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Development needs planning – President Museveni

2nd December 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that if development is to take place, it needs a lot of planning and prioritizing. He said that the National Resistance Movement (NRM) is a government that plans and prioritizes in the execution of its roles. President Museveni made the remarks at a Thanksgiving ceremony for Ngora district Woman Member of Parliament, Hon. Jacqueline Amongin, which was held yesterday at Ngora Bishop Kitching College...
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President Museveni attends Uhuru swearing-in

28th November 2017
President Museveni was today among the dozen heads of state and government who attended the swearing-in ceremony of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto. President Museveni, who arrived at the Kasarani Stadium to a thunderous applause from the excited crowd, estimated by local press to be 100,000 people, congratulated Kenyans for holding peaceful elections.
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President calls for adaption of commercial agriculture

26th November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon Ugandans to adapt commercial agriculture. Speaking at the commissioning of the FOL Rice Farm in Lamoki village, Anaka Sub- County, Nwoya district in Acholi Sub-Region yesterday, the President said that Ugandans needed to understand the difference between modern and local farming. He observed that commercial agriculture is good because it uses modern farming methods, which create a number of employment...
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President receives UK-based oil, gas entrepreneurs

23rd November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has held a meeting with a delegation of oil and gas investors from the United Kingdom who called on him  at State House, Entebbe. The 16-man delegation, led by Lord Popat of Harrow who is the United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda and the British High Commissioner to Uganda, Mr. Peter West, included consultants in the oil and gas sector, bankers, manufacturers of pipeline equipment and...

President Commiserates with landslide victims

23rd November 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was in Bulusabe Village, Bufupa Parish, Budadiri East Constituency Sironko District to commiserate with victims of the recent land slides. President Museveni paid a visit to the mountain cliff where 7 people lost their lives. While condoling the people of Bufupa and Masaba sub county, President Kaguta Museveni warned people to vacate settlements that are close to the mountain cliff, adding that government is...
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“Invest in agro-processing, add value to minerals” – President tells conference

20th November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has advised prospective investors to target investing in areas of agro-processing and value addition to minerals like phosphates, in Uganda. The President was today addressing a business conference of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-Exim Bank Regional Conclave on India-East Africa Partners in Development at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. The 2-day conference is running under the theme of ‘Partners in Development.’

President urges Church leaders to set example to rid poverty at household level

19th November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged Ugandan communities that there can not be a successful fundraising drive for any developmental venture if the homesteads within the communities are poor and living in abject poverty.

Presidents Museveni, Bashir commit to trade & investment

15th November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Sudanese counterpart Omar Hassan Al-Bashir have reiterated their commitment to strengthen and enhance trade and investment between their two countries, Uganda and Sudan. The two leaders reiterated this while addressing a Business Forum yesterday at State House, Entebbe where the two leaders held talks at the start of President Al Bashir’s 2 day State Visit to Uganda at the invitation of President...
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President al Bashir begins 2-day official visit to Uganda

14th November 2017
President Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir of Sudan is in Uganda on a 2-day official at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni. President Bashir was this morning received at State House, Entebbe by his host President Museveni and a high-powered Uganda delegation that included Cabinet Ministers, Government Service Chiefs and senior government officials. President al-Bashir was treated to a red carpet welcome and accorded a 21- gun salute. He also...

President Magufuli concludes state visit

11th November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni and his Tanzania counterpart President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, have condemned the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Judges’ decision of instruction of investigation in the Burundi crisis.

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