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President appoints Resident District Commissioners and their Deputies

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

In Exercise of Powers conferred on the President of Uganda by Articles 99 and 203 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I hereby appoint the following persons as Resident District Commissioners and Deputy Resident District Commissioners, respectively.




President responds social-media comments

Wednesday 22nd August 2018

I have read your comments in response to my earlier statement. I thank all of you for giving your views. This is a good and productive way of communicating; no need for violence and “fujo”. 

Violence, threats and intimidation in elections will not be tolerated - Museveni

Monday 20th August 2018
Fellow Ugandans, thank you for your responses following my most recent post on events that followed the by-election in Arua Municipality. 
The problem in Arua was caused by Bobi Wine's group together with Kassiano Wadri, who attacked me, a useless action because I am protected and I can defend myself. 
The more serious issue is these chronically indisciplined people...

We shall not allow violence in elections - Museveni

Sunday 19th August 2018

Countrymen, Countrywomen and especially, the Bazukulu. 

Greetings. Some days have gone by while what President Trump calls "fake news" generators, especially the Monitor and their TV, the NTV, have been putting it out that our grandson, the indisciplined Bobi Wine, is gravelly ill, he cannot talk etc. 

They were putting it out that because of their "rough" handling of the MPs while arresting them, the Security forces...

President Museveni on the just concluded Arua Municipality elections

Thursday 16th August 2018

Countrymen, Countrywomen, especially the Bazukulu (grand-children). Greetings. The elections in Arua Municipality were held peacefully because the organisers of violence and criminality had been arrested. 

The independent, the Hon. Kassiano Wadri, was declared the winner and the Hon. Nusura Tiperu of the NRM was number two. 

This is a step-forward, to have elections without violence, without threats. Nobody has got a...


Wednesday 15th August 2018
Countrymen, Countrywomen and, especially, Bazukulu (grandchildren)
I always insist on singling out the grandchildren because I want them to be conversant with our rich experiences spanning a period of 58 years. 
I understand that some of our people were worried about the endless criminal acts of elements of the Opposition, including the incidents of Arua on Monday. 

Lies may set out early but truth will get to the destination first

Wednesday 1st August 2018

By Don Wanyama


On Monday, June 4th, I was hosted as a guest on a morning TV political show alongside the Buhweju County MP, Francis Mwijukye. The show was happening just three days after the FDC flagbearer, Betty Muzanira, had narrowly won the Rukungiri Woman MP by-election. 


Tuesday 24th July 2018

1. At the invitation of HisExcellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi undertook a State Visit to Uganda from 24 - 25 July 2018.  He was accompaniedby a high-level delegation of senior officials of the Government of India and a large business delegation. Thiswas the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 21 years.

LC elections victories prove correctness of NRM ideology - Museveni

Monday 16th July 2018

Dear Countrymen and Countrywomen, especially the Bazukulu.

Again, I greet you. Thanks for responding to my two long messages on the social - media and mobile money taxes. I will send an additional message later. 

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