Uganda, US Relations to deepen

Follow us on Social Media , just type “HICGI News Agency” The US government has revealed that plans to start new and deepen existing commercial ties with Uganda are in advanced stages. The size of the deals will crystallise during the US-Africa Leaders Summit expected to be graced by 42 Africa Heads of State later…

President Museveni, First Lady pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

By Dorothy Nagitta & Arthur Arnold Wadero President Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni yesterday paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Kampala. The duo was received by Ms Kate Airey, the British High Commissioner. Mr Museveni extended his sympathies to the royal family and the British people. “On…

UAE ambassador to Iran to return, 6 years after relations severed

It has been more than six years since the Gulf Arab state downgraded ties with Iran after Saudi diplomatic missions attacked by protesters. The United Arab Emirates says its ambassador to Iran, Saif Mohammed Al Zaabi, would return to Tehran “in coming days”, more than six years after the Gulf Arab state downgraded ties with…

Jamaica calls for increased collaboration with Uganda

The Honorary Consul of Jamaica to Uganda Mr Michael Idusso has called for increased cooperation between Uganda and Jamaica in the areas of academia, sports, tourism and trade. He was speaking over the weekend to mark Jamaica’s diamond jubilee celebrations at the Honorary Consulate of Jamaica’s residence in Uganda that was attended by members of…

President Xi warns Joe Biden against ‘playing with fire’ over Taiwan

Two hour call between the two leaders comes amid escalating tensions over a potential Taiwan visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned his US counterpart Joe Biden against “playing with fire” over Taiwan, as the pair held their fifth call as leaders at a time of simmering economic and…

US to Redeploy in Somalia – White House Agrees with Pentagon

President Joe Biden has ordered the reestablishment of a US troop presence in Somalia to help local authorities combat the Al-Shabaab militant group, a senior American official told reporters Monday. The move reverses an order from Biden’s predecessor Donald Trump, who in late 2020 pulled nearly all US forces from the Horn of African nation…