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INTEGRATE OR PERISH, MUSEVENI TELLS AFRICA

11th February 2019
Unless Africa integrates economically and politically, it stands the risk of being overrun by external forces like it happened at colonialism, President Museveni has warned.    Speaking at the 32nd Ordinary Summit of African Union Heads of State in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Museveni said Africa's future could only be guaranteed if the continent took advantage of its numbers and united.   

"Let us not repeat mistakes of past leaders" - Museveni

11th February 2019
Whereas African leaders of old made mistakes that led to the colonization of the continent and enabled slave trade to thrive, contemporary leaders must ensure these failings do not reoccur, President Museveni has said. The President was addressing a breakfast meeting as the African Union marked the 400th anniversary of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.

UPDF success is rooted in its right ideology - Museveni

6th February 2019
President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces has said that the National Resistance Army (NRA) which later became Uganda People’ Defence Forces (UPDF), has managed to grow from strength to strength in the last 38 years because it was founded on the right ideology that emphasized discipline, patriotism, Pan-Africanism and the socio-economic transformation agenda. He said that the UPDF started by liberating, pacifying...

President meets Afro-Arab Youth Council delegation

5th February 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has told a visiting Afro-Arab Youth Council delegation that the problems in Libya can be solved through the building of a National Army. He, however, assured them that a lasting solution to the Libyan conflict would be found. “The African Union is more important than the tribal conflicts prevailing in Libya today. The problems in Libya can be solved through the building of a National Army where they incorporate both the...
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President Museveni, Kabaka Mutebi meet at Banda Palace

5th February 2019
 President Yowei Museveni has today paid a courtesy call on the Kabaka at his palace in Banda, on the outskirts of Kampala City, following an invitation by the latter. President Museveni, who arrived at the palace at 11.00 a.m., was received by the Kabaka and other Buganda Kingdom officials who included Prince Daudi Kintu Wasajja.
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President meets Commonwealth Development Corporation delegation

30th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the Government of Uganda is keen in developing the infrastructure in the country, especially electricity supply. “We are interested in infrastructure development especially the expansion of electricity distribution. The Government has the policy of private sector led growth. We must have a low cost of doing business. Since we have got no railway service, it has led to high transport cost. We look forward...

President urges Ugandans to cherish unity; launches UPE book

27th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly urged the people of Tororo District in particular and Uganda in general to cherish unity by embracing the first principle of NRM, which is patriotism. “It is not good to celebrate NRM Day without understanding NRM principles. NRM members of Tororo District you need to pull up your socks on Principle One of NRM, Patriotism,” he stressed. The President made the remarks while officiating at the 33rd...
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URA complex commissioned, staff urged on patriotism

20th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the iconic Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Tower, with a call on the on the institutions in Government to renew their strength towards fulfilling their main mission which is to see the economy grow. “Your role is to assist the economy to grow. This is our survival and you have absolutely no right to frustrate business because if it doesn't grow, how will you collect more revenue? This is to create jobs...
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Academicians assured of better pay

15th January 2019
Makerere University Council together with the University Community has honoured President Yoweri Museveni with an award for his outstanding scholarly contribution in authoring a Thesaurus  in an indigenous African language, Runyankole-Rukiga and is entitled Katondoozi. “Thank you for recognising our work. I was able to extract most of the words from my father before he passed on. I also thank Professor Muranga and others for helping me to...

President fulfils pledge to Usuk families

13th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has fulfilled his pledge of Shs.190 million support to 38 families in Usuk County Katakwi District in Teso Sub-Region that lost their relatives at the hands of marauding Karimojong cattle rustlers in 2001 and 2003. Each family got Shs.5 million from the President. The slain people died in 2 separate attacks on Ngariam Internally Displaced People’s camp in 2001 in which 17 people were killed and in 2003 as the rustlers’...

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