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AU Chairman hails President Museveni as one of founding fathers of new dynamism in Africa

25th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has commended President Alpha Conde of Guinea, and also Chairman of the African Union, for his personal efforts aimed at accelerating the implementation of strategic issues of high importance to Africa. “We have had long talks on various issues in Africa. Also, Guinea is a valiant country, a proud African country whose politics and ideology are important. Its also a country with rich natural resources,” he said.
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Uganda will absorb and co-exist with refugees - Museveni

23rd June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has appealed to the international community to reward communities that host refugees in terms of infrastructural development. He said that in Uganda the reward would focus on the construction of two main roads – Moyo – Yumbe – Koboko in the Bidibidi Refugee Camp in West Nile Sub-Region and  Kabingo – Rugaaga – Rakai along the famous Nakivale Refugee Camp in South Western Uganda.
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Industrialise to protect River Nile – Museveni

22nd June 2017
Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni has said. The President made the remarks at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State House, Entebbe.
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President commends MP Sseninde on skilling her constituents

19th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended Wakiso Woman Member of Parliament and State Minister for Primary Education, Hon. Rosemary Sseninde for supplementing the government’s ‘Skilling Uganda Programme’ through training of her constituents in skills that will get them employment opportunities and help in the struggle to rid them of poverty.
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Uganda, Chinese consortium sign MOU on starting 3 development projects

18th June 2017
Uganda and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 3 proposed investment projects namely the construction of the East African-China Manufacturing, Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kampala, an abattoir in South Western Uganda and Kampala Metropolitan Rapid Bus Transport.
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President Museveni toasts to Queen Elizabeth's life

16th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has condemned acts of terrorism and noted that its perpetrators inflict violence indiscriminately without good reasons. “We condemn terrorism. Terrorists inflict violence without good reasons. If you disagree you can solve issues through dialogue. The terrorists use violence indiscriminately. They are bankrupt ideologically,” he said.

Work for unity, President tells Muslims

14th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called on the Muslim community and Ugandans at large to work for unity. He made the call last night at State House Entebbe where he and the First Lady Mrs. Janet Museveni hosted them for the annual Iftar Dinner. It was held under the theme: Peace and reconciliation among the Muslim Community in Uganda. It was attended by a number of dignitaries that included the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, the Chief Justice...
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IGAD urges South Sudan to implement ceasefire

13th June 2017
Heads of State and Government of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have challenged the Government of South Sudan to ensure strict implementation of the recently agreed ceasefire in Africa’s newest independent country.
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President commends Catholic Church & Trinity College Nabbingo founders for educational vision

12th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has commended the Catholic Church and other founders of Trinity College Nabbingo in Wakiso district for their vision of promoting education in Uganda. “I thank the Catholic Church and the other founders of Trinity College Nabbingo for their vision of education. The Churches have done a lot for humanities. They have contributed to people’s welfare. We shall continue to build more Government classrooms for schools and...
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No more district tenders for roads – President tells local govts

9th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has warned that the whole country is facing procurement chaos because the process benefits those bent on making money and not the country. He said huge resources are wasted in claims of procurement. The President was commissioning multibillion Komatsu road construction and maintenance equipment from Japan at the Spedag Interfreight Warehouse, Buto Yard in Bweyogerere, Wakiso District.

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