Terrorfaren i Kampala er høynet. Vi har nylig fått opplysninger om en mulig terrortrussel mot steder der vestlige statsborgere samler seg i Kampala, inkludert hoteller. Reisende anbefales å vise årvåkenhet. Ambassaden vil generelt minne alle nordmenn på og til enhver tid være forsiktig og oppmerksom på omgivelsene, særlig på offentlige steder hvor større folkemengder samles, som populære...

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SWEP II Women group in Kumi. 
Photo: Marta Bakke.

In the course of two days, from February 11 to 12, representatives from the Norwegian Embassy in Kampala visited the Teso-region in company with Enterprise Uganda.

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The participants from the Norwegian embassy celebrating the victory. . 
Photo: Mohammad Shafi.

For the thirteenth consecutive year, Nordic Sports Day was organized by the Norwegian embassy in collaboration with the other Nordic embassies in Kampala.

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Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende today signed a strategic partnership agreement. ‘This is a historic step for Norway’s engagement in Africa,’ said Mr Brende.

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The official opening of the first East African solar energy plant took place in Rwanda on 5 February, with most of the stakeholders present, including the Minister of Infrastructure, James Musoni and representatives from the Norwegian and the US government. Scatec Solar is the Norwegian company that won the bid to provide construction and operation services to the project. The company is the le...

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The EU Human Rights Defender (HRD) Award is granted by the European Union member states in Uganda with the purpose to raise awareness on the work of Human Rights Defenders. The award recognizes and honours the achievements of an individual Human Rights Defender, active in Uganda, who has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights during the year 2014.   A

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Due to training purposes the visa section is operating at half capacity from 23-26 March.

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On the 2nd and 3rd July, the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited Rwanda as the last stop on her first official visit to Africa. The Prime Minister was received by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame in Kigali for discussions on the future of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The two leaders are co-chairs for the MDG Advocacy Group, set up by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

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