uganda.

"WE CELEBRATE YOU," FIRST LADY TELLS UGANDA'S COMMONWEALTH TEAM

Monday, 23rd April 2018
The First Lady Janet Kataaha Museveni and the Minister of Education and Sports has welcomed and congratulated the six Ugandan medalists and the entire team Uganda that participated in the Commonwealth games in Gold Coast, Australia for having returned triumphantly.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN THE BERLIN ENERGY TRANSITION DIALOGUE

Monday, 23rd April 2018
Hon. Eng. Irene Muloni, Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, has headed Uganda's delegation to the fourth Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue that took place at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin from 17 - 18 April 2018. 

CHOGM2018: PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HOLDS BILATERAL MEETINGS WITH SEVERAL LEADERS

Friday, 20th April 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has held various meetings with several leaders at the sidelines of the CHOGM 2018 including UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson with whom he held a productive meeting to discuss the Commonwealth.

COMMONWEALTH HEADS OF GOVERNMENT (CHOGM) 2018 IS UNDERWAY IN LONDON

Thursday, 19th April 2018

Hon. Sam Kutesa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs is in London attending pre-CHOGM 2018 Commonwealth Foreign Minister's Meeting which has begun on 18th April 2018 in London on the theme, Towards a common future.' 

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, PRINCE WILLIAM DISCUSS WILDLIFE CONSERVATION, YOUTH IN DEVELOPMENT

Wednesday, 18th April 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has today held a meeting with Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge at the Buckingham Palace in London during which they discussed wildlife conservation and the role of the youth in development.

UN 5TH COMMITTEE DELEGATES VISIT REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER ENTEBBE

Friday, 13th April 2018
A delegation from the Fifth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly on Budgetary and Administrative matters visited the Regional Service Center Entebbe (RSCE) on the 9th April 2018. 

GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE OIL REFINERY IN KABAALE - HOIMA DISTRICT.

Wednesday, 11th April 2018
The Uganda Government has, through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development together with the Uganda National Oil Company, today entered into the Project Framework Agreement (PFA) the with Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium(AGRC) for the development of the oil refinery.

MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, HON SAM KUTESA MOURNS MRS WINNIE MADIKIZELA MANDELA

Monday, 9th April 2018
Hon Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today 6th April 2018 paid a visit to the South African high Commission in Kampala to sign the Official Condolence Book following the death of Mrs. Winnie Madikizela Mandela. Hon Kutesa also passed on the following condolence Message to the High Commissioner:

CALL FOR PAPERS: SIXTH CONGRESS OF AFRICAN ECONOMISTS

Tuesday, 3rd April 2018
The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Department of Economic Affairs organizes every two years the African Economists Congress (AEC), a continental Economic Policy Dialogue framework which aims to analyze economic issues that are critical to Africa's economic and social transformation in order to design and propose optimal solutions.

STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO THE PUBLICATION OF A STORY TITLED, "UGANDA COULD LOSE OUT ON HOSTING UN CENTER FOR PEACE"

Thursday, 15th March 2018
In reference to the New Vision story titled, "Uganda could lose out on hosting UN center for Peace" dated 12th March 2018, the Ministry wishes to make the following clarification;

UGANDA'S SOLOMY BALUNGI BOSSA SWORN IN AS INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT JUDGE

Friday, 9th March 2018
Today, 9 March 2018, six new judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) were sworn in at a ceremony held at the seat of the Court in The Hague (Netherlands).

PRESIDENT KEITA HAILS PRESIDENT MUSEVENI

Wednesday, 7th March 2018
The President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Mali, His Excellency President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, has hailed his Ugandan counterpart, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, as a true Pan Africanist committed to the development and integration of the African Continent.

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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.

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

STATEMENT ON THE ALLEGED CLOSURE OF THE UGANDA BORDER WITH RWANDA, 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
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