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President witnesses signing of S.Sudan revitalized peace agreement

13th September 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has witnessed the signing of the last revitalized peace agreement between warring factions in South Sudan at a ceremony held under the auspices of the regional political bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
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President roots for Industrialisation

11th September 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has urged government leaders to advocate for industrialization of the Ugandan economy noting that with the natural resources and agricultural raw materials that Uganda is endowed with, the country should be able to carry out agro-processing activities by linking agriculture to industries. PRESIDENTS REMARKS The theme for this year's retreat focuses on Industrialisation to create jobs and shared prosperity. I am glad...
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“No one can destabilize Uganda” – President assures nation

10th September 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda is on the ascent and that nobody will destabilize it no matter how hard they try. President Museveni made the remarks last evening during a press conference held at State House Entebbe to address the nation on a number of issues such as security, employment and the general state of the country’s economy.  The President said that Uganda has very powerful internal forces that would combine to...
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Uganda, China sign three pacts as Museveni meets Jinping 

6th September 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has held a bilateral discussion with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, with both leaders witnessing the signing of three agreements between their countries.  The three pacts are; an agreement on economic and technical cooperation, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation within the framework of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative and finally an agreement  on...
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PRESIDENT MEETS UGANDANS IN CHINA.

5th September 2018
President Museveni has met a cross-section of Ugandans living in China, promising to attend to three key issues they raised for his attention. The Wednesday meeting, attended by about 100 Ugandans, was held at the embassy's gardens in Beijing. President Museveni said he would at a planned meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, raise the issue of high taxes imposed on processed Ugandan products to China and licensing of Ugandan...
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President attends Beijing FOCAC summit

4th September 2018
President Xi Jinping of China has reaffirmed his country’s commitment to follow the path of win-win partnership cooperation with African countries adding that Africa’s development   has great potential and the continent is full of hope.   The Chinese leader was today opening the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) at the Great Hall of People in Beijing.  President Yoweri Museveni was...

President in Beijing-China for FOCAC Summit

2nd September 2018
President Yoweri Museveni is in Beijing to attend the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit that opens tomorrow, Monday the 3rdSeptember 2018. The President, who is accompanied by his wife and Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs. Janet Museveni, was received at Beijing Capital International Airport by the Director of the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People’s Congress Zhang Qing.
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President commissions Simba Cement Factory

29th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Simba Cement factory in Mukuju Sub-County in Tororo District in Eastern Uganda.  The factory, which currently employs about 400 workers, was built in two and half years by the Mepani Technical Services, at an estimated cost of US$55 million. It is a second cement factory in Tororo District and its operationalization is expected have cement price reduced to Shs.25,000/= per 50-kgs bag.
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President on working visit to Karuma dam site

23rd August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has urged local leaders in Nwoya and Kiryandongo districts to identify land for skills training institutions that will empower youth to be employable. The President was  speaking to staff of Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) and the community around the 600MW Karuma hydropower project in Mutunda Sub county, Kiryandongo district where he inspected the ongoing construction works.

Government unveils three-point proposal to end Apaa land conflicts

22nd August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has unveiled a three-point proposal to the people of Amuru and Adjumani districts currently involved in the Apaa land conflict, saying the proposals will provide a win-win situation specifically for people who lived on the land before 1963 when the colonialists drew the boundaries and 2002 when government surveyors returned to the land to open up park land boundaries.

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