Photo: Emb. Kampala.Photo: Emb. Kampala

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kampala is officially accredited to Burundi, as Ambassador Susan Eckey handed over her cresidentials to President Pierre Nkurunziza this week.

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Photo: Astrid Bratli.

On 2 June, H.E. President Yoweri Museveni, Ambassador Susan Eckey, and the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Hon. Amelia Anne Kyambadde attended the opening of a new abattoir in Nakaseke District, Luwero, to celebrate the 94th International Day of Co-operatives. The abattoir will be the first one to have international standards in Uganda, with a specific emphasis on animal welfare,...

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26th of May 2016, marked the date for the “Nordic National Day” - where the Embassies of Sweden, Iceland, Norway and Denmark in Kampala jointly celebrated their National days for the 7th time in a row.

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Photo: Astrid Bratli.

17. mai-celebrations in Uganda: parades, brass band, flag hoist, anthems, games, traditional food, and a “15 seconds of fame” on NRK television.

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On 6 May, the Albertine Graben Oil and Gas Districts Association (AGODA) was launched. The event was hosted by Maendeleo ya Jamii and supported by the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF).

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Participants in regional meeting for Norwegian ambassadors to Sub-Saharan countries. 
Photo: MFA Norway.

Business development, regional challenges and human rights were on the agenda during State Secretary Tone Skogen’s visit to Uganda 25-27th of April.

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Fra 1. juli 2016 er det obligatorisk for alle nordmenn som besøker Uganda å søke om e-visum i forkant av innreise

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4 April marked the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. In relation to this, the Norwegian Embassy in Kampala had the pleasure of welcoming mine victim survivors from the Uganda Landmine Survivor Association, together with representatives from several embassies, the government, NGO’s and Uganda UN for a very fruitful discussion on how to assist land mine victims i...

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Ambassaden med noen håpefulle, fremtidige petroleumsingeniører. 
Photo: Astrid Bratli.

Temaet arbeidsplasser innen petroleumssektoren ble heftig diskutert under en konferanse på Makerere University tirsdag 5. april, med deltagelse fra industrien, myndighetene og den norske ambassaden. De mange forventningsfulle studentene som snart skal ha jobb var naturlig nok svært bekymret over de dårlige tidene og mangel på jobber, spesielt innen petroleum.

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