President Yoweri Museveni in one of his most radically candid addresses on refugees has told a special IGAD summit on Somalia that refugees are not the problem but the wrong ideology of sectarianism where people are divided along tribal, religious and other grounds is.
President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, have today held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation in the horn and development in Somalia.
“I congratulate you on two counts; One, your recent victory as the new President of Somalia and two, I thank you for listening to the wisdom of the old man not to paralyse Somalia,” President Museveni said.
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged the National Planning Authority in the country to explore the understanding and the usefulness of the Private Sector Investment and government run business profitability advantages in order to justify why the country embraces the privatization policy.
The President was today meeting the UK Prime Minister’s Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda Lord Popat who is from the UK Department of International Trade.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Ugandans can get rid of household poverty by practicing modern profit-oriented agriculture even on small pieces of land. He, therefore, called for attitude change among the population and focus on agriculture as a poverty eradication vehicle and not a mere subsistance activity.
President Yoweri Museveni and the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Mr. Boris Johnson, have held bilateral and fruitful discussions centring mainly on trade and investment between Britain and Uganda.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the way forward for South Sudan to attain political stability is for the international community to support Africa’s youngest nation to organize free and fair national elections and also build a non-sectarian National Army from all parts of the country in order to win majority political support.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that it is unattainable and out-fashioned for farmers in Uganda to continue practicing agriculture purely relying on natural factors. He noted that modern farming demands that humanity must tame nature and preserve water at all times both for their animals and for irrigation to ensure growth of pasture and other food stuff as well as their preservation so as to guarantee the feeding of their stock irrespective...
President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans to engage in modern profit-oriented agriculture so as to get rid of household poverty. He noted that whereas Uganda continues to develop under the National Resistance Movement Government, the presence of poverty in the majority of the households in the country poses a big challenge.
President Yoweri Museveni has described the late Joash Mayanja Nkangi, former Minister of Finance and also Buganda Katikkiro, as a great man who served his country for a long time.
The President made the remarks yesterday in Ntinda’s, Ministers’ village where he was accompanied by the 1st Lady, Janet Museveni, to pay his condolences to the family of the late Nkangi where the widow, Ms. Ruth Nkangi, received them last night. The President and his...