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President Museveni, WHO Director discuss Ebola situation

17th June 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the Government of Uganda is containing Ebola just like it has been able to control terrorism over the years. The President was speaking during a meeting at State House, Entebbe with World Health Organization (WHO) Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom who is in Uganda to assess the Ebola situation.

Government to industrialize Karamoja sub-region, build 20 vally dams

12th June 2019
Government has embarked on the construction of a 132KV power-line to support the industrialization of Karamoja sub-region including the fast tracking of the construction of the cement factory to create jobs. Addressing regional leaders at Naitakwae village, North Division in Moroto district during his job and wealth creation tours, President Museveni said the government is also going to build 20 valley dams for water security.

Museveni calls for space technology research with Russia

5th June 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has welcomed the idea of a Russian-Ugandan Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Scientific and Technological Cooperation saying it will boost industrial development in Uganda through the use of space technology in carrying out research.

Culture, polygamy driving land fragmentation in West Nile

19th May 2019
There was a heated debate among leaders from West Nile, over land control arising from cultural and polygamy practices driving land fragmentation in the region. Women leaders particularly blamed the culture of polygamy where men allocate land to each woman and the most hardworking takes the biggest share. They said the only land that they share equally is the husbands land. The debate followed President Yoweri Museveni plea to leaders to...
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Politics must be productive, developmental - Museveni

18th May 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said politics must lead to development and economic transformation in order for it to be meaningful to the people. “Politics should not be barren, it must lead to development and transformation The Politics of NRM has produced development in Lango and the whole country,” he said.
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Project centered SACCOs will boost jobs, wealth creation - Museveni

16th May 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said government is considering introducing project centered SACCOs to support grass-root initiatives aimed at creating jobs and improving incomes for the rural poor. “We have experimented this in Kasandha and realized that if we encouraged wanaichi to join SACCOs that promote their interests, it would be easier for government to channel money in those respective SACCOs for easy access for them to boost their...
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Oil prospects should not divert you from creating jobs, wealth

16th May 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people of Bunyoro, especially the youth not to be diverted by prospects in the oil sector and ignore engagement in job and wealth creation activities. “Oil is good and it is coming but don’t be swayed from engaging in wealth and job creation activities. Government has identified seven sectors that every Ugandan can get involved in to create wealth and improve incomes,” he said.
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Markets, strategic security will ensure Africa’s prosperity – Museveni

15th May 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has said market and political integration of Africa for strategic security will stimulate the continents prosperity and rapid economic transformation for the continent. “The modern way for prosperity is exchange of goods and services for sell, the more the buyers the better. We now have the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) where you can trade with anybody. East Africa is highly compatible...

President pledges District Hospital for Omoro, road to Moroto.

12th May 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended the people of Omoro District in the Acholi Sub-Region, for choosing good leaders like the District Woman MP, Hon. Catherine Lamwaka, who support Government Development programmes. The President was addressing residents of Omoro District during celebrations marking the victory of Hon. Lamwaka who was returned Woman MP in the previous general elections. The celebrations took place yesterday at Opit...
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President launches Internet connectivity project for West Nile and Karamoja

11th May 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has launched phase four of the National Backbone Infrastructure Connectivity project for West Nile. The ceremony took place today at St. Charles Lwanga Senior Secondary School grounds in Koboko District. The government of Uganda through the National Information Technology, Uganda (NITA-U), with funding from the World Bank, is implementing the national backbone infrastructure and e-government infrastructure project to...

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