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India's Swachh Bharat Answer to SDG 6

Monday, 12th November 2018
India and representatives of 70 countries, both developed and developing, signed the Delhi Declaration on International Sanitation in October. Among the principal signatories was Narendra Modi,  Prime Minister of India and Antonio Guterres,

100 years of Uganda - India relationship

Thursday, 18th October 2018
Uganda and India have launched a publication to mark 100 years of relationship. This happened at the celebrations for Uganda's 56th independence day hosted by Uganda's Mission in New Delhi.

India Trains African Roof-top Solar Engineers

Thursday, 27th September 2018
Twenty one engineers from different parts of Africa have received training in installation and management of roof-top solar panels and associated equipment.

Choosing technical knowledge from a rich Indian menu

Tuesday, 11th September 2018
The Pro-Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University of Kolkata, Professor Pradip Kumar Ghosh, has welcomed collaboration between his University and universities of  science and technology in Uganda. He elaborated that his university is home to many areas of engineering as well as other sciences and some arts disciplines.


Monday, 27th August 2018
Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Sam Kutesa has addressed the diplomatic Corps on the security situation in the country following the arrest and detention of some members of parliament during campaigns in Arua Municipality bye-elections

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Wednesday, 25th July 2018
At the invitation of His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi undertook a State Visit to Uganda from 24 - 25 July 2018.  He was accompanied by a high-level delegation of senior officials of the Government of India and a large business delegation. This was the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 21 years.

Democracy Thrives In All Villages in Uganda

Monday, 16th July 2018
The local council elections held on 10th and 11th July, have shown that democracy is the heartbeat of the Ugandan nation.

Sri Lanka is Uganda's Valuable Friend

Thursday, 5th July 2018
President Museveni has hailed the warm relations which exist between Uganda and Sri Lanka. The President made these remarks last week, while receiving the Sri Lanka Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon Tilak Marapana, who called on him in State House, Entebbe. 

Uganda's Economic Growth Is Unstoppable -- Museveni

Monday, 18th June 2018
During his State of the Nation Address, 2018 on 6th June, President Museveni dwelt on the economy as the key to pulling people out of poverty. We reproduce edited excerpts of his speech below.

Africa Week Celebrations in New Delhi

Wednesday, 30th May 2018
The Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India, the Hon Shushma Swaraj, has hailed the warm and vibrant relations which exist between India and the Continent of Africa.

Sheik Hasina Calls for Sustainable Peace

Monday, 14th May 2018
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Bangladesh, Sheik Hasina, has called for a global shift in the perception of Moslems in order to realize a fresh start to shaping a world of sustainable peace, solidarity and prosperity.

Uganda gets a mobile breast cancer testing machine

Monday, 7th May 2018
The fight against cancer in Uganda is set to receive a boost from the Sumta Foundation donation of a mobile mammography van, which left the Indian port of Mumbai on 6th May.

Uganda-India Connectivity at CHOGM 2018

Wednesday, 25th April 2018
President Museveni and the Indian Prime Minister, Shri Norendra Modi, engaged in a bilateral meeting during the recently concluded Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London. 

Distorting Oil Prices Is Self-Defeating - Narendra Modi

Thursday, 19th April 2018
The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi , has called for the building of a global consensus on oil prices to serve the interests of both the producers and the consumers. 

Uganda India Relations: SMES, Tigers and Dance

Wednesday, 11th April 2018
The Governor of Maharashtra, the state with the largest economy in India, Hon Vidyasagar Rao, has welcomed Ugandan private sector micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to travel to his capital Mumbai under a special programme, to gain knowledge on how to operate as essential engines of economic growth.

Uganda-India: friends and business partners

Wednesday, 4th April 2018
Uganda enjoys a special relationship with India and this will continue to be nurtured by both countries, as reiterated by the two Vice Presidents of Uganda and India during their recent meeting in New Delhi.

Uganda Pursues Solar-Based Irrigation Technologies in NOIDA

Monday, 26th March 2018
In pursuit of irrigation for increased agricultural production and productivity in Uganda, the Hon Adolf Mwesigye, Minister of Defence, in mid-March led a high-powered delegation to the annual Elecrama Show. 

Africa In Darkness Despite Solar Energy

Sunday, 11th March 2018
A total of 17 Presidents, 11 of them from Africa, attended the inauguration of India's brainchild, the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

Uganda Road Show For Mumbai

Monday, 19th February 2018
Efforts to get direct flights from India to Uganda are in high gear, as the two countries look to each other to realize greater economic growth and poverty reduction.

India Courts Agriculture in 2018 to Reduce Inequality

Friday, 9th February 2018
Farmers in India have much to celebrate in this year's budget which prioritized their sector, giving agriculture US$ 225.5 billion. This money is to be spent on creating livelihoods and infrastructure in India's rural areas.