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President commissions gold refinery- warns against frustrating investors

20th February 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned government officials against frustrating investors adding that whoever does so will be dealt with harshly. "Anybody who delays manufacturers, processors and investors, we are going to be very harsh on him or her," he said. The President noted that for the government to boost the mineral sector, wrong   policies such as taxes like royalties on prospective investors should be abolished.
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Ideological opportunism has caused wars, conflicts in Africa” – President tells US Generals

18th February 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that ideological opportunism has caused wars and conflicts in Africa. He made the remarks today at State House, Entebbe where he received and met a delegation of military Generals and Brigadiers from the National Defence University in the United States of America, led by the Assistant Commandant Marine Corps, General John Paxton. The American Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac, accompanied the high-ranking US...
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President Museveni to AfDB: price of electricity too high

30th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has expressed concern over the high cost of electricity, which he says is not coming down, and that it wont, according to reports, until the AfDB bank loan is fully paid. The President was today meeting the President of AfDB Akinwumi Adesina at the sidelines of the 28th Ordinary AU summit of Heads of States and Governments in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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AU: Eight countries honoured for efforts to reduce malaria

30th January 2017
Eight countries honoured for efforts to reduce malaria Uganda hailed on refugees, campaign against child marriages; AU to appoint youth special envoy Uganda has been described as one of the countless examples of governments leading society and acting decisively in building a better life for current and future generations despite challenges. The African Union singled out its campaigns to end child marriages, give the other half of the...
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Joint regional force to flush out remnants in CAR, S.S

30th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called on regional leaders engaged in the fight against the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency in the Central African Republic to commit themselves and allow military commands to jointly work out a plan to flush out remnants of the LRA and put an end to the suffering of the civilian population.
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Uganda, United Nations to host solidarity conference on refugees

29th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni and the new United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres have engaged in a series of discussions ranging from the security situation in Somalia to South Sudan to Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo and pledged to strengthen efforts to develop sustainable peace and development in the region.
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President meets Uganda-Kenya Bird-Flu monitoring teams

29th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has met the Ugandan and Kenyan surveillance teams on ‘Bird-Flu’ and discussed with them the immediate and possible solutions to curb further spread of the disease that was recently identified in the region. The Ugandan delegation at the meeting that took place Saturday at State House, Entebbe, was led by the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja, while the Kenyan team...
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President Museveni in Addis Ababa for 28th AU summit

28th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa for the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). The summit is being held at the AU Headquarters under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth”
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“Every home must get what to do for income” – President Museveni

28th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has once again called on the people of Mukono district in particular and all Ugandans in general to take part in the fight against household poverty by engaging in commercial farming so that they are empowered to address the challenges of income in their homes. "Every home must get what to do for income. Those who have land should utilize it and those without it will be assisted in projects that suit them," he said.
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President commends Uganda – IMF collaboration since 1987

27th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has commended what he referred to as a wonderful collaboration between Uganda and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 1987. The President was speaking at a press conference that he jointly addressed with the visiting IMF Managing Director, Ms. Christine Lagarde shortly after he concluded a meeting with the IMF Managing Director at State House, Entebbe. “We have had a wonderful collaboration with IMF since 1987....

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