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UGANDA WOOS STRATEGIC EUROPEAN INVESTORS FOR THE OIL INDUSTRY

Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
Dr. Josephine Wapakhabulo, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC), has told participants of the 11thGerman African Energy Forum that Uganda is looking for strategic partners in the oil industry and that there is room for German companies.

AUSTRIA TO ORGANISE TRADE MISSION TO UGANDA

Wednesday, 12th April 2017
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka on 23rd March 2017 paid a courtesy call on Hon. Bernadette Marianne Gierlinger, Vice Minister of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) at her office in Vienna, Austria. The two sides discussed ways of creating an enterprise-friendly framework and environment for Ugandan and Austrian businesses and ensuring open market access to both countries.

GERMANY FIRM TO TRANSFER RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES TO UGANDA

Wednesday, 12th April 2017
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, on 11th April 2017, met with Eng. Forster Edwards from the German African Climate Change Integration Technology Institute (WECASS) to discuss ways of offering innovative solutions to affordable off-grid solar energy in rural areas of Uganda.

AMB. TIBALEKA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO H.E. PRESIDENT JANOS ADER OF HUNGARY

Thursday, 6th April 2017
Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka, on 27th March 2017, presented his Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Janos Ader, President of the Republic of Hungary, during an official ceremony at Sandor Palace in Budapest.

UGANDA SHOWCASES AT THE POLAND-AFRICA BUSINESS FORUM

Wednesday, 5th April 2017
H.E. Marcel Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to Germany has called upon Polish entrepreneurs to move out of their comfort zones in Europe and consider investing in Africa where one can make super profits. He said it was wrong for people to continue talking about Africa as one homogeneous area and yet the continent comprises 54 distinctly different nations with their own trade and investment frameworks.

UGANDA TO BOOST VOCATIONAL EDUCATION WITH NEW OFID LOAN

Sunday, 2nd April 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.