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City officials host African ambassador
0313 Ugandan ambassador
Officials stand together at one of their meetings. - photo by Photo provided.

Hinesville Mayor James Thomas; Lt. Col. Simon Gardner, 82 Civil Affairs Battalion;  and local clergy recently welcomed Dickson Ogwang, the minister counselor for the Ugandan embassy in Washington, D.C., to the community for a goodwill visit. The Coastal Georgia School of Missions organization coordinated the luncheon March 1 at Hinesville City Hall. The event highlighted Ogwang’s visit to learn about the cultures represented in Hinesville.

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