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President, Kenya VP commission Kapchorwa-Suam road

19th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni and Kenya Deputy President, Mr. William Ruto have commissioned and presided over the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kapchorwa-Suam road project in Kpachorwa District at Sebei Diocese Church of Uganda grounds in Eastern Region.  The project, a multinational operation, is set to provide an important link between Uganda and Kenya by connecting the 2 countries at the border post of Suam. 

President urges Local Government Authorities on shared goals of development

17th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Local Government Authorities’ together with the Central Government departments in the country are all obliged to agree on common and shared goals for national development and transformation based on available resources. "Local governments should use prioritization approach with the available resources from the current small national tax base and agree on development programmes’ implementation strategy as...
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President Museveni woos Chinese investors

16th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has asked Chinese companies to invest in Africa stating that the continent is very rich in natural resources. He made the call during his address to the second Uganda-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum at Hotel Africana in Kampala. “Africa is a very rich continent. It is confusing for outsiders to see such a rich continent with a lot of poverty,” he said. President Museveni said that after analysis, the...
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President urges the youth to wake up, develop Uganda

12th August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the youth in the country to wake up and contribute to the development of Uganda so that they are able to come out of poverty and joblessness. “I want the youth to wake up so that we develop our country in order to come out of poverty and joblessness,” he said. The President was addressing the National Youth Council meeting at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) Conference Hall at Lugogo in Kampala...
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President receives Global Peace Leadership Award

2nd August 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has been presented with the Global Peace Leadership Award 2018 for being at the forefront of peace efforts in the world. Mr. Robert A. Schuller, of the Global Leadership Council along with Dr. Amani Abeid Karume, former President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the African Leadership Mission, presented President Museveni with the award this afternoon during the 6thGlobal Peace Leadership Conference at the Commonwealth...

President Museveni woos BRICS to East Africa

27th July 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has told the new economic block BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India China and South Africa) that they or their companies can realize a high rate of return if they invested in some of the infrastructure elements such as building electricity generating units, the modern railways, some of the roads, some health units and some tourism units in the East African Region. 

Museveni, Xi Jinping discuss infrastructure development

27th July 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has met his counterpart President Xi Jinping of China at the sidelines of the BRICS summit currently going in South Africa. The two leaders discussed a series of infrastructure development projects and new areas of cooperation including support to the Uganda Airline route opening in China. This is the second time the two leaders are meeting in three years with a possible third meeting scheduled for this September during...

President in Johannesburg for BRICS Summit

26th July 2018
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today afternoon arrived in the South Africa capital, Johannesburg for the 10th BRICS Summit. The South African Minister for Small Business Development Hon Lindiwe Zulu together with the Ugandan delegation led by Sam Kuteesa Minister of Foreign Affairs received President Museveni and the First Lady Mrs. Janet Kataaha Museveni at Lanseria International Airport.
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Indian Premier Modi begins 2-day state visit

24th July 2018
The Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi has begun a 2-day state visit to Uganda. Mr. Modi who arrived in the country this afternoon, was received at Entebbe International Airport by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sam Kuteesa. Others at the airport included the Indian High Commissioner to Uganda, Mr. Ravi Sankar and Uganda’s envoy to India, Ms. Grace Akello, among others. Mr. Modi was later received at State House, Entebbe by President...

Mindset change initiative launched

22nd July 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has launched a new agricultural Programme known as ‘Kisoboka’ – [it is possible] – in Mityana District. The Programme, a mindset change agricultural initiative, is the brainchild of Mityana North Constituency MP and State Minister for Tourism, Hon. Kiwanda Geoffrey Ssuubi together with Mityana District Women MP, Hon. Judith Nabakooba.

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