Uganda’s deputy ambassador to US sacked for beating wife

Mr Dickson Ogwang

What you need to know:

  • Mr Ogwang has over 21 years of experience working with development organisations.
  • He has been focusing on LRA and Northern Uganda’s post-conflict reconstruction issues. He also handles political and economic matters at the Embassy.

Kampala. The State Department of the United States of America has asked Uganda’s deputy ambassador to return home over domestic violence.
Mr Dickson Ogwang has been asked to immediately pack his bags after he allegedly beat his wife.
The State Minister for International Affairs, Mr Okello Oryem, confirmed the reports and said: “One of our officers had a domestic incident at his house that resulted in him being asked to leave the country; It is unfortunate and we at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recognise that.”
He added: “When he arrives, we shall counsel him together with his wife so that such a thing does not happen again.”

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