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URA complex commissioned, staff urged on patriotism

20th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the iconic Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Tower, with a call on the on the institutions in Government to renew their strength towards fulfilling their main mission which is to see the economy grow. “Your role is to assist the economy to grow. This is our survival and you have absolutely no right to frustrate business because if it doesn't grow, how will you collect more revenue? This is to create jobs...
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Academicians assured of better pay

15th January 2019
Makerere University Council together with the University Community has honoured President Yoweri Museveni with an award for his outstanding scholarly contribution in authoring a Thesaurus  in an indigenous African language, Runyankole-Rukiga and is entitled Katondoozi. “Thank you for recognising our work. I was able to extract most of the words from my father before he passed on. I also thank Professor Muranga and others for helping me to...

President fulfils pledge to Usuk families

13th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has fulfilled his pledge of Shs.190 million support to 38 families in Usuk County Katakwi District in Teso Sub-Region that lost their relatives at the hands of marauding Karimojong cattle rustlers in 2001 and 2003. Each family got Shs.5 million from the President. The slain people died in 2 separate attacks on Ngariam Internally Displaced People’s camp in 2001 in which 17 people were killed and in 2003 as the rustlers’...
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President commissions Mega solar project in Gomba District

9th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has this afternoon commissioned a Pilot Solar power park at Kabulasoke in Gomba District This is the first of a portfolio of five solar power parks that the Xsabo group intends to set up. Five solar projects of this nature are soon to be set up in Kasese, Lira, Mubende and Soroti to generate 150MW.

President advises Teso Sub-Region on household poverty eradication

7th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has told a delegation of Katakwi District local leaders that the National Resistance Movement Government is doing well in in several districts of Uganda as far as the strategic mobilization for improved household income is concerned.
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President Museveni, First Lady attend Christmas prayers

25th December 2018
President Yoweri Museveni together with the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Museveni joined Christians at St. Luke Nshwerenkye Church of Uganda in Kiruhuura District to celebrate the 2018 Christmas. The President congratulated Ugandans on reaching this year’s Christmas and called upon them to love one another as God loved His people.
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Construction of Rukungiri-Kanungu road launched

21st December 2018
President Yoweri Museveni presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Kanungu – Kihiihi – Ishasha – Rukungiri road in the Kigezi Sub-Region in South Western Uganda.  The 78.5 kilometre project is expected to be built within 3 years at a total of Shs.207.8 billion.  Addressing a public rally in Kanungu Town shortly after the ceremony, President Museveni said that the NRM Government has pioneered and registered...
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President commissions Kampala Flyover project construction

19th December 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the logistic improvement of the Northern Corridor will greatly contribute to the economic development of Uganda. President Museveni made remarks today at Nakivubo Blue Primary School after a groundbreaking ceremony to commence construction of phase one of the Shs. 224 billion Kampala Fly Over project. 
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President meets US Asst. Secretary for East Africa

18th December 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has held bilateral discussions with the new American Deputy Secretary for East Africa, Ms. Makila James. The meeting place today at State House Entebbe. The President and his guest discussed how Uganda and the United States of America can work together to increase and promote investment and infrastructure development in Uganda. In October this year, American President Donald Trump signed a US$60 billion Better...
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President launches national dialogue process

18th December 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that dialogue is important to people with divergent ideas because it gives them a chance to listen to why the different political actors think the way they do and gives an opportunity to convince people to change their minds.  The President made the remarks during the commissioning of the Uganda National Dialogue Process at State House Entebbe. He said that he was happy to take part in the national...

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