Press Releases

President Responds to feed back to earlier statement on the new social media and mobile money...

Thursday 12th July 2018

Countrymen and Countrywomen and, especially the Bazukulu.

Why government is taxing social media - Museveni

Wednesday 4th July 2018

Dear Ugandans, 


I am using social media to share with you the reasons for the social-media tax and the mobile money tax. Our budget for this financial year is Ug.Sh 32 trillion. 

The taxes collected from within Uganda and the other fees for this financial year will be trillion. The balance (the difference) is handled by borrowing from outside the country, Ug.Sh 8.3 trillion, as well as...

The President does not replace other institutions of government

Friday 1st June 2018

The Daily Monitor in its Wednesday, May 30 edition, carried an editorial titled ‘Presidential tokenism can’t solve our problems’, which was hinged on last Friday’s accident in Kiryandongo District that has so far left 23 people dead and dozens others injured.

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...

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