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Open Markets Spur Economic Growth and Prosperity

Monday, 18th March 2019
"It would be a failure by some of the political and intellectual classes not to know that, with modern economies, you cannot guarantee the prosperity of your people if you do not work for access to big markets." These were the words of President Yoweri Museveni during his keynote address at the first ever, Africa Now Conference, held in Kampala in early March, 2019. The President pointed to the great strides in economic growth which India and China had attained as a result of their accessing big markets.

Uganda: Beguiling Mother of the Nile

Tuesday, 19th February 2019
Uganda's Mission in New Delhi, India has held its Second Uganda - India Business Conference in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata.


Friday, 8th February 2019
Uganda's High Commissioner based in New Delhi, Ms Grace Akello, was one of 13 envoys who on 1st February, 2019 presented credentials to the President of Sri Lanka, HE Mr Maithripala Sirisena.

India: modern, competitive but caring and compassionate

Monday, 28th January 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has hailed his country as the only one offering the world democracy, demography and demand. Making up one sixth of humanity, he said, India's socio-economic gains are beacons of hope in the struggle for global economic growth and poverty reduction.

Open secret of economic growth: skills and jobs

Friday, 18th January 2019
Skilling the youth in order to accelerate economic growth and reap maximum benefits from this demographic dividend has heralded the beginning of 2019 in India.

Uganda's Economic Star at 6.1 Magnitude and Rising

Friday, 11th January 2019
In his 2019 New Year Message, President Yoweri Museveni has highlighted Uganda's determination to pursue economic growth against a secure and peaceful climate. "Ugandan patriots" he said, had " invested a lot of energy in creating stability in Uganda.

Ugandans Design Peace and Good Will To Each Other

Thursday, 20th December 2018
As 2018 comes to a close, Ugandan leaders across political, religious and age spectrums have endorsed the idea of a national dialogue as an avenue to peaceful resolution of political, religious and any other types of conflicts or disagreements.

Uganda Bangladesh Collaboration Frontiers On The Rise

Friday, 30th November 2018
On 7th November, President Abdul Hamid, President of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, received credentials from Ugandan High Commissioner, Grace Akello who is based in New Delhi.

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.