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President lambasts anti-development groups

1st May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly criticized some groups in the Ugandan society especially those whose avowed agenda is merely to oppose the development programmes of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Government. He said that such elements should really check their consciences because their actions of frustrating mass development programmes, like industrialization, that are geared towards the promotion of the welfare and transformation...

Chinese company to invest US$100 million in Kilembe Mines

27th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has assured a Chinese Private owned company, Gingko Energy, their plans to invest in the development of Kilembe Copper Mines in Kasese district, Wesatern Uganda, is a welcome move. He said the Government of Uganda is interested in allowing investments in Kilembe Mines in order to ensure that the country gets more revenue that would be used to expand the national development tempo.

Uganda is now poised to being middle income country – President Museveni

24th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda now has a unique opportunity to take off and become a middle income country. He said that with security prevailing in the whole country, coupled with an educated population and enough electricity supply for the first in the history of the Uganda and national unity as reflected in the last elections, the country will definitely take off.
President Yoweri Museveni greeting the delegation

President invites Qatar entrepreneurs to do business in Uganda

17th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has extended an invitation to entrepreneurs from Qatar in particular and the Middle East as a whole to invest in Uganda so that they are able to tap into the brisk business opportunities the country offers, especially in the processing sector. He said that despite the past challenges, Uganda which is well endowed with abundant raw materials base, the country continues to progress towards the attainment of its goal of...

President concludes visit to Ethiopia

15th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni is back in the country from Bahar Bar, the Capital of the Amhara Region in Northern Ethiopia where he addressed a 2-day conference on the security of the African continent.

President arrives in Ethiopia

14th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni is in the Ethiopian City of Bahir Dar in the country’s Amhara Region for a Tana High Level Forum on the Security of Africa. The President left the country early this morning. The President was received on arrival this morning at Genbot Hua Airport by the Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, the Amhara Regional President Mr. Ayalew Gobeze, and Uganda’s Ambassador to...

President advises settlers in forest reserves to vacate

14th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly advised all Ugandans who have settled on National Forestry Reserves to vacate them to save the country from severe environmental degradation that is a direct result of the encroachment on forestry reserves and wetlands.

President addresses African Peace Forum

14th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has told the 2-day Tana High-Level Forum on Security of Africa that if the African leaders and those who love the continent do not address ways of ensuring economic prosperity of the continent and her people and only engage in the African people’s diversity, ethnicity and all forms of their social and religious differences and regard these as the main cause of insecurity to the continent, then they either don’t know the...

President mourns Manubhai M. Madhvani

12th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has mourned the late Manubhai Madvani, describing him as a very hard working entrepreneur who, together with his family of the Madhvanis, has contributed immensely to the economic growth of Uganda. The President was this afternoon speaking at the interment of the ashes of the late Manubhai M. Madhavi, who died in London (UK) last year 2011 in May and was cremated at the foot-hills of Mount Himalaya in India. His ashes...

“Use the conducive atmosphere to fight household poverty” – President

11th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has received and held a meeting with a delegation of Movement leaders from Kitgum district who called on him at his country home in Rwakitura, Kiruhuura district. During the meeting that took place yesterday, the President challenged the Kitgum leadership to take advantage of the prevailing hard-earned peace in their district in particular and the region as a whole, as well as the existing government’s development...

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