Latest News Highlights

Virtual Commonwealth Leaders Meet in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Friday, 26th June 2020
The Virtual Commonwealth Leaders Meeting in response to Covid-19 Pandemic was held on 24 June 2020 under the banner of "Sharing solutions in challenging times". 

Press Statement on the Role of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Return of Ugandans Stranded Abroad Following the Outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, 23rd June 2020
Honourable Henry Okello Oryem, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs:International Relations, today evening addressed members of the press on the steps being taken by the Ministry to facilitate return of Ugandans stranded abroad.

Presentation of Credentials by the Honorary Consul of the State of Israel

Tuesday, 16th June 2020
The Minister of State for International Cooperation, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello received credentials from the Honorary Consul of the State of Israel.

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday, 11th June 2020

Hon. Sam Kutesa's Statement to Parliament on Ugandans Stranded Abroad Due to Airport and Border Closures Following the Outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, 2nd June 2020
Today, 2nd June 2020, Honourable Sam Kutesa addressed Parliament on the Situation of Ugandans Stranded Abroad due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Vacancies for Directors at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat

Monday, 1st June 2020
Positions of Directors for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat in Accra, Ghana, have been published on the Website of the African Union

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE SITUATION OF UGANDANS ABROAD AFFECTED BY THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC

Tuesday, 14th April 2020
He clarified that owing to the on going lock-down in almost the entire world, closure of borders and suspension of regional and international air travel, it is not possible for these Ugandans to return home at the moment.

4TH PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ON COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Tuesday, 14th April 2020
Given the successes we have achieved and also the challenges that remain, the Government has decided to keep the stay-home decision for another 21 days, starting tomorrow, the 15th of April, 2020 up to the 5th of May, 2020.

April 2020 Issue of The Diplomat, The Official Magazine of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Tuesday, 14th April 2020
Welcome to The Diplomat, The Official Magazine of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Minister Kutesa meets Chinese Ambassador on situation of Ugandans in China

Saturday, 11th April 2020
The Minister called on the Government of China to urgently intervene and address the plight of Ugandans in China.

Amb. Patrick Mugoya Hails Women in Foreign Service

Thursday, 19th March 2020
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, Amb Patrick MUGOYA, this morning lauded the Female staff of the Ministry for their devotion, dedication and commitment in service not only to the Ministry but to the Nation at large.

Hon. Sam Kutesa Receives Credentials of the Honorary Consul of The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal to Uganda

Tuesday, 17th March 2020
The Minister congratulated Mr. Sudhir upon his appointment as the Nepalese Honorary Consul to Uganda. 

Update on Uganda's Enhanced Measures to Prevent Importation of Novel Corona Virus Disease COVID - 19

Friday, 13th March 2020
Update on Uganda's Enhanced Measures to Prevent Importation of Novel
Corona Virus Disease COVID -19

Highlights

Presentation of Credentials by the Honorary Consul of the State of Israel, 16th-June 2020

The Minister of State for International Cooperation, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello received credentials from the Honorary Consul of the State of Israel.

Hon. Sam Kutesa's Statement to Parliament on Ugandans Stranded Abroad Due to Airport and Border Closures Following the Outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic, 2nd-June 2020

Today, 2nd June 2020, Honourable Sam Kutesa addressed Parliament on the Situation of Ugandans Stranded Abroad due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Vacancies for Directors at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, 1st-June 2020

Positions of Directors for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat in Accra, Ghana, have been published on the Website of the African Union
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