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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.

Outgoing Head of Mission officially hands over office

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
The outgoing Head of Mission officially handing over office to the Charge d' Affairs Ms. Nakawombe Georgia on 4th April 2017 before his departure to Kampala to take on his new assignment on Khartoum.

Ugandan community in Kinshasa bid farewell to outgoing Ambassador

Monday, 24th April 2017
Ugandan community in Kinshasa, DRC bid farewell to the outgoing Ambassador of Uganda in Kinshasa Amb Kinobe James. The Dinner was organised by the Embassy on March 31st 2017.

DRC PRESIDENT KABILA ARRIVES IN UGANDA FOR ONE-DAY SUMMIT VISIT 4 AUGUST, 2016

Thursday, 6th April 2017

President Yoweri Museveni has today received President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who has arrived in Uganda today for a one-day visit.

Meeting Between Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda on the International Court of Justice Case.

Thursday, 6th April 2017
The on going  meeting  between  Democratic Republic of Congo  and Uganda  on the International Court of Justice Case. It commenced  on 22 February and will be concluded  on the  24th  February, 2017.

Hon. Speaker of Parliament Mrs. Rebecca Kadaga Amb. James Kinobe with the Uganda Cranes team

Wednesday, 11th January 2017
Ugandan  Representative  to Gabon with the Hon. Speaker of Parliament Mrs. Rebecca Kadaga Amb. James  Kinobe  with the Uganda Cranes team

Inauguration of The New Embassy Building

Thursday, 10th March 2016
Hon. Okello Oryem opens the renovated Old Chancery building at the Uganda  Embassy  in Kinshasa - DRC on 25 February, 2016.

President Sam Kutesa condemns University College terror attack

Wednesday, 8th April 2015
The President of the General Assembly (PGA), H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa, condemns in the strongest terms the horrific terrorist attack this morning at the University College in Garissa, Kenya. 

Uganda moves to adopt use of electronic trade system

Friday, 19th September 2014

The cost of doing business across borders is set to go down following a partnership between the Royal Danish Embassy, Uganda and Trademark East Africa (TMEA).

7th Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit

Friday, 29th August 2014

Preparation for the 7th Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit is underway; Chaired by the Permanent Secretary/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), senior government officials met today, Friday 29th August 2014 at MOFA to assess the status of implementation from different sectors.

Statement to Diplomatic Missions on Ebola preparedness in Uganda

Thursday, 14th August 2014
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The current Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa countries has had enormous effects not only in the affected countries but to the African continent at large.

Statement by Hon. Sam K. Kutesa at the National Consultative Workshop on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Friday, 8th August 2014

Your Excellency Amina Mohammed, United Nations Secretary-General's Advisor on Post-2015 Development Planning, and our Guest Speaker,

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Hon. Tarsis Kabwegyere, Minister for General Duties, Office of the Prime Minister,

Speech To the AU Executive Council by Hon. Sam K. Kutesa, President-Elect Of The 69th United Nations General Assmebly

Tuesday, 1st July 2014

Your Excellency Ahmed Teguedi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Chairman of the Executive Council,\r\n

Uganda's Game Park tourists increase

Thursday, 23rd January 2014

Increase in global coffee prices not yet impressive, experts say

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

Despite a slight increase in global coffee prices, farmers should not jubilate yet as the current prices are not yet

H E Yoweri Museveni paid an official visit to Kinshasa on 26 - 28 Feb 2014. The President officially opened the COMESA Authority Summit of Heads of State in his capacity as the outgoing chairman.

Wednesday, 15th January 2014

As I said in South Africa, the concept of the Great Lakes is not a new one but an ancient one in our area. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern Congo, South Sudan have, since time immemorial, been linked to the East African Coast of Zanzibar through mainland Tanzania. We would get textiles (emyenda), glass beads (enkwaanzi) and guns from or through the Coast and we would send elephant tusks (emiino) to the Coast. We would also send them bark cloth (ebitooma-embugu) and iron-ore (obutare) products (hoes, pangas, spears, arrows, etc). Out of the Congo forest, we would get copper products (emiriinga), animal skin products (amooshe), timber products as well as ivory products (engoro). The word lake is translated as "Nyaanja" or "Nyaanza" in many of the Bantu dialects of the area.

EAC partner states start talks on uniform call rates

Tuesday, 14th January 2014

Plans to harmonise communication rates in the East African region have taken shape.

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The first technical committee meeting for ICT cluster of Northern Corridor integration projects comprising of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Sudan sat in Kampala yesterday and agreed to have both mobile communication, and broadband charges cut and unified.

Investors to get free land - government

Saturday, 11th January 2014

Investors are set to enjoy more favours from government, this time to acquire land at no cost.

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The president says the move is meant to ease doing business in Uganda and to attract more investors into the country.

Online gorilla trekking permits start as tour operators concede

Wednesday, 8th January 2014

The misunderstanding between the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (Auto) and Uganda Wildlife Authority could come to an end after tour operators agreed to the terms for the online gorilla trekking permits that became functional on January 1.