News & Events

Remarks for the Launch of the Uganda Muslim Women Civilization Initiative

Chargé d ’Affairs Patricia Mahoney Thursday, December 3, 2015, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda Good afternoon. I am delighted to be here today for the launch of the Uganda Muslim Women Civilization Initiative. First, I would like to thank the organizer of this event, Shamirah Namutebi, the Executive Director of UMWCI.  I would ...
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Consular Warden Message to U.S. Citizens in Uganda

The U.S. Embassy wishes to remind U.S. citizens in Uganda of the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Kampala and Entebbe from November 27 – 29.  Those in and around the Kampala and Entebbe areas should anticipate road closures and transportation delays.  Also, large gatherings are expected throughout these areas during the visit.  The U.S. Embassy ...
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Fashion Show and Entrepreneurship Reception

On November 21, the U.S. Mission Uganda in partnership with Kas Wear organized a fashion show as part of celebrations to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week.  Fashion is big business and this project gave a platform to ten up-and-coming fashion designers in Uganda’s fashion industry. In her remarks, Chargé Trish Mahoney said “Uganda needs more businesses ...
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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights Visit to Uganda

KAMPALA–U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski visited Kampala November 15-17. During his trip, Assistant Secretary Malinowski met with numerous members of the Ugandan government and security services, including Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda and Chief of Military Intelligence Brigadier General Charles Bakahumura. Assistant Secretary Malinowski also met with members ...
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