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GERMAN ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICE (DAAD) PHD AND MASTERS SCHOLARSHIPS 2017

Tuesday, 24th January 2017
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT), Makerere University is once again offering up to 10 PhD and 20 Masters Scholarships for the 2017 intake.

GERMANY UNVEILS 'MARSHALL PLAN' FOR AFRICA

Saturday, 21st January 2017
The Germany Government on 18th January 2017 unveiled a plan for Africa that aims to increase trade and development as part of a larger effort to curb migrant flows to Europe.

UGANDA NAMED AS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC'S NUMBER ONE DESTINATION OF THE YEAR

Saturday, 7th January 2017
News is emerging from Washington DC that National Geographic has voted Uganda as its number one destination, giving a further boost to promoting the country as Africa's preferred safari destination. This comes hot on the heels of the Rough Guides putting Uganda in fourth position worldwide for adventure travel.

NEW YEAR MESSAGE, 2017, BY H.E. YOWERI K. MUSEVENI, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

Sunday, 1st January 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, in his New Year's message to the nation has assured Ugandans that the country will remain peaceful.

THE RT. HON. GEN. MOSES ALI DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS ON CULTURAL DIPLOMACY AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL DIPLOMACY 2016

Monday, 19th December 2016
The Rt. Hon. Gen. Moses Ali, First Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of Government Business in Parliament was in Berlin to deliver a keynote address on Cultural Diplomacy during the Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2016 that took place from 14th - 19th December 2016.

GERMANY AND FRANCE TO FUND THE MUZIZI HYDROPOWER PROJECT IN UGANDA

Friday, 16th December 2016
On 9th December 2016, German Development Bank KfW on behalf of the German Government and the French Development Bank AFD on behalf of the French Government both signed agreements with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development for the construction of the Muzizi Hydropower Project. KfW will provide a concessional loan of EUR 40 million and a grant of EUR 5 million while AFD contributes a concessional loan of EUR 45 million. The Republic of Uganda will contribute an equity contribution of about EUR 20 million to ensure full financing of the project. The total costs are estimated to be EUR 110 million.

GOVERNMENT RELEASES THE ANNUAL INVESTMENT ABSTRACT FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2015/2016

Friday, 2nd December 2016
The Uganda Government has released the Financial Year 2015/2016 Annual Investment Abstract which gives an account of the performance of the number of licensed projects, the licensed investment value and employment levels during the year under review.

Invitation to the 9th Home is Best Summit, 2016

Wednesday, 30th November 2016
One of the important duties for the Uganda Embassy is to provide information and assistance to Ugandans in the Diaspora and encourage them to actively participate in the development process in Uganda. In this regard, the Embassy extends an invitation from the Uganda Investment Authority to all Uganda Diaspora Associations in Germany to attend the 9th Home is Best Summit, 2016.

New EAC Passport Information

Thursday, 24th November 2016
During 17th ordinary Summit of the East African Community Heads of State Summit in Arusha on 2nd March 2016, the EAC Heads of State launched the new international East African Community e-passport and directed that commencement of its issuance takes effect from 1st January, 2017.

GERMANY CONTRIBUTES 40 MILLION EUROS FOR HEALTH IN THE EAC

Thursday, 24th November 2016
The Federal Republic of Germany, KfW Development Bank and the East African Community (EAC) on 23rd November 2016 signed a Financing Agreement of 40 million Euros in total, to support regional immunization programme and establishment and operations of the Regional Laboratory Network for Communicable Diseases.

Congratulatory Message on UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary

Monday, 21st November 2016
H.E. Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, Uganda’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany and Uganda’s Permanent Representative to United Nations Organizations in Vienna, has delivered a message of congratulations on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

Ugandan - German Development Cooperation

Sunday, 20th November 2016
In 2007, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) declared Uganda a priority country for development cooperation. At the bilateral negotiations between the Ugandan and German governments, held in Kampala in May 2013, both sides agreed that this cooperation should focus on three main priority areas...

Ambassador's Welcome Message:

Thursday, 17th November 2016
I am pleased and honoured to welcome you to the Official Website of the Uganda Embassy in Berlin, Germany. I hope that through this website, you will be able to find helpful information and data on political, economic, social and cultural events in Uganda, as well as on its relationship with the Federal Republic of Germany and the other countries to which the Uganda Embassy is accredited

The Crested Crane - Uganda’s National Emblem

Thursday, 17th November 2016
The Grey Crowned Crane, scientifically known as Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, was chosen as Uganda’s national emblem because of its beauty and elegance. Commonly called the Crested Crane, it is a bird of national significance to Uganda, occupying a prime position on the country’s national flag and coat of arms. The Crested Crane has been Uganda’s symbol for nearly 100 years.