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East Africa leaders hold meeting

12th May 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized the need to discuss in detail the testing of truck drivers and suggested that joint medical teams test the drivers from where they start their journeys and at designated stops.
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President urges use of face masks as country ponders ease of lockdown

9th May 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans to continue wearing masks as the country starts a gradual lifting of the lock down that was imposed due stop the spread on COVID-19 global pandemic.
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President inspects Jinja power dams, directs NEMA on encroachers

19th April 2020
President Museveni has inspected the Nalubaale and Bujagali power plants in the Eastern district of Jinja that were last week choked by the floating islands of water hyacinth and papyrus at the Nile bridge that blocked the turbines resulting to a national power blackout. Last week, the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL), Umeme and Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) issued a statement saying the power...

President orders arrest of policemen

4th April 2020
The Police have arrested two of their colleagues and a member of a village defence unit who reportedly beat up a pregnant woman they accused of flouting orders against crowding in bars and public spaces.    The arrest followed a directive by President Museveni today after he received reports of the alleged beating and torture of Ms Mercy Nakate.   
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President commissions multi-billion marble factory in Karamoja

27th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the people of Karamoja sub-region for supporting governments program of disarmament that has ushered in the peace now prevailing in the area followed by the industrial revolution that will not only create employment for the people but will also bring about development in the sub-region. “I am very glad that when we advised you to remove the guns you listened and now you see what is happening. Industries are...
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President`s address on COVID19 & new guidelines

25th March 2020
This evening, I addressed the country on the situation as far as the Covid-19 pandemic is concerned. The country has registered five more cases, bringing the total to 14 confirmed cases.    Among these new cases is a trader from from Adjumani who frequented the border with South Sudan, a baby in Iganga whose father had recently returned from Kisumu Kenya and two Chinese nationals recently stopped in Zombo on their way to DR Congo....
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President warns civil servants

13th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned to lazy civil servants with a bad attitude towards work saying this causes paralysis of government work and underperformance. “One of the problems remaining is the attitude of not being bothered with work and this must be crushed. This is holy ground because you are in a government which the people of Uganda had to fight for, to die for, in order to create a democratic government. So for you to come...
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Empower women to eliminate Gender violence - President

9th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized the need to economically empower women in order to eliminate gender-based violence. He further pointed out that men should be sensitized not to beat women or even a child describing the act as cowardly. “I believe in talking but not beating a woman or even a child. Why do you want to beat a woman who is weaker than you. If you want to fight, look for fellow men. The real serious problem is economic...
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President commissions sugar, ethanol factory in Nwoya

8th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has today opened the Bukona agro-processors sugar factory and distillery at Lapem village, Coo room Parish, Koch Goma in Nwoya district, established by Indian proprietor and Managing Director, Mr. Praviin Krekal.
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Gen. Museveni passes out commandos

5th March 2020
President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of Uganda’s Armed Forces has passed out 110 UPDF Commandos who completed 16 months of specialized training. The 4th intake of Special Forces Command Tier 1 also known as Special Forces Qualifications Course were passed out during a ceremony at Butiaba Marines Training School in Bulisa district.

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