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President Meets Iran Foreign Minister

26th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has told a visiting Iranian delegation that Uganda has got abundant opportunities in agro-processing. He made the remarks at State House, Entebbe in a meeting with the Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is heading a delegation to Uganda. “We have got abundant opportunities in the processing of agro-products that include grains and fruits. There are also high possibilities of adding value...
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President calls for inter-sectorial approach on disease outbreaks

25th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called for inter–sectorial approach to manage disease outbreaks.   The President, who was today speaking at the opening of the 4th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) High Level Ministerial Meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo Hotel in Kampala, stressed that the need for cooperation because Africa, where most of the disease outbreak occurs, has insufficient public health assets. Health Ministers from 41 countries...
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President Museveni, General Electric group discuss oil refinery

23rd October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni  held a meeting with the leadership of General Electric (GE) consortium, which has confirmed commitment to long-term cooperation with Uganda to construct an oil refinery in the country. The meeting took place t at State House, Entebbe. The Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Oil and Gas in Sub-Sahara Africa, Mr. Ado Oseragbaje, led the consortium delegation.
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Presidents Museveni and Abdullahi of Somalia hold bilateral talks

23rd October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni and his Somali counterpart, Mohammed Abdullahi, have held bilateral talks on matters of mutual interest affecting both countries, Uganda and Somalia. The two leaders met at State House, Nakasero. President Mohamed Abdullahi arrived in the country yesterday for a working visit at the invitation of President Museveni
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"Land Amendment Bill will quicken projects’ taking off" - Museveni

19th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has explained to the people of Northern Uganda and the country as a whole that the proposed Land Amendment Bill will quicken the time taken by government development projects to kick off and also ensure that government is not cheated in the exercise of land compensations. The President made the remarks last evening in a live phone-in radio talk show hosted by Mega FM radio station that is based in Gulu Municipality. The...
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President challenges opponents of proposed amendment of land bill

18th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged anyone anywhere who knows that the President has stolen ‘a two acre’ piece of land in the last thirty-one years to provide evidence. “The only land I acquired is in Bar-alegi in Otuke district, which I acquired to fight the Joseph Kony war. Now, it’s a barracks. Not only to fight Kony insecurity but also to fight the cattle rustlers from Karamoja region,” the President said.
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President honours the late John Kalekyezi,

15th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has thanked the Bafumbira in Kisoro district and people of Kigezi Sub-Region as a whole, for supporting the National Resistance Movement during the bush war period and after taking over government. The President was speaking at a thanksgiving ceremony organized by the Bafumbira and Kigezi community to celebrate his achievements and those of the late John Kalekyezi, father of the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale...
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President Museveni inaugurates Pearl of Africa Hotel

11th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the newly completed Pearl of Africa Hotel, a five star multi-million dollar luxury facility atop Nakasero Hill in Kampala City with an emphasis on the commitment by the NRM government to support the private sector to root for the country's desired development. "The NRM government, right from 1960s as a student movement, has been fighting disorientation. Encouraging private sector should be the mandate...
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“Colonialism one of most significant disruptions to Africa’s progress” – Museveni

9th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that colonization and domination of Africa by imperialist forces remains one of the most significant historical disruptions of Africa’s progress. President Museveni, who was speaking at the 55th Independence Day anniversary celebrations held at Bushenyi Municipal Grounds in South Western Uganda, said that by the time of colonization, Africa had made significant strides in the development of knowledge, science...
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President Museveni receives His Highness the Agha Khan

8th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has received His Highness the Aga Khan and his delegation at State House Entebbe. The Aga Khan is in the country at the invitation of President Museveni as Uganda celebrates her 55th independence anniversary from British colonial rule.

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