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President launches National Task Force on emerging technologies

9th April 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has inaugurated a team of experts to guide the country on the 4th Industrial Revolution Technologies. During the ceremony that took place at State House, Entebbe, and witnessed by Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, among other, the President cautioned the team to take great care integrating the revolution well for the benefit of the people of Uganda “The advance of science is the primer of all social change. In order...

Internalise tenets of the UPDF -Museveni

4th April 2019
President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, has reiterated his call to Officers and men of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) to internalize the principles of the Liberation Army that include, among others, patriotism and Pan- Africanism, which will not only guarantee the survival and prosperity of the people of Uganda but also of the entire black race on the African continent.
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East Africa political federation should start now - Museveni

30th March 2019
East African countries that are ready to kick-start the political federation should go ahead and do so, President Museveni has said, adding that the rest can follow later. The President made the remarks as he delivered a public lecture at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, at the conclusion of his three-day State Visit to the neighbouring Kenya.

Wealth creation must be driven by the private sector

28th March 2019
Nations can only get rich if they create conditions conducive enough for the private sector to thrive, President Museveni has said. Speaking at the Kenya-Uganda Business Forum at the Sarova White Sands Hotel in Mombasa on Wednesday, President Museveni noted that for a long time there had been a clash of views on how countries could get wealthy but the matter was now resolved with the position that it was the private sector to lead this push.

TRADERS TO REAP BIG AS KENYA, UGANDA SIGN PACTS

27th March 2019
Ugandan and Kenyan traders will be the biggest beneficiaries after their two countries yesterday signed a raft of agreements meant to ease trade, cement political ties and improve their social/cultural connections. The colourful signing ceremony, conducted at the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa, was witnessed by President Yoweri Museveni and his host, Uhuru Kenyatta.

President Museveni in SA for two day SADC Conference

25th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni is in the South African city of Pretoria for a two day SADC Solidarity Conference on Western Sahara. The 38th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of SADC approved the convening of a Conference on Solidarity with the Saharawi people. South Africa and Namibia are co-hosting the SADC Solidarity Conference with Western Sahara.
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"Without integration, Africa will not be prosperous"

23rd March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the Uganda Armed forces has called on the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) to fight for the people of Uganda to be prosperous by providing a security service based on the four principles of patriotism, Pan Africanisim, Social-Economic transformation and Democracy.
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"Focus on qualitative transformation" - President urges Africa

12th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said that for the African continent to achieve and realise the much desired transformation agenda, the continent must focus on qualitative transformation of her population and production means as opposed to quantitative transformation. He observed that failure to focus on quality as opposed to quantity will make Africa’s efforts at transformation, go in vain.
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President Commissions Metu-ZhongTong bus assembling plant

10th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni commissioned Metu-ZhongTong bus-assembling plant based at Namanve in Wakiso District. The facility that was started up by Mr. Metu Katabazi, its Chairman and proprietor, started in 2017 with the selling of spare parts of heavy vehicles and later it ventured into the assembling of 67-seater buses in June 2018. The plant later went into a technological partnership with a Chinese bus manufacturing company, ZhongTong, and...
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"No one will disturb peace in Uganda" - President Museveni

9th March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said that no one will disturb peace in Uganda. He was speaking at the celebrations marking the National Women’s Day held today at Rwimi Primary School in Bunyangabu District in the Rwenzori Sub-Region in Western Uganda. The theme of the celebrations was ‘Empowering Women Through Innovative Approaches to Social Protection; a Prerequisite for Inclusive and Sustainable Development.’

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