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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Gerd Muller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, on 26th January 2017, launched a new placement service - Weltdienst 30+, the young division of the Senior Experten Service (SES) - a service for all those wanting to benefit from the knowledge of experts and executives and know-how made in Germany.
Tuesday, 24th January 2017 The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT), Makerere University is once again offering up to 10 PhD and 20 Masters Scholarships for the 2017 intake.
News is emerging from Washington DC that National Geographic has voted Uganda as its number one destination, giving a further boost to promoting the country as Africa's preferred safari destination. This comes hot on the heels of the Rough Guides putting Uganda in fourth position worldwide for adventure travel.
The Rt. Hon. Gen. Moses Ali, First Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of Government Business in Parliament was in Berlin to deliver a keynote address on Cultural Diplomacy during the Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2016 that took place from 14th - 19th December 2016.
On 9th December 2016, German Development Bank KfW on behalf of the German Government and the French Development Bank AFD on behalf of the French Government both signed agreements with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development for the construction of the Muzizi Hydropower Project. KfW will provide a concessional loan of EUR 40 million and a grant of EUR 5 million while AFD contributes a concessional loan of EUR 45 million. The Republic of Uganda will contribute an equity contribution of about EUR 20 million to ensure full financing of the project. The total costs are estimated to be EUR 110 million.
The Uganda Government has released the Financial Year 2015/2016 Annual Investment Abstract which gives an account of the performance of the number of licensed projects, the licensed investment value and employment levels during the year under review.
One of the important duties for the Uganda Embassy is to provide information and assistance to Ugandans in the Diaspora and encourage them to actively participate in the development process in Uganda. In this regard, the Embassy extends an invitation from the Uganda Investment Authority to all Uganda Diaspora Associations in Germany to attend the 9th Home is Best Summit, 2016.