Uganda, Somalia Adopt MoU on Defence Cooperation

The Republic of Uganda and the Federal Republic of Somalia have today 5th August 2022, through their respective Defence Ministers, received and adopted a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Defence Cooperation. This was an outcome of a two days’ work by the respective Technical Working Groups of the two sister friendly countries, at Speke Common…

Uganda, Somalia hold inaugural session of Joint Permanent Commission

Government of the Republic of Uganda will host the Inaugural Session of the Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) with the Federal Republic of Somalia from 6th – 7th August 2022 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the meeting is intended to strengthen the existing excellent and cordial…

Russia Foreign Minister Lavrov arrives in Uganda as Moscow courts Africa

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived Monday in Uganda, the third stop on an African tour to strengthen ties with the continent and seek support against Western pressure over Moscow’s special military operation in Ukraine. Lavrov was greeted in Entebbe by his Ugandan counterpart, Jeje Odongo, according to a Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman. The top…

Uganda, South Sudan promise improved trade security, quality exports

South Sudan has warned Ugandan traders that they risk losing the lucrative market unless they improve the standard of goods exported. Mary Gordon, the Director General, South Sudan National Bureau of Standards told the South Sudan-Uganda Business Forum in Juba that Ugandans had taken advantage of the laxity in the enforcement of trade laws to…