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.
Deutsche Welle (DW) launches its renowned international contest "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" with a new approach. The focus is now on the "Freedom of Speech Award."
Deutsche Welle - The Bobs
On Thursday the German Embassy sent two volleyball coaches on their way to Germany handing over their visa. Both coaches will participate in a 5-month International Coaching Course (ITK) for coaches and physical education teachers from developing countries organized by the University Leipzig and financed by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Shilla Omuriwe and Peter Tonny Lakony are looking forward to deepening their theoretical knowledge and strengthening their practical skills even further.
The German Ambassador in Uganda, Dr Peter Blomeyer visited CoRSU Hospital together with his wife to get an overview of the services this special facility offers. CoRSU (Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda) is a clinic that specializes on services for people with disabilities. 80 per cent of their patients are children and young people. The hospital offers orthopaedic and plastic reconstructive surgery and runs a Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Programme and works with the support of the Christoffel-Blindenmission (CBM).
The German Ambassador visits CoRSU hospital
“Help from the heart for the children of Uganda” led to the development of the Kwa Moyo Education Centre, which was formally opened by Mara Bossert of Kwa Moyo Germany, Florence Buluba of Kwa Moyo Uganda, and Joachim Düster of the German Embassy in Bwikhasa Village, Bukiende Sub-County, near Mbale on 30 January 2015. The cultural leader of the Bamasaaba, Umukuka Wilson Wamimbi, presided over the ceremony, accompanied by his wife Queen Mary.
"Help from the heart" from Germany
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