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Uganda is committed to promoting Intra-Africa Trade\r\n

Tuesday, 13th December 2016
The Republic of Uganda is committed to promoting intra-Africa trade as a way of fast-tracking economic transformation in the continent. This was said by Mr. Nelson Ocheger the Charge' d' Affaires of the Ugandan High Commission to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, while meeting Dr. Mark Abani, the Chief Executive Officer of MSCA Projects, the company which is promoting the Nigeria International Trade and Investment Conference scheduled to take place in March 21-23, 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria.

UGANDA FRONTS DR. WARREN NAAMARA FOR THE POST OF SOCIAL AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER, AFRICAN UNION\r\n

Monday, 21st November 2016
Uganda has decided to front Dr. Warren Naamara for the post of Commissioner, Social Affairs, for African Union Commission. Dr. Warren Naamara is currently the UNAIDS Country Director for Tanzania. A Ugandan Public Health Physician and Infectious Diseases Epidemiologist with well over 25 years’ experience working on HIV/AIDS prevention in East, Southern, Central and West Africa.

Uganda is a safe tourist destination

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The peace and security situation prevailing in Uganda makes the country a safe tourist destination. This was stated by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge’ D’ Affaires of the Uganda High Commission to the Federal Republic of Nigeria during the 12th AKWAABA African Travel Market.

African Leaders to Adopt President Museveni's Paper as Blue-Print to Guide Continent on Development

Monday, 29th August 2016
African leaders meeting in Nairobi, Kenya have agreed to use President Museveni's paper on bottlenecks facing Africa's development as a blue print to guide the continent.

Uganda and Benin discuss deepening cooperation

Monday, 8th August 2016
The Republic of Uganda and the Republic of Benin have been urged to scale up cooperation in order to address common challenges and exploit common opportunities.  The call was made by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge' D' Affaires of the Uganda High Commission to the Federal Republic of Nigeria in a meeting he held with Hon. Aurelien Agbenonci, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Benin.

Dr Speciosa Kazibwe Wandira Candidate for Chairperson, African Union Commission (2016-2020),10th-June 2016

Wednesday, 15th June 2016
Dr Wandira has been endorsed by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uganda and the Eastern African Region as their Candidate for the post of Chairperson, AU Commission.

Increased technical cooperation essential to agricultural modernisation

Tuesday, 17th May 2016
Increased technical cooperation between stakeholders in Africa is \r\ncritical to the modernisation of agricultural production in the \r\ncontinent.
This was stated by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge' d Affairs of Uganda High Commission in the Federal Republic of Nigeria \r\nwhile addressing the academic staff of Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda \r\nUniversity. The function took place in May 3rd, 2016 at the University, \r\nNiger State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

African Chambers of Commerce urged to cooperate

Tuesday, 17th May 2016
The Niger Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Mines (NCCIAM) \r\nhas been urged to initiate cooperation with the Uganda National Chamber \r\nof Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) so as to promote inter African trade. \r\nThe call was made by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge'd'Affaires of the \r\nUganda High Commission to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Common African platform essential to promote commercial diplomacy

Monday, 16th May 2016
The Niger State Government and the Republic of Uganda have been called \r\nupon to fast track the creation of a common platform that will \r\nfacilitate the sharing of information in order to promote commercial and\r\n economic diplomacy. The call was made by Mr. Nelson Ocheger.

African traditional institutions urged to cooperate

Sunday, 15th May 2016
The Charge'd'Affaires of the Uganda High Commission to the Federal \r\nRepublic of Nigeria, has emphasised the need for \r\ncultural cooperation among African societies in order to preserve \r\nAfrican traditional customs and values. Mr. Ocheger stated this ...

Africa encouraged to address her own challenges

Friday, 13th May 2016
African challenges are best understood by Africans themselves and it is \r\nimperative that we address those challenges ourselves. This was pointed \r\nout by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, while addressing the \r\npolitical and technical leadership of the Niger State Government on May \r\n3rd, 2016.

Uganda Hosts the 13th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP).

Wednesday, 4th May 2016
The 13th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects was held in Kampala, Uganda on 23rd April, 2016. H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda was host of the Summit

Annual Ambassadors' Retreat Commenced on 9th January 2016 Under the Theme: Implementation of Ministry's SIP II Towards Realization of Vision 2040.

Monday, 11th January 2016
he Annual Ambassador's retreat commenced today, 9th January, 2016 at Speke resort Munyonyo. The ceremony was opened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa who delivered the welcome remarks. The Vice President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Edward Ssekandi was invited to deliver the Keynote Address and open the Retreat.

Where to go in 2016: Uganda among the Top 16 up-and-coming Destinations (by CNN)

Monday, 11th January 2016
Meeting eyes with a silverback mountain gorilla across a misty jungle, after an arduous hike through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, leaves everlasting impressions of arguably the best wildlife safari in the world.

Uganda focuses on promoting regional trade

Wednesday, 23rd December 2015
Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge D'Affaires of the Uganda High Commission in the Federal Republic of Nigeria meet the President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chief Dr. Mrs. Nike Akande on December 8th, 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Uganda offers ideal investment climate

Wednesday, 23rd December 2015
The Government of the Republic of Uganda offer's an ideal investment climate to companies from the Lagos State Government.

Ugandan pilots in Nigeria support rival of Uganda Airlines

Tuesday, 22nd December 2015
Ugandan pilots working in the Federal Republic of Nigeria have express support to the Government's plans to revive Uganda Airlines. 

Uganda offers a safe and secure study environment

Monday, 23rd November 2015
The government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria have been \r\nassured of safety and security of their children who are studying in \r\nUganda. The assurance was made by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the Charge D' Affaires\r\n of the Uganda High Commission in Nigeria

Uganda Airlines to be Revitalized

Friday, 20th November 2015
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that Uganda will soon revitalize Uganda airline to counter the rising air service fares.

Abuja Commission to focus on faith-based tourism

Monday, 16th November 2015
The number of Nigerians visiting Uganda to tour religious sites is \r\nexpected to increase. This was revealed by Mr. Nelson Ocheger, the \r\nCharge D Affaires of the Uganda High Commission in the Federal Republic \r\nof Nigeria.