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Presidents Museveni, Uhuru in Bilatreral Meet

Friday, 2nd September 2016
The summit was anchored on the theme of "Advancing Africa's Sustainable Development Agenda and, Partnership for Prosperity."

Malysian Inc's Maiden Export Target - Uganda.

Friday, 2nd September 2016
In it's Maiden effort to increase the export of services, Malaysia Incorporated Services Bhd (Malaysian Inc) organized the participation of about 20 professional service providers for involvement in a proposed mixed development projects in Uganda. 

A half-day seminar organized by Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) saw a presentation by Uganda Minister of State for Urban Development Hon. Musumba Isaac of the planned Kampala Eco-satellite City project and a pitching exercise by the Malaysian service providers. 

Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda Opens the Annual Ambassadors' Conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kampala.

Wednesday, 13th January 2016
The three day Annual Ambassadors' Conference commenced today 11th January, 2016 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Theme: Implementation of Ministry's 2nd Strategic Investment Plan towards realization of Vision 2040.

First National Post 2015 Briefing in Uganda

Friday, 11th September 2015

Uganda was selected by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to pilot the first Post 2015 Briefing under the Secretary General˘®¯s Initiative to inform key planners and thought leaders about the Post 2015 process.

From 19-20 May 2015, Government and the UN in Uganda (with UNDP and the UN Department for Economic & Social Affairs -UNDESA) conducted a 2-day Post 2015 Briefing for participants from 11 UN agencies, 13 Government Ministries, Parliament, Civil Society Organizationsand Development Partners.


Thursday, 3rd September 2015
Female Speakers of Parliament from around the world have called for \r\naction on gender equality to be dramatically scaled up through \r\ncollective action.
This was at the conclusion of a two-day meeting on \r\n"Innovating for gender equality" at UN Headquarters in New York.

Uganda's Game Park tourists increase

Thursday, 23rd January 2014

Visitor numbers to the protected areas has increased by 17.5%, the highest rise ever since the creation of the Uganda Wildlife Authority

EAC member states to start single tourist visa next month

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

President Museveni yesterday offered to implement several reforms East African leaders launched last year and urged other member states to reduce the cost of doing business.

Increase in global coffee prices not yet impressive, experts say

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

Despite a slight increase in global coffee prices, farmers should not jubilate yet as the current prices are not yet

Ngamba chimp sanctuary ranked best in Africa

Monday, 20th January 2014

Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary Island has been ranked as the best chimpanzee sanctuary in Africa by Jane Goodall, a United Nations ambassador of peace.

Crane Bank to list on Uganda Securities Exchange in April

Thursday, 16th January 2014

Kampala- Ugandans will in the next three-and-half months have an opportunity to own Crane Bank after an announcement

South Sudanese refugee numbers hit 40,000

Wednesday, 15th January 2014

The number of refugees fleeing the raging conflict in South Sudan into Uganda has increased to 40,000.


The Uganda Red Cross and international relief agencies said the number of Sudanese crossing to Uganda daily by road in the West Nile districts of Adjumani and Arua is worrying and has strained available relief support, with a disturbing probability of the current figures reaching 100,000 by February.

Museveni meets S. Sudan's Rebecca Garang

Tuesday, 14th January 2014

RWAKITURA - President Yoweri Museveni held a meeting with Mrs. Rebecca Nyandeng Garang De Mabior, the adviser on human rights and gender of South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit.

EAC partner states start talks on uniform call rates

Tuesday, 14th January 2014

Plans to harmonise communication rates in the East African region have taken shape.


The first technical committee meeting for ICT cluster of Northern Corridor integration projects comprising of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Sudan sat in Kampala yesterday and agreed to have both mobile communication, and broadband charges cut and unified.

Investors to get free land - government

Saturday, 11th January 2014

Investors are set to enjoy more favours from government, this time to acquire land at no cost.


The president says the move is meant to ease doing business in Uganda and to attract more investors into the country.

Online gorilla trekking permits start as tour operators concede

Wednesday, 8th January 2014

The misunderstanding between the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (Auto) and Uganda Wildlife Authority could come to an end after tour operators agreed to the terms for the online gorilla trekking permits that became functional on January 1.

UGANDA to experience a total eclipse on 3rd November 2013

Saturday, 19th October 2013

UGANDA to experience a total eclipse on 3rd November best viewed from Masindi and West Nile (incl. Kidepo National Park)

Uganda Rainbow House of Hope Theatre group Tour to Germany, Austria & Slovenia

Tuesday, 5th February 2013

Rainbow House of Hope‘ a Theatre- and Dance Project form Kampala, Uganda which will be touring from 2.5.2013 – 22.7.2013 in Germany, Slovenia and Austria.