Uganda to host IGAD Heads of state summit

28th January 2022
 Uganda will in March this year host Heads-of-State under the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Kampala to find lasting solutions to the security challenges affecting the eight-country bloc in Africa.   President Yoweri Museveni gave the greenlight to the summit in a meeting he held with the Executive Secretary of IGAD, Dr. Workneh Gebeheyu, who paid a courtesy call on him at State House, Entebbe, today.  

NRM is for affrodable universal education

29th December 2021
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Keihangara Seed Secondary School, the first of its kind in the country in Ibanda district under the fund of World Bank and Government of Uganda.   ‘I came here to use the opportunity of commissioning the school as a symbol to remind Ugandans that the government is moving on the front line for mass education as opposed to elite education during colonial and past governments. I want cheaper and...

Presidential advisors tipped on national transformation

19th December 2021
Presidential Advisors are set to play a greater role in national development and transformation after President Yoweri Museveni addressed them at their first ever orientation workshop/retreat at NALI, Kyankwanzi, yesterday afternoon with a call on them to uphold the four core principles of NRM if they are to make a contribution to national development. The workshop has been ongoing since Tuesday. The four core principles of NRM are Patriotism,...

Animal drug factory will fight tick resistance

12th December 2021
President Yoweri Museveni has launched the Sanga Vet. Chem. Ltd, a factory manufacturing animal health products located in Namanve Industrial Park.   The factory which manufactures a variety of acaricides for spraying, drenched and orally administered to animals started operating in August (2021).   

Teach Ugandans to pray and act

11th December 2021
President Yoweri Museveni has urged religious leaders to teach their followers to adopt a culture of praying and act, which has enabled the government to defeat various challenges experienced in the year 2021.    The President made the appeal during the annual thanksgiving service which he hosted together with the First Lady and Minister for Education and Sports, Maama Janet Kataha Museveni at State House, Entebbe.  

Inculcate work culture, to eliminate corruption

10th December 2021
  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged anti-corruption agencies to inculcate a good work culture among Ugandans using the sectors of wealth creation to eliminate corruption.   "The sectors of wealth are there and well known; agriculture, services, manufacturing etc, so that people get the culture of starting small and belonging," he said.  

President meets UNSC over ADF attacks

9th December 2021
President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized that Muslims of Uganda are not extremists and despise terrorism because they are part of our society.   He said the idea of Islamic extremism was a creation by some opportunistic foreign actors who were defeated, but warned if not handled well, it can become a serious problem.  

Government committed to providing for and protecting medical personnel

23rd November 2021
President Yoweri Museveni has directed that all medical doctors should be employed as soon as they qualify and emphasized that government is fully committed to providing enhanced salaries not only to medical personnel but to all scientists.

President, UK trade envoy discuss agro-exports

19th November 2021
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda can produce anything as long as the people are well organized and guided. “We can produce any agro-product as long as the people are mobilized. Our people have the capacity to produce a lot of coffee and fruits on small pieces of land. We have sensitized them in the production of various high value products on small acreages. A small-scale farmer can generate up to Ush 18 million (US $ 5,000) per...

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