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UGANDA TO BOOST VOCATIONAL EDUCATION WITH NEW OFID LOAN

Monday, 27th March 2017
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has, on 23rd March 2017, signed a US$14.3m public sector loan agreement with Uganda for the Vocational Education Project, Phase II. OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish and H.E. Marcel Robert Tibaleka, Ambassador of Uganda to Germany signed the agreement.

E-IMMIGRATION EQUIPMENT INSTALLED AT THE UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN

Sunday, 26th March 2017
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin has been equipped with the e-immigration system that will now make it possible for visa applicants to electronically personalize visas in Berlin. A team of officials from the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Ministry of Internal Affairs, were at the Chancery to install the equipment and train staff.

GERMANY PHOTOJOURNALIST'S ARTICLE ON UGANDA

Thursday, 16th March 2017
THEY KNOW EVERY POTHOLE PERSONALLY. BIKE COURIERS IN KAMPALA, UGANDA 
By Tom E. Laengner. Translated by Ruth Ngobeni 

The traffic on Entebbe Road in Kampala, Uganda, reflects a poetry that is rough and rhythmic. It's a far cry from the monotonous pulsating tones of German roads. 

UGANDA WINS 5TH BEST EXHIBITOR AWARD AT ITB BERLIN 2017

Tuesday, 14th March 2017
Uganda has emerged as the fifth Best Exhibitor at the just concluded ITB Berlin, the World's Leading Travel Trade Show. This was announced by Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu (MP), Uganda's Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities at a reception hosted by Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to Germany at his official residence.

EAC COUNTRIES HOLD JOINT EVENT AT THE ITB BERLIN 2017

Sunday, 12th March 2017
The East African Community Member States, on 10th March 2017, held a joint event at the on-going ITB Berlin - the world's largest tourism trade fair that opened on 8th March and runs up to 12th March 2017.

UGANDA'S MINISTER PRESENTS PAPER AT THE BERLIN ECONOMIC FORUM 2017

Saturday, 11th March 2017
Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda's Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, on 9th March 2017 presented a paper highlighting the economic and social benefits of nation branding as a catalyst for sustainable tourism development and foreign investments.

MINISTER LEADS UGANDAN DELEGATION TO ITB BERLIN

Friday, 10th March 2017
Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda's Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has arrived in Berlin to attend this year's ITB Berlin - the world's largest tourism trade fair that runs from 8th to 12th March 2017. Prof. Kamuntu said he was in Berlin for the exhibition with a team of officials from the Ministry of Tourism, the Uganda Tourism Board and individual tour operators to promote Uganda as the number one tourist destination and to network with other exhibitors.

AMB. TIBALEKA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT ANDREJ KISKA OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC.

Wednesday, 8th March 2017
Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka has on 1st March 2017 presented his Letters of Credence to H.E. Andrej Kiska, President of the Slovak Republic, during an official ceremony at the Grassalkovich Presidential Palace in Bratislava.

SLOVAK TRADE AND TOURISM ORGANISATIONS EYE UGANDA

Thursday, 2nd March 2017
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka has concluded his official working visit to Slovakia by holding a business networking event at Slovensky Grob, outside Bratislava.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR UGANDA IN SLOVAKIA - AMBASSADOR TIBALEKA

Tuesday, 28th February 2017
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, who is on an official visit to the Slovak Republic, has held a meeting with Mr. Andrej Brna, Uganda's Honorary Consul to Slovakia.

GERMANY NGO HELPS UGANDAN YOUTH TRANSFORM CHALLENGES INTO OPPORTUNITIES

Saturday, 25th February 2017
In 2006, a youthful German-born Etienne Salborn left the comfort and security of Europe to go live in rural Uganda, where he first volunteered in the Kankobe Orphanage and afterwards founded the NGO Jangu e.V. www.jangu.org for educational sponsorships for secondary education of the orphans. And it was because of the hope and positive expectation Etienne Salborn gave to these orphans that ...

'ASK WITHOUT SHAME' APP FOUNDER VISITS THE EMBASSY

Thursday, 23rd February 2017
We had the honour of hosting Ms Ruth Nabembezi when she paid a courtesy call to the Embassy on Friday 17th February 2017. Ruth is in Berlin for a 6-week training programme at the Impact Hub Berlin.

AMB. TIBALEKA TOURS THE URSUS TRACTORS AND FARM MACHINERY PLANT IN LUBLIN, POLAND

Saturday, 18th February 2017
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, who is sourcing for the establishment a tractor assembling plant in Uganda, has visited the URSUS Tractors and Farm Machinery plant in Lublin, Poland. During his visit he had a chance to look at the full range of tractors of the new URSUS A series exported to Africa.

AMBASSADOR MARCEL ROBERT TIBALEKA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO HIS EXCELLENCY ANDRZEJ SEBASTIAN DUDA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND

Friday, 17th February 2017
Ambassador Marcel Robert Tibaleka, Uganda's non-resident ambassador to the Republic of Poland presented his letters of credence to His Excellency Andrzej Sebastian Duda, President of the Republic of Poland on the 10th January 2017.

GERMANY HOSTS THE 6TH AGCO AFRICA SUMMIT

Saturday, 28th January 2017
The Uganda Embassy was honoured to join international leaders as they shared innovative approaches to further the development of the agricultural sector during the 6th AGCO Africa Summit that took place on 23rd January 2017 at the Adlon Kempinski Hotel in Berlin, Germany.