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Presidents Museveni, Nguema Mbasogo hold bilateral talks

26th April 2017
Uganda and Equatorial Guinea have today entered a wide reaching agreement that will see the two countries expand their ties in the oil and gas management. The agreement was reached today at State House, Entebbe when President Yoweri Museveni held bilateral talks with visiting President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, who is on a 2-day historic state visit to Uganda at the invitation of President Museveni.
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“Uganda is being transformed by a private sector driven approach” – Museveni

25th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda is being transformed through the private sector led growth. “If you have to develop the country, we must do it through the private sector led growth. This is opposed to the old practice of running parastatals that were being subsidized by Government. The private sector policy was first implemented by the NRM Government in 1987,” he said.
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Ethiopia’s Adwa is holy place, it removed shame from Africa – Museveni

24th April 2017
Hundreds gathered in Ethiopia’s Northern town of Adwa, to commemorate the defeat of the Italian troops by Ethiopian forces in 1896 and the establishment of a Pan African University in Africa at the historic town in a ceremony attended by various African distinguished leaders including President Yoweri Museveni. African leaders and several delegates, who had just attended the 6th Tana High Level Forum on Security in Africa, flew to Adwa to...
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Museveni pushes for home-based value addition on African products

23rd April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering and thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources.  
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Museveni in Bahir Dar for Tana High-Level forum on security in Africa

22nd April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni is in Bahir Dar, Ethiopias’ second largest city for the 6th Tana High-Level forum on security in Africa, where leaders are stoking their efforts to protect the continents vast natural resources amidst mind-boggling challenges including conflicts, a population explosion, land degradation and the foreign exploitation of the continents’ rich and diverse natural resources among other things.
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Uganda open to investment office in Doha – President Museveni

20th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda plans to open an investment office in Doha, Qatar to facilitate prospective investors with informationon trade and investment opportunities and promote tourism in Uganda The President was addressing a delegation of 60 members of the Qatar Chamber and Qatar Business association at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Doha, Quatar. The President accompanied by the First Lady and Minister of Education and...
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President meets the Emir of the state of Qatar

19th April 2017
Uganda and the State of Qatar have today signed four key memoranda of understanding at a function witnessed by the two countries’ leaders in Doha. President Museveni and First Lady Janet, who are on a three-day state visit to Qatar, together with their host, The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, witnessed as their different ministers signed the agreements at the Emir Dewani (palace) in Doha. The signing followed a session of bilateral talks...
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President leaves for Qatar

18th April 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is in Qatar on a 3-day State visit at the invitation of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The President, is accompanied by the 1st Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet K. Museveni. They were received at Sheikh Hamad International Airport, Doha, by Hon. Mohammed Al Rumaihi, Minister of Municipalities and Environment. Earlier President Museveni was seen off at Entebbe...

President Directs on use of wetlands

16th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned that whoever has planted eucalyptus trees in wetlands must have those trees removed forthwith. He also added that even those people who open fishponds in the middle of swamps should stop. “Wetlands are water reservoirs. They must be conserved. Any encroachment on wetlands is disastrous. If wetlands are drained, where shall farmers access water for irrigation? How can one light fire in a granary?” he...
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President Museveni attends Nubian Festival in Adjumani district

16th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the Nubian community in the country to exercise respect for the indigenous communities with whom they live.  He said that he did not have any problem with the Nubian community as they shared similar characteristics with the Kiswahili-speaking people that inhabit the coastal regions of East Africa. “We had no problem while making the constitution with recognizing them as citizens of Uganda,” the President...

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