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African Union Summit Addresses Terrorism and Coups

Tuesday, 7th June 2022
Terrorism, coups, insecurity and armed conflicts featured high on the agenda at the just concluded African Union summit, held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. Several Heads of State and governments echoed sentiments to assess and address the threats of what is now seen as re-occurring phenomena, on the continent. 

President Museveni Calls for Prioritization of Security, Prosperity

Saturday, 9th April 2022
President Yoweri Museveni has said that to realize meaning full integration of East Africa Community, there is need to prioritize prosperity, markets and security.
The President was speaking at the signing of the accession treaty by the Democratic republic of Congo to the East African Community, which took place today at State House Nairobi.

Ugandan Ambassadors tour industrial parks

Friday, 11th March 2022
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bagiire Vincent Waiswa, on Thursday, 10th March, 2022, led the team of Uganda's Ambassadors on a familiarization and fact finding tour of industries in Lugazi and Jinja Industrial Parks. The Ambassadors are in the country for the annual Ambassador's conference.

Equatorial Guinea Vice President visits Uganda

Thursday, 3rd March 2022
The President of the Republic of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in March 1st, 2022 received a special message from the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, His Excellency, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

President Museveni in Dakar, Senegal on a working visit Monday, February 14, 2022

Monday, 14th February 2022
DAKAR, SENEGAL: President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Senegalese Capital Dakar on one-day working visit at the invitation of his counterpart President Macky Sall.

Uganda's Commercial Opportunities Exhibited In Lagos

Tuesday, 9th November 2021
Uganda High Commission in the Federal Republic of Nigeria is participating at the Lagos International Trade Fair to market Ugandan products, tourism and investment opportunities.  
The exhibition, which has attracted public and private participants, is taking place from 5th-14th November, 2021. Uganda's delegation to the event is led by the High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Nelson Ocheger.

Ex- Nigerian President pays courtesy call on President Yoweri Museveni.

Friday, 3rd September 2021
President Yoweri Museveni received and held a meeting with the former President of Nigeria Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan who was in the country for a working visit.
President Museveni welcomed the former Nigerian leader to Uganda and invited him to enjoy the country's great weather describing it as God given. 

Hon. Sam Kutesa Hands Over Office to Hon. Gen. Al-Haji Abubaker Odongo Jeje

Tuesday, 29th June 2021
Hon. Sam KUTESA, the outgoing Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda officially handed over office to Hon. Gen. Al-Haji Abubaker ODONGO JEJE  the incoming Minister. The handover ceremony took place at the Ministry Headquarters and was attended by the Permanent Secretary Amb. Patrick Mugoya and other senior officials of the Ministry.

President Umaro Embalo Applauds President Museveni

Thursday, 29th April 2021
The President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo, has applauded his Ugandan counterpart, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, for his relentless Pan African spirit and reiterated his country's commitment to cordial diplomatic relations with the Republic of Uganda. He made the remarks while receiving the new Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda. 

Nigeria Pledges Support to Uganda

Wednesday, 17th March 2021
The Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Hon. Geoffrey Onyeama, has said his country will continue to support Uganda's democratic and development processes. This was during a meeting with Uganda's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Nelson Ocheger who called on the Minister in Abuja.

Akwa Ibom willing to collaborate with Uganda

Friday, 12th March 2021
Akwa Ibom State Government is willing to collaborate with the Government of the Republic of Uganda for mutual benefit, the Deputy Governor of the State, His Excellency Moses Frank Ekpo has said. He was responding to the appeal for commercial and economic cooperation between the two states which was made by Amb. Nelson Ocheger, who visited the state located in the coastal southern part of Nigeria.

Uganda on track in Women Empowerment- Amb. Ocheger

Wednesday, 10th March 2021
The Republic of Uganda has, over the years, made significant strides in women empowerment, H.E Ambassador Nelson Ocheger has said. He made the remarks at a social gathering attended by Ugandan expatriates working and living in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

EU, Uganda should work for people's good - Museveni

Friday, 19th February 2021
Uganda and the European Union (EU) are not adversaries and should focus on strengthening their shared goals, President Museveni has said. The President made the remarks on Thursday, February 18th, 2021 at a meeting with EU envoys at State House, Entebbe.


Tuesday, 1st December 2020
Dr. Ahmad Kawesa Sengendo has been elected and sworn-in as Assistant Secretary General in charge of Economic affairs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on, 28 November 2020 in Niamey, Niger during the 47th Session of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs. Uganda's delegation to the Council of Ministers meeting was led by Hon. Okello Oryem, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs.


Saturday, 18th April 2020


Friday, 17th April 2020
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, Hon. Sam K. Kutesa this morning held a press briefing at the Ministry headquarters to inform members of the Press  about the efforts Government of Uganda has been making in conjunction with the Government of the People's Republic of China's to address the plight of Ugandans caught up in China following the drastic measures taken to mitigate the COVID -19 scourge.

President Museveni Commits to Fighting Against Substandard Medicines in Africa

Tuesday, 21st January 2020
"Achieving better goals, has, however, been hampered by a number of challenges including the trafficking of counterfeit, substandard and falsified medicines and health products. This is a crime against humanity and a huge risk for countries all over the world".

End the refugee situation, urges President Mbasogo

Tuesday, 17th December 2019
Equatorial Guinea President, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has urged African leaders to work together and end the refugee situation, saying the African people need peace and good governance for development.

Ambassador Nelson Ocheger Received in Togo

Thursday, 5th December 2019
Ambassador Nelson Ocheger has presented his letters of credence appointing him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to His Excellency, President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema, of the Republic of Togo at the Presidential Villa in the capital Lome.