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UGANDA'S ENVOY PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO ROMANIA'S PRESIDENT

Thursday, 9th August 2018
Ambassador Marcel Robert Tibaleka, Uganda's non-resident envoy to the Republic of Romania presented his letters of credence to His Excellency Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of the Republic of Romania on the 18th July 2018 during an official ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Bucharest.

THE CRESTED CRANE - UGANDA'S NATIONAL EMBLEM

Thursday, 26th July 2018
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.

GERMAN-BASED UGANDAN AUTHOR BEATRICE AKELLO HOFMANN'S BOOK 'THE PERFECT MIGRANT' LAUNCHED

Thursday, 12th July 2018
A book titled "The Perfect Migrant: How to Achieve a Successful Life in Diaspora" co-authored by eleven different writers, was officially launched at the first International Speakers, Authors and Artists Conference held on June 23, 2018, at the Marriot Hotel, Cologne, Germany.

GERMAN FIRM TO INVEST $50 MILLION IN FOOD AND ENERGY PROJECTS IN UGANDA

Monday, 9th July 2018
H. E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka has met with Mr Peter Schrum, Chairman, SUNfarming GmbH and discussed prospects of investing in Uganda. The meeting took place at the Uganda Embassy, Berlin, on 2nd August 2018 and was attended by Ms. Sisi Modise, Coordinator Uganda SunFarming Projects.

GERMAN NGO TO TRAIN OPTICIANS AND OPTOMETRISTS IN UGANDA

Saturday, 30th June 2018
Projekthilfe Uganda eV, a locally registered, non-profit association in Kyamulibwa, Masaka, is to partner with the German Eye Opticians Development Service to train a number of opticians and optometrists in Uganda. This was revealed by Dr. Muller Reinhard, while interacting with Mr. Fred Moses Mukhooli of the Uganda Embassy, during this year's German Parliamentary Society Luncheon held in honour of Senior Experten Service (SES) on 26th June 2018. 

Uganda Showcases at IMEX in Frankfurt, Germany

Friday, 29th June 2018
Officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities led Uganda's delegation of both private and public sector players alongside Uganda Tourism Board to Frankfurt, Germany, for the Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings and Events (IMEX) which took place from 21st to 23rd May 2018 at Exhibition Hall 8, Messe Frankfurt. 

AMB. TIBALEKA WELCOMES NEW SOUTH SUDAN AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY

Tuesday, 26th June 2018
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, on 20th June 2018, received H.E. Mrs. Beatrice Khamisa Wani-Noah, Ambassador of the Republic of South Sudan to the Federal Republic of Germany, who had paid a courtesy visit to the Uganda Embassy in Berlin.

UGANDAN DOCTOR RECEIVES GERMAN AWARD FOR HER OUTSTANDING RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS

Wednesday, 20th June 2018
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research recently hosted the 1st German-African Innovation Incentive Award (GAIIA) during which Hon. Anja Karliczek, German Federal Minister of Research, bestowed the German-African Innovation Incentive Award upon Dr. Angela Musiimenta, a woman scientist from Uganda as well as three of her male colleagues from Egypt, Kenya and Nigeria - together with their German cooperation partners - in recognition of their outstanding research achievements.

CHIEF OF STAFF, UGANDA PEOPLES DEFENCE AIR FORCES, ATTENDS BERLIN AIR EXPO

Tuesday, 12th June 2018
Brigadier James Mugabe Birungi, Chief of Staff, Uganda Peoples Defence Air Forces has paid a courtesy call to the Uganda Embassy where he met with Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka and other Embassy officials.

MS Safaris Eyes Tourists from Germany, Austria and Poland

Tuesday, 12th June 2018
Mr. Samuel Masembe, Managing Director, MS Safaris, has pledged to work closely with the Uganda Embassy in Berlin, Germany to promote Uganda as a travel destination for Germans, Austrians and Poles to discover for themselves the exciting adventures that the country has to offer.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN THE BERLIN ENERGY TRANSITION DIALOGUE 2018

Friday, 27th April 2018
Hon. Eng. Irene Muloni, Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, has headed Uganda's delegation to the fourth Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue that took place at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin from 17 - 18 April 2018. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue was hosted by the Federal Government together with the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE), the German Solar Industry Association (BSW-Solar), the consultancy firm Eclareon and the German Energy Agency (dena). 

THE GERMAN FEDERAL FOREIGN OFFICE NEW DESK OFFICER FOR UGANDA VISITS UGANDAN EMBASSY

Thursday, 19th April 2018
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka on 6th April 2018 received Ms. Mareike Worrle, the new Desk Officer for Uganda at the German Federal Foreign Office, who had paid a courtesy visit to the Uganda Embassy in Berlin. Ms. Worrle was accompanied by her predecessor, Ms Rebecca Dovergne, who now moves on to a new assignment as Desk Officer for Tanzania and Kenya. Ms Worrle, who has been the Policy Officer for South Sudan, is now in charge of Uganda, Seychelles, Mauritius and Comoros.

WHY UGANDA IS THE BEST INVESTMENT LOCATION IN AFRICA

Monday, 9th April 2018
Uganda enjoys a unique location at the heart of Sub-Saharan Africa within the East African region and lies astride the equator. The country is bordered by Sudan in the north, Kenya in the east, the United Republic of Tanzania in the south, Rwanda in the southwest and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west. This land linked position, gives the country a strategic commanding base to be a regional hub for trade and investment. Uganda enjoys pivotal trade partnerships that create a viable market for business.

Have a Great and Wonderful Easter!

Friday, 30th March 2018
Easter ...
The celebration of holy love ...
The day of resurrection ...
The day that brings us new hope ...
Have a great and wonderful Easter!

EMBASSY TO PARTNER WITH UGANDA TOURISM BOARD TO ATTRACT TOURISTS TO UGANDA

Thursday, 29th March 2018
Mr. Stephen Asiimwe, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), has pledged to work closely with the Uganda Embassy in Berlin, Germany to attract tourists to Uganda. Germany is the second highest provider of tourists from Europe to Uganda. 

AMBASSADOR TIBALEKA MEETS CZECH FOREIGN MINISTER

Wednesday, 14th March 2018
H.E. Marcel R. Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to the Czech Republic has met with Mr. Martin Stropnicky, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. This was on 12th March 2018 when the Czech Foreign Minister hosted the African Group of Ambassadors to a working luncheon at the Czernin Palace in Prague. The main themes of their talks were political developments on the African continent and security issues related to terrorism and migration.

GERMAN FEDERAL CHANCELLOR MERKEL OPENS ITB BERLIN 2018

Tuesday, 13th March 2018
ITB Berlin - the World's Leading Travel Trade Show kicked off last evening with a festive opening gala in Hall B at the CityCube Berlin attended by tourism ministers from around the world and the leaders of the tourism sector. Uganda's Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu was in attendance.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY - PUBLIC HOLIDAY

Friday, 9th March 2018
The Embassy will remain closed today, 8th March 2018, to mark the International Women's day which is a public holiday in Uganda. The Embassy will reopen for official business on Friday 9th March 2018.

UGANDA'S CLIMBING KINGS TO FEATURE ON WIDELY-WATCHED TRAVEL CHANNEL

Wednesday, 7th March 2018
Cable/satellite TV channel Nat Geo Wild popularly known for wildlife and natural history programming will be bringing to screen a brand new documentary on Africa's Tree Climbing Lions. 

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI CONVENES SUMMIT OF AMISOM TROOP CONTRIBUTING COUNTRIES

Saturday, 3rd March 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the United Nations Security Council not to repeat previous mistakes made in Somalia. The President made the remarks at the Summit of Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) held on 2nd March 2018 at Speke Resort Munyonyo Hotel in Kampala.