Presidential Statements

President`s statement on matters regarding corona virus (covid 19

4th May 2020
Countrymen and Countrywomen, Greetings, When you are confronted with a new disease like covid-19 (Ssenyiga-omukambwe), you must answer three (3) questions: Is it vaccinatable? Is it treatable? Is it avoidable by behaviour of the people? The answer to the 3 questions is that, in the case of covid-19, it seems that, eventually, all the 3 are possible.   Click on pdf link above for entire statement...

Guidelines on avoiding the corona virus pandemic

18th March 2020
Countrymen and Countrywomen, Greetings to you all. Today, I have come to address you on the issue of the Corona virus, abbreviated as Covid19.  They call it corona because, under the micro-scope, it looks like a crown (ekiruunga, engure).  This is a new virus but it belongs to the family of the common-cold (Senyinga, Rubyamira) group of viruses. It makes some people very sick because, being a new virus, all of us do not have immunity...

Speech at the National conference of the National Resistance Movement

26th January 2020
Today, January 25th, 2020, is almost exactly 61 years since I started my personal involvement of waking up (kusimula) the Banyankore that were nearest to me from the sleep (nino, kugwejegyera, lambala, kwebaka, lilo) of money-lessness in almost all the homesteads in the area, atop the very fertile soil (good for crops and pasture), supplied with flowing fresh water in every valley; starting from below the Indian and Arab (Abasiiri) shops at...

President`s new year address - 2020

31st December 2019
Fellow Countrymen and Country women.

ARTICLE ANALYZING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE NRM PARTY IN THE ELECTIONS AND BY-ELECTIONS HELD SINCE 2016

16th June 2018
Since the General Elections in 2016, we have had 16 by-elections for Parliamentary seats.

President Responds to Hon. kyagulanyi`s statement (s)

6th October 2017
Again, I congratulate our young friend, the Hon. Kyagulanyi, Bobi Wine, for his recent elections in Kyaddondo East.  I also notice that he is quite active in sending out messages about what he thinks should be done in our country, Uganda.  He had issued a statement some time ago in response to my article of 16th July, 2017 in the New Vision Newspaper.  When we were at Makerere, he, again, was part of the group that tried to hijack...

STATEMENT BY H.E YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI, AT OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE UGANDA GIANTS’ CONSERVATION AND TOURISM INVESTMENT FORUM,

19th July 2017
1.    Uganda will be hosting the Uganda ‘Giants Club Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum’ on Friday 6th October 2017. The Forum is aimed at launching a new initiative to attract tourism into Uganda, make it a destination for high-end paying clients, and secure long-term sources of funding for the protection and maintenance of Uganda’s Protected Area network.

PRESIDENT`S STATEMENT ON STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT

7th July 2017
Ministers; Bishop and other religious leaders; Members of Parliament; All other leaders; All people of Uganda;   Among the Banyankore/Bakiga proverbs, there is one which says that when a wild animal refuses to heed the warnings of a hunter, it becomes roasted meat.

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENT ON TORTURE

16th May 2017
PO/2 15th May, 2017 The Chief of Defence Forces UPDF Headquarters KAMPALA The Inspector General of Police Police Headquarters KAMPALA Director General of Intelligence Services CONCERNING TORTURE This is in order to enlighten you about the use of torture on suspected criminals (okutatsya) in the fight against crime.

STATEMENT BY H.E. YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI AT THE LEADERS SUMMIT ON REFUGEES, 71st UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

20th September 2016
STATEMENT BY H.E. YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA AT THE LEADERS SUMMIT ON REFUGEES NEW YORK UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY 20th September 2016   The President UN General Assembly,

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