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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.

President directs on coronavirus, locust invasion as government discusses contingency plans

5th February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministry of Health to conduct an aggressive public awareness campaign as one of the measures of preventing and controlling the outbreak of Coronavirus. “I now understand this disease. I’m going to write about it so that the public is sensitized on how to prevent it” he said.

Presidents Museveni, Kagame hold talks

2nd February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, will hold another round of talks in three weeks time, at the Katuna border post, as they continue to seek ways of resolving sticking issues between the two countries.  The resolution was one of five that the Heads of State arrived at  during the third round of talks in Luanda, Angola. 
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President commends Rwenzori region on income generation

1st February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has commended the people of Kabarole District in particular and Rwenzori Sub-Region at large for embarking on income generating activities in order to banish poverty and create prosperity.

Algerian Diplomat recognised

30th January 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has awarded Ambassador Smail Chergui, a long serving Algerian diplomat ad current Commissioner, Peace and Security at the African Union, with the Rwenzori Star Medal for his support towards Uganda and the UPDF in operations against Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The award ceremony that was conducted at Mestil Hotel in Nsambya, Kampala was witnessed by Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa and the Chief of Defence...
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President meets leaders of over 70 British companies

22nd January 2020
  LONDON: President Yoweri Museveni has urged investors to report government officials who seek bribes, saying punitive action will be taken against those found guilty. "We have launched a campaign against the corrupt. It is easy to root out this evil. The public hates them. All we need are facts. We are discouraging anyone who pays bribes. Don't deal with crooks," said the President.

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