Latest News Highlights

THE PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA CONGRATULATES DONALD TRUMP ON HIS VICTORY IN THE JUST CONCLUDED US ELECTION

Wednesday, 9th November 2016
The Prime minister of Australia Hon. Malcolm Turnbull has congratulated President Elect Donald Trump on his victory in the just concluded US Election.

REMARKS BY H.E. MR ENOCH NKURUHO, HIGH COMMISSIONER TO AUSTRALIA ON THE OCCASION OF UGANDA'S 54TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Saturday, 15th October 2016
Our meeting tonight could not happen at a more defining moment. Independent Uganda clocked 54 years on October 09, 2016. It is a milestone which calls for celebration and evaluation. 

UGANDAN HIGH COMMISSIONER PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

Thursday, 4th August 2016
H.E Amb. Nkuruho presented his credentials to President Konrote following a 25-member guard of honour by officers of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces.

E-Immigration System

Saturday, 16th July 2016
The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control has completed the development of an electronic application and processing system for Visas, Entry Work Permits and Passes and it up and running.

H.E. Mr. Enock Nkuruho becomes Uganda's second High Commissioner to represent Uganda in New Zealand.

Tuesday, 1st April 2014

H.E. Mr. Enock Nkuruho becomes Uganda's second High Commissioner to represent Uganda in New Zealand.

Uganda's Game Park tourists increase

Thursday, 23rd January 2014

Visitor numbers to the protected areas has increased by 17.5%, the highest rise ever since the creation of the Uganda Wildlife

EAC member states to start single tourist visa next month

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

President Museveni yesterday offered to implement several reforms East African leaders launched last year and urged other member states to reduce the cost of doing business.

Increase in global coffee prices not yet impressive, experts say

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014
Farmers in producing countries like Uganda have been urged to produce quality coffee.

Ngamba chimp sanctuary ranked best in Africa

Monday, 20th January 2014

Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary Island has been ranked as the best chimpanzee sanctuary in Africa by Jane Goodall, a United Nations ambassador of peace.

A powerhouse primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist, Goodall is also the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute.

South Sudanese refugee numbers hit 40,000

Wednesday, 15th January 2014

The number of refugees fleeing the raging conflict in South Sudan into Uganda has increased to 40,000.

The Uganda Red Cross and international relief agencies said the number of Sudanese crossing to Uganda daily by road in the West Nile districts of Adjumani and Arua is worrying and has strained available relief support, with a disturbing probability of the current figures reaching 100,000 by February.

Museveni meets S. Sudan's Rebecca Garang

Tuesday, 14th January 2014

RWAKITURA - President Yoweri Museveni held a meeting with Mrs. Rebecca Nyandeng Garang De Mabior, the adviser on human rights and gender of South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit.

EAC partner states start talks on uniform call rates

Tuesday, 14th January 2014

Plans to harmonise communication rates in the East African region have taken shape.

The first technical committee meeting for ICT cluster of Northern Corridor integration projects comprising of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Sudan sat in Kampala yesterday and agreed to have both mobile communication, and broadband charges cut and unified.

Investors to get free land - government

Saturday, 11th January 2014

Investors are set to enjoy more favours from government, this time to acquire land at no cost.

The president says the move is meant to ease doing business in Uganda and to attract more investors into the country.

Online gorilla trekking permits start as tour operators concede

Wednesday, 8th January 2014

The misunderstanding between the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (Auto) and Uganda Wildlife Authority could come to an end after tour operators agreed to the terms for the online gorilla trekking permits that became functional on January 1.

UGANDA to experience a total eclipse on 3rd November 2013

Saturday, 19th October 2013

UGANDA to experience a total eclipse on 3rd November best viewed from Masindi and West Nile (incl. Kidepo National Park)

Uganda Rainbow House of Hope Theatre group Tour to Germany, Austria & Slovenia

Tuesday, 5th February 2013

Rainbow House of Hope‘ a Theatre- and Dance Project form Kampala, Uganda which will be touring from 2.5.2013 – 22.7.2013 in Germany, Slovenia and Austria.