Presidential Statements

Communiqué of 16th Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State

21st February 2015
The Summit considered, among other things, annual report of the Council of Ministers for the period December 2013 to November 2014; progress report in the implementation of key outstanding decisions of strategic importance to the EAC; appointment of the new Judges of the East African Court of Justice, designation of a new Principal Judge of the East African Court of Justice; appointment of a new Deputy Secretary General from Burundi to replace...

New Year Address 2015

31st December 2014
Dear Country-men and country-women,


12th December 2014

The visit of His Holiness the Pope to Uganda in 2015

2nd November 2014
Statement by H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni On The visit of His Holiness the Pope to Uganda in 2015 1st November, 2014  

The African Dream- op-ed by Excellencies Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Paul Kagame and Uhuru Kenyatta ahead of the US-Africa Summit

3rd August 2014
The dream that the twenty-first century will be the “African Century” is powerful and intoxicating. It is also becoming reality. As African officials gather in Washington, DC, on August 4-6 for the first US-Africa Leaders Summit, it is worth considering the basis – and the limits – of the continent’s progress. While conflict and poverty remain serious problems in many African regions, our continent is not only more stable than ever before; it...

Joint statement by the Heads of State of Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Sudan on the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Project

31st July 2014
Today, we held a Summit of Heads of State and Government at State House, Nairobi to explore joint financing options for the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Project. I was joined by H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda; H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; and H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan.

President Yoweri Museveni's remarks at South Sudan 3rd Independence Anniversary Celebrations held in Juba

9th July 2014
I came here to congratulate you on the 3rd anniversary of your independence. The people of South Sudan suffered for a long time and for no good reason. We were, therefore, very happy when you finally got your independence 3 years ago. As the Bishop said when he was praying, there may be problems but the fact of your independence is irreversible and I congratulate you.

President Museveni's statement on the recent attacks by some schemers in Kasese and Bundibugyo

7th July 2014
"Nantabulirirwa asaabala gwa bbumba" - A man reaps what he sows.

Statement by H.E. YK Museveni, the Chairperson of the AU peace and security council for the month of June 2014 on the occasion of the commemoration of the 10th Anniversary held in Guinea

25th June 2014
Chairperson of the African Union; Excellencies, Heads of State and Government; Chairperson of the African Union Commission; Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen;

State of the Nation Address By H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda Kampala

5th June 2014
Madam Speaker, In fulfillment of the Constitutional requirement stipulated in article 101 (1) of the Constitution of Uganda, I stand here to deliver the State of the Nation Address, 2014.  This is not a mere constitutional ritual as some people may want to perceive it but accountability on particular Government commitments since the last State of the Nation Address.

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