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AMBASSADOR RICHARD KABONERO TUMUSIME PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO H.E. JOHN JOSEPH POMBE MAGUFULI

Tuesday, 1st August 2017
Amb. Richard Kabonero Tumusiime, the new High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda to Tanzania presented his Letters of Credence to H.E. John Joseph Pombe Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzani at State House, Dar-es-Salaam.

SERBIAN STATE SECRETARY ON UGANDA VISIT

Tuesday, 1st August 2017
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Sam Kuteesa and the State Minister for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs Hon. Henry Okello Oryem, met with the Serbian State Secretary, H.E Nemanja Steavnovic at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kampala on 01/08/2017.

REMARKS BY THE PERMANENT SECRETARY AT THE MEETING ON TANZANIA UGANDA CROSS BORDER ISSUES, BUKOBA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

Friday, 28th July 2017
At the meeting of the Joint Permanent Commission that was held in Arusha, Tanzania, from 3 - 5 April 2017, it was decided that the meeting at the levels of Permanent Secretaries and Ministers be convened to consider the report of the experts meeting that was held here in Bukoba in April 2016.

BUY UGANDA, BUILD UGANDA (BUBU) STRATEGY IS ALREADY BEARING GOOD FRUITS; MINISTER AMELIA KYAMBADDE

Friday, 21st July 2017
The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Hon. Amelia Kyambadde yesterday informed the Ugandan Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited to different countries in the world that the "Buy Uganda, Build Uganda (BUBU)" strategy is already bearing good fruits.

UGANDA HOLDS AN EXCEPTIONAL TOURISM EXHIBITION ON THE BASTILLE DAY ON 14TH JULY 2017

Thursday, 20th July 2017
Uganda has identified tourism as an entry point in realising fast and quick hanging fruits of commercial diplomacy.

An Iranian High Level Business delegation Visits Uganda

Tuesday, 18th July 2017
An Iranian High level business delegation from the Mostazafan Foundation which is under the Iranian Supreme leaderís tutelage visits. This Foundation is a huge business conglomerate with 11 holdings and 150 companies under it in various sectors ranging from agriculture/ agro processing to construction, oil and gas, Petro chemical industry to tourism among others.

UGANDA AND TANZANIA SIGN JOINT MINISTERIAL CO-OPERATION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF PORTS, LAKE VICTORIA INLAND WATERWAYS AND RAILWAY TRANSPORT SERVICES

Thursday, 13th July 2017
The Governments of the Republic of Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania today 13th July 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Joint Ministerial Co-operation for Improvement of Ports, Lake Victoria Inland Waterways and Railway Transport Services.

Amb. Patrick Mugoya concludes official visit to Beijing

Wednesday, 12th July 2017
On 7th July 2017, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amb. Patrick Mugoya held meetings with Mr. Zhang Ming, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Lin Songtian, Director General of the Department of African Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Peopleís Republic of China.

HON. OKELLO ORYEM OPENS THE INDUCTION/ORIENTATION FOR THE NEWLY APPOINTED AMBASSADORS

Monday, 10th July 2017

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs/ International Affairs, Hon. Okello Oryem today 10th July 10, 2017 officially opened the induction and orientation program for newly appointed Heads of Missions and their Deputies at the Civil Service College in Jinja.

 

 

OPENING REMARKS BY H.E. YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI ON UGANDA SOLIDARITY SUMMIT ON REFUGEES

Monday, 26th June 2017
I greet you and welcome you to Uganda. We are happy that you decided to hold this big Conference on Refugees here in Uganda.

ALLEGED COLLABORATION BY SOME UGANDA WILDLIFE AUTHORITY OFFICIALS WITH SOME CHINESE BY NAMES OF LI WEJIN AND YINZHI WHO ARE DIPLOMATS IN THE EMBASSY TO EXPORT IVORY

Monday, 12th June 2017
Reference is made to recent local and international media reports quoting a leaked letter from H.E the President asking the Inspector General of Government to investigate the alleged "collaboration by some Uganda Wildlife Authority officials with some Chinese by the names of Li Wejin and Yinzhi who are diplomats in the Embassy to export ivory", among other issues.

UGANDA'S PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION HIGH-LEVEL COMMITTEE

Saturday, 3rd June 2017
The 71st President of the UN General Assembly, Mr Peter Thomson, on 30th May 2016 appointed Uganda's Permanent Representative, to the UN in New York, Amb Adonia Ayebare, President of the High-Level Committee on South-South Cooperation.

UGANDA AND THE DRC HOLD TRANS-BOUNDARY BILATERAL MEETINGS ON MANAGEMENT OF LAKES ALBERT AND EDWARD

Tuesday, 30th May 2017
A 30-person multi-sectoral delegation of Government Officials led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in Mahagi, DRC, for a 3-day trans-boundary, bilateral meeting on management of Lakes Albert and Edward.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN 8TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF HIGH RANKING SECURITY OFFICIALS, ZAVIDOVO, RUSSIA

Tuesday, 30th May 2017
The 8th International Meeting of High-Ranking Security Officials hosted by Russia in Zavidovo, a national park in Varaksino, Tver region, took place in May 23-25, 2017, reports the Uganda Embassy in Moscow.

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President Museveni in Beijing-China for FOCAC Summit, 3rd-September 2018

President Yoweri Museveni has today (Sunday) arrived in Beijing to attend the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit that opens tomorrow, Monday the 3rd September 2018.


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MINISTERIAL STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF SECURITY BY THE HON. MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS , 27th-August 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Sam Kutesa has addressed the diplomatic Corps on the security situation in the country following the arrest and detention of some members of parliament during campaigns in Arua Municipality bye-elections


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Speak one 'language' for a harmonious solution to Apaa conflict - President Museveni, 23rd-August 2018

President Yoweri Museveni has proposed a select committee of five members from each tribe of Acholi and Madi coordinated by the Rt. Honourable Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda to come up with resolutions on the Apaa land conflict within a period of three weeks. 


The President's proposal follows a meeting he held with the leaders of Amuru and Adjumani districts to harmonize on the two districts geographical boundaries that have caused a social conflict among the Acholi and Madi tribes for the last seven years leaving a trail of death and destruction among their communities. 


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