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President in Beijing-China for FOCAC Summit

2nd September 2018
President Yoweri Museveni is in Beijing to attend the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit that opens tomorrow, Monday the 3rdSeptember 2018. The President, who is accompanied by his wife and Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs. Janet Museveni, was received at Beijing Capital International Airport by the Director of the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People’s Congress Zhang Qing.
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President commissions Simba Cement Factory

29th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Simba Cement factory in Mukuju Sub-County in Tororo District in Eastern Uganda.  The factory, which currently employs about 400 workers, was built in two and half years by the Mepani Technical Services, at an estimated cost of US$55 million. It is a second cement factory in Tororo District and its operationalization is expected have cement price reduced to Shs.25,000/= per 50-kgs bag.
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President on working visit to Karuma dam site

23rd August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has urged local leaders in Nwoya and Kiryandongo districts to identify land for skills training institutions that will empower youth to be employable. The President was  speaking to staff of Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) and the community around the 600MW Karuma hydropower project in Mutunda Sub county, Kiryandongo district where he inspected the ongoing construction works.

Government unveils three-point proposal to end Apaa land conflicts

22nd August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has unveiled a three-point proposal to the people of Amuru and Adjumani districts currently involved in the Apaa land conflict, saying the proposals will provide a win-win situation specifically for people who lived on the land before 1963 when the colonialists drew the boundaries and 2002 when government surveyors returned to the land to open up park land boundaries.

President, Kenya VP commission Kapchorwa-Suam road

19th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni and Kenya Deputy President, Mr. William Ruto have commissioned and presided over the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kapchorwa-Suam road project in Kpachorwa District at Sebei Diocese Church of Uganda grounds in Eastern Region.  The project, a multinational operation, is set to provide an important link between Uganda and Kenya by connecting the 2 countries at the border post of Suam. 

President urges Local Government Authorities on shared goals of development

17th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Local Government Authorities’ together with the Central Government departments in the country are all obliged to agree on common and shared goals for national development and transformation based on available resources. "Local governments should use prioritization approach with the available resources from the current small national tax base and agree on development programmes’ implementation strategy as...
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President Museveni woos Chinese investors

16th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has asked Chinese companies to invest in Africa stating that the continent is very rich in natural resources. He made the call during his address to the second Uganda-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum at Hotel Africana in Kampala. “Africa is a very rich continent. It is confusing for outsiders to see such a rich continent with a lot of poverty,” he said. President Museveni said that after analysis, the...
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President urges the youth to wake up, develop Uganda

12th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the youth in the country to wake up and contribute to the development of Uganda so that they are able to come out of poverty and joblessness. “I want the youth to wake up so that we develop our country in order to come out of poverty and joblessness,” he said. The President was addressing the National Youth Council meeting at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) Conference Hall at Lugogo in Kampala...
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President receives Global Peace Leadership Award

2nd August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has been presented with the Global Peace Leadership Award 2018 for being at the forefront of peace efforts in the world. Mr. Robert A. Schuller, of the Global Leadership Council along with Dr. Amani Abeid Karume, former President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the African Leadership Mission, presented President Museveni with the award this afternoon during the 6thGlobal Peace Leadership Conference at the Commonwealth...

President Museveni woos BRICS to East Africa

27th July 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has told the new economic block BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India China and South Africa) that they or their companies can realize a high rate of return if they invested in some of the infrastructure elements such as building electricity generating units, the modern railways, some of the roads, some health units and some tourism units in the East African Region. 

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