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UGANDA TO BENEFIT MORE FROM THE MASTERCARD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 24th May 2017
The Officials of Uganda High Commission Pretoria, led by Charge D'Affaires a.i. Mr Julius Kivuna yesterday (23/5/2017) met with officials from the University of Pretoria in charge of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP).

UGANDA AND IRAN SIGN ADDITIONAL MOU ON ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF UGANDA - IRAN HEALTH CENTRE IN NAGURU

Wednesday, 24th May 2017
The Uganda Police force together with the Association of Muslim physicians without borders signed an MoU on the establishment and management of Uganda-Iran Health Centre at Naguru, Kampala at a ceremony which took place yesterday the 23rd May, 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

MONSIGNOR AUGUSTINE KASUJJA ASSUMES POSITION AS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN BELGIUM

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
Most Reverend Msgr. Augustine Kasujja, a Ugandan has assumed his position as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium.

UGANDAN COMPANIES EXHIBIT IN RIMINI, ITALY MACFRUT 2017

Tuesday, 16th May 2017
Seven Ugandan companies have participated in the 34th Edition of MACFRUT 2017, in Rimini, Italy, where they showcased some horticultural commodities including cayenne pepper, red pepper, ginger and green beans from 10th-12th May 2017.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ON BURUNDI, "WE SHOULD NEVER NEGLECT ANY OPPORTUNITY FOR DIALOGUE"

Saturday, 13th May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said he will highlight the issue of a joint move to Burundi by the lead facilitator and mediator in an effort to urge all stakeholders to engage in dialogue, to the EAC heads of state at the upcoming summit.

MUSEVENI HOLDS BILATERAL MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT'S UHURU, FARMAAJO

Friday, 12th May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has met and held a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya who paid a courtesy call on him at his residency at the Taj 51 Hotel, St. James Court in the United Kingdom.

PRESIDENT OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMPLETES VISIT TO UGANDA

Thursday, 11th May 2017
The 71st President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, completed a visit to Uganda today.

UGANDA TO HOST THE THIRD PAN-AFRICAN FORUM ON MIGRATION IN KAMPALA

Thursday, 11th May 2017
The Third Pan African Forum on Migration will take place in Kampala, Uganda on 15-17 May, 2017.

UGANDA REVIEWS UK HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT IN 27TH SESSION OF THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW WORKING GROUP (UPR)

Monday, 8th May 2017
Uganda, represented by the Permanent Mission in Geneva, is participating in the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review in Geneva.

CHINESE VICE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS H.E. ZHANG MING MEETS WITH HON SAM KUTESA

Monday, 8th May 2017
Hon Sam Kutesa met with H.E. Zhang Ming, the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China earlier today, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

PRESIDENT OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO VISIT KENYA, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AND UGANDA

Sunday, 7th May 2017
The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, will visit Kenya, the Central African Republic, and Uganda next week. 

AMB. ADONIA AYEBARE REPORTS TO NEW YORK, PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO UN SECRETARY-GENERAL

Friday, 5th May 2017
Amb. Adonia Ayebare presented credentials to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on 3rd May 2017.

AU PSC DELIBERATES ON ITS ROLE IN ENSURING PEACE AT 10TH COUNCIL RETREAT IN KIGALI

Friday, 5th May 2017
The 10th retreat of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) on Review of Implementation of PSC working methods and decisions adopted since 2007, opened this morning in Kigali, Rwanda and will run from 3-5 May 2017 at the Hotel Mille Collines.

Highlights

AMBASSADOR BLAAK MEETS WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY OFFILCIALS, 18th-January 2018

Today 18th January 2018 Amb Blaak, Brussels had a meeting in the Netherlands with Wageningen university officials to brainstorm on developing a programme to combat the "false coddling moth", which is rampant in roses and capsicum exported into the EU and causes many consignments to be rejected as being non compliant with EU phytosanitary standards.

INCOMING ZAMBIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER DESIGNATE TO UGANDA PRESENTS COPIES OF CREDENTIALS TO STATE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 17th-January 2018

Amb. Benson Chali expressed his pleasure at the new post appreciating the tremendous support the Government of Uganda had extended to his predecessor.

INCOMING FINLAND AMBASSADOR TO UGANDA PRESENTS COPIES OF CREDENTIALS TO STATE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 17th-January 2018

Ambassador Fernandez Tarja Ovvokki the new Finland Ambassador to Uganda presented her working copies of credentials to the Minister of State for Foreign affairs Hon. Okello Oryem at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala on the 17 January 2018.
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