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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.

President proposes technical institute in memory of Kategaya, as country unites to send him...

Friday 8th March 2013

Thousands of people including regional leaders from the East African Community and leading political figures yesterday thronged Itojo, in Ntungamo district to pay their last respects to the late First Deputy Premier Hon. Eriya Kategaya who was finally laid to rest at his ancestral home in Karagwe.

"Kategaya died serving his country" - President Museveni

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has called for African unity and hailed the late First Deputy Premier Eriya Kategaya for his role towards the promotion of the East African Federation. The President was speaking as the lead mourner during a thanks giving memorial service at Kololo Independence Grounds in honour of Hon. Kategya who died in a Nairobi Hospital on March 02, 2013.

Telecom chiefs, investors sympathize with President over loss of father, premier

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has today received His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, the United Arab Emirates Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research who expressed his sympathies over the loss of Mzee Amos Kaguta and Uganda’s First Deputy Prime Minister Eriya Kategaya. Sheikh Nahayan is Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Group, Union National Bank, and United Bank Limited.

President urges students on career guidance, AIDS, as Education Ministry embarks on massive...

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned students to be more serious about the subjects and courses they choose to do at school, urging them to target areas in fields such as agriculture, industries/factories, services sector, public service and ICT where they can fit as employees or as entrepreneurs. “When studying, target one of these including modernizing your parent’s agriculture. Don’t just choose courses for the sake of it. There are...

President commissions multibillion Akello Hotel in Soroti, urges Ugandans in diaspora to...

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has called on Ugandans in the diaspora to exploit the prevailing peace and conducive environment to invest back home and participate in developing and building their country. The President said one of the problems of Uganda and Africa in general is lack of vision because people are not able to see how to move forward.

President Museveni mourns former minister Hon. Eriya Kategaya

Sunday 3rd March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has learnt with great sadness the death of the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Affairs. “Am terribly sorry about the death of my long serving colleague,” the President who is on a two day official tour of Busia and Soroti districts in Eastern Uganda said. Details of burial arrangements will be communicated by the Minister of Information

President wishes Kenyans peaceful elections, halts land evictions

Thursday 28th February 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has said that the Kenyan elections will not affect business in Uganda because the country now has an alternative route to the coast, adding that both Kenya and Uganda are more prepared than ever before to avoid the violence that led to disruption of business during 2008 general elections. He also wished Kenyans a peaceful election The President was yesterday responding to various questions by journalists during a...

President Museveni’s father Mzee Amos Kaguta passes on

Friday 22nd February 2013

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and all the Kaguta family wish to announce the death of their father, grandfather and great grandfather Mzee Amos Kaguta 96, which occurred today February 22, 2013 at 07.00hrs at International Hospital in Kampala.

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