President Yoweri Museveni has said that the construction of the railway in the country will go along way in lowering transport costs. The project will also support the industrialization programme in Uganda.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt has commended President Yoweri Museveni for his role in bringing peace to Uganda and the African continent as a whole.
President Sisi who was in Uganda today for a one-day official visit at the invitation of his host President Museveni, was speaking at Entebbe State House where he held bilateral talks with the Uganda leader.
President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the Vice President, Mr. Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi and described him as an excellent leader and Member of Parliament, who has no intrigue, is not a hypocrite and has a national stature.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that he will not support impunity in the country such as murder, rape and defilement calling on the legal system in the country to treat such cases harshly.
"I will not support impunity. You kill people and you face it. For me, it is an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. You should not confuse premeditated murder with manslaughter," he said.
President Museveni blamed the weak legal system on the increase...
President Yoweri Museveni has passed out tank company commanders at Karama Armored Warfare Training School in Mubende district.
A total of 86 commanders sourced from the Armored Brigade, Special Forces Command and the Motorized Infantry Unit were passed out yesterday after 22 weeks of training. 49 commanders successfully completed the Armored Commanders' Course while the remaining 37 attained success in the BMP-2 Technical Course Level 3.
President Yoweri Museveni has announced that the government is going to divert funds from the development of roads in order to address and combat hunger in the country.
“It’s not advisable to disrupt government programmes on development, especially on building the infrastructure like roads, education, health sectors and electricity. However, this diversion will take place as a mandatory measure in order to rescue people’s lives because they are...
President Yoweri Museveni has opened a war on environmental degradation, walking over three kilometres across Mpologoma swamp and bridge as the sunset in Eastern Uganda. To highlight the problem, the President invited along Ms. Rosa Malango, the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to support efforts by government to reclaim degraded swamps.
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people of Uganda to use the unprecedented freedom in their country carefully.
“In Uganda, there is unprecedented freedom. We do not allow people to disturb the freedom of others. The freedom must be used carefully,” he said.
The President made the remarks yesterday at State House Entebbe during the annual National Thanksgiving Service whose theme was: Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion which...