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PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, BRITISH SECRETARY OF STATE DISCUSS REFUGEES, SECURITY IN THE HORN

Wednesday, 1st February 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said the biggest challenge in handling and settling refugees is lack of resources that is hindering the provision of the support they need.

EIGHT COUNTRIES HONORED FOR EFFORTS TO REDUCE MALARIA

Tuesday, 31st January 2017
  • Uganda hailed on refugees, campaign against child marriages
  • AU to appoint youth special envoy

LEADERS VOW TO END LRA INSURGENCY - JOINT REGIONAL FORCE TO FLUSH OUT REMNANTS IN CAR, S.S

Monday, 30th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called on regional leaders engaged in the fight against the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency in the Central African Republic to commit themselves and allow military commands to jointly work out a plan to flush out remnants of the LRA and put an end to the suffering of the civilian population.

AMIDST A BUSY INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE, PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ROOTS FOR UGANDAN CANDIDATES AT THE AU

Sunday, 29th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has held a series of bilateral talks with African leaders at the sidelines of the ongoing 28th Ordinary AU Heads of state and government leaders summit at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa... 

THE IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR; CHRISTINE LAGARDE VISITS UGANDA

Sunday, 29th January 2017
The IMF MD; Christine Lagarde arrived in Uganda on the 25th January 2017, and was received and welcomed by Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development; Hon. Matia Kasaija at Entebbe Airport. On arrival to Kampala, she carried out a series of activities that included meeting with president Museveni.

UGANDA FRONTS AU COMMISSIONER, ICC JUDGE

Saturday, 28th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa for the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). The summit is being held at the AU Headquarters under the theme "Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth."

PRESIDENT ATTENDS THE FRANCE-AFRICA SUMMIT ON "PARTNERSHIP, PEACE AND EMERGENCY"

Monday, 16th January 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was in Bamako, Mali where he made a keynote presentation on peace and security at The France-Africa Summit on "Partnership, Peace and Emergency". Below is his speech.

EGYPT'S FATTAH AL-SISI FOR ONE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO UGANDA

Saturday, 17th December 2016
The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be in Uganda on a one-day official visit at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni.

HON SAM KUTESA PARTICIPATES IN HIGH-LEVEL PANEL OF UN CERF PLEDGING CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK

Thursday, 15th December 2016
At the invitation of UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam Kutesa participated in the high-Level Panel discussion.

KUTESA MEETS NEW UN SECRETARY-GENERAL, INVITES HIM TO SOLIDARITY CONFERENCE IN UGANDA, EARLY 2017

Wednesday, 14th December 2016
Hon. Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday 14th December 2016 met with the Secretary-General designate, Antonio Guterres, congratulating him on his new role, and discussing matters related to the development cooperation and Uganda's role in the region.

PRESS RELEASE

Wednesday, 14th December 2016
On 12 December, 2016 Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Sam Kutesa, met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. They exchanged views on the main peace, security and humanitarian challenges facing the region, including recent developments in South Sudan, Somalia, Central African Republic and Burundi.

PRESS RELEASE | "UGANDA'S TRANSFORMATIONAL APPROACH TO REFUGEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES"

Wednesday, 14th December 2016
On Wednesday  14th December 2016, on the margins of the High-Level Conference of the UN Central Emergency Response Fund, the Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations in New York, in partnership with the UN Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) held a High-level side event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

H.E. PETER WEST PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

Tuesday, 13th December 2016
H.E. Peter West, United Kingdom High Commissioner to Uganda Presented his Credentials to H.E. Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda on 12th December 2016 at State House Entebbe.

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MONSIGNOR AUGUSTINE KASUJJA ASSUMES POSITION AS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN BELGIUM, 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, 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", 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.
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