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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.

Hon. Dr. Enrique Segura Appointed Honorary Consul of Uganda in Argentina

Hon. Dr. Enrique Segura received his appointment as Honorary Consul of Uganda to Argentina. The signing ceremony took place on April 20, 2015 at Uganda Embassy in Washington. The appointment of Dr. Segura will go a long way in strengthening the bilateral relations between Uganda and Argentina. 


Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda is in the United States on official visit where he is expected to participate at a number of events and meetings. Dr. Rugunda visited Uganda Embassy in Washington on Friday May 22, where he met H.E. Amb Oliver Wonekha and staff, and commended them for the excellent work they are doing to promote Uganda in the United States of America, an important partner for Uganda.

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