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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.

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

Thursday, 20th February 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.

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.

PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI PRESIDES OVER UGANDA'S 57TH NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS - CALLS UPON AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO JOIN EFFORTS IN FOSTERING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION

Thursday, 10th October 2019
H.E. President Yoweri Museveni, on Wednesday 9th October 2019, presided over Uganda's 57th National Independence anniversary celebrations at Sironko district headquarter grounds in Eastern Uganda and called upon Ugandans to support the National Resistance Movement plan of developing Uganda by prioritising production ahead of consumption. He said this would enable the country to solve the strategic bottlenecks to her economic growth adding that once solved, Uganda's economy will grow in double digits.

RT. HON. OULANYAH GRACES THE 1ST UGANDA-GERMAN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONVENTION

Wednesday, 9th October 2019
Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah (MP), Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Uganda, has graced the 1st Uganda-German International Business Convention as Guest Speaker and appealed to the participating business people to consider investing in Uganda. He gave a synopsis of the well-regulated and highly liberalized Ugandan economy and the sectors that are open for investment.

HON. SAM KUTESA HAILS UGANDA - HUNGARY RELATIONS

Tuesday, 24th September 2019
Hon. Sam KUTESA, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda on 31st July 2019 met with a five (5) man delegation of officials from Hungary led by Mr. Janos Sevecsek, Chief Executive Officer, Carinex Ltd. at the Ministry Headquarters.

AMB. TIBALEKA MEETS ETHIOPIAN AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY

Friday, 2nd August 2019
H.E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka, today met with H.E. Dr. Mulu Solomon Bezuneh at the Chancery.

H.E. Dr. Bezuneh, who is the new Ethiopian Ambassador to Germany, was paying a courtesy call on Amb. Tibaleka. She was accompanied by Mr. Gebreselassie Gebreegziabner Haile, Minister Counsellor.

GERMAN GOVERNMENT DONATES CARS, MOTORCYCLES & CAMERAS TO THE UGANDA POLICE FORCE

Friday, 26th July 2019
The German Embassy, on 10th July 2019, donated two double cabin pick-ups, ten motor cycles and 4 cameras to the Uganda Police Force. The donation was handed over to the force in the presence of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Sabiiti Muzeyi.

NEW DESK OFFICER FOR UGANDA VISITS THE UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN

Thursday, 11th July 2019
Ms Hana Gabriele Becker, the new Desk Officer for Uganda at the German Federal Foreign Office has, on 27th June 2019 paid a courtesy visit to the Uganda Embassy in Berlin.