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UGANDA HOLDS E-CONFERENCE ON INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC STIMULUS STRATEGIES, OPPORTUNITIES AND LINKAGES

Monday, 11th May 2020
The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) in partnership with UN Women is pleased to invite you to join the PSFU e-conference this Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th May 2020 starting at 2:00 p.m. East African Time.

The topic of discussion is "Inclusive economic stimulus strategies, opportunities and linkages" - a relevant theme in these unprecedented times of COVID-19.

CLARIFICATION ON THE CATEGORIES OF UGANDANS STRANDED ABROAD WHO NEED TO REGISTER WITH UGANDAN EMBASSIES

Monday, 11th May 2020
On 2nd May 2020, the Uganda Embassy in Berlin put out an announcement seeking to register and verify stranded Ugandan nationals who were in its area of accreditation (Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, The Vatican, Slovakia, Bulgaria, and Romania), and because of the COVID-19 pandemic, were not able to return home.

REGISTRATION OF UGANDANS STRANDED IN GERMANY, AUSTRIA, THE CZECH REPUBLIC, POLAND, HUNGARY, THE VATICAN, SLOVAKIA, BULGARIA, AND ROMANIA

Saturday, 2nd May 2020
Fellow Ugandans,

The Uganda Embassy in Berlin is seeking to register and verify stranded Ugandan nationals who are currently in its area of accreditation (Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, The Vatican, Slovakia, Bulgaria, and Romania), and because of the COVID-19 pandemic, are not able to return home.

UGANDA'S NEW MEASURES TO COMBAT THE SPREAD OF COVID19

Thursday, 16th April 2020
* No issuance of visas to Uganda. ** All passenger flights entering and leaving Uganda banned. *** Public transport suspended.

H E President Yoweri Museveni, on 25th March 2020, issued fresh directives in the Country's determined efforts to fight the spread of COVID19 pandemic among them banning public transport for 14 days, decongestion of markets and a warning to traders against hiking prices of merchandise.

UGANDA EMBASSY, BERLIN, CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Thursday, 26th March 2020
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin will remain closed to the general public from 17th March until further notice due to the increasing proliferation of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) in the interest of public health and safety.

TRAVEL ADVISORY AS UGANDA TAKES PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS.

Tuesday, 17th March 2020
Travelers from Germany advised to consider postponing non-essential travel to Uganda.

Uganda's Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, on 7th March 2020, addressed a press conference at the Ministry of Health headquarters in Kampala, during which she said that although there was no confirmed case of coronavirus in Uganda, the government was taking precautionary measures to ensure that the deadly virus doesn't get into the country. She also announced that Uganda had cancelled all international conferences that were scheduled to take place in the country over the coronavirus outbreak.

THE FIRST UGANDA-EUROPE BUSINESS FORUM, 9 - 10 MARCH 2020, MUNYONYO, KAMPALA

Monday, 9th March 2020
In line with the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs, the European Union in partnership with the Private Sector Foundation Uganda and the Government of Uganda are organizing the first ever Uganda-Europe Business Forum, scheduled to take place from 9th to 10th March 2020 at Speke Resort, Munyonyo, Kampala. The forum forms part of a joint initiative to facilitate collaboration between private and public actors and partnership between Ugandan and European companies, in the framework of the Sustainable Business for Uganda Platform. The event will be graced by H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the President of the Republic of Uganda and Ms Jutta Urpilainen, the European Commissioner for International Partnerships as well as prominent European and Ugandan public and private sector players.

COMMENCEMENT OF DISPLAY OF THE NATIONAL VOTERS' REGISTER AND REGISTERS FOR SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS (SIGS), 19TH FEBRUARY - 10TH MARCH 2020

Thursday, 20th February 2020
In preparation for the 2020-2021 General Elections, and in accordance with Section 25 of the Electoral Commission Act (Cap 140), the Electoral Commission has appointed 19th February - 10th March 2020 as the period for the Display of the National Voters' Register.

GUIDELINES FOR PROCESSING ONLINE e-PASSPORT APPLICATION FOR UGANDANS LIVING ABROAD

Wednesday, 19th February 2020
Following the completion of integration of online applications and URA with the e-Passport System (IMAGO), the Directorate of Citizenship & Immigration Control has issued the following guidelines to help Ugandan living abroad and the Missions/Embassies process online applications.

WARNING AGAINST FRAUDULENT ELECTRONIC VISA (e-Visa) APPLICATION PORTALS

Tuesday, 18th February 2020
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin, on behalf of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, informs the general public and its esteemed clients that the official electronic visa application portal for the Republic of Uganda is: www.visas.immigration.go.ug. The Embassy takes this opportunity to warn its esteemed clients of the existence of Scam sites which either charge clients exorbitantly or defraud them totally.

GERMAN FIRM TO GENERATE 30MW FROM SOLAR ENERGY IN ADJUMANI, NORTHERN UGANDA. SIGNS MOA WITH UGANDAN COUNTERPARTS

Friday, 31st January 2020
German firm M/s SUNfarming GmbH, on 21st January 2020, signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with two Ugandan Companies M/s ESIA Mixed Farm and M/s SUNfarming Food & Energy Uganda Ltd. in which the parties agreed to invest and generate 30MW of solar electricity on a 55-hectare piece of land in Adjumani, Uganda, as well as grow vegetables, fruits, herbs or flowers using innovative Food and Energy solutions. The agreement also included the training of local students on high-quality photo-voltaic installations, battery systems, grid stabilisation, irrigation and fertilisation, bio food production and crop protection, and hydro-aquaponics.

UGANDA INTRODUCES ONLINE PASSPORT APPLICATION

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020
The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) announces the operationalization of the new e-Passport portal which can be found at www.passports.go.ug.

All Ugandans seeking to acquire Passports are advised to apply online to avoid waiting for long for their Passports. The online applications will take 48 hours (2 working days) while the manual application will continue to take 7 working days. Over time this manual application service will be phased out.

UGANDA'S PRIME MINISTER ADDRESSES THE 6TH GERMAN-AFRICAN AGRIBUSINESS FORUM

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020
Rt. Hon. Gen. Al Hajji Moses Ali, First Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of Government Business in Parliament, has given a keynote address, as the Guest of Honour, at the 6th German-African Agribusiness Forum that took place on 20th January 2020, at the Ellington Hotel, Berlin. The Forum whose theme was "Driving private sector engagement for Africa's Agriculture," was organised by the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) and the German Agribusiness Alliance. The Forum was held in the course of the 85th International Green Week, under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.

SEASONS GREETINGS FROM THE UGANDA EMBASSY, BERLIN

Wednesday, 25th December 2019
Wishing you a joyous holiday and a wonderful year ahead that is filled with lots of amazing opportunities and cooperation between you and our team at the Embassy!

UNIVERSITY OF BAMBERG STUDENTS FLAGGED OFF TO "REPRESENT" UGANDA IN THE NATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE 2020

Saturday, 21st December 2019
A delegation of 19 students from the Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg on 16th December 2019 paid a study trip to the Uganda Embassy in Berlin where they were met by Mr. Fred Moses Mukhooli, Counsellor, on behalf of Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka. The students, who will be "representing" the Republic of Uganda at the simulation conference National Model United Nations (NMUN) 2020 in New York, were on a 3-day study trip to Berlin as part of their preparation.

AMBASSADOR TIBALEKA MEETS GERMAN FIRM UPGRADING THE ATIAK-LAROPI ROAD

Tuesday, 17th December 2019
Mr. Jorg Wellmeyer, Managing Director, STRABAG International GmbH, on 12th November 2019, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka to update him on the company's ongoing projects in Uganda.

WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT PRESIDENT VISITS THE UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN

Friday, 22nd November 2019
Prof. Charles Ibingira, the 2020 International President of the World Health Summit, has paid a courtesy call on H.E. Marcel R. Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to Germany. He was accompanied by Prof. Tonny Oyana, Principal, College of Computing and Information Sciences, Makerere University and Prof. Damalie Nakanjako, Dean of the School of Medicine, Makerere University.

UGANDA TO HOST THE WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT REGIONAL MEETING 2020

Thursday, 31st October 2019
On 28th October 2019, the World Health Summit International Presidency passed from Tehran University of Medical Sciences to Makerere University through Prof. Charles Ibingira who became the first African International President of the World Health Summit. He takes over from Dr. Ali Jafarian, former Chancellor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

AMBASSADOR TIBALEKA HOSTS AFRICAN AMBASSADORS LUNCHEON TO HONOUR PROF. CHARLES IBINGIRA'S WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT PRESIDENCY

Tuesday, 29th October 2019
Uganda's Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Marcel Tibaleka, has hosted the African Group of Ambassadors to a luncheon to honour Prof. Charles Ibingira, Principal of the College of Health Sciences of Makerere University. Prof. Ibingira will be taking over as the 2020 International President of the World Health Summit during the 11th World Health Summit that runs from 27th to 29th October 2019 in Berlin.

NEW IRANIAN AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY PAYS COURTESY CALL ON AMB. TIBALEKA

Saturday, 26th October 2019
H.E. Mahmoud Farazandeh, the new Iranian Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, on 10th October 2019, paid a courtesy call on his Ugandan counterpart H.E. Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka at the Uganda Embassy in Berlin.