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President Museveni and EU envoy discuss infrastructure financing

24th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda will spend over one billion United States dollars on the construction of Karuma power station, adding that part of this money would have been spread to boost development in health and education if the power plans had not been jeopardized. The President was yesterday meeting the EU ambassador to Uganda H.E Roberto Ridolfi over infrastructure financing. The meeting took place at the President’s country...

President tells leaders to sensitize wanainchi on modern farming

21st May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has reminded leaders in the country, particularly those who attended the Zonal Conferences on Poverty Eradication and Enterprise Selection held in State House Entebbe in March this year to sensitize the people in their respective areas on the selected enterprises for their zones in order to enable wananchi chase poverty out of their homesteads.

President pays his respects to late politician Obwangor

21st May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has today paid his last respects to the post independence veteran politician, the late Cuthbert Obwangor, who passed on over the week-end at his home in Omagoro Sub-County, Katakwi district in Teso Sub-Region at the age of 92. The late Obwangor was one of the few Cabinet Ministers that quit his Ministerial portfolio under the Obote 1 government after he disagreed with his boss the late President Apollo Milton Obote and...

“Security is a prerequisite to development” – President Museveni

19th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has told a delegation of Busoga Youth Forum that security is a prerequisite to development. The Forum comprises NRM Youth League leaders, Youth Council leaders and Local Government Youth leaders from the Sub-Region. The President, who was meeting members of the Forum at State House, Entebbe yesterday, said that Uganda has had a devastating experience of war in the past adding that it is now the duty of the Government to...

President pays tribute to late Mugarra

19th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has paid great tribute to the late Hon. Francis Mugarra, who represented Ntoroko County in the 8th Parliament and described him as having been an honest, focused and development oriented politician who always objected to cheap and populist politics that the late legislator deemed as not helping to enhance the development cause of the area.
President Museveni  talking to Kayunga district MP Nantaba at a rally  at Nekoye

President calls for ferry transfer across River Nile

16th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has recommended to the Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) to transfer the recently procured ferry meant to link Kayunga district and Kamuli district across River Nile through Nabuganyi landing site. He said the ferry should be relocated to a new landing site at Kasana in Busaana Sub-County in Kayunga district. The President made the recommendation this afternoon during a visit to Nabuganyi Landing Site in Kayunga...

President calls for unity among Bushenyi NRM members

16th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni who is also the National Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party, has appealed to the Party members to be united and focus on working to strengthen the Party further.

President calls for respect among marriage partners

12th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has called on married couples to desist from the habit of being provocative. He made the call yesterday during the give-away (okuhingira) of his niece, Ms. Adrine Bainamaisho, which was held in Rubaya Sub-County of Kashaari County in Mbarara District. The Bride is the daughter of Mzee Eriya Riisi and Mrs. Jolly Riisi. Mzee Riisi is a paternal uncle to the President. The groom, Mr. Edward Rwanyuma is the son of Mr....
President Yoweri Museveni operating a tractor at the commissioning of Arua-Vura-

Use the road for making wealth – President urges West Nile people

11th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly urged the people of West Nile Sub-Region to use the road that is to be constructed in their area for generating wealth and developing the region in general. The President was yesterday performing the ceremony of ground breaking for the construction work of the 92-kilometre road from Vurra – Arua – Koboko – Oraba on the Uganda/South Sudan border.

President commissions Gulu-Atiak road construction

10th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has assured the people of Northern Uganda that their part of the country is going to be developed and that this effort has kicked off with one of the core areas of the economy, namely the roads. “This is what I promised you during the elections. The NRM is not only rehabilitating roads but also building new ones”, he said.

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