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THE QUARDRIPARTITE MEETING OF THE HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENTS OF THE REPUBLICS OF ANGOLA, UGANDA, RWANDA AND THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC)

Friday, 12th July 2019
At the invitation of the H.E. Joao Manuel GONCALVES, President of the Republic of Angola, a quadripartite meeting was held on 12 / 7 / 2019 in Luanda between H.E. Yoweri Kaguta MUSEVENI,  President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Paul KAGAME, President of the Republic of Rwanda, and H.E. Felix Antoine Tshisekedi TSHILOMBO,  President of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

PREPARATIONS AS AFRICAN UNION OPERATIONALISES FREE TRADE AREA

Tuesday, 9th July 2019
The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA has been launched, after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in the Nigerien capital.

HON. KIVEIJINJA, HON. SAM KUTEESA & GENERAL OTEMA ARRIVED IN KIGALI THIS AFTERNOON TO PARTICIPATE AT THE 25TH KWIBOHORA (Rwanda Liberation day celebrations)

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
Hon.Kirunda Kiveijinja, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of EAC Affairs and Hon.Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as Gen.Otema have this afternoon arrived in Kigali to participate at the 25th  Kwibohora( Rwanda Liberation day celebrations.

UGANDA COMPLETE DOUBLE OVER RWANDA AND MALI AT KWIBUKA WOMEN T20 TOURNAMENT 2019- CRICKET FOR PEACE.

Monday, 24th June 2019
Uganda High Commission Staff led by the Deputy Head of Mission attended the tournament in support of the Ugandan team.

HER EXCELLENCY OLIVER WONEKHA HOSTS FIVE AMBASSADORS TO A LUNCHEON AT HER RESIDENCE.

Tuesday, 18th June 2019

Today, Tuesday June 18, 2019, the High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda to Rwanda has hosted five Ambassadors to Rwanda representing Ethiopia, Britain, Netherlands, Sweden and Turkey to a luncheon at her Residence in Nyarutarama, Kigali.

GRADUATION OF UGANDAN UPDF SENIOR OFFICERS AT NYAKINAMA STAFF COLLEGE-RWANDA

Monday, 10th June 2019

On 7th June 2019, The High Commissioner Amb. Oliver Wonekha and the Defense Attache, Maj Gen Burundi Nyamunywanisa attended the graduation ceremony of 2 Ugandan Senior Military Officers at Nyakinama Staff College. 

UGANDA HIGH COMMISSION CELEBRATES AFRICA LIBERATION DAY

Saturday, 25th May 2019
Uganda High Commission alongside other 15 African missions accredited to Rwanda joins Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Rwanda and PAM-Rwanda chapter to celebrate African Liberation Day.

CYANIKA BORDER POST VISIT.

Saturday, 11th May 2019

The High Commissioner and staff carried out regular border inspections at Cyanika Border post on May 11, 2019. The aim was to establish challenges and share information on how they can be resolved.

KATUNA BORDER VISIT

Friday, 10th May 2019

The High Commissioner and staff carried out regular border inspections at Katuna Border post on May 10, 2019. The aim was to establish challenges and share information on how they can be resolved.

MIRAMA HILLS ONE STOP BORDER POST VISIT

Thursday, 9th May 2019

The High Commissioner and staff carried out regular border inspections at Mirama Hills One Stop Border Post on May 9, 2019. The aim was to establish challenges and share information on how they can be resolved.

FIRST TWO UGANDA AIRLINES ARRIVE

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
President Yoweri Museveni and a number of government dignitaries have today received the first two newly acquired Uganda Airlines aircrafts as they landed at the Old Entebbe Airport. The Bombardier CRJ900s, flew in from Canada this Tuesday morning.

RETREAT BY KIGALI MISSION STAFF APRIL 12-14,2019

Monday, 15th April 2019

The High Commissioner H.E Oliver Wonekha led her team of 20 into a retreat at Arcadia Lodges, Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale District.

NEW APPLICATON FORM FOR THE INTERNATIONAL EAST AFRICAN e. PASSPORT

Wednesday, 27th February 2019
The directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control has advised that all applicants for the new International East African e.passport should now use the enclosed FORM G which captures more biodata as compared to the previous forms A and B.

AMB. OLIVER WONEKHA PAYS A COURTESY CALL TO DR. RICHARD SEZIBERA

Thursday, 21st February 2019
Today, the High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda to Rwanda paid a courtesy call on Rwandan Foreign Minister Dr. Richard Sezibera. Matters of bilateral and regional concern were discussed.

WARNING AGAINST UNOFFICIAL ELECTRONIC VISA (e-VISA) APPLICATION PORTALS

Wednesday, 20th February 2019
The Ministry of Internal Affairs, Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, would like to inform the general public and our esteemed clients that the official electronic visa application portal for the Republic of Uganda is, https://www.visas.immigration.go.ug; and also take this opportunity to warn our esteemed clients of the existence of Scam sites which either charge our clients exorbitantly or defraud them totally.

GEN. KATUMBA WAMALA PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON UHC KIGALI

Tuesday, 12th February 2019
Gen. Katumba Wamala, Minister of State for works and transport today, 8th February, 2019 paid a courtesy call on the High Commissioner. He was met and welcomed by the High Commissioner, Amb. Oliver Wonekha and her staff.

UGANDA SHINES AT THE NEW YORK TIMES TRAVEL SHOW, RANKED IN TOP 1000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE

Tuesday, 29th January 2019
The event brought together over 610 exhibitors from over 170 destinations, which provided the perfect opportunity to market Uganda as well as enhance her visibility and increase the Pearl of Africa's share of US Outbound travel market.




H.E PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI ON 9th JANUARY 2019 COMMISSIONED THE 20 MEGAWATTS (MW) SOLAR POWER PLANT IN KABULASOKE, GOMBA DISTRICT.

Wednesday, 9th January 2019
The project was officialy launched by President Yoweri Museveni who was accompanied by the Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi. Also present were the proprietors of Xsabo Group & Great Lakes Energy Company which were behind the development of the infrastructure.

FESTIVE SEASON KICKS IN

Friday, 7th December 2018

In a bid to promote Ugandan products, Uganda High Commission in Kigali is giving out Xmas gifts of Uganda Waragi Premium and Pineapple brands to Diplomatic Corps in Kigali and its Service providers.

JOINT EAST AFRICA TOURISM VISA VERIFICATION EXERCISE

Monday, 3rd December 2018
A team of experts from Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya have this afternoon, (3rd December, 2018) visited the Uganda High Commission to verify whether EATVs are issued in conformity with the set out regulations.