President Yoweri Museveni received President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who arrived in Uganda on 4th August, 2016 for a one-day visit.
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).
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.
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.
Your Excellency Amina Mohammed, United Nations Secretary-General's Advisor on Post-2015 Development Planning, and our Guest Speaker,
Hon. Tarsis Kabwegyere, Minister for General Duties, Office of the Prime Minister,
Your Excellency Ahmed Teguedi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Chairman of the Executive Council,
Despite a slight increase in global coffee prices, farmers should not jubilate yet as the current prices are not yet
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.
Plans to harmonise communication rates in the East African region have taken shape.
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.