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US Peace Corps Volunteers Celebrate 50 Years of Work in Uganda

While officiating at celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the US Peace Corps in Uganda last week, the Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura, observed that communities in rural areas have benefitted immensely from the activities of the volunteers.

He singled out the education sector and reminisced his days at Mutolere Secondary School in Kisoro, where he was taught by one of the volunteers, Mr Carl Muhlhausen. The two met again at the celebrations after 22 years.

Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda participated at the Global Health Security meeting at the White House on September 26, 2014.

The meeting was convened to advance a Global Health Security Agenda that will help keep the world safe from the threat of infectious diseases.

Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, Chief of Defence Forces of the UPDF, was recently inducted into the International Hall of Fame at the U.S. Army War College

The War College leadership, staff, faculty, students and distinguished visitors honored Gen. Wamala, a 2000 USAWC graduate and the 51st international fellow to be inducted. He is the 6th flag officer to be inducted from his USAWC class.

Baganda in Washington D.C – Maryland – Virginia Mark Buganda Day 2014

Saturday, 24th May 2014 - Over 300 Baganda living in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia gathered in Potomac, Maryland, to observe the Buganda Day 2014.

 

The North American Masaba Cultural Association (NAMCA) to boost coffee exports to the United States

The annual convention of the North American Masaba Cultural Association (NAMCA) took place on May 24-25 at the One Washington Circle Hotel in Washington, D.C. It was attended by more than 70 people, mostly from across the United States but also from the UK and Uganda. 

NOTICE: THE EMBASSY WILL BE CLOSED FROM 23RD DECEMBER 2014 AND RE-OPEN ON 5TH JANUARY 2015

We Wish Everyone a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!

Ugandans in USA Celebrate the 52nd Independence Anniversary in Style

On Friday, 10th October 2014, more than 500 people gathered at the Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Maryland to mark 52 years of Uganda's Independence. Ugandans in the diaspora joined the diplomatic community in Washington, friends of Uganda and officials from U.S. government at a function organized by Uganda Embassy.

Over 1,000 People Participate in the 3rd Annual Winternational – A Global Celebration of the Season

This exciting event brought in approximately 1,000 local and international residents in addition to downtown employees, who enjoyed the vibrant visuals, foods and sounds that captured the nature of the season.  

Hon. Maria Kiwanuka assures Ugandans in diaspora of government's commitment to making Uganda a top investment destination

Hon. Kiwanuka assured the celebrants that government is taking measures to reduce on the cost of doing business in Uganda.