Uganda (Republic of)

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

Official diplomatic relations between South Africa and Uganda were established on 24 June 1994.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Uganda

H E Ms L Xingwana
High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African High Commission

Uganda Representation in South Africa

H E Ms B O Nekesa
High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

High Commission of the Republic of Uganda

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the Ugandan High Commission in Pretoria.


Health Requirements

Yellow fever and cholera vaccinations are highly recommended. Malaria prophylaxis is advisable.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.


Climate Info

The climate is tropical with high temperatures which tend to vary little throughout the year. Rainfall is normally abundant in the south (up to 1500 mm) with no distinctive seasons but decreases in the north where it rains during the summer months. Semi-arid in the north-east.

For up-to-date weather information click here.


Currency Info

The monetary unit is the Uganda Shilling (UGX), and is divided into 100 cents. The currency is not freely convertible.

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.

Trade Statistics

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Uganda, visit the website of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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