Press Releases

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.

President insists bail for high level crime is wrong

Wednesday 20th February 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has called on residents of Rakai and Masaka to task their Members of Parliament to support the amendment of bail terms in high level crimes, at the time of tabling the bill in parliament. He explained that the move is geared towards reducing crimes.

President Museveni meets prospective Canadian investors in energy sector

Saturday 16th February 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has said that Government is committed to expanding the generation of hydro electric power in the country to boost industrialization.
The President was yesterday meeting a delegation from the Canadian based Africana Group Inc. led by its President and Chief Executive Officer Shaher Handous at State House, Entebbe.
He said Uganda has a big potential in tapping resources within the energy sector and called...

AU summit opens in Addis Ababa’ as President Museveni is hailed for his peace efforts in the...

Sunday 27th January 2013

The newly elected AU chairman who is also the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn has hailed President Museveni for his peace efforts as the chairman of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), in ensuring that the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not escalate. He called for more assistance to the regional ICGLR initiative in order to address the...

President Museveni arrives in Addis for 20th AU summit

Saturday 26th January 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa for the 20th African Union Summit, which will run until January 28 under the theme "Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance". He was received at the Bole International airport by the Ethiopian Minister for Agriculture Hon. Tefera Deribew alongside Uganda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and Uganda’s ambassador to Ethiopia Mull Katende.

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