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Here are the facts about Presidential donations

Thursday 31st May 2018

By Don Wanyama

Picture this. It is a rainy afternoon in Kakumiro, a beautiful district characterized by green undulating hills, tucked between Mubende and Kibaale districts. It is Saturday 24th March. Kakumiro, a district recently carved out of Kibaale, is teeming with activity. President Museveni is expected to grace the district’s belated International Women’s Day celebrations as...

President Museveni appoints new Security Minister and IGP

Monday 5th March 2018

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed General Elly Tumwiine as Minister for Security and Mr. Okoth Ochola as Inspector General of Police. Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeei is Deputy Inspector General of Police.

A statement signed by the President and dated 4th March, 2018, reads as follows:

Press release on Teso Cultural festival

Monday 18th December 2017

H.E. the President, HH Emorimor, other members of the Cultural institutions of Teso, some Religious leaders and some Members of Parliament met at Nakasero State Lodge and the confusion that surrounded the event of the cultural festival in Tororo was discussed extensively. 


Friday 13th October 2017

By Don Wanyama 

A fallacy is generally defined as “a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments” or simply put, “it is faulty reasoning.” In the debate over the amendment of Article 102 (b), which sets the minimum age of the President at 35 and maximum at 75, the Opposition that is against the proposed amendment, has advanced three key fallacies in making their case. Let’s look at each of them....

State House comptroller eulogises Chief of Transport Officer Francis Byamukama

Saturday 12th August 2017
The State House Comptroller, Ms Lucy Nakyobe has praised the late Francis Byamukama (who has been the Chief of Transport), as a committed, hard working and humble servant.
Ms Nakyobe eulogised the deceased during a requiem mass at Namugongo Catholic Basilica on Saturday.
Mr Francis Byamukama who has been at the helm of State House transport department for the last 14 years succumbed to cancer of the gal bladder at...

We are eternally grateful to UPDF & Museveni, says Central Africa Republic

Thursday 27th July 2017

The Central Africa Republic government has thanked President Yoweri Museveni and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) for helping secure their country and fighting the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels.

In a note to President Museveni, Mr Ghislain Dieu Beni Kolengo, the Governor of the Upper Mbomu province, one of the 14 provinces (prefectures) of the Central Africa Republic, said UPDF operations had “reduced the atrocities of the...


Friday 14th July 2017

Since the general elections of last year, February, we have had seven Parliamentary by-elections.  The NRM, its organizational weaknesses notwithstanding, has won five of the seven.  The NRM has won: Kamuli Municipality, Kagoma, Moroto District Woman (unopposed), Toroma and Upper Madi-Okolo.  It has lost Aruu North and Kyadondo East to Independents.

I congratulate all those who were elected including the two Independents...


Tuesday 9th May 2017

To the family of His Excellency, the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda, Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi.

Condolence Messsage

I learnt with sadness the death of Maama Nabukalu Virigo Kiwanuka, mother to His Excellency the Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi. Please accept, on behalf of Government, my own behalf and my family, our heartfelt sympathy and sincere condolences.

Today the nation sends off a...

Drip irrigation: Museveni puts critics to shame

Friday 24th March 2017

By Don Wanyama

When our elders said “what an old man can see while seated, a young man will not see while standing”, they actually knew that no amount of schooling would replace knowledge gained out of experience. And they were right.

Towards the end of October last year, President Museveni after listening to incessant cries from farmers across the country about the prolonged dry season that had affected the...


Friday 17th March 2017

I condemn in the strongest terms the killing of Assistant Inspector of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, Police officers Godfrey Mambewa and Kenneth Erau by thugs riding on motorcycles.
As a consequence of these repeated murders in the city and other towns,
I have directed the immediate installation of cameras in all major towns of Uganda and along the highways.
We have been planning to do this project for some time but we...

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