Press Releases

President receives EALA Speaker at Kisozi

Friday 9th March 2012

President YoweriMuseveni received and held a meeting with the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) Hon. AbdirahinAbdi, who was accompanied by EALA Secretariat official, Ms. Winnie Kaliba. The meeting was also attended by the Executive Director of Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA), Ms. JennipherMusisiSsemakula.

During the meeting that took place at the President’s Kisozi farm in Gomba district earlier this week,...

President Thabo Mbeki arrives for a private visit

Friday 9th March 2012

Former South African President, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, arrived in Uganda on a private visit during which he is expected to attend a workshop on African politics to be held at Makerere University in Kampala  on 19th January 2012.

The Workshop is the brainchild of Makerere University Institute of Social Research (MISR).
The workshop is organized under the theme, “The Architecture of Post-Cold War Africa: Between Internal Reform and...

President Commends Kashongi people for hard work

Friday 9th March 2012

President YoweriMuseveni commended the people of Kashongi Sub-County in Nyabushozi County, Kiruhuura district for being hard working and development minded.

The President was speaking at the introduction ceremony – "Okuhingira" of Annette Nasasira, who was introducing her fiancée, TobiusKagingya of MiginaKazo County to her parents at her home in MbugaKashongi Sub-County.

Annette Nsasira is the daughter of MzeeYokanaRutatiina and...

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.

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