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Thursday 6th February 2020


A vivid recollection of my childhood is that of a night, in 1984, when soldiers of the UNLA burst into our house at Tororo Girls School in the dead of the night, supposedly looking for guns.

The soldiers claimed my mother, a deputy headteacher, was hoarding guns and was a rebel collaborator. Of course the accusations were hogwash. The true story, as I learnt later, was that my mother was...

President Museveni on the Galamba - Bireembo trek

Sunday 5th January 2020

An armed conflict has got four levels: a war; a campaign; an operation; and a battle. All these levels can either be short, like the 6 days war of 1967 between Israel and the Arabs or a protracted one such as the 30 years war between the Protestants and the Roman Catholics in Germany, the 100 years War between England and France, the 1st and 2nd World Wars...


Thursday 19th December 2019

Greetings to all of you Ugandans. On New Year's Day I will make a broadcast where I will give a detailed report of whatever is happening. However, for today I wanted to salute the Electoral Commission for registering voters and also for extending the registration time because a number of them had not registered.

President reshuffles cabinet

Saturday 14th December 2019

In Exercise of the Powers vested in the President by Articles 99(1), 108(2), 108A(1), 113(1) and 114(1) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has, in pursuance of the goals of the NRM and Ugandans in general, made minor changes to the Cabinet.

He has appointed persons listed below as Vice President, Prime Minister,...

President responds to social media comments on his recent messages on Security, Jobs and the...

Monday 2nd December 2019

Dear Ugandans and, especially, the Bazzukulu.

Greetings. Crime seems to be going down on account of the as yet limited efforts we have deployed. The Police, at the Police Post or station, are supposed to have a standby force twenty four hours a day and seven days a week to react to any call of distress in their area of responsibility. 

Update on combating crime - Museveni

Sunday 3rd November 2019

Fellow Ugandans and, especially, the Bazzukulu

Greetings, after some weeks of absence. This time, I will, again, address you on the issue of combating crime because crime was appearing, again, after we had suppressed it with Operation Wembley in the year 2002.

The criminal groups, in recent times, had killed people in the areas of Kampala-Entebbe, Ntungamo, Lyantonde and the Kisoro areas. I have not...

Museveni gives brand new car to 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold medalist, Stella Chesang

Tuesday 29th October 2019
President Museveni has awarded athlete Stella Chesang with a brand new vehicle to appreciate her for delivering a gold medal for Uganda during the April 2018 Commonwealth games in Australia.
The vehicle, a Mitsubishi double cabin pick up truck L200, was handed to an excited Chesang by the State House Assistant Private Secretary for Sports, Ms. Norah Nassimbwa at State House Nakasero.

President speaks out on the just concluded Hoima & Kaboong elections

Sunday 29th September 2019

Fellow Ugandans and, especially, the Bazzukulu

President Museveni responds to US sanctions against Kayihura

Sunday 22nd September 2019

Fellow Ugandans and, especially, the Bazzukulu 

President responds to comments on his message

Wednesday 11th September 2019

Fellow Ugandans and, especially the Bazzukulu

I acknowledge some of the responses of the 562,263 people that saw my message which you call in your mysterious social-media language "post".

Permit me, please, to continue using my bush language of "message". I also travelled to South Africa and Tanzania to Kushaka (look for business opportunities for Uganda). I am now back and we can resume our...

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