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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.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN THE BERLIN ENERGY TRANSITION DIALOGUE 2018

Thursday, 19th 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). 

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.

PEARL OF AFRICA TOURISM EXPO OPENS IN KAMPALA

Tuesday, 27th February 2018
Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has, today 23rd February 2018, officially launched the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) at Jubile Park (Sheraton Hotel Gardens). The Expo will take a duration of 3 days from today 23rd - 25th February 2018 under the theme "Rediscover The Pearl."

SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENTS OF THE TROOP CONTRIBUTING COUNTRIES OF THE AFRICAN UNION MISSION IN SOMALIA (AMISOM) 27TH FEBRUARY- 2ND MARCH 2018

Tuesday, 27th February 2018
The President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Gen (Rtd) Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, will convene a Summit of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on 2nd March 2018 at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo.

ARCHBISHOP JANANI LUWUM MEMORIAL DAY 2018 IN UGANDA

Friday, 23rd February 2018
This is to inform the General Public that the Embassy will be closed on Friday 16th February 2018, which is a Public Holiday in Uganda on the occasion of Archbishop Janani Luwum Memorial Day. The Embassy will re-open for official business on Monday 19th February 2018.

NEW ZAMBIAN AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY VISITS THE UGANDA BERLIN EMBASSY

Thursday, 15th February 2018
H.E. Anthony Mukwita, the new Zambian Ambassador to Germany has, on 12th February 2018, paid a courtesy call on his Ugandan counterpart, Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka.

GERMANY SUPPORT FOR S. SUDANESE REFUGEES IN UGANDA NOW AT 17 MILLION EUROS

Tuesday, 13th February 2018
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recently announced that Germany had increased its support to South Sudan refugees and host communities in the West Nile districts of Moyo, Arua, Yumbe, Arua, Lamwo and Adjumani by 1 million Euros. The 1 million Euros pledge is an addition to the earlier 16 million Euros package that the German Federal Foreign Office had committed to Uganda in 2017, running until 2019.

AFRICA IS THE WORLD'S NEW FRONTIER FOR TRADE, TOURISM AND INVESTMENT

Monday, 12th February 2018
H.E. President Museveni has described Africa as the new frontier for trade, tourism and investment. He said this while addressing the US-Africa Business and Investment Forum in Addis Ababa on 30th January 2018.

Here is the President's speech in full:

HON KUTESA MEETS GERMAN AMBASSADOR ALBRECHT CONZE

Monday, 5th February 2018
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam Kutesa held a meeting with the German Ambassador H.E. Albrecht Conze at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on January 23rd 2018.

UGANDA COMMEMORATES THE NRM LIBERATION DAY

Wednesday, 31st January 2018
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin will be closed for business on 26th January 2018 in commemoration of the NRM Liberation Day which is a public holiday in Uganda. The Embassy will reopen on 29th January 2018.

RT. HON. GEN. MOSES ALI GIVES KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE 4TH GERMAN-AFRICAN AGRIBUSINESS FORUM

Thursday, 25th January 2018
Rt. Hon. Gen. Moses Ali, First Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of Government Business in Parliament, has led Uganda's delegation to the 4th German-African Agribusiness Forum that took place on 22nd January 2018 at the Ellington Hotel, Berlin. The Forum whose theme was "Opportunities and Challenges along the Value Chain from Agricultural Farming to Food Processing and Distribution," was organised by the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) and the German Agribusiness Alliance.

GERMAN-AFRICAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION HOLDS BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE ON NORTHERN UGANDA

Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
Hon. Grace F. Kwiyucwiny, Minister of State, Office of the Prime Minister (in Charge of Northern Uganda), headed Uganda's delegation at a Business Roundtable with the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft) that took place on 18th January 2018 in Berlin. Uganda's delegation included Hon. Ayaka Rose Atima (MP Maracha District), Mr. Jackson Lee Atima, Prince Kimbugwe, Councillor Ssegirinya Muhammad, Mr. Joseph Kabogoza and Mr Hillary Emma Musoke, Private Secretary to H.E The President (in charge of Youth).