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Uganda's High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria Ambassador Ocheger Nelson, arrives in Abuja to take up his post.

Wednesday, 16th August 2017
Uganda's High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, also accredited to other ECOWAS Member States and Equatorial Guinea, Ambassador Ocheger Nelson, has arrived at Abuja to take up his post.

DELEGATION FROM THE NIGERIAN DEFENSE FORCE COLLEGE BRIEFED ON UGANDA'S FOREIGN POLICY AND FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

Tuesday, 30th May 2017
A delegation of Army Officers from the Nigerian Defense Force College on a visit in Uganda themed, Fight Against Terrorism and Insurgence - Lessons from Uganda, visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  The delegation led by Brigadier General Bolaji Nicod

THE MALABO CONSULTATIVE SUMMIT OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMITTEE OF TEN (C-10) HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT

Friday, 19th May 2017
The African Union Committee of Ten Heads of State and Government on UN reforms held its Fourth Consultative Summit on the Reform of the United Nations Security Council, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea on 17 May 2017.


JOINT COMMUNIQUE BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA AND THE REPUBLIC OF EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Monday, 1st May 2017
At the invitation of His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, paid a two-day State Visit to the Republic of Uganda from 26th to 27th April, 2017.

EIGHT COUNTRIES HONORED FOR EFFORTS TO REDUCE MALARIA

Tuesday, 31st January 2017
Uganda has been described as one of the countless examples of governments leading society and acting decisively in building a better life for current and future generations despite challenges.

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."

Uganda is committed to promoting Intra-Africa Trade

Tuesday, 13th December 2016
The Republic of Uganda is committed to promoting intra-Africa trade as a way of fast-tracking economic transformation in the continent.

UGANDA FRONTS DR. WARREN NAAMARA FOR THE POST OF SOCIAL AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER, AFRICAN UNION\r\n

Monday, 21st November 2016
Uganda has decided to front Dr. Warren Naamara for the post of Commissioner, Social Affairs, for African Union Commission. Dr. Warren Naamara is currently the UNAIDS Country Director for Tanzania. A Ugandan Public Health Physician and Infectious Diseases Epidemiologist with well over 25 years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS prevention in East, Southern, Central and West Africa.

Uganda is a safe tourist destination

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The peace and security situation prevailing in Uganda makes the country a safe tourist destination. This was stated by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge’ D’ Affaires of the Uganda High Commission to the Federal Republic of Nigeria during the 12th AKWAABA African Travel Market.

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

Monday, 29th 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.

Uganda and Benin discuss deepening cooperation

Monday, 8th August 2016
The Republic of Uganda and the Republic of Benin have been urged to scale up cooperation in order to address common challenges and exploit common opportunities.  The call was made by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge' D' Affaires of the Uganda High Commission to the Federal Republic of Nigeria in a meeting he held with Hon. Aurelien Agbenonci, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Benin.

Dr Speciosa Kazibwe Wandira Candidate for Chairperson, African Union Commission (2016-2020),10th-June 2016

Wednesday, 15th June 2016
Dr Wandira has been endorsed by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uganda and the Eastern African Region as their Candidate for the post of Chairperson, AU Commission.

Increased technical cooperation essential to agricultural modernisation

Tuesday, 17th May 2016
Increased technical cooperation between stakeholders in Africa is \r\ncritical to the modernisation of agricultural production in the \r\ncontinent.
This was stated by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge' d Affairs of Uganda High Commission in the Federal Republic of Nigeria \r\nwhile addressing the academic staff of Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda \r\nUniversity. The function took place in May 3rd, 2016 at the University, \r\nNiger State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

African Chambers of Commerce urged to cooperate

Tuesday, 17th May 2016
The Niger Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Mines (NCCIAM) has been urged to initiate cooperation with the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) so as to promote inter African trade.

Common African platform essential to promote commercial diplomacy

Monday, 16th May 2016
The Niger State Government and the Republic of Uganda have been called \r\nupon to fast track the creation of a common platform that will \r\nfacilitate the sharing of information in order to promote commercial and\r\n economic diplomacy. The call was made by Mr. Nelson Ocheger.

African traditional institutions urged to cooperate

Sunday, 15th May 2016
The Charge'd'Affaires of the Uganda High Commission to the Federal \r\nRepublic of Nigeria, has emphasised the need for \r\ncultural cooperation among African societies in order to preserve \r\nAfrican traditional customs and values. Mr. Ocheger stated this ...

Africa encouraged to address her own challenges

Friday, 13th May 2016
African challenges are best understood by Africans themselves and it is \r\nimperative that we address those challenges ourselves. This was pointed \r\nout by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, while addressing the \r\npolitical and technical leadership of the Niger State Government on May \r\n3rd, 2016.

Uganda Hosts the 13th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP).

Wednesday, 4th May 2016
The 13th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects was held in Kampala, Uganda on 23rd April, 2016. H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda was host of the Summit

Annual Ambassadors' Retreat Commenced on 9th January 2016 Under the Theme: Implementation of Ministry's SIP II Towards Realization of Vision 2040.

Monday, 11th January 2016
he Annual Ambassador's retreat commenced today, 9th January, 2016 at Speke resort Munyonyo. The ceremony was opened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa who delivered the welcome remarks. The Vice President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Edward Ssekandi was invited to deliver the Keynote Address and open the Retreat.

Where to go in 2016: Uganda among the Top 16 up-and-coming Destinations (by CNN)

Monday, 11th January 2016
Meeting eyes with a silverback mountain gorilla across a misty jungle, after an arduous hike through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, leaves everlasting impressions of arguably the best wildlife safari in the world.