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President orders arrest of ministry officials involved in swindling funds meant for bridges

6th June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Minister Of Works and Transport Eng. Ebrahim Byandaala to cause the immediate arrest of Ministry of Works officials involved in swindling funds meant for the construction of bridges. Following heavy rains in various parts of the country, over 120 bridges some said to have been poorly constructed are in urgent need of re-construction and repair by the Ministry of Works including the Mitaano Bridge...
First Lady Museveni poses with Dr. Tim McCall and wife of Restoration Gateway Ug

First Lady urges leaders on agriculture sensitization, economic transformation

5th June 2012
The First Lady and Minister for Karamoja Affairs Hon. Janet Museveni has called on the Kiryandongo District leaders to cooperate with Restoration Gateway Uganda, Africa in their efforts to help children and the local people towards their development. The First Lady made the call yesterday in Bedmot, Kiryandongo District during the dedication of Oaks of Righteousness School/Nursery and homes for children, a project started by the Restoration...

State House NAADS monitoring Unit recovers 20m in Amuru district

4th June 2012
State House NAADS Monitoring Unit has recovered Shs 20,978,000 that was embezzled from Amuru district NAADS account at the district headquarters by a number of implicated district officials. According to the Senior Presidential Advisor on NAADS Affairs in State House, Rev. Sr. Mary Grace Akiror, following reports of the missing NAADS funds in Amuru, an audit was done and as a result, the Shs.20 million was recovered.

President Museveni meets Somali President and Prime Minister over road map

4th June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda’s involvement in Somalia is to show solidarity with the people of Somalia and to support the process to ensure that they regain their sovereign rights, adding that it is through elections that leaders will know what their people want. The President was recently meeting the President of Somalia Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed and the Prime Minister Abdiweli Muhammed Ali at his resident at the Conrad Hotel in...

President returns from 5-day overseas visit

2nd June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni is back home from a five-day foreign visit to Eritrea where he paid a two-day State Visit and Turkey where he joined other world leaders for the 2nd International Conference on Somalia. The conference that has been taking place in the Turkish City of Istanbul is a follow-up on the first one that took place in London in February this year.

President Museveni, UN secretary General Ban Ki Moon discuss Sudan Conflict and Somalia

1st June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has called for the strict implementation of the principles of border policy to resolve the conflict between Sudan and South Sudan, use the international practice to solve the oil charges and follow the Nairobi accord to solve the issue of the marginalized groups in Abyei, Kordafan and Blue Nile. Museveni also urged the United Nations Security Council to hold people accountable in implementing agreements to solve...
Turkish President Abdullah Gul welcomes President Yoweri Museveni to Istanbul

President Museveni meets prospective oil and petroleum investors

1st June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has met and held discussions with Pet Holdings, a petroleum exploration and Production Company that is interested in the development of Uganda’s oil and petroleum sector. Led by their Chairman, Prof. Dr. Guntekin Koksal and accompanied by the Pet Oil Commercial Manager, Cuneyt Sapcioglu and the General Manager, Dr. M. Ali AK, the investors said they were interested in assisting Uganda in exploring for oil in up-sites,...
President Museveni meets the UN special representative on Somalia

President Museveni, UN special representative discuss Somalia

1st June 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has met and held discussions over the situation in Somalia with the UN special representative on Somalia Ambassador Augustine Mahinga ahead of the plenary meeting of the second Conference on Somalia currently taking place at the Istanbul Convention Centre in Turkey. Ambassador Mahiga who paid a courtesy call on President Museveni at his residence at the Conrad Hotel in Istanbul briefed the President about various key...

President arrives in Turkey for second Istanbul conference on Somalia

31st May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Istanbul, Turkey for the second Istanbul Conference on Somalia. The Conference, which is being held at the Istanbul Congress Centre under the theme “Preparing Somalia’s Future: Goals for 2015, is being attended by representatives of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, the United Nations donors, Somalis and International private sector, civil society groups, women’s groups, youth and members of...

President Museveni and host Afewerki urge Sudan and S. Sudan to work for peace

31st May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni and President Issaias Afwerki of the State of Eritrea have urged the governments of Sudan and that of Southern Sudan to overcome their differences through good faith dialogue and lay the basis for solid and mutually beneficial relations for the good of both countries and the region as a whole. This is contained in a communiqué issued at the conclusion of the 2-day State Visit by President Museveni to Eritrea at the...

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