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“Access education” – President urges youth

9th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the youth to take advantage of the prevailing socio-political and economic development that the country is experiencing and use it positively, especially in the area of education. He said that it was a big problem in the past to access education but in the NRM era education is largely available in the country and in most parts it is free adding that there is no reason why people should not access it.

“UPDF AMISOM success is due to ideology and discipline” – President

7th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the impressive success that has been registered by the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) contingent that is serving in the African Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), is due to Uganda’s ideology, discipline, training and political solidarity. The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, was yesterday passing out soldiers who have concluded a 7 months’ Peace Support Operations Course at Singo...

President holds meeting with Muslim delegation

7th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has received and held a meeting with a delegation of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council officials. The meeting took place this afternoon at State House, Nakasero. The delegation that was led by the Mufti of Uganda, His Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, discussed with the President issues pertaining to the Muslim community in the country.

“UPE & USE tailored to be day as opposed to boarding programmes” – President

6th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the government designed the Universal Primary and Secondary Education (UPE and USE) to be day as opposed to boarding programmes because it wanted the programmes to be affordable and available to all Ugandans. The President made the remarks yesterday while commissioning the newly constructed St. Peter’s Secondary School in Kapelebyong County Amuria district, Teso Sub-Region.

“Government to probe alleged atrocities of NRA in Eastern Uganda” – President

6th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the government will conduct investigations on all atrocities allegedly committed by the then National Resistance Army (NRA) during the period of insecurity in Eastern and Northern Uganda in the 1980’s in a spirit of embracing national reconciliation. He, however, stressed that the anti-government groups also need to do the same as they are implicated in many of the atrocities meted out on the people in...

President commissions state of art medical theatre in Amuria district

5th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended the administration and medical staff of Ongutoi Health Centre in Amuria district for ensuring the accountability of the drugs remitted by Government to the facility. The President now in Teso Sub-region, was today commissioning Ongutoi Health Centre III state of the art operation centre in Abarilela, Amuria district. The facility was constructed through public and private partnership arangements. It...
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President receives Kuwaiti, Australian & South Sudanese Speakers

4th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that entrepreneurs and business companies from the Arab world are welcome to invest and do business in Uganda especially in the areas of food processing, textiles and value addition, among others. He, therefore, called on Arabs to tap into the available business opportunities in the country as Uganda is well endowed with a lot of raw materials so that the country is further empowered to create more sustainable...

President honours Egyptian MP with Crested Crane medal

4th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has awarded Hon. Mustafa Abdul Aziz, a Member of the Egyptian Parliament, with the Crested Crane Class One medal in recognition of the legislator’s distinguished leadership, service and for promotion of understanding between the Nile Valley states. The ceremony took place this morning at State House, Nakasero. President Museveni congratulated MP Abdul Aziz upon receipt of the medal. He said that MP Aziz is the founder...

President pays tribute to the late Mugu for her discipline

4th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has paid glowing tribute to the late Suzan Mugu for not only being disciplined with her life style that enabled her to be a centenarian but also for her social work especially in the field of education. The President was today paying his last respects and condolences to the family of the late Suzan Mugu at Kawowo village in Tingey County Kapchorwa district. "I am happy that you came in big numbers so quickly so that we...

President receives Palestine, Ukraine and Maldives Parliamentary Speakers

3rd April 2012
The Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council (Parliament), Mr. Tayseer Qubaa, has paid a courtesy call on President Yoweri Museveni at State House, Entebbe. Mr. Qubaa is in Uganda attending the ongoing 126th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly that was officially opened by President Museveni over the week-end.

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