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President to meet Kampala City Traders on Saturday 14th January 2012

Saturday 14th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni will meet Kampala City traders on Saturday this week.

The President’s decision was in response to the request by KACITA leaders who feared the wrath of their members if they went back empty-handed. Mr. Godfrey Kirumira and Mr.Kayondo as well as Mr. IssaSekitto told the President that if they went back as losers against the banks, they would face the wrath of their members. They requested the President to...

President opens a 10-day NRM Parliamentary Caucus Retreat

Saturday 14th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni, who is the National Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) opened the 10-day NRM Parliamentary Caucus Retreat by reminding the NRM Caucus members that the NRM was founded and is always guided by the four principles of Nationalism, Pan-Africanism, the need to cause Social Transformation and the promotion of Democracy.

President cautions those who allege he bribes NRM MPs

Saturday 14th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni and National Chairman of the National Resistance Movement, warned political activists and players who are in the culture of peddling lies that he bribes NRM MPs to support particular lines and policies of government, an act, he said, demonizes NRM MPs in the electorate and the public and an insult to the President. He warned those who are engaged in that act to stop it or else they will be exposed and worked on in...

President meets KACITA

Wednesday 11th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni cautioned the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) leaders against using strikes and violence saying that he will not succumb to such pressure.

“These strikes and confusion will harm our economy. There is no reason for resorting to strikes when we can discuss these issues amicably,” President Museveni said.

 “I do not want to operate on pressure; I will not accept pressure and confusion. This...

President receives Turkish investors

Tuesday 10th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni met and held talks with the Turkish investors led by the ASB Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr. SitkiAyan.

In a meeting that took place at State House Nakasero, the President and the investors discussed a wide range of issues hinging on business opportunities in Uganda particularly the creation of a special economic zone.

Mr. Sitki and his delegation confirmed to President Museveni that their...

President congratulates ANC on its centennial celebrations

Sunday 8th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni, on behalf of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) and the people of Uganda, congratulated the African National Congress (ANC) and the people of South Africa, for celebrating their centenary marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ANC, the oldest African liberation movement.

He urged African leaders and people to guard their independence and sovereignty now that the whole of Africa is free...

President congratulates ANC on its centennial celebrations

Sunday 8th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni, on behalf of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) and the people of Uganda, congratulated the African National Congress (ANC) and the people of South Africa, for celebrating their centenary marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ANC, the oldest African liberation movement.

He urged African leaders and people to guard their independence and sovereignty now that the whole of Africa is free...

Palestine President on official visit to Uganda

Friday 6th January 2012

The President of the State of Palestine, H.E. Mahmoud Abbas, arrived in Uganda on a two day official visit. The President, who was accompanied by several ministers and other senior government officials, was visiting Uganda for the second time. He was here in 2010 to attend the African Union (AU) summit in Kampala. President Abbas is the Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the President of the Palestine National...

President spends a night at Chobe Safari Lodge

Thursday 5th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni commended the management of Chobe Safari Lodge for giving the facility a state of the art face lift to International Standards that he said will be ideal for the comfort of tourists visiting the country.

The President, who was on his way to Agago district to attend the victory celebrations of the area MP Hon. Okot, spent Friday night 3rd February 2012 at the 5-Star Chobe Safari Lodge. The President was...

President warns leaders on crop and animal disease control

Wednesday 4th January 2012

President YoweriMuseveni asked leaders in the country, especially the political class, to stop interfering with the work of District Veterinary and Agricultural Officers by violating animal and crop disease control implementation exercise. He warned that anybody caught doing so will be apprehended and prosecuted.

"Abetting and aiding crop and animal movement in areas where quarantine has been imposed is criminal. You can be...

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