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President presides over commemoration of International Womens Day

9th March 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has stressed the need to integrate women’s rights with other issues affecting their communities such as security and wealth creation if women are to be liberated. “You cannot liberate women without addressing other issues, for example security. How can you protect the women without a strong Army? He observed.
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President opens Police Conference

7th March 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called on leaders at all levels to take the campaign of sensitizing the masses against violence on women and girls to the grassroots saying that without the campaign to the most affected, the good legislation and the empowerment programmes will remain on paper. “With sensitization, you need to penetrate the society if you must help the people. You must educate the people on the dangers of violence against women,” he...
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President oversees the release of Sudanese prisoners of war

6th March 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has overseen the safe handover of 125 Sudanese prisoners of war, to the Khatoum Government, who had been previously captured by the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North rebel fighters. Speaking before the former captives and a high profile delegation at State House, Entebbe, yesterday, the President expressed gratitude to both the Government of Sudan (Khartoum) for accepting the prisoners of war and to the SPLM-...
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President hosts Ethiopian PM at Kisozi Ranch

3rd March 2017
President Yoweri Museveni hosted the visiting Prime Minister of Ethiopia Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn at his Kisozi ranch in Gomba district. Mr. Desalegn, who is on a 3-day State visit to Uganda at the invitation of President Museveni, was accompanied to Kisozi by his wife Mrs. Roman Tesfaye Abney. The President, who drove his guests on a tour of the farm, later held private talks with Prime Minister Desalgen and discussed a wide range of issues...
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President Museveni holds talks with Ethiopia Premier

2nd March 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has held bilateral talks with the visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, at State House, Entebbe. The Ethiopian leader arrived in Uganda today on a-three day State Visit at the invitation of President Museveni. The President and his guest discussed a wide range of issues that included the River Nile basin and the utilization of its water among member countries through which the river traverses, the...

Ethiopia Premier begins 3-day State Visit

2nd March 2017
The Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn has begun a 3-day state visit to Uganda at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni. Prime Minister Desalegn, who is accompanied by his wife, Roman Tesfaye Abney arrived in the country earlier today and was this afternoon received at State House, Entebbe by his host President Yoweri Museveni and his wife, Janet Museveni.
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President Museveni receives ICC Chief

1st March 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has received Ms. Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi, President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), who called on him this afternoon at State House, Entebbe. President Museveni warmly welcomed Ms. Fernandez and her team to Uganda and wished them a fruitful stay in the country. Ms. Fernandez on her part commended President Museveni for the historic role he played at the ICC and for the hospitality that the Government of...
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President Museveni in Tanzania

25th February 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania this morning for a two-day state visit on the invitation of His Excellency John Pombe Magufuli. The two leaders held  bilateral discussions that focused on the following five key areas; The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): The two leaders urged the experts in their respective governments to continue studying the matter and advise the principals who are also consulting...
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President Museveni urges US President to strengthen ties with Africa

23rd February 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the new American President, Mr. Donald Trump to strengthen ties with Africa in general and Uganda in particular owing to the growing purchasing power of the African continent saying this will present a good opportunity for trade between the United States of America and Africa. The President was speaking during a meeting that he held with a visiting delegation of American Senators who called on him this...
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India, Uganda to strengthen political, economic ties

22nd February 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has today held a bilateral meeting with the visiting Vice-President of India, Mr. Mohammed Ansari at State House Entebbe. The Indian Vice-President arrived in Uganda yesterday for a 3-day official visit. Their discussions centred on strengthening political and economic cooperation between India and Uganda.

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