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Focus on prevention in fight against HIV/AIDS - Museveni

21st October 2018
President Yoweri Museveni launched a new Presidential Fast-Tracking Initiative on the Elimination of HIV/AIDS that targets total elimination of the scourge from the Uganda by 2030. He used the occasion to remind Ugandans in general and those devoted to the fight against the scourge that the struggle to eliminate HIV/AIDS from our society should focus more on preventive measures because the pandemic is avoidable.

President meets Chinese ceramics entrepreneurs

19th October 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the establishment of more factories that manufacture domestically consumed products, such as household ceramics and sanitary ware, will go a long way in saving the country foreign exchange on top of creating more job opportunities in the country. “Household items such as plates, kettles and cups, among others, are good if they are manufactured in the country because there will be no transport costs...

President meets Manufacturers

17th October 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the Government of Uganda will not allow any product that is locally produced in surplus quantities in Uganda to be bonded in the country Uganda. “There should be no bonded warehouse for sugar or any other product that we have produced in abundancy in Uganda. The practice of bonding such products is due to corruption,” he explained.
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Expedite relocation of people in land slide prone District - Museveni

14th October 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has wholeheartedly apologised to the people of Lutsheshe in particular and Bududa District in general in Eastern Uganda’s Bugisu Sub-Region for the delay in resettling those who are in landslide prone areas around Mount Elgon and assured them that government is now going to fasttrack their relocation to safe areas in the country.
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Fighting poverty will check illegal wildlife trade

11th October 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said issues of illegal wildlife trade cannot be divorced from poverty and that countries must strive to get their people out of poverty through sustainable tourism, investments, trade and industrialization, adding that the structure of the society in Africa needs to change as happened in Europe.
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“Change mindset, increase household income” – Museveni

9th October 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has re-echoed the need for Ugandans to change their mindset and carry out commercialized agriculture so as to increase their household income and become wealthy. The President was  addressing the nation during the 56thIndependence Day celebrations held at Kasasa grounds in Kyotera District. The celebrations ran under the theme ‘Standing Tall as We Celebrate Achievements of our 56 Years of Independence.’ He...
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President Museveni launches Mwalimu Nyerere Leadership Centre

6th October 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has paid tribute to former Tanzanian President, Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere for playing a leading role in the liberation of Africa. The President made the remarks at Makerere University where he delivered an inaugural lecture and launched the Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre.
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President commissions US$25 million Mulago women hospital

3rd October 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon health practitioneers in the country to emphasize prevention as a component of health care. The President made the call today afternoon at the commissioning of the US$25 million 450-bed capacity Mulago Specialized Women and Neonatal Hospital in Kampala. He said that a lot can be achieved through proper hygiene, nutrition, behaviour change, lifestyle and management of disease vectors like mosquitoes that...
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President witnesses signing of S.Sudan revitalized peace agreement

13th September 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has witnessed the signing of the last revitalized peace agreement between warring factions in South Sudan at a ceremony held under the auspices of the regional political bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
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President roots for Industrialisation

11th September 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has urged government leaders to advocate for industrialization of the Ugandan economy noting that with the natural resources and agricultural raw materials that Uganda is endowed with, the country should be able to carry out agro-processing activities by linking agriculture to industries. PRESIDENTS REMARKS The theme for this year's retreat focuses on Industrialisation to create jobs and shared prosperity. I am glad...

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