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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.

SEETA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS VISIT UHC KIGALI

Monday, 3rd December 2018
A group of 16 students from Seeta High School, Mukono have visited the High Commission this Monday, 3rd December, 2018.  The students are in Kigali on a 5days educational tour. This is part of their end of year educational exercises which they have carried out for the past 7 years.

CYANIKA AND BUNAGANA BORDER VISITS

Monday, 26th November 2018

UHC staff led by the High Commissioner, Amb.Oliver Wonekha carried out a familiarization visit to Cyanika and Bunagana borders from 23rd to 25th November, 2018. The team was received by the RDC-Kisoro, Mr. Mugisha Peter.

12TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE EASTERN AFRICA ASSOCIATION OF ANTI CORRUPTION AUTHORITIES IN RWANDA

Thursday, 22nd November 2018
H.E Oliver Wonekha , the High Commissioner of Uganda to Rwanda joins the Ugandan team led by Deputy IGG Ms. F. Mariam Wangadya attending the 12th Annual General Meeting of the Eastern Africa Association of Anti Corruption Authorities in Rwanda, Kigali Marriott Hotel, November 19-23, 2018

THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (AfCFTA) IMPLEMENTATION IN EASTERN AFRICA

Tuesday, 20th November 2018
Panelists; Hon.Matia Kasaija, Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and Hon.Amelia Kyambadde, Minister of Trade and Industry are in  Kigali attending the 22nd Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts, 2018.

UGANDA HIGH COMMISSION REGISTERS UGANDANS LIVING IN RUBAVU DISTRICT.

Monday, 19th November 2018
Following a government directive to all it's missions abroad to carryout a massive registration exercise of Ugandan Nationals living abroad, H.E.Oliver Wonekha and her staff were in Gisenyi town, Rubavu District yesterday, 18th November, 2018.

UGANDA WINS FAMILY PLANNING AWARD IN KIGALI

Thursday, 15th November 2018
Uganda has won the Excellence in Leadership for Family Planning Award at the country level for outstanding results in expanding access to and voluntary use of family planning services at all levels of the health system, public and private. 

H.E OLIVER WONEKHA MEETS WITH H.E JOYCE BANDA THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF MALAWI

Tuesday, 13th November 2018
H.E the High Commissioner Oliver Wonekha met with the former president of Malawi H.E Joyce Banda on the sidelines of Akilah Institute graduation ceremony at Marriott Hotel, Kigali.

HON. KUTESA DELIVERS SPECIAL MESSAGE TO PRESIDENT KAGAME

Thursday, 25th October 2018
Hon. Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs met with His Excellency President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda this morning in Kigali.

KANYE WEST & KIM KARDASHIAN VISIT UGANDA

Monday, 15th October 2018
At the start of the second week of October 2018, we had two world celebrities i.e Kanye West and Kim Kardashian plus their friends and family visiting Chobe Safari Lodge, Murchison Falls Park in Uganda.

MEETING WITH UGANDAN DIASPORA IN RWANDA

Sunday, 30th September 2018

The Uganda High Commission Kigali convened a meeting with Ugandan Nationals living and working in Kigali yesterday, 30th September 2018 at the mission offices.