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President, First Lady mourn late Nkurunziza

23rd June 2020
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni together with First Lady Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni have paid their respects to the former Burundian leader, the Late President Pierre Nkurunziza at the country’s embassy in Kampala. On arrival at the Embassy of Burundi in Kololo a Kampala suburb, President Museveni and First Lady Janet Kataha Museveni were received by the Burundian Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Epiphanie Kabushemeye-Ntamwana, Uganda’s State Minister...
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Gov`t to enhance production capacity,

26th May 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Shs1trillion of the Shs1.9trillion loan obtained from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be injected in the Uganda Development Bank (UDB), to enhance the country’s production capacity. Museveni said Uganda has enough raw materials to feed industries for production of commodities rather than continue relying heavily on imports, which he said were unsettling the economy, especially during crisis,...
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War Game Center commissioned

23rd May 2020
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has commissioned a wargame centre at the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College in Kimaka, Jinja District. A wargame is a type of strategy game that simulates warfare realistically, as opposed to abstract strategy games such as chess. Wargames may be miniature figurines on a tabletop, board games or video games. The Uganda Senior Command and staff college is a training facility for senior commanders in the...
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East Africa leaders hold meeting

12th May 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized the need to discuss in detail the testing of truck drivers and suggested that joint medical teams test the drivers from where they start their journeys and at designated stops.
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President urges use of face masks as country ponders ease of lockdown

9th May 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans to continue wearing masks as the country starts a gradual lifting of the lock down that was imposed due stop the spread on COVID-19 global pandemic.
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President inspects Jinja power dams, directs NEMA on encroachers

19th April 2020
President Museveni has inspected the Nalubaale and Bujagali power plants in the Eastern district of Jinja that were last week choked by the floating islands of water hyacinth and papyrus at the Nile bridge that blocked the turbines resulting to a national power blackout. Last week, the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL), Umeme and Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) issued a statement saying the power...

President orders arrest of policemen

4th April 2020
The Police have arrested two of their colleagues and a member of a village defence unit who reportedly beat up a pregnant woman they accused of flouting orders against crowding in bars and public spaces.    The arrest followed a directive by President Museveni today after he received reports of the alleged beating and torture of Ms Mercy Nakate.   
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President commissions multi-billion marble factory in Karamoja

27th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the people of Karamoja sub-region for supporting governments program of disarmament that has ushered in the peace now prevailing in the area followed by the industrial revolution that will not only create employment for the people but will also bring about development in the sub-region. “I am very glad that when we advised you to remove the guns you listened and now you see what is happening. Industries are...
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President`s address on COVID19 & new guidelines

25th March 2020
This evening, I addressed the country on the situation as far as the Covid-19 pandemic is concerned. The country has registered five more cases, bringing the total to 14 confirmed cases.    Among these new cases is a trader from from Adjumani who frequented the border with South Sudan, a baby in Iganga whose father had recently returned from Kisumu Kenya and two Chinese nationals recently stopped in Zombo on their way to DR Congo....
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President warns civil servants

13th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned to lazy civil servants with a bad attitude towards work saying this causes paralysis of government work and underperformance. “One of the problems remaining is the attitude of not being bothered with work and this must be crushed. This is holy ground because you are in a government which the people of Uganda had to fight for, to die for, in order to create a democratic government. So for you to come...

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