President receives UNFPA Executive Director

2nd April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has received the Executive Director of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, who called on him at State House, Entebbe. The President and his guest discussed issues pertaining to modernization of the social and economic sectors in Uganda.

“Democracy should address growth and social transformation” – Museveni

1st April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has appealed to the delegates attending the 126th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly to ensure that the quest for democracy and good governance are linked with issues of economic and social transformation of society. He warned that failure to blend them would put at risk collapse of process. The President was last evening opening the one-week long IPU assembly at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala. The Assembly is...

“Integration promotes business” – President Museveni

30th March 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said the integration of the East African region will go a long way in the promotion of business transactions as well as boosting of the production of goods and services. He noted that trade is a crucial element because it is largely an instrument of transformation and prosperity. The President was last evening meeting the East African Business Council delegation that called on him at State House, Entebbe. He...

President receives message from Putin

28th March 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has received a message from President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation in which Mr. Putin assures the President that Russia values the development of the traditionally friendly relations between the two countries. The message that was delivered today to the President by the Russian Ambassador to Uganda at Mr. Museveni’s Parliamentary Buildings Office in Kampala, reads: “Esteemed Mr. President, I am grateful for...

President commissions new power line in Kayunga district

24th March 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has paid a visit to Kayunga district during which he commissioned the new electricity line at Kirindi in Nazigo Sub-County and also addressed 3 separate public rallies. The new power line will serve the areas of Nazigo, Kirindi and Bukamba. He said that the project is in line with the NRM manifesto and revealed that the Government plans to commission 200 electricity sub-stations in the next five years.

President Museveni promises heavy pay against law breakers

22nd March 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that law breakers will pay dearly for their acts. Mr. Museveni made the remarks this evening at Naguru Police barracks in Kampala where he went to pay his condolences to the family of Assistant Inspector of Police, John Bosco Ariang, who died during the opposition instigated commotion in down Kampala City. The President re-affirmed categorically that the authority of the state is very powerful and that it will...

“Take advantage of prevailing peace and embrace development” – President tells Karamoja

21st March 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has attributed the people’s mode of life that is largely characterized by living outside the operations of the money economy and end up in extreme poverty to their leaders’ failure to sensitize the societies on the precepts of modern living. He said that subsistence production is unacceptable in this era of money economy.

President asks Kigezi leaders to help wananchi achieve modern life

20th March 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has asked all leaders at all levels in the country to join hands with the government in the struggle to fight against household poverty in their numerous communities so that the people can be able to live a modern life. The President noted that for the ordinary people to cope with the dictates of the modern economy, they have to engage in productive work that can empower them to earn enough money to attend to their...

President warns elements engaged in damaging river banks

19th March 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has warned people involved in acts of destroying the country’s rivers by failing to observe the basic environmental practices.

"De-campaign land fragmentation'' President tells Mubende leaders

16th March 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated his call to the leadership of Mubende Zone in particular and the country as a whole to be vigilant and de-campaign land fragmentation practices in their areas that, he noted, if not checked, can lead to catastrophic consequences for society. The President, who is currently conducting zonal conferences country wide at State House, Entebbe, was yesterday interfacing with leaders from Mubende Zone in Central...

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