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President Museveni attends Nabumali Centenary celebrations; says he will not apologize for universal education programme

17th June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said he does not regret the move by the National Resistance Movement (NRM) government to introduce universal primary and secondary education programmes because the policy has enabled millions of children to attain basic education.
First Lady Janet Museveni in Rwanda on a two day visit

First Lady Janet Museveni in Rwanda on a two day visit

17th June 2012
The First Lady Janet Museveni has arrived in Kigali Rwanda for a two day visit at the invitation of her counterpart Jeannette Kagame. 

Investors for Mbale Industrial and Business Park set as President calms residents over compensation claims

16th June 2012
  President Museveni has urged the remaining residents still settling on government land at the proposed Mbale Industrial and Business Park site in Mbale to leave in good faith and embrace industrialization, saying government needs investors to build industries, create jobs and improve the wellbeing of Ugandans.

President commissions works on multibillion market in Mbale, urges farmers on income generation

16th June 2012
    President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned works for the construction of a multibillion complex for the Mbale Central works.The President who toured the market and addressed some traders and vendors called on famers to modernize their agriculture production, adding that government was determined to ensure that farmers work in a clean and healthy environment.
Over 160 FDC supporters cross to NRM

Over 160 FDC supporters cross to NRM as President calls for income, food security

16th June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has called on leaders to sensitize the people about priority zonal projects that promote both food and income security, saying it is only through modernizing agriculture that households can fight poverty.

London-based Ariya Capital to invest US$450 million in Uganda

15th June 2012
A London-based company, Ariya Capital, has committed itself to investing US$450 million in Uganda to develop another airport in the country that will be known as Lukoma International Airport near SangoBay along the shores of Lake Victoria in Rakai district. The constructionof the facility has been proposed by the Government of Uganda.

Japanese royals launch new Jinja bridge construction

14th June 2012
  The visiting Prince and Princess Akishino of Japan have this morning laid a foundation stone for the construction of the new bridge over River Nile at Jinja in Eastern Uganda. The ceremony was also in commemoration of their visit to Uganda as well as cementing the existing relationship between the peoples of two countries Japan and Uganda.

President calls for efforts to promote the investors and consumers.

14th June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the most crucial players in the building and strengthening of the national economy are the investors and consumers.“Investors and consumers have to be treated well if we are to survive in the modern world. It is, therefore, the duty of the government to ensure security of investors and consumers”, the President said.Mr. Museveni was this afternoon speaking at the presentation of theNational budget for the...

President receives COMESA Secretary General

13th June 2012
H.E Yoweri Museveni last evening held a meeting with the Secretary General of COMESA at his office in State house Entebbe.The President and Mr.Sindiso Ngwenya discussed matters to do with the implementation of COMESA programmes aimed at boosting trade and development in the region.The meeting was attended by Ministers, Hon. Janet K.Museveni for Karamoja,Hon. Amelia Kyambadde for Trade and industry and Hon. Aston Kajara...

President calls on Bushenyi voters to reassure party interests

11th June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has asked the people of Bushenyi district to put the Party interests first when electing leaders. The President was today speaking at 2 political rallies held in Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipality while drumming up support for the NRA flag bearer, Nasser Bassajabalaba, whose election to the 9th Parliament was recently nullified due to alleged election irregularities. The nullification has led to the holding of by-...

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