The President of the General Assembly (PGA), H.E. Mr.
Sam Kutesa, condemns in the strongest terms the horrific terrorist attack this
morning at the University College in Garissa, Kenya. The heinous attack left
dozens dead, scores injured and many held hostage and others unaccounted for,
the vast majority of whom were students.
Rukia Isanga Nakadama delivered Uganda's statement yesterday during the Session's general debate. In her statement, she reaffirmed Uganda's commitment to Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action as a guiding framework for promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women.
The President of Liberia Hon. Elen Johnson Sirleaf has commended the Speaker of Parliament Rt.Hon. Rebecca Kadaga for her dedicated effort in promoting gender equality and women empowerment not only in Uganda but in the world.
The Diaspora Community Concerned About Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendments) Act 2009. The Ugandan diaspora community seek to raise 10,000 signatures in a petition that aims to compel the Minister of Internal Affairs the Government of Uganda to amend the Citizenship and Immigration Control (amendments) Act 2009
Uganda has congratulated Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan for reaching an agreement on the construction of a mega dam on the Ethiopian portion of River Nile.
The agreement of principles on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was signed by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka and KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi were in New York as part of the Uganda Delegation attending the High-Level Debate on Post-2015 Development Agenda from 9-10 February 2015.
President Kutesa was on an official visit to Uganda from 27 to 28 January On 30 January, H.E. Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, President of the General Assembly (PGA) addressed the 24th Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa.