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News from Cabinet Sitting, 03 Aug 2016, Parliament Building 9th floor

Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Cabinet sitting today 3rd August 2016, at parliament building  approved a loan request from the ministry of finance amounting  to $71m from the world bank to finance the grid expansion and reinforcement project which is in pursuit of the objectives of the Rural electrification strategy(RESP) for 2013-2022, which provides for the Road map to increase power access to 26% by 2022. The loan will finance a series of investments in...

Middle-income status; a case of six farmers

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

A weeklong retreat of cabinet ministers, their permanent secretaries and members of the NRM Central Executive Committee has just come to a close. Watching proceedings closely but from the sidelines, I must admit that I was struck by the level of vigour, engagement and openness that the participants brought to the retreat in Kyankwanzi.

Security Alert On Some Routes In South Sudan

Wednesday 18th June 2014

Since early June 2014, business communities plying the Yei – Yambio, Yambio – Wau road in South Sudan have registered incidents of armed robberies of their goods in transit and torching of their vehicles. 

These security challenges have been confirmed by The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

However, the relevant security agencies are working together tirelessly to flush out the armed robbers responsible for...

Presidency reveals National Heroes Day celebrations

Friday 6th June 2014

I take this opportunity to announce this year’s National Heroes Day celebrations which will take place on Monday 9th June 2014.

The chosen venue for this year’s celebrations is Bukalamuli Catholic Parish Grounds, Kikandwa Sub county, Mityana District. 

H.E President Yoweri Museveni's statement at the Common Wealth Local Government Conference

Wednesday 15th May 2013

H.E President Yoweri Museveni's statement at the Common Wealth Local Government Conference,

Infrastructure without improved incomes in not development - President

Saturday 23rd March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has called on local leaders to mobilize the people in household income generation, saying well as government is doing everything possible to build infrastructure for development, without improved incomes, families cannot access quality goods and services. “Several people have talked about infrastructure without focusing on income generation. People need goods and services which require money and that means a good...

President urges leaders on development, income generation March 20, 2013

Wednesday 20th March 2013

President Museveni has hailed the people of Kibaale for their unity in spite of the multi tribal backgrounds and called on them to promote income generation for national development. “Am happy that the people of Kibaale are living in harmony today contrary to the past situation where the immigrants were promoting sectarian tendencies,” he said.

Infrastructure more vital for development than new districts - President Museveni

Tuesday 19th March 2013

President Museveni has said that while he supports the creation of districts, it is more important now to concentrate on developing infrastructure instead of spending the available resources on the creation of new districts.

Mulago Hospital installs multibillion Heart operation unit as President calls for direct...

Saturday 16th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has said government will support Mulago hospital to directly procure urgently needed equipment to operationalise the newly installed multibillion Heart Operation theatre unit worth over Shs 10bn (US$ 4.5Million).

Deputy IGG swears in as President calls for tougher action against corruption

Monday 11th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has lashed out at those who claim that there is no political will to fight corruption, saying the problem is accounting officers who fail to detect crime, poor investigations and lack of effective prosecution of culprits. The President urged all those concerned in the fight against corruption to be more hardworking and honest saying the battle against corruption is going to be overcome.

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