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Empower women to eliminate Gender violence - President

9th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized the need to economically empower women in order to eliminate gender-based violence. He further pointed out that men should be sensitized not to beat women or even a child describing the act as cowardly. “I believe in talking but not beating a woman or even a child. Why do you want to beat a woman who is weaker than you. If you want to fight, look for fellow men. The real serious problem is economic...
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President commissions sugar, ethanol factory in Nwoya

8th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has today opened the Bukona agro-processors sugar factory and distillery at Lapem village, Coo room Parish, Koch Goma in Nwoya district, established by Indian proprietor and Managing Director, Mr. Praviin Krekal.
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Gen. Museveni passes out commandos

5th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of Uganda’s Armed Forces has passed out 110 UPDF Commandos who completed 16 months of specialized training. The 4th intake of Special Forces Command Tier 1 also known as Special Forces Qualifications Course were passed out during a ceremony at Butiaba Marines Training School in Bulisa district.
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President Museveni receives Archbishop of Canterbury at Entebbe

29th February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has welcomed to Uganda the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Justin Portal Welby, and Primate of all England as well as Head of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
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"Create lasting global solutions to water challenges" - Museveni

25th February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has urged leaders in the water sector to deal with water issues in a holistic manner so as to create long lasting and effective global solutions to water challenges and threats.
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President expresses sympathy, urges patience over border closure

21st February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has expressed sympathy to the citizens of Uganda and Rwanda that have been affected by the closure of the Katuna border and called for patience, saying a lasting solution is being sought to solve the problem. He expressed optimism that with the independent facilitators from Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) the truth will come out because the NRM government stands for the truth. The President was speaking to...
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President, King Oyo to co-host 1st monarchs’ summit

20th February 2020
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and Omukama Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru of Tooro Kingdom will co-host the first ever World Monarchs’ Summit that is slated to take place in Tooro Kingdom in September this year. The summit is expected to bring together the world’s reigning sovereign, constitutional and hereditary monarchs including Kings, Queens, Emirs, Emperors, Grand Dukes, Princes and Sultans, among others, to interface with the wider strategic...


11th February 2020
Former Kenyan President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi was a patriot, loved the East African Community and was a conciliatory figure, President Museveni has said. The three qualities are what President Museveni pointed out about Moi, at a state funeral at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi, where several regional leaders and thousands of Kenyans congregated to celebrate the life of Kenya's second president. President Moi died last Tuesday aged 95. He was Kenya...

Build Africa stand-by force urgently - Museveni

10th February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Africa’s need to build its capacity to defend itself is more urgent now more than ever especially when you see what is happening in Mali, Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Somalia and formerly Libya among other countries.

IGAD leaders discuss South Sudan, locusts invasion

8th February 2020
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has attended the 34th Extra-ordinary summit of the assembly of IGAD Heads of State and government that took place at the sidelines of this year’s annual African Union Summit at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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