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President Museveni castigates the battering of women

25th November 2016
 President Museveni castigates the battering of women President Yoweri Museveni has today launched the national policy on the elimination of Gender Based Violence and strongly castigated the act of husbands beating their wives. He said that such acts constitute contempt of women and are acts of cowardice that should not only be legislated against but also decampaigned and perpetuators brought to shame in society.

President receives credentials of 7 new envoys

24th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has received credentials of 7 newly accredited envoys to Uganda. The separate ceremonies took place yesterday at State House, Entebbe and were attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kuteesa. The new envoys are from Egypt, Russia, Belarus, Indonesia, Palestine, Pakistan and Switzerland. While receiving the letters of credence of new Egyptian Ambassador, Ms. Mai Taha Mohammed Khali, the President warmly...
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We need to move in one direction to serve country, President - new PPS Kamukama

24th November 2016
The new Principle Private Secretary to the President Molly Nuwe Kamukama has called on staff of State House to work together in unity and fulfill their mission to provide at all times support to the President in order for him to effectively and efficiently perform his constitutional and administrative responsibility to Ugandans. “I call upon all of you to work together in unity so that at the end, we have what to show. We are at the epitome of...
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“Uganda will not spend oil revenue on consumables” – President Museveni

22nd November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has today re-affirmed his earlier position that Uganda will not spend any of her oil revenue on consumables. He said the country will dedicate the revenue from the oil resource to specific areas that propel national growth and form the backbone to national prosperity. He was speaking at the opening of the second Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit today at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The two-day oil and gas summit is...
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President commends UPDF-Chinese company partnership

21st November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has commended a partnership between the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and a Chinese company to manufacture commercial explosives in Uganda. The President, who last week commissioned the Kyoga Dynamics Ltd in Nakasongola District, said the project will make it easier for Uganda to meet its infrastructure and development needs. The explosives are used in mining, road construction and building dams, among others....
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Presidents Museveni, Uhuru Kenyatta contribute to upgrading of Uganda Cancer Institute

20th November 2016
Presidents Yoweri Museveni and his Kenya counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have contributed Shs. 100 million and US$20,000 respectively to the revival and upgrading of the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI). This was during a fund-raising dinner last evening organized by the Dean and entire diplomatic corps in Uganda at the second Annual Diplomatic Black Tie Dinner and Ball held at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Other major contributors included South African...
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President calls for preservation of African culture, history

19th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has called for the preservation of African culture and history. The President who was speaking at the book launch of the clans and totems of the people of Kigezi today at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala noted that there is need for such history to be written by elders who are knowledgeable. The book is titled ‘Clans and Totems of the Banyakigezi’. "I congratulate the author and his collaborators for doing a wonderful...
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“Teach people how to chase poverty” – President to Muslim leaders

17th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has asked Muslim leaders to teach people how to chase poverty from their households.
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“We shall support you” – President tells former NRA Kadogos

17th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni pledged total support to the former National Resistance Army (NRA) Kadogos in aspects of wealth generating activities to boost their incomes.  "You are lucky that you have good heritage and once you take that line of production and saving, we shall support you," he said. The President was speaking to former Kadogo leaders who called on him yesterday at State House Entebbe.
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“Embrace Wealth Creation Programme” – H.E. urges Kabarole residents

16th November 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has asked the residents of Kabarole district in the Rwenzori Sub-Region, to embrace the NRM Government’s Operation Wealth Creation programme in order to fight and uproot household poverty. Speaking yesterday at Nyabweya Primary School in Kasenda Sub-County in Kabarole district, the President told the residents that since peace has been achieved in the area, it is now time to achieve wealth using the Operation Wealth...

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