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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.

Regional Heads of State meet in Nairobi to discuss the Northern Corridor Integration projects

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.

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.

Queen Elizabeth National Park: Uganda's Famous Destination

Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular and most visited national park in Uganda

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary - Where Humans Interact with Apes

Surrounded by the peaceful waters of Lake Victoria, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is home to 48 orphaned chimps rescued from throughout Uganda. 

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.

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. 

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