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REGISTRATION OF UGANDANS

Saturday, 18th April 2020

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

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.

INVEST IN UGANDA AND ACCESS REGIONAL MARKETS SAYS AMB. OCHEGER

Tuesday, 5th November 2019
H.E Ambassador Nelson Ocheger met and was hosted to a business lunch with variety of companies from the Federal Republic of Nigeria with investments in financial services, equities, mining, hospitality, oil and gas and agriculture at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island in Lagos

Nigeria and Uganda to establish Business Forum

Monday, 28th October 2019
H.E. Ambassador Nelson Ocheger has paid a courtesy call on the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Amb. Mustapha L. Sulaiman to kick start preparations for the establishment of Uganda-Nigeria Business Forum and reactivate the bilateral agreements that exist between the two countries.

Ugandans in Cote D'Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone Celebrate the 57th Independence Anniversary

Monday, 14th October 2019
Ugandans working and living in Cote D'Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone  have celebrated  the 57th Independence Anniversary. Uganda High Commission in Abuja encourages all Ugandans in its area of accreditation to commemorate this national day.

Visit Uganda and Experience the Land of Martyrs- Minister Kiwanda

Tuesday, 24th September 2019
State Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities in Uganda, Godfrey Kiwanda has urged the people of Nigeria and West Africa in general to visit Uganda and experience the land of Martyrs. He was speaking during the Uganda Day at the AKWAABA African Travel Market, which took place on Sunday in Eko Suites Hotel Lagos, Nigeria.

Amb. Ocheger Hails Promotion of Domestic Coffee Consumption in Africa

Monday, 19th August 2019
Uganda's Ambassador to Cote d Ivoire, with residence in Abuja, Amb. Nelson Ocheger has hailed the Inter-African Coffee Organisation (IACO) for championing the promotion of domestic coffee consumption in Africa and the recognition of coffee as a strategic commodity in the Continent. He made this commendation during the IACO breakfast meeting with African Ambassadors from both coffee producing and consuming countries.

EXPLOIT UGANDA-SIERRA LEONE RELATIONS - AMB. OCHEGER

Monday, 24th June 2019
Amb. Nelson Ocheger has called on the Republics of Uganda and Sierra Leone to take advantage of their cordial relations to scale up cooperation in all areas of mutual interest for the benefit of both countries.
He stated this while presenting to President Julius Maada Bio, letters of credence accrediting him as High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of Sierra Leone, with residence in Abuja, Nigeria. The ceremony took place on June 20th, 2019 at the Presidential Palace in Freetown.

Uganda's Historical Ties with Nigeria Are An Inspiration For Pan African Democracy and Collaboration

Friday, 14th June 2019
The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda represented H.E. the President at the National Democracy Day of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and thereafter, visited the Uganda High Commission in Abuja. He was received by High Commissioner Amb. Nelson Ocheger and the Mission staff. He was briefed on the Mandate of the Mission and its area of accreditation. Among the key achievements highlighted was the successful marketing of Uganda as a tourist and higher education destination.

AFRICA SHIPOWNERS ASSOCIATION SET TO ENHANCE THE CAPACITY OF LAND LOCKED COUNTRIES

Thursday, 18th April 2019
H.E Nelson Ocheger held a meeting with the Secretary General of the African Shipowners Association Ms. Funmi Folorunso and discussed ways of building the capacity of African Governments and the private sector to own their own fleet so as to handle cargo.

INTEGRATION FOR AFRICA'S ECONOMIC PROSPERITY (A borderless less Africa is the foundation for a competitive market)

Thursday, 4th April 2019
The African Development bank (Nigeria Country Department) launched the West Africa Economic outlook 2019 at its headquarters in Abuja on the 2/04/2019. In his opening remarks, Mr Ebrimal Faal, Senior Director Nigeria Country Department emphasized the need for regional integration as the key to Africa's development and prosperity. 

UGANDA SET TO STRENGTHEN ITS COMMERCIAL AND TRADE TIES WITH NIGERIA

Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
H.E Nelson Ocheger held a meeting with the Director Nigeria Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture(Nacima). The meeting discussed ways on how both countries could strengthen their cooperation and further involve the private sector since it plays a key role in the manufacturing sector.

HIGH COMMISSIONER MEETS ABUJA CHANCERY CONSULTANCY PROJECT TEAM

Wednesday, 20th February 2019
The High Commissioner of Uganda to the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Abuja, Ambassador Nelson Ocheger held a meeting at the Mission with the consultancy team tasked with the structural, electrical and mechanical engineering designs of the Uganda High Commission Chancery project.

President George Weah hails Uganda-Liberia Relations

Friday, 1st February 2019
The President of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency George Weah has hailed the cordial relations that exist between his country and Uganda. The President stated this in Monrovia while receiving the letters accrediting Nelson Ocheger as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of Liberia.

Ugandan Defence Advisor Formally Accredited

Thursday, 15th November 2018
Brig. Gen. Herbert Rwego Mbonye has been formally accredited as Uganda's Defence Advisor to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The function took place at the headquarters of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and follows the completion of the documentation process by the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Involve The Private Sector in Policy Making- Amb. Ocheger

Monday, 12th November 2018
African governments should endeavour to consult the private sector before making policies aimed at accelerating economic growth and development in the continent, Amb. Nelson Ocheger has said.  He made these comments while meeting Mr. Paul Babatunde Ruwase (FCA), the President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.