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“Women are the base of society”- President Museveni

8th March 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that women are the base of society and, therefore, should not be marginalized. The Museveni made the remarks during the celebrations to mark International Women’s Day held at Busuubizi Core Primary Teachers’ College in Mityana district. This year’s theme is “Empowerment of Rural Women and Girls: Opportunities and Challenges.”

President calls for EU`s support in restoring Uganda wetlands

7th March 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has called for support of the European Union to the efforts of the NRM Government as it strives to address the challenges that have been precipitated by climate change in Uganda, especially the move to restore wetlands that have been degraded.   The President also commended the European Union’s commitment geared towards addressing and stemming down the negative effects of the global climate change.

President convenes Summit of AMISOM Troop Contributing Countries

2nd March 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the United Nations Security Council not to repeat previous mistakes made in Somalia. The President made the remarks today at the Summit of Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) held at Speke resort Munyonyo Hotel in Kampala. “If we do things right, chances are Somalia will be much better anytime soon. Let us avoid new...
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“Integration is good for economics” – Museveni

23rd February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that it is important for East Africa and Africa at large to integrate because it will boost Africa’s bargaining power in the world market. President Museveni made the remarks during his address at the 19th Ordinary East African Community Heads of State Summit held at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala.
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President roots for investment in infrastructure

23rd February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon fellow Heads of State of the member countries of the East African community (EAC) to continue on the path of connecting the region and internal investment in infrastructure in order to boost production and productivity.

Presidents Museveni, Magufuli discuss areas of cooperation

21st February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Tanzanian counterpart, President John Joseph Pombe Magufuli have discussed areas of cooperation between their two countries at a meeting held this morning at State House, Entebbe. Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sam Kuteesa, his Tanzanian counterpart, Mr. Augustine Mahiga and Uganda’s Minister of Public Service, Mr. Muruli Mukasa, attended the meeting. President Magufuli is in Uganda to attend...

Three companies promise stable Internet services to Uganda

20th February 2018
A consortium of 4 companies – Global IP, Boeing, Space X and Hughes Networks – has expressed interest in investing in Uganda in order to provide the country with fast and reliable Internet services through satellite technology. This was disclosed during a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni and a delegation of officials from the consortium who called on him yesterday at State House, Entebbe. The 4 companies are based in the United States of...

President fundraises for Nebbi Cathedral

18th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has today officiated at the fundraising function for the construction of the proposed Shs.2.6 billion St. Stephen Cathedral at Paidha 10 kilometres outside Nebbi Municipality in the West Nile Sub-Region. During the function that was held at Goli Mixed Primary School playgrounds in Nebbi district, President Museveni pledged Shs.300 million towards the project and made cash payment of Shs.30 million. He also bought a...

President praises SDA faith for holistic Christian fellowship

17th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has commended the Seventh Day Adventist Church for combining the preaching of the Gospel with the economic emancipation of its followers, a path, he said, the NRM Party believes in. “The Bachwanga (SDA) don’t only preach the Gospel but also deal with economic issues. Yesterday when I met you (Pastor Dr. Ted Wilson President of SDA) in Entebbe, you told me that part of the pillar of SDA is to deal with the health issues...

President Museveni receives interim report on land issues’ probe

16th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has received an interim report from the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters in Uganda. The Commission’s Chairperson, Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, handed over the report to the President during a meeting held last evening at Kawumu Presidential Demonstration Farm in Luweero District. The interim report constitutes an update to President Museveni on the progress of the inquiry after seven months into the probe.

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