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MUSEVENI, GERMAN MINISTER DISCUSS SECURITY IN THE HORN

Thursday, 21st September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the international community to take more interest in the situation in Somalia saying although the regional security forces were doing a good job, there was need to develop and strengthen local security forces such as the police and army and for the international community to get involved to put an end to the instability there.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HOSTED BY POTUS

Wednesday, 20th September 2017
The President of the United States held a  welcoming reception on the evening of Tuesday, 19 September 2017, in honour of the Heads of State or Government, Vice-Presidents and Crown Princes or Princesses participating in the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, at 7.00pm at the Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue.

USA HAILS UGANDA ON REFUGEE POLICY, OFFERS SUPPORT

Tuesday, 19th September 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that the conflict in South Sudan is caused by lack of ideology and politicians who push forward identity politics and forget the interests of the people.

VP ADDRESSES UK CONVENTION IN LONDON

Tuesday, 19th September 2017
Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has urged Ugandans in Diaspora to take advantage of the conducive investment environment in Uganda to invest back home saying in future it might be difficult as Uganda is turning out as a leading global investment destination.

MUSEVENI, UKS BORIS JOHNSON DISCUSS SOUTH SUDAN, BURUNDI

Tuesday, 19th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia, South Sudan and Burundi, telling him there must be a more serious concerted effort to flush out and stop Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia and called for the strengthening of AMISOM through provision of more equipment and personnel to finish the job.

ADDRESS BY H.E. YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA AT THE 72ND SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Tuesday, 19th September 2017
Theme: "Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent life for all on a Sustainable Planet".

SSEKANDI VISITS WORLDREMIT CENTRE IN LONDON.

Sunday, 17th September 2017
The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi who is in London to address Uganda - UK Investment Convention,yesterday visited the headquarters of Worldremit a leading Money transfer company in London.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI WOOS QATAR TO INVEST IN INDUSTRIALIZATION, AGRO PROCESSING

Sunday, 17th September 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said Uganda is fast becoming a middle-income country with vast investment opportunities in agro-processing, industrialization and the service based sector.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, AFRICA 50 DISCUSS INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

Sunday, 17th September 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today held a meeting with Africa 50 CEO Mr. Alain Ebobisse and Ms. Carole Wamuyu Wainanina the chief Operating Officer at Park Hyatt Hotel in New York, United States of America.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, FIRST LADY ARRIVE FOR 72ND SESSION OF THE UN ASSEMBLY, TO MEET PRESIDENT TRUMP

Saturday, 16th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has today arrived in New York, for the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly currently taking place at the UN Headquarters. 

HON. OKELLO ADDRESSES FIRST SUMMIT OF THE ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

Wednesday, 13th September 2017
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello, has called upon the OIC Summit on Science and Technology to increase funding in Science and Technology Research and Development in Universities and Institutions funded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), including Islamic University in Uganda.

HON. SAM KUTESA BIDS FAREWELL TO OUTGOING AMBASSADOR OF SUDAN

Tuesday, 12th September 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa bid farewell to the outgoing Ambassador of Sudan H.E Abdelbagi Hamad Kabeir on Monday 11/09/2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

INCOMING EU HEAD OF DELEGATION TO UGANDA PRESENTS COPIES OF CREDENTIALS TO MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Tuesday, 12th September 2017
H.E. Attilio Pacifici the New European Union Ambassador to Uganda presented working copies of his credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala on 11th September 2017.

HON KUTESA DELIVERS FIRST ANNUAL FOREIGN MINISTER'S ADDRESS ON UGANDA'S FOREIGN POLICY

Thursday, 7th September 2017
On 5th September 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam Kutesa delivered the first Annual Lecture by the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Uganda's Foreign Policy.

MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS MEETS WITH THE RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR H.E. ALEXANDER POLYAKOV.

Wednesday, 30th August 2017
Hon. Okello Oryem today met with the Russian Ambassador H.E Alexander Dmitrievech Polyakov at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Head Quarters.

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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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