Latest News Highlights

E-Immigration System

Monday, 25th July 2016
The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control has completed the development of an electronic application and processing system for Visas, Entry Work Permits and Passes and it up and running.

President Museveni, UN's Ban Ki Moon Discuss South Sudan Conflict

Monday, 18th July 2016
President Yoweri Museveni and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon are pushing for a strong message to the leaders of South Sudan involved in the conflict whom they said, despite receiving unconditional support regionally and internationally, have squandered the good will that was so generously given at the birth of the new nation.

Statement By Hon. Sam Kutesa on the AU Commission Chairperson Elections

Monday, 18th July 2016
The process of the elections of the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson and Commissioners of the AU Commission started this morning during the AU Summit in Kigali.

Prince Stephen Edgar Paul Karamagi Passes on.

Saturday, 16th July 2016
Prince Stephen Edgar Paul Karamagi was born on the 16th August 1934 to the late Rukirabasaija George David Kamurasi Rukidi III and Omugo Evelyn Kahinju.

Hon Sam Kutesa Host's His AU Counterparts to a Breakfast Meeting

Thursday, 14th July 2016
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Sam Kutesa hosted his AU counterparts to a breakfast to get to know Eastern African endorsed candidate Dr Speciosa K. Wandira .

UGANDA GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN SOUTH SUDAN

Tuesday, 12th July 2016
Following the eruption of fighting on 7th July 2016 between the SPLA and SPLA-IO in Juba, the Government of the Republic of Uganda wishes to inform the General public as follows:

JOINT DECLARATION OF THE REGIONAL SUMMIT ON COUNTER-TERRORISM

Tuesday, 5th July 2016
At the invitation of His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, a historic Israel-Ethiopia-Kenya-Rwanda-South Sudan-Tanzania-Zambia-Uganda summit meeting took place in Entebbe on Monday 4 July 2016.

President Museveni Hosts Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu

Monday, 4th July 2016
He will be the first sitting Israeli Prime Minister to visit Africa in over two decades. Mr. Netanyahu said it would be a "very emotional" moment when he lands this afternoon at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, exactly 40 years to the day his brother, Lt Col Jonathan Netanyahu, was killed during an operation to rescue Israeli hostages held by militants linked to the Palestinian cause.

Minister Oryem Okello Re-Assures North Korea on Diplomatic Relations

Friday, 1st July 2016
Minister of State of Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Hon Oryem Okello Henry, has told the Ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to Uganda that Uganda remains committed to diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Former Executive Director of UCC Eyes Top International Job in Washington

Tuesday, 28th June 2016
The founder and the first Executive Director of the Uganda Communication Commission is now eyeing a top international job based in Washington DC. Mr. Patrick Francis Masambu, currently working as Deputy Director General of the International Telecommunication Satellite Organisation (ITSO) wants to replace his boss as the Director General.

JOINT PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE 8 EU-UGANDA POLITICAL DIALOGUE

Tuesday, 28th June 2016
In accordance with Article 8 of the Cotonou Agreement the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the European Union (EU) held today, on 28 June, a political dialogue during which the two parties discussed matters of mutual interest regarding their cooperation. The dialogue took place in an open, cordial and a constructive atmosphere on the basis of a jointly agreed agenda.

Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Presents letters of Credence

Monday, 27th June 2016
Mr. Amin Mawji, the Diplomatic Representative designate of the Aga Khan Development Network has presented his letters of credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam Kutesa in his office at MOFA. He was accompanied by his wife.

Hon. Sam Kutesa meets US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa

Saturday, 25th June 2016
US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, Linda Thomas-Greenfield paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Sudan to support Uganda's Candidate for the Position of the African Union Commission Chairperson

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016
The President of Sudan H.E Omar El Bahir has said that his country shall support Uganda's candidate for the position of African Union Commission Chairperson.

Highlights

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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