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UGANDA TO BOOST VOCATIONAL EDUCATION WITH NEW OFID LOAN

Monday, 27th March 2017
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), on 23rd March 2017, signed a US$14.3m public sector loan agreement with Uganda for the Vocational Education Project, Phase II.

UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND (UNFPA) COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE PRESENTS HIS CREDENTIALS TO MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Friday, 10th March 2017
The Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa, has today, Friday 10th March 2017 received Credentials for the incoming Country Representatives of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Mr. Alain Sibenaler.

THE PERMANENT SECRETARY OF THE MINISTRY FOREIGN AFFAIRS HOLDS A BILATERAL MEETING WITH THE ITALIAN AMBASSADOR AT THE MINISTRY HQ.

Friday, 10th March 2017
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Patrick Mugoya held a bilateral meeting with Italian Ambassador H.E. Dominico Fornara at the Ministry head quarters this morning. 

HON. SAM KUTESA MEETS EU AMBASSADOR

Friday, 10th March 2017
The EU Ambassador H.E. Kristian Schmidt had a meeting with Hon Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs and senior officials at the Ministry Head quarters. They discussed a range of issues in the region including the forthcoming 2017 London Somalia Conference. 

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.

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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