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“Store hay for dry season” – President advises dairy farmers

13th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly advised dairy farmers in the country to ensure proper feeding of their animals during dry seasons by cutting and storing grass that sprouts during the rainy season. The stored grass, he said, can be used in form of hay to feed their herds at the height of the dry spells to ensure more milk yields and improved quality of the animals. “I have called you today to talk about 2 serious issues that can...
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President applauds fight against banana wilt, calls for commercial farming

12th November 2016
President Museveni has applauded leaders in South Western Uganda for heeding to his advice and that of scientists in fighting the banana wilt disease. The President was speaking at the Banana Farmers’ Day celebrations that took place yesterday at Kashenyi Primary School grounds in Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipality in Bushenyi district. "I am told the infection rate has reduced from 75% to 2%," he said.
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“Uganda is an island of peace,” – EU Commissioner for Human Aid

10th November 2016
The European Union (EU) Commissioner for Human Aid and Crisis, Christos Stylianides, has commended Uganda’s efforts on ensuring peace and security as well as the country’s open policy towards refugees. Mr. Stylianides, who was speaking during a meeting with President Museveni at State House, Entebbe today, described Uganda an island of peace. “Uganda’s open policy towards refugees and its efforts to integrate them among the host communities, is...
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President attends AU Summit on African capacity to respond to crises

9th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni today attended the African Union Extraordinary Summit of African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises (ACIRC) Volunteer Nations, which took place this morning at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa. Uganda is among the 14 volunteer African nations, which include Algeria, Angola, Chad, Egypt, Niger, South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Senegal, Sudan, Benin, Burkina Faso and Rwanda.
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President Museveni congratulates U.S. President–Elect, Mr. Trump

9th November 2016
“I look forward to working with him,”   President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated US President-Elect Donald Trump over his victory in the US Presidential elections. The President was speaking to his media team at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa shortly after attending the AU extra ordinary summit on African Capacity for Immediate Response To Crises volunteering nations (ACIRC) summit at the African Union. The President returns home...
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President Museveni in Ethiopia forhigh-level meeting on Libya, crises

8th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has this afternoon arrived in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa on a two day working visit to the Africa Union commission to attend the African Union High Level Committee meeting on Libya. The President was received at Bole International Airport by Ethiopia's Chief of Protocol Mr.Mesfin Mideksa, Uganda’s Minister of Defence Adolf Mwesigye, Minister of State for Regional Cooperation Dr. Philimon Mateke, Uganda's...
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President mourns Maj. Gen. Oketta, urges Army Officers to go for regular check ups

8th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has paid tribute to the fallen Deputy Chief Coordinator of the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), Maj. Gen. Julius Oketta who succumbed to heart failure last Saturday at Kadic Hospital in Bukoto, Kampala. The President was this morning paying his respects to the late Maj. Gen. Oketta when he called on the family members at their home in Kkungu in Kyanja, Wakiso district, a suburb of Kampala. On arrival, the President laid...
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President calls for culture of crop growing all year round

7th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged farmers in the country, who are engaged in crop production, to instill in their minds the culture and practice of growing crops all year around using any improvised means of irrigation scheme to combat drought spells. “The science of pumping water from a water source to a reservoir at a higher altitude, then pump it to the farm and irrigate the crops with help of solar powered water pump is the way...
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President receives education reform proposals

7th November 2016
President Museveni has welcomed a report from the International Education Commission on Financing Education Opportunities. The was formed out of the Education for Development Summit held in June 2015 and is chaired by former British Prime Minister, Mr. Gordon Brown. Presenting the report at Kisozi in Gomba district yesterday, former President of Tanzania Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete applauded the Government of Uganda for the steps so far taken, key...
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President cites university administrators over endless students’ strikes

4th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has castigated administrators in public universities in the country as the root cause of looming, uncalled for and endless students’ strikes saying it is indiscipline and a bad culture.

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