The Uganda High Commission, London

The Uganda High Commission is located in Central London at Uganda House, Plot 58-59 Trafalgar Square, Postal Code: WC2N 5DX. The Uganda High Commission can be contacted on Telephone number 020 7839 5783, Facsimile number 020 7839 8925 or E-mail:

The role of the Uganda High Commission is to protect the interests of Uganda and Ugandan nationals, within the limits permitted by international law; negotiating with the UK and Irish Governments as directed by the Government of Uganda; ascertaining by lawful means conditions and developments in the UK and Ireland, and reporting thereon to the Government of Uganda; promoting friendly relations between Uganda and the UK and Ireland, and developing economic, cultural and scientific relations between Uganda, on one hand, and UK and Ireland, on the other.

One of the core responsibilities of the Uganda High Commission is to deliver the best possible counsel to Ugandan citizens, who find themselves in an emergency situation in UK or Ireland or are in need of the High Commission’s assistance for other reasons. Ugandan citizens in distress are always welcome to contact the Uganda High Commission.

The staff of the Uganda High Commission consist of following:

H.E. Prof. Joyce Kakuramatsi Kikafunda is Uganda’s High Commissioner in London. She is appointed by H.E. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as Ambassador Extra-Ordinary and Plenipotentiary in London. She can be contacted on Ext. 8102

Amb. Isaac Sebulime Biruma is the Deputy High Commissioner and handles matters concerning Economic Affairs, Trade and Investment. He can be contacted on Ext. 8111.

Mr. Alfred Tusanyuke Balinda, First Secretary, is in charge of Consular issues. He also handles matters concerning the African Union and the East African Community. He can be contacted on Ext. 8123

Mr. Innocent Quinoscars Opio, Second Secretary, is in charge of Consular and Protocol issues. He is also the Education Attaché and handles issues to do with NGOs, Health & Sports. He can be contacted on Ext. 8110 and by e-mail on iopio@ugandahighcommission.co.uk.

Ms Judith Asiimwe Nyangoma, Second Secretary, is the Accounting Officer and Head of Chancery. She can be contacted on Ext. 8128.

Mr. Sam Muzoora Muhwezi, Second Secretary, is the desk officer for Tourism. He also handles Consular issues. He can be contacted on Ext. 8107

Ms Irene Luyiga is the Administrative Attaché and can be contacted on Ext. 8102.

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