President launches preparations for 50 Years of the Independence of Uganda

6th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has today launched events that will lead to Uganda’s 50th independence celebrations that will reach a climax on 9th October 2012 and described the last 50 years of independence as a period of learning experience. He said that although the country has not achieved what it should have realized in the past 50 years of Uhuru, it was, however, gratifying that not all the years have been lost.
President Yoweri Museveni welcoming Supreme Mufti Zubairi Kayongo (left)

President calls on Muslim leaders to resolve wrangles

5th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly appealed to Muslim leaders in the country to resolve their prevailing leadership wrangles and conflicts that have rocked the Muslim faith in Uganda in the recent past. He said they should work towards uniting the Muslim faithful in the country for the sake of the Islamic faith, the Muslim community and for peace and development of Uganda.

Prof. Kajubi was a great educationist – President Museveni

3rd May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has paid tribute to the late Professor William Senteza Kajubi as a great educationist that Uganda will miss greatly. He noted that at the age of 86 years, Prof. Kajubi was not a very old man adding that the country could have still kept benefiting from his expertise had he lived longer.

President receives SADC delegation

3rd May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has received a delegation from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), led by the Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bernard Membe. During the meeting that took place yesterday at State House, Entebbe, and attended by State Minister for International Affairs, Mr. Okello Oryem, the President and his guests discussed issues pertaining to developments in the SADC bloc.

President lambasts anti-development groups

1st May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly criticized some groups in the Ugandan society especially those whose avowed agenda is merely to oppose the development programmes of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Government. He said that such elements should really check their consciences because their actions of frustrating mass development programmes, like industrialization, that are geared towards the promotion of the welfare and transformation...

Chinese company to invest US$100 million in Kilembe Mines

27th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has assured a Chinese Private owned company, Gingko Energy, their plans to invest in the development of Kilembe Copper Mines in Kasese district, Wesatern Uganda, is a welcome move. He said the Government of Uganda is interested in allowing investments in Kilembe Mines in order to ensure that the country gets more revenue that would be used to expand the national development tempo.

Uganda is now poised to being middle income country – President Museveni

24th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda now has a unique opportunity to take off and become a middle income country. He said that with security prevailing in the whole country, coupled with an educated population and enough electricity supply for the first in the history of the Uganda and national unity as reflected in the last elections, the country will definitely take off.
President Yoweri Museveni greeting the delegation

President invites Qatar entrepreneurs to do business in Uganda

17th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has extended an invitation to entrepreneurs from Qatar in particular and the Middle East as a whole to invest in Uganda so that they are able to tap into the brisk business opportunities the country offers, especially in the processing sector. He said that despite the past challenges, Uganda which is well endowed with abundant raw materials base, the country continues to progress towards the attainment of its goal of...

President concludes visit to Ethiopia

15th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni is back in the country from Bahar Bar, the Capital of the Amhara Region in Northern Ethiopia where he addressed a 2-day conference on the security of the African continent.

President arrives in Ethiopia

14th April 2012
President Yoweri Museveni is in the Ethiopian City of Bahir Dar in the country’s Amhara Region for a Tana High Level Forum on the Security of Africa. The President left the country early this morning. The President was received on arrival this morning at Genbot Hua Airport by the Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, the Amhara Regional President Mr. Ayalew Gobeze, and Uganda’s Ambassador to...

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