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Kasese leaders denounce violence in Rwenzori Region

9th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni and some members from the royal family of Rwenzururu Kingdom have witnessed the signing, by serving and former Ministers, Movement veterans and royal guards of the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu, of a statement of apology and renunciation of insurgency activities in the Rwenzori Region.
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Railway project to cut transport costs, support industrialization

6th January 2017
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.
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Government to launch massive industrialization in 2017

31st December 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has dedicated the new year of 2017 as a period when the government will launch massive industrialisation of the country focusing on import substitution and export promotion.
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President warns opportunists over situation in Kasese district

29th December 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has warned opportunists who are bent on taking advantage of the situation in Kasese district with the intention of extorting money and give false information to the Police.
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Egyptian President commends Museveni on security

18th December 2016
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.
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President hails VP Ssekandi for his national stature

17th December 2016
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.
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“I will not support impunity” – President tells lawyers

17th December 2016
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...
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President passes out tank company commanders

16th December 2016
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.
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“Government to divert roads’ money to combat hunger” – President Museveni

11th December 2016
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...
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President Museveni opens war on environmental degradation

11th December 2016
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.

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