USAID Connects Entrepreneurs & Partners at Innovation Bazaar

On September 15, 2016, the U.S. Mission in Uganda, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), held an Innovation Bazaar in Kampala.  The one-day bazaar, held on Makerere University’s Resilient Africa Network campus, introduced USAID-funded innovators in Uganda with partners implementing the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative in more than 30 focus districts. Innov... Read More »

Ambassador Applauds First Frontline Field Epidemiology Program Graduates

On July 13th, Ambassador Malac participated in the graduation ceremony of the inaugural cohort of trainees from the Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Program (Frontline FETP). Implemented by the Ministry of Health in partnership with AFENET and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), this program aims to build Uganda’s capacity to detect, investigate, and respond to disease outbreaks of ... Read More »

Ambassador’s Full Speech: U.S. 240th Independence Day Celebration

Ambassador’s Remarks for Independence Day Celebration U.S. Embassy, Kampala July 12, 2016 • Honorable Minister of State for International Affairs Henry Oryem Okello;; • Honorable Members of Parliament; • Representatives and officials of the Government of Uganda; • Distinguished guests, colleagues, and friends… • All protocols observed. Thank you all very much for joining us this eve... Read More »

Ambassador Malac Opens Gulu’s Newly Renovated Multi-Drug Resistant TB Ward

On May 3rd, Ambassador Malac officially opened the newly renovated multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital. In her speech Ambassador Malac said that “TB diagnosis and treatment are now available nationwide, including at lower level health facilities – a real cause for celebration! And over the past few years, we have seen improvements in TB case detectio... Read More »

Full speech: World Press Freedom Day 2016

Remarks for Deputy Chief of Mission Patricia Mahoney World Press Freedom Day 2016 African Centre for Media Excellence 3 May 2016, Golf Course Hotel, Kampala   Good morning.  I am honored to be here today to mark World Press Freedom Day. Ambassador Malac couldn’t be here because she is visiting some of our programs in Gulu and Arua, but she is here with us in spirit, as she is an ardent suppor... Read More »

PICTURES: Ambassador Meeting Exhibitors at the Generation Agripreneur Show 2016.

U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac visited the 2016 Generation AgriPreneur Summit and Expo on April 20. She met creative Ugandan exhibitors who add value to locally grown agricultural products and increasing economic growth. The AgriPreneur Summit and Expo brought U.S. and Ugandan agripreneurs together to explore opportunities to expand their businesses. ... Read More »

Generation Agripreneur Summit and Expo Opens

KAMPALA, April 19, 2016: U.S. Mission Uganda and the American Chamber of Commerce-Uganda have partnered to organize the second annual “Generation Agripreneur Summit and Expo,” which opened in Kampala on April 19. The Summit and Expo, held at the Uganda Manufacturers Association show grounds, will run until April 21, and will feature more than 120 companies from Uganda and the United States inv... Read More »

A statement regarding the ruling of Uganda’s Supreme Court on the February 18 elections

The U.S. Embassy notes today’s Supreme Court ruling affirming the results of Uganda’s February 18 presidential vote that saw President Yoweri Museveni re-elected to his fifth term. We encourage all Ugandans to respect the Court’s decision, and express their views in a peaceful manner. We note that the Court acknowledged some instances of non-compliance by Election Commission officials and in... Read More »

President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Donates Mosquito Nets to Refugees

On March 15, the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), a collaborative U.S. Government effort led by USAID, took part in donating more than a quarter of a million mosquito nets to people living in Uganda’s refugee settlements. This initiative was a joint effort with the Government of Uganda, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World He... Read More »

Vendor Day 2014

The U.S. Embassy in Kampala organized a “Vendor Day” on Friday, March 28th, 2014.  Approximately 600 participants representing 520 local businesses participated in the event and learned about the Embassy’s procurement process and Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs). All participating vendors had the opportunity to meet with the Embassy’s procurement staff and technical evaluation panel me... Read More »
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