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Infrastructure without improved incomes in not development - President

Saturday 23rd March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has called on local leaders to mobilize the people in household income generation, saying well as government is doing everything possible to build infrastructure for development, without improved incomes, families cannot access quality goods and services. “Several people have talked about infrastructure without focusing on income generation. People need goods and services which require money and that means a good...

President urges leaders on development, income generation March 20, 2013

Wednesday 20th March 2013

President Museveni has hailed the people of Kibaale for their unity in spite of the multi tribal backgrounds and called on them to promote income generation for national development. “Am happy that the people of Kibaale are living in harmony today contrary to the past situation where the immigrants were promoting sectarian tendencies,” he said.

Infrastructure more vital for development than new districts - President Museveni

Tuesday 19th March 2013

President Museveni has said that while he supports the creation of districts, it is more important now to concentrate on developing infrastructure instead of spending the available resources on the creation of new districts.

Mulago Hospital installs multibillion Heart operation unit as President calls for direct...

Saturday 16th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has said government will support Mulago hospital to directly procure urgently needed equipment to operationalise the newly installed multibillion Heart Operation theatre unit worth over Shs 10bn (US$ 4.5Million).

Deputy IGG swears in as President calls for tougher action against corruption

Monday 11th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has lashed out at those who claim that there is no political will to fight corruption, saying the problem is accounting officers who fail to detect crime, poor investigations and lack of effective prosecution of culprits. The President urged all those concerned in the fight against corruption to be more hardworking and honest saying the battle against corruption is going to be overcome.

President proposes technical institute in memory of Kategaya, as country unites to send him...

Friday 8th March 2013

Thousands of people including regional leaders from the East African Community and leading political figures yesterday thronged Itojo, in Ntungamo district to pay their last respects to the late First Deputy Premier Hon. Eriya Kategaya who was finally laid to rest at his ancestral home in Karagwe.

"Kategaya died serving his country" - President Museveni

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has called for African unity and hailed the late First Deputy Premier Eriya Kategaya for his role towards the promotion of the East African Federation. The President was speaking as the lead mourner during a thanks giving memorial service at Kololo Independence Grounds in honour of Hon. Kategya who died in a Nairobi Hospital on March 02, 2013.

Telecom chiefs, investors sympathize with President over loss of father, premier

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has today received His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, the United Arab Emirates Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research who expressed his sympathies over the loss of Mzee Amos Kaguta and Uganda’s First Deputy Prime Minister Eriya Kategaya. Sheikh Nahayan is Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Group, Union National Bank, and United Bank Limited.

President urges students on career guidance, AIDS, as Education Ministry embarks on massive...

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned students to be more serious about the subjects and courses they choose to do at school, urging them to target areas in fields such as agriculture, industries/factories, services sector, public service and ICT where they can fit as employees or as entrepreneurs. “When studying, target one of these including modernizing your parent’s agriculture. Don’t just choose courses for the sake of it. There are...

President commissions multibillion Akello Hotel in Soroti, urges Ugandans in diaspora to...

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has called on Ugandans in the diaspora to exploit the prevailing peace and conducive environment to invest back home and participate in developing and building their country. The President said one of the problems of Uganda and Africa in general is lack of vision because people are not able to see how to move forward.

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