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50 Ugandan businessmen and women to attend a U.S. trade show

On Monday March 3, 2014, Ambassador Scott DeLisi hosted a pre-departure reception for over fifty Ugandan businessmen and women who will be travelling to Chicago to attend the International Home and Housewares Show in March 2014. The group is the largest Ugandan delegation to attend a U.S. trade show. The International Home and Housewares Show is one of 26 trade shows certified by the U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: The Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Act

On February 24, 2014, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed and enacted the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. The Anti-Homosexuality Act permits the imprisonment, for up to seven years, of anyone who “attempts to promote or in any way abets homosexuality and related practices.” Since some of the language in the law is vague and appears open to interpretation, ...
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U.S. Farmers Volunteer to Assist Ugandan Farmers

KAMPALA- U.S. Mission Uganda today announced a program that connects farmers in the United States with their counterparts around the world for training and technical assistance. U.S. Mission Uganda, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS), will place 125 American volunteer farmers with projects that assist local ...
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YALI Alumni Grant Signing: Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs , Evan Ryan: Kampala, Uganda

REMARKS (As prepared for delivery) Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs , Evan Ryan: YALI Alumni Grant Signing Kampala, Uganda February 3, 2014 Good morning.  It is an honor to be here today with all of you to show the United States’ steadfast support for Uganda youth and the economic future of ...
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