Press Releases

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE VISIT TO UGANDA OF PRIME MINISTER SHRI NARENDRA MODI

Tuesday 24th July 2018

1. At the invitation of HisExcellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi undertook a State Visit to Uganda from 24 - 25 July 2018.  He was accompaniedby a high-level delegation of senior officials of the Government of India and a large business delegation. Thiswas the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 21 years.

LC elections victories prove correctness of NRM ideology - Museveni

Monday 16th July 2018

Dear Countrymen and Countrywomen, especially the Bazukulu.

Again, I greet you. Thanks for responding to my two long messages on the social - media and mobile money taxes. I will send an additional message later. 

President Responds to feed back to earlier statement on the new social media and mobile money...

Thursday 12th July 2018

Countrymen and Countrywomen and, especially the Bazukulu.

Why government is taxing social media - Museveni

Wednesday 4th July 2018

Dear Ugandans, 

Greetings.

I am using social media to share with you the reasons for the social-media tax and the mobile money tax. Our budget for this financial year is Ug.Sh 32 trillion. 

The taxes collected from within Uganda and the other fees for this financial year will be Ug.sh.17.5 trillion. The balance (the difference) is handled by borrowing from outside the country, Ug.Sh 8.3 trillion, as well as...

The President does not replace other institutions of government

Friday 1st June 2018

The Daily Monitor in its Wednesday, May 30 edition, carried an editorial titled ‘Presidential tokenism can’t solve our problems’, which was hinged on last Friday’s accident in Kiryandongo District that has so far left 23 people dead and dozens others injured.

Here are the facts about Presidential donations

Thursday 31st May 2018

By Don Wanyama

Picture this. It is a rainy afternoon in Kakumiro, a beautiful district characterized by green undulating hills, tucked between Mubende and Kibaale districts. It is Saturday 24th March. Kakumiro, a district recently carved out of Kibaale, is teeming with activity. President Museveni is expected to grace the district’s belated International Women’s Day celebrations as...

President Museveni appoints new Security Minister and IGP

Monday 5th March 2018

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed General Elly Tumwiine as Minister for Security and Mr. Okoth Ochola as Inspector General of Police. Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeei is Deputy Inspector General of Police.

A statement signed by the President and dated 4th March, 2018, reads as follows:

Press release on Teso Cultural festival

Monday 18th December 2017

H.E. the President, HH Emorimor, other members of the Cultural institutions of Teso, some Religious leaders and some Members of Parliament met at Nakasero State Lodge and the confusion that surrounded the event of the cultural festival in Tororo was discussed extensively. 

CONSTITUTION NOT CAST IN STONE

Friday 13th October 2017

By Don Wanyama 

A fallacy is generally defined as “a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments” or simply put, “it is faulty reasoning.” In the debate over the amendment of Article 102 (b), which sets the minimum age of the President at 35 and maximum at 75, the Opposition that is against the proposed amendment, has advanced three key fallacies in making their case. Let’s look at each of them....

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