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THE UGANDAN-GERMAN CENTRE FOR MUSIC AND DANCE EMPOWERS UGANDAN YOUTH

Friday, 19th January 2018
Officials of St. Padre Pio Youth Initiative, a community based organisation in Nkozi, Uganda, have paid a courtesy call on the Uganda Embassy in Berlin. The officials who included Mr. Matthias Edler von Pollak, Mr. Manfred Rettig and Mr. Robert Kabuye were met by Mr. Fred Moses Mukhooli on behalf of Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka.

IAEA DIRECTOR GENERAL VISITS UGANDA, HOLDS HIGH LEVEL CONSULTATIONS WITH PRESIDENT MUSEVENI

Friday, 19th January 2018
Ambassador Yukia Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has held high level consultations with H.E. President Yoweri Museveni on the Technical Cooperation Programme between the IAEA and Uganda. The meeting that took place at State House Entebbe on Wednesday 17th January 2018 was also attended by Mr. Shaukat Abdulrazak, Director TCAF, Division for Africa in the department of Technical Cooperation, Uganda's Energy State Minister Eng. D'Ujanga Simon and the Health Minister Dr. Ruth Aceng, among others.

GERMAN-AFRICAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION HOLDS BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE ON NORTHERN UGANDA

Friday, 19th 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).

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI'S NEW YEAR 2018 MESSAGE

Tuesday, 16th January 2018
President Yoweri Museveni, on Sunday 31st December 2017, delivered his New Year 2018 message to the nation. The message that was relayed live from his country home in Rwakitura by major media houses in the country focused on the gains of 2017 and laid out plans for 2018.

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

Tuesday, 2nd January 2018
Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka together with the staff of the Uganda Embassy in Berlin wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

During this festive season of giving, let us take time to slow down and enjoy the simple things. May this wonderful time of the year touch your heart in a special way. Wishing you much happiness not just today, but throughout the New Year 2018.

For God and our Country.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI VOTED AFRICA LIBERATION PRIZE-WINNER

Tuesday, 2nd January 2018
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has won the 2017 Africa Liberation Prize conferred by the African Liberation Award Committee that met in October 2017 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI RECEIVES CREDENTIALS OF NEW GERMANY ENVOY TO UGANDA

Thursday, 21st December 2017
Dr. Albrecht Conze, the new Germany Ambassador to Uganda has presented his credentials to H.E. President Yoweri Museveni at a ceremony that took place on 7th November 2017 at State House, Entebbe. State Minister for Regional Affairs, Hon. Philemon Mateke and Foreign Affairs Ministry Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Patrick Mugoya witnessed the ceremony.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN THE 23RD ANNUAL CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT IN BONN, GERMANY

Wednesday, 8th November 2017
The world's nations are meeting for the 23rd annual "Conference of the Parties" (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which aims to "prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system", i.e. halt global warming. It is taking place in Bonn, Germany from 6 - 17 November 2017.

HUNGARY SELECTS UGANDA AS A PRIORITY COUNTRY FOR DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION, TO OPEN EMBASSY IN KAMPALA

Monday, 6th November 2017
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam Kutesa has received the visiting Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Mr. Frenc Dancs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr Dancs is in the country on an official visit from 1st - 4th November 2017.

GERMANY COMMEMORATES REFORMATION DAY

Friday, 3rd November 2017
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin is closed today, 31st October 2017, because it is a public holiday in all of Germany to mark the 500th anniversary of the posting of Martin Luther's 95 Theses. In Germany the day is called 'Reformationstag' and may also be known as 'Luther's Theses Day.'

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN THE 4TH GERMAN-AFRICAN HEALTHCARE SYMPOSIUM

Tuesday, 31st October 2017
Uganda's Minister of State for Health, Hon. Sarah Achieng Opendi, has attended the 4th German-African Healthcare Symposium that took place on 18th October 2017 at the Ellington Hotel in Berlin, Germany. The Symposium that was organized by the Afrika-Verein (the German-African Business Association) and the German Healthcare Partnership (GHP) discussed major healthcare topics and focused on Health Security, Health Crises, Financing and Procurement, and Communicable and Non-Communicable Disease.

H.E. PRESIDENT MUSEVENI MEETS GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER

Thursday, 19th October 2017
The German Federal Foreign Minister, Mr. Sigmar Gabriel has commended President Yoweri Museveni and the National Resistance Movement Government for Uganda's policy towards refugees.

UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN CELEBRATES UGANDA'S 55TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Thursday, 19th October 2017
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin has celebrated Uganda's 55th Independence Anniversary at a colourful ceremony hosted by Uganda's Ambassador to Germany H.E Marcel R. Tibaleka. The function was graced by Mrs. Isabel Henin, Deputy Head of the East African Division at the Federal Foreign Office of Germany as Guest of Honour. The theme for this year's independence was, "Uganda's freedom must be anchored in the spirit of hard work, resilience and commitment." 

UGANDAN PRESIDENT, GERMAN MINISTER DISCUSS SECURITY IN SOUTH SUDAN, BURUNDI AND SOMALIA

Monday, 9th October 2017
H.E. President Yoweri Museveni has held a follow up meeting with the German Foreign Minister Mr. Sigmar Gabriel at the sidelines of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, during which they discussed about the security situation in South Sudan, Burundi and Somalia.

UGANDA CELEBRATES HER 55TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Monday, 9th October 2017
Amb. Marcel R. Tibaleka, on behalf of the staff of the Uganda Embassy in Berlin, congratulates H.E. President Yoweri Museveni and all Ugandans upon this auspicious day as Uganda celebrates her 55th Independence Anniversary.

Please note that the Embassy is closed today 9th October 2017 and will reopen for official business tomorrow 10th October 2017.

SIX EAST AFRICAN FOOTBALL COACHES ATTEND COACHING COURSE IN GERMANY

Friday, 22nd September 2017
Prof. Maria Bohmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, has presided over the pass out ceremony for six participants who completed a football coaching course for young trainers from the East Africa Community member countries.

WHY UGANDA IS THE BEST INVESTMENT LOCATION IN AFRICA

Monday, 11th September 2017
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.

GERMAN SCHOLARS COMMEND UGANDA FOR ITS OPEN REFUGEE POLICY

Thursday, 31st August 2017
Uganda has been commended for its open refugee policies at a time where other nations have implemented harsh restrictions on immigration and threatened to close their borders. This was at the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Africa 2017 that took place at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin from 16th to 20th August 2017.

UGANDA EMBASSY IN MATCHMAKING DRIVE BETWEEN GERMAN AND UGANDAN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

Wednesday, 30th August 2017
The Embassy has made a fact finding mission for commercial diplomacy opportunities in north eastern Germany on the coast of the Baltic Sea. The Embassy team that spent time visiting a number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the area, found a lot of potential for Ugandan products, especially organic products which attract a premium price to compete favourably on the European market.

UGANDA'S MINISTER OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT ON A BENCHMARKING VISIT TO GERMANY

Tuesday, 15th August 2017
The Minister of Works and Transport Hon. Monica Azuba Ntege, on 9 August 2017 made a benchmarking visit to Berlin during which she held a meeting with Mr. Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development.