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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.

INNOVATIVE UGANDAN STUDENT SELECTED FOR YOUTH ENERGY SUMMIT PANEL IN MEXICO

Monday, 29th May 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs; Hon. Sam Kutesa today met with Mr. Brian  Galabuzi Kakembo, a student and founder of the Waste to Energy Youth Initiative (WEYI).

DELEGATION FROM THE NIGERIAN DEFENSE FORCE COLLEGE BRIEFED ON UGANDA'S FOREIGN POLICY AND FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

Thursday, 25th May 2017
A delegation of Army Officers from the Nigerian Defense Force College on a visit in Uganda themed, Fight Against Terrorism and Insurgence - Lessons from Uganda, visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

UGANDA TO BENEFIT MORE FROM THE MASTERCARD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 24th May 2017
The Officials of Uganda High Commission Pretoria, led by Charge D'Affaires a.i. Mr Julius Kivuna yesterday (23/5/2017) met with officials from the University of Pretoria in charge of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP).

UGANDA AND IRAN SIGN ADDITIONAL MOU ON ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF UGANDA - IRAN HEALTH CENTRE IN NAGURU

Wednesday, 24th May 2017
The Uganda Police force together with the Association of Muslim physicians without borders signed an MoU on the establishment and management of Uganda-Iran Health Centre at Naguru, Kampala at a ceremony which took place yesterday the 23rd May, 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

MONSIGNOR AUGUSTINE KASUJJA ASSUMES POSITION AS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN BELGIUM

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
Most Reverend Msgr. Augustine Kasujja, a Ugandan has assumed his position as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium.

UGANDAN COMPANIES EXHIBIT IN RIMINI, ITALY MACFRUT 2017

Tuesday, 16th May 2017
Seven Ugandan companies have participated in the 34th Edition of MACFRUT 2017, in Rimini, Italy, where they showcased some horticultural commodities including cayenne pepper, red pepper, ginger and green beans from 10th-12th May 2017.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ON BURUNDI, "WE SHOULD NEVER NEGLECT ANY OPPORTUNITY FOR DIALOGUE"

Saturday, 13th May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said he will highlight the issue of a joint move to Burundi by the lead facilitator and mediator in an effort to urge all stakeholders to engage in dialogue, to the EAC heads of state at the upcoming summit.

MUSEVENI HOLDS BILATERAL MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT'S UHURU, FARMAAJO

Friday, 12th May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has met and held a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya who paid a courtesy call on him at his residency at the Taj 51 Hotel, St. James Court in the United Kingdom.

PRESIDENT OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMPLETES VISIT TO UGANDA

Thursday, 11th May 2017
The 71st President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, completed a visit to Uganda today.

Highlights

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HOSTED BY POTUS, 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.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, AFRICA 50 DISCUSS INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, 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.

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