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Remarks for Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony

Chargé d’Affaires Patricia Mahoney Wednesday, August 6, 2:00pm – 4:30 p.m. Chief of Mission Residence, Kampala, Uganda Good afternoon. I am delighted to welcome you all for the swearing-in of new Peace Corps Volunteers.  Today we welcome 51 Volunteers, 38 of whom who will serve for two years in Uganda’s health and agriculture sectors and ...
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The U.S. Mission Celebrates the 239th Independence Day

On Thursday, July 2, the U.S. Mission in Uganda joined Americans around the world in observing Independence Day, our nation’s most important holiday. In his  speech  at the Embassy’s official celebration, Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi said  “We want Uganda to succeed. We know that a peaceful, prosperous, healthy and democratic Uganda is in our best national ...
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U.S. Mission Uganda Celebrates Ramadan with Iftar

Ugandan Muslims enjoy Iftar dinner at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence. On Monday, June 29, the U.S. Mission Uganda hosted an Iftar at the U.S.  Ambassador’s residence.  The dinner was held to share in the breaking of the fast with members of Uganda’s Muslim community and to honor the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Speaking at ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Threat Against Martyr Day Celebrations

The U.S. Embassy in Uganda alerts U.S. citizens of a reported threat against the Uganda Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo and other government buildings during the week of Martyr Day Celebrations.  Police contacts and media have expressed concern about the possibility of terrorist activity on Martyrs Day, celebrated on June 3, and have advised that security ...
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American Band Visit Kampala

On May 8-9, 2015, an American bluegrass band called the Henhouse Prowlers visited Kampala as part of the American Music Abroad program. The Henhouse Prowlers staged a show at the National Theatre, performed on NTV, learned about Ugandan musical at Ndere Cultural Centre , and hosted a master class with Kampala Music School. At the National Theatre Kampala ...
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