The International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) brings outstanding secondary teachers from Asia, Africa and South America to the United States to further develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States.
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.
The Northern Corridor is the busiest and most important transport route in East and Central Africa, providing a gateway through Kenya to the landlocked economies of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Eastern DR Congo.
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.