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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence in Western Uganda

U.S. Embassy Kampala alerts U.S. citizens of violent attacks against security installations and civilians in the western districts of Bundibuguyo, Ntoroko, and Kasese near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  Dozens of people have been killed in these attacks since July 5.  This area includes popular tourist destinations such as national parks ...
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The United States celebrates its Independence Day

The United States celebrates its Independence Day on July 4, a day of patriotic celebration and family events throughout the country. In the words of Founding Father John Adams, the holiday would be “the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance. … It ought to be solemnized with pomp ...
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Ambassador DeLisi Launches Country-Wide Book Donation

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Scott H. DeLisi visited Lake Victoria Primary School in Entebbe to highlight the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) School Health and Reading Program.  The School Health and Reading Program promotes increased literacy in Uganda by supporting early grade reading. Implementation of the program includes ...
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