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Prioritise support for economic infrastructure in developing countries

19th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has told American investors that he would like President Donald Trump to prioritize economic infrastructure development to help lower the cost of doing business in developing countries. The President was addressing the Uganda Investors Roundtable organized and hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright, a leading international law firm in the United States of America and the US chamber of Commerce in New York at the sidelines of...
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Museveni, UKs Boris Johnson discuss South Sudan, Burundi

19th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia, South Sudan and Burundi, telling him there must be a more serious concerted effort to flush out and stop Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia and called for the strengthening of AMISOM through provision of more equipment and personnel to finish the job.  Uganda was the first country to deploy in Somalia in 2007...
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President Museveni woos Qatar to invest in industrialization, agro processing

18th September 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said Uganda is fast becoming a middle-income country with vast investment opportunities in agro-processing, industrialization and the service based sector. "Uganda is moving towards becoming a fast world country based on four sectors; commercial agriculture, industries, services and ICT," he said. The President was meeting a delegation from Qatar Investment Fund, led by the CEO Sheikh Abdulla bin Mohammed bin...
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President Museveni, First Lady arrive for 72nd session of the UN assembly.

17th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni is in New York, for the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly currently taking place at the UN Headquarters. The UN General Debate will open on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 under the theme 'Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet.' 
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People who talk about identity are enemies of Africa –Museveni

16th September 2017
Africa must work for prosperity through integration but more importantly, dedicate resources to ensuring strategic security, President Museveni has said. President Museveni was speaking as a special guest of honour at the National Defence College of Nigeria in Abuja during the inauguration of the institution’s 26th class. The elite senior officers’ class of 140, has students from 19 countries—including the host, Nigeria.
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President Museveni officiates at new MUK Vice Chancellor Installation

15th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has this afternoon urged Makerere University leaders to teach market oriented courses that can enable students fit in the job arena and create wealth for themselves. This was during the installation of the new Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe where the President chief guest. "It is unfair for a parent to pay for a discipline that has no market. That is why you find somebody who did development...
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President dismisses lies regarding Land Amendment Bill

15th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has dismissed claims that government wants to grab land through the proposed Land Amendment Bill. He said that those detractors of Government’s development programmes allege that the President and the NRM Government want to steal people's land in the proposed Land Amendment Bill. “Those people who were saying that the government wants to steal people's land, I am now here to demystify that lie," he said.
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“Tribunals to ease compensation appeals” – President Museveni

11th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that land tribunals will shorten the time of appeal for discontented landowners when the Land Law is amended. The President, who was accompanied by the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja, State Minister for Lands, Hon. Persis Namuganza, Deputy Attorney General, Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana and State Minister for Housing, Hon. Chris Baryomunsi, made the remarks...
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President condemns those making fake & exorbitant claims for compensation

10th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has condemned people who make fake and exorbitant claims as compensation for their pieces of land that government wants to acquire to pave way for infrastructure development programmes. The President made the comments when he featured in a 2-hour live talk show on Point FM radio station in Mubende Municipality, Mubende district. He is currently on a countrywide tour to demystify the lies that have been spread by looters...
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President commissions Kibaale Lands Zonal Office and hands over 254 land titles.

10th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the people of Bunyoro Sub-Region to banish tribalism.

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