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"Focus on qualitative transformation" - President urges Africa

12th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said that for the African continent to achieve and realise the much desired transformation agenda, the continent must focus on qualitative transformation of her population and production means as opposed to quantitative transformation. He observed that failure to focus on quality as opposed to quantity will make Africa’s efforts at transformation, go in vain.
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President Commissions Metu-ZhongTong bus assembling plant

10th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni commissioned Metu-ZhongTong bus-assembling plant based at Namanve in Wakiso District. The facility that was started up by Mr. Metu Katabazi, its Chairman and proprietor, started in 2017 with the selling of spare parts of heavy vehicles and later it ventured into the assembling of 67-seater buses in June 2018. The plant later went into a technological partnership with a Chinese bus manufacturing company, ZhongTong, and...
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"No one will disturb peace in Uganda" - President Museveni

9th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said that no one will disturb peace in Uganda. He was speaking at the celebrations marking the National Women’s Day held today at Rwimi Primary School in Bunyangabu District in the Rwenzori Sub-Region in Western Uganda. The theme of the celebrations was ‘Empowering Women Through Innovative Approaches to Social Protection; a Prerequisite for Inclusive and Sustainable Development.’

President lauds people of Sebei on fighting household poverty

7th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has applauded the people of Sebei Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda for waking up to his call of addressing the issue of household income. He said that by embracing modern agriculture, the people of the area have come out in full force to fight household poverty. He noted that once the people of Uganda solve the issue of household income, everything else can be manageable.
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"The crisis in Africa is we buy and do not produce" - Museveni

7th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has attributed the crisis in Africa to the situation where the continent is buying from other countries and not producing. “The crisis in Africa is that we buy and do not produce. The challenge we have is for us to wake up and use our talents. Excess imports devalue our national currency,” he said.
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Stop harvesting immature coffee beans - Museveni

23rd February 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has called on farmers in the country to stop harvesting immature coffee beans saying that processors of the crop should reject premature coffee beans and strive to ensure total eradication of the vice. “Stop harvesting immature coffee beans. It compromises the quality of the finished product. This vice affects Uganda’s competitiveness in the world market. All processors should reject such premature coffee beans and...
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Embrace science and technology to empower our people - Museveni

18th February 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has told the Central Executive Committee of the National Resistance Movement that for the party to propel the country forward and economically transform the society, the leaders must appreciate the importance of science and technology to drive socio-economic transformation. This coupled with understanding the correctness of the movement ideology that emphasizes Patriotism, pan-Africanism, socio-economic transformation...
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INTEGRATE OR PERISH, MUSEVENI TELLS AFRICA

11th February 2019
Unless Africa integrates economically and politically, it stands the risk of being overrun by external forces like it happened at colonialism, President Museveni has warned.    Speaking at the 32nd Ordinary Summit of African Union Heads of State in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Museveni said Africa's future could only be guaranteed if the continent took advantage of its numbers and united.   

"Let us not repeat mistakes of past leaders" - Museveni

11th February 2019
Whereas African leaders of old made mistakes that led to the colonization of the continent and enabled slave trade to thrive, contemporary leaders must ensure these failings do not reoccur, President Museveni has said. The President was addressing a breakfast meeting as the African Union marked the 400th anniversary of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.

UPDF success is rooted in its right ideology - Museveni

6th February 2019
President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces has said that the National Resistance Army (NRA) which later became Uganda People’ Defence Forces (UPDF), has managed to grow from strength to strength in the last 38 years because it was founded on the right ideology that emphasized discipline, patriotism, Pan-Africanism and the socio-economic transformation agenda. He said that the UPDF started by liberating, pacifying...

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