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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 as it's one way of mobilising the diaspora for national development. 

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.


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.


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. 


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.


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.

Uganda Moves to Scale Up Commercial Cooperation With Ghana

Monday, 23rd July 2018
Uganda's new envoy to the Republic of Ghana,  Amb. Nelson Ocheger has  called for the scaling up of commercial cooperation between the two countries so as to spur investment in agriculture and animal husbandry, mining, fishing and infrastructural development.

Amb. Nelson Ocheger presents credentials to President Allassane Quattara

Monday, 16th July 2018
Uganda's new envoy to the Republic of Cote D' Ivoire, Amb. Nelson Ocheger has presented letters by which President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni accredits him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of Cote D'Ivoire.

Intra-African Trade vital to African Development

Monday, 9th July 2018
Uganda's High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Amb. Nelson Ocheger, has emphasized that for Africa to develop, the African countries must trade with one another. He made this remarks in a meeting with the President of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Benin and Uganda Agree on Dynamic Relations

Monday, 9th July 2018
There is urgent need to make the existing cordial bilateral relations between the Republics of Benin and Uganda more dynamic. President Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon, of the Republic of Benin emphasized this while receiving letters of credence accrediting Amb. Nelson Ocheger as Ambassador.


Tuesday, 3rd July 2018
Africa must renew its view of political integration where possible because this will guarantee strategic security 'for the survival for our future as a free people'.


Sunday, 1st July 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has called on African leaders to focus on practical issues including promoting trade and services among their people and where possible, use third parties to develop the continents huge resources and reverse and divert its hemorrhage spending abroad to building infrastructure and industries home.

President Alpha Conde hails good Uganda- Guinea relations

Sunday, 1st July 2018
The President of the Republic of Guinea, Prof. Alpha Conde, has hailed the existing cordial relations that exist between his country and the Republic of Uganda. President Conde made these remarks after receiving letters accrediting Amb. Nelson Ocheger, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of Guinea with residence in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria. The ceremony took place on 28 June, 2018 at State House in Conakry.


Sunday, 1st July 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has today arrived in the Guinean Capital Conakry for a two-day state visit at the invitation of President Alpha Conde. On arrival at the Conakry International Airport, H.E Alpha Conde received the President to a 21-gun salute and a guard of honour mounted by officers and men of the Guinea armed forces.