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Wednesday, 7th September 2016
The Management and Staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with sorrow announce the untimely death of our staff member, Amb. Gilbert Nanjuna Njuneki at the Oliver Tambo International Airport, Republic of South Africa while returning from official duty in Stockholm, Sweden.

Finland to Support Uganda in Its Social Transformation Efforts.

Tuesday, 30th August 2016
The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi currently in Northern Europe has asked the Government of Finland to support Uganda Agriculture sector improve its efforts to reach its potential.

Presidents Museveni, Uhuru in Bilateral Meet

Monday, 29th August 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has today held a bilateral meeting with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.

African Leaders to Adopt President Museveni's Paper as Blue-Print to Guide Continent on Development

Sunday, 28th August 2016
African leaders meeting in Nairobi, Kenya have agreed to use President Museveni's paper on bottlenecks facing Africa's development as a blue print to guide the continent.

President Museveni Asks Japan to Open Up Market Access and Invest In Africa

Sunday, 28th August 2016
Japan should grant Uganda access to its market and also invest in Africa if the Asian country is to strengthen ties with the continent, President Museveni has said.

Presidents Museveni, Zuma in Bilateral Meeting

Sunday, 28th August 2016
President Yoweri Museveni yesterday held a bilateral meeting with his counterpart, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa at the sidelines of the Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICADVI). 

Africa Should Have Permanent Seat at UN Security Council –Japan

Saturday, 27th August 2016
The 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) has opened in Nairobi, Kenya with a call by the Japanese Prime Minister Chinzo Abe for Africa to be given a permanent slot on the United Nations Security Council.

Hon. Sam Kutesa and H.E Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Hold Bilateral Talks.

Friday, 12th August 2016
The Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China H.E. Wang Yi made an official visit to Uganda from 10-11th August 2016. The visit was his first to the Pearl of Africa. 

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, H.E. Wang Yi visits Uganda

Thursday, 11th August 2016
H.E Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China arrived in Uganda on August 11th 2016 for a 1 day official visit. He was received by Minister of State for International Affairs, Hon. Henry Okello Oryem and Chinese Embassy Officials.

President Museveni for Two Day Official Visit to Chad

Monday, 8th August 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Chadian capital N'Djamena on a two-day official visit during which he will also attend the swearing-in ceremony of President Idriss Deby to his fifth term in office.

Team From Kenya Foreign Service Institute Visits the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Monday, 8th August 2016
The Uganda Institute of Diplomacy and international Affairs (UIDIA) held a meeting to discuss the Draft Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya on institutional development cooperation, think tanking, policy development research and publication, training and scholarship.

Democratic Republic of Congo Sanctions Committee Press Release

Sunday, 7th August 2016
A meeting was held on Saturday 6 August 2016 between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda and the Chair of the Security Council Sanctions Committee on Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ambassador Abdellatif Aboulatta, in the Office of the Prime Minister.

Uganda -DRC Summit 4th August, 2016

Thursday, 4th August 2016
The summit discussed several issues of common interest which included security; how to eliminate the ADF which is a threat to the region and the summit also regretted and condemned the unfortunate incident that happened on 21st May, 2016 which resulted in the killing of three Ugandan Police Officers.

African Union Special Representative Commends Uganda for its role in Pacifying Somalia

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
"Uganda is in the right path; Uganda is doing the right things; Uganda is sacrificing for Somalia but more importantly, Uganda is playing its part in the overall African Union objective of creating a united African Union," Ambassador Madeira who also commended the country for the spirit of Pan Africanism.


Tuesday, 26th July 2016
The Government of Uganda has reduced Visa fees from USD 100 to USD 50 with effect from 22nd July 2016.



Most Reverend Msgr. Augustine Kasujja, a Ugandan has assumed his position as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium.


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 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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