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UGANDA CONSULATE IN MOMBASA OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

Monday, 9th January 2017
In fulfilling it's mandate to facilitate and promote Trade, Investment, Tourism and providing Consular Services, Uganda Consulate in Mombasa was officially launched on 15th October 2016.

UGANDA CONSUL - GENERAL PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO KENYA MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AMINA MOHAMAD

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016
Mr. Phillip Katureebe Tayebwa on Monday October 10th 2016 presented his letters of credence, appointing him Consul-General of the Republic of Uganda in the Republic of Kenya, to Dr Amina Mohamad Foreign Minister of Kenya.  This came ahead of the formal opening of Uganda's Consulate in Mombasa by Hon. Philemon Mateke, Minister of State for Regional Cooperation. The opening took place on Saturday October 14th 2016.

IGAD MEMBER STATES EXPERTS AND OFFICIALS MEET IN VIEW OF IGAD 1ST MINISTERIAL MEETING ON MIGRATION

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) opened the 8th Regional Migration Coordination Committee (RMCC) in collaboration with the Ugandan Ministry of Internal Affairs in Kampala in order to prepare for the First IGAD Sectoral Ministerial Meeting on Migration scheduled for November 10th, 2016.

STATEMENT BY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT UN DAY EVENT - MONDAY 24TH OCTOBER

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Sam Kutesa delivered a keynote address as former President of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, at this years UN Day at the Royal Imperial Hotel.

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), aimed at funding an electronic trade clearance computerised system.

Museveni launches construction of Soroti fruit factory

Thursday, 18th September 2014
CONSTRUCTION of a multibillion fruit processing factory based in Soroti \r\ndistrict has been launched by President Museveni with emphasis to grow \r\nmore fruits.

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

Ngamba chimp sanctuary ranked best in Africa

Monday, 20th January 2014

Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary Island has been ranked as the best chimpanzee sanctuary in Africa by Jane Goodall, a United Nations ambassador of peace.

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.

UGANDA to experience a total eclipse on 3rd November 2013

Saturday, 19th October 2013

UGANDA to experience a total eclipse on 3rd November best viewed from Masindi and West Nile (incl. Kidepo National Park)

Uganda Rainbow House of Hope Theatre group Tour to Germany, Austria & Slovenia

Tuesday, 5th February 2013

Rainbow House of Hope‘ a Theatre- and Dance Project form Kampala, Uganda which will be touring from 2.5.2013 – 22.7.2013 in Germany, Slovenia and Austria.