Press Releases

Africans best suited to solve African Problems - Museveni

Friday 24th February 2012

President YoweriMuseveni said that problems in African can best be solved if African countries take the lead.

“When external stake holders usurp the powers to solve African problems, failure and catastrophe is unavoidable; whereas where Africans take the lead in partnership with others, results are better,” he said.

He cited examples such as the Independence of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Angola and the majority rule in South...

Fight foreign interference, promote unity and brotherhood – Museveni

Friday 24th February 2012

President YoweriMuseveni called upon African countries especially those in the Great Lakes region to unite and fight foreign interference which he says has hampered development efforts on the continent, but instead promote unity and brotherhood.

The President was delivering a key address on the “Role of Uganda in Africa’s development” organized by Chatham House, a UK Think Tank in London. The occasion was attended by members from the...

President launches presidential enterprise for sustainable tourism in Uganda

Friday 24th February 2012

President YoweriMuseveni said that the government has put in place a proper infrastructure for tourism and will soon embark on tackling Climate change which is adversely affecting the sector in Uganda.

The President was launching the Presidential Enterprise for Sustainable Tourism in Uganda at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, in London.

President assures investors, Ugandans on oil money

Thursday 23rd February 2012

President YoweriMuseveni called on investors and the business community in the Commonwealth countries to invest in developing countries like Uganda to ensure that wealth is really common. He said taking advantage of the English language as a mode of communication; the country is fast transitioning from a peasant society to a middle class society.

The President was speaking at a luncheon with investors and the business community at the...

President Museveni for the London Conference on Somalia

Thursday 23rd February 2012

President YoweriMuseveni is in Britain to attend the London conference on Somalia currently taking place in London. The President who is accompanied by his wife Mrs. Janet Museveni was received at Heathrow International airport by the Uganda High Commissioner to United Kingdom, Ms Joan Rwabyomere and the State Minister for Foreign Affairs responsible for International Affairs Hon. OkelloOryem.

President arrives in Kisumu

Saturday 18th February 2012

Hundreds of Kisumu town residents braved a scorching sun today to welcome President YoweriMuseveni when he arrived on a 2-day visit.

The President, in a long motorcade, was accompanied by his host Kenyan Prime Minister RailaOdinga, passed through Kisumu International Airport on his way to the Great Lakes’ Region University where he was slated to launch the Great Lakes’ Region University Education Fund.

Driven in an open-roof car...

“Fighting corruption is legitimate” – President Museveni

Saturday 18th February 2012

President YoweriMuseveni said that the fight against corruption is legitimate and reiterated that the NRM Government will fight and defeat corruption. He noted that anyone involved in the war against corruption is waging a noble war.

President receives Serb veterinary investors

Tuesday 14th February 2012

President YoweriMuseveni received entrepreneurs from Serbia with whom he discussed economic development opportunities in Uganda.

The Serbian delegation was led by the General Director of Victoria Group of VeterinarskiZavod Subotica, Ms. NatasaPaviceviaBajic.

President receives South Africa investors

Tuesday 14th February 2012

President YoweriMuseveni received and held talks with a high-level business investment South African group that were led by Ambassador Lindiwe Zulu who is International Relations Advisor to South Africa President Jacob Zuma.

During the meeting that took place at State House, Nakasero, the President and the South African entrepreneurs discussed issues related to investment opportunities in Uganda, particularly infrastructure development...

President calls for funds for Uganda’s anti-malaria research

Tuesday 31st January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni appealed to the international community to assist Uganda in financing the country’s anti malaria research programmes.

President Museveni was attending a meeting of African leaders’ Malaria Alliance on the side lines of the 18th African Union Ordinary Summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. The African Leaders’ Malaria Alliance was mandated by the African Union to take decisions on financing,...

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