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President Museveni urges unity in diversity in South Sudan

22nd May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people of South Sudan to embrace unity for prosperity and development warning that the misuse of identity can paralyze and endanger their nation. “There are three problems; misuse of identity. This can paralyze and endanger any nation. Why insist on identity at the expense of other people. The issue of identity broke up Sudan,” he said at the launch of South Sudan’s National dialogue and swearing in of the...
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Uganda and Tanzania Sign Oil Pipe Line Agreement

21st May 2017
President Museveni and President Magufuli have signed the East African Crude Oil Pipe Line Agreement(EACOP) as an expression of intent to go ahead with the construction of the1400km oil pipe line from Hoima to Tanga port. This followed bilateral talks between both parties at State House, Dar-es-alaam where they discussed modalities for the implementation of the pipeline and agreed to the terms of the construction.

Uganda assumes EAC Chair as Museveni makes Strong Case for Integration

21st May 2017
President Museveni today (Saturday) assumed the chair of the East African Community (EAC), with the head of state making an impassioned plea for East African integration. Speaking at the 18th Ordinary Summit of the of the Heads of State at Dar es Salaam State House minutes after assuming the EAC chairperson seat from Tanzania’s John Pombe Magufuli, President Museveni explained the three pillars for integration. “Integration is about three issues...

President Museveni in Dar for EAC Summit

20th May 2017
President Museveni has this morning arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the 18th Ordinary Summit of EAC Heads of State. He was received at Julius Nyerere International Airport by Prof Sospester Muhongo, the Tanzania Minister for Energy.  Also present were First Deputy Prime Minister and EAC Affairs Minister Kirunda Kivejinja, Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa, EALA Speaker Dan Kidega and outgoing Ambassador Dorothy Hyuha.

President campaigns for NRM candidate in Magoro

17th May 2017
The National Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), President Yoweri Museveni, has cautioned independent candidates in Toroma Constituency in Teso Sub-Region, against spoiling the vote in the forth-coming by-elections; describing the act as indiscipline. “I don’t encourage independents. That is indiscipline. If you are members of the same team, why should you struggle for the same ball? We don’t want ‘amaria’ (struggle in Ateso).

President Museveni, UNs’ Guterres discuss refugee crisis

12th May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni and the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres are stoking their efforts to give a face to the refugee crisis in Uganda and raise over US$2billion needed in emergency funds to handle the humanitarian crisis caused by the South Sudan conflict which is yet to end. Uganda is now host to over 1.2 million refugees, of which almost 800,000 are South Sudanese who have fled the violence and famine with more than 2000...

President commends EU-Uganda solidarity

10th May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni commended the European Union (EU) for their solidarity with the people of Uganda and observed that the partnership has helped Uganda to recover economically. He expressed appreciation for the assistance that Uganda has been receiving from Europe but stressed that it should be more focussed on the improvement of the economy.
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Museveni woos investors as German companies, Uganda sign pact

4th May 2017
President Museveni has asked German companies to invest in Uganda, saying the country offers a perfect investment environment. The President, who is attending the World Economic Forum in Durban, South Africa, made the call  as he witnessed the signing of Memoranda of Understanding between two German companies and the Uganda government on the sidelines of the forum.
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Political will minus strategy won’t develop Africa, says President Museveni

3rd May 2017
For Africa to develop, the political will of the leaders must be accompanied by the right strategy, President Yoweri Museveni has said. The President was   speaking as the chief panelist on the subject “Agenda 2063: Infrastructure Update” at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa. The forum that started 3rd May 2017 will run until Friday 5th .
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President Museveni challenges Accountants to fight corruption

2nd May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged accountants to fight corruption. He also urged them to keep accounts properly as one of the ways to ensure that Uganda registers further growth. “Keep accounts properly, fight corruption then your country will grow. Accountants must record correctly. If they are faithful in their profession, Uganda will move forward,” he observed.

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