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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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COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON LAND MATTERS SWORN IN

21st February 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has witnessed the swearing in of the Commission of Inquiry into land matters in Uganda. The ceremony was held at State House, Entebbe. Justice Catherine Bamugemereire will Chair the Commission. Other members include Mrs. Mary Odupa Ochan, Owekitibwa Robert Sebunya, Mrs. Joyce Habasa, Dr Rose Nakayi, Hon Fred Ruhindi, Mr George Bagonza Tinkamanyire, Mrs Olive Kazzarwe Mukwaya (Commission Secretary), Mr Ebert Byenkya (...
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President commissions gold refinery- warns against frustrating investors

20th February 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned government officials against frustrating investors adding that whoever does so will be dealt with harshly. "Anybody who delays manufacturers, processors and investors, we are going to be very harsh on him or her," he said. The President noted that for the government to boost the mineral sector, wrong   policies such as taxes like royalties on prospective investors should be abolished.
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Ideological opportunism has caused wars, conflicts in Africa” – President tells US Generals

18th February 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that ideological opportunism has caused wars and conflicts in Africa. He made the remarks today at State House, Entebbe where he received and met a delegation of military Generals and Brigadiers from the National Defence University in the United States of America, led by the Assistant Commandant Marine Corps, General John Paxton. The American Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac, accompanied the high-ranking US...
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President Museveni to AfDB: price of electricity too high

30th January 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has expressed concern over the high cost of electricity, which he says is not coming down, and that it wont, according to reports, until the AfDB bank loan is fully paid. The President was today meeting the President of AfDB Akinwumi Adesina at the sidelines of the 28th Ordinary AU summit of Heads of States and Governments in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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