Welcome to the German Embassy Kampala
"Herzlich Willkommen" to the German Embassy! In Uganda you would probably say "Tukusanyukidde", "Apwoyo bino" or "Karibu".
On our Website, we want to provide you with information on Germany, German - Ugandan relations, the activities of German Institutions in Uganda as well as the services of the Embassy for Ugandan and German citizens.
Enjoy our website.
The renowned German author Bodo Kirchhoff is visiting Uganda. The German Ambassador invited him to the residence for a literary evening on 27th January where he read from his novel “Liebe in groben Zuegen”. He also held a workshop and a bilingual reading from his most recent novel “Verlangen und Melancholie” at Goethe Zentrum Kampala last week.
Bodo Kirchhoff visits Uganda
Representatives of eight Ugandan radio stations gathered at the German Embassy on 19 January. All of them are among the ca. 30 radio stations in the country that re-broadcast Deutsche Welle programmes in English or Swahili. Members of the Embassy’s press and cultural department discussed with them the challenges facing radio broadcasting in Uganda and the needs of radio stations. They also received equipment from Deutsche Welle.
Handover of equipment from Deutsche Welle
On 8th January 2015 a delegation of "Freundeskreis Uganda – Kirchenkreis Norden" visited the German Embassy. This meeting marked the start of a two week exchange program with their partners (Diocese Kitgum and Northern Uganda – Gulu) here in Uganda. A representative of “Gossner Mission” was also part of the delegation.
NGOs in exchange with Uganda
The Watoto Wasoka Football Camp 2014 was the 3rd and biggest of its kind and took place over the turn of the years. Joachim Düster, the Embassy's Chargé d'affaires, and Jasper Aligawesa, Secretary General of the National Council of Sports, joined Francis Mugoya and other officials of Watoto Wasoka Foundation at the opening of the tournament. The embassy had donated footballs to the Foundation.
Football tournament for Uganda's youth teams
Uganda's "Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Act 2012" which came into force on 18 September 2012 is a legal milestone in the fight against torture and cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment. To promote and to implement it, the Ugandan Human Rights Commission (UHRC), the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT), the African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV) and other partners developed a road map and came together on 18 December 2014 to assess its progress.
Meeting on Uganda's Anti-Torture Laws
On 18th of December 2014, the German Ambassador attended the opening of Katanga’s 4th annual art exhibition “Flames of Katanga” as the chief guest.
The exhibiton initiated by the young German artist Judith Torka among other is a presentation of pictorial stories capturing day to day life in Katanga, an informal, slum-like settlement in the heart of Kampala.
Flames of Katanga - an exhibition