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Uganda open to investment office in Doha – President Museveni

20th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda plans to open an investment office in Doha, Qatar to facilitate prospective investors with informationon trade and investment opportunities and promote tourism in Uganda The President was addressing a delegation of 60 members of the Qatar Chamber and Qatar Business association at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Doha, Quatar. The President accompanied by the First Lady and Minister of Education and...
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President meets the Emir of the state of Qatar

19th April 2017
Uganda and the State of Qatar have today signed four key memoranda of understanding at a function witnessed by the two countries’ leaders in Doha. President Museveni and First Lady Janet, who are on a three-day state visit to Qatar, together with their host, The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, witnessed as their different ministers signed the agreements at the Emir Dewani (palace) in Doha. The signing followed a session of bilateral talks...
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President leaves for Qatar

18th April 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is in Qatar on a 3-day State visit at the invitation of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The President, is accompanied by the 1st Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet K. Museveni. They were received at Sheikh Hamad International Airport, Doha, by Hon. Mohammed Al Rumaihi, Minister of Municipalities and Environment. Earlier President Museveni was seen off at Entebbe...

President Directs on use of wetlands

16th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned that whoever has planted eucalyptus trees in wetlands must have those trees removed forthwith. He also added that even those people who open fishponds in the middle of swamps should stop. “Wetlands are water reservoirs. They must be conserved. Any encroachment on wetlands is disastrous. If wetlands are drained, where shall farmers access water for irrigation? How can one light fire in a granary?” he...
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President Museveni attends Nubian Festival in Adjumani district

16th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the Nubian community in the country to exercise respect for the indigenous communities with whom they live.  He said that he did not have any problem with the Nubian community as they shared similar characteristics with the Kiswahili-speaking people that inhabit the coastal regions of East Africa. “We had no problem while making the constitution with recognizing them as citizens of Uganda,” the President...
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President Museveni vows on corruption, “its an open war”

13th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has vowed that all people involved in corruption if caught will be exposed and dealt with according to the law. He warned that the arrest of his Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations Herbert Kabafunzaki is just a taste of what is to come.
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Fight poverty from households - Museveni tells Busoga

12th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni, now camped in Mayuge district on a three day mobilization tour to promote governments’ operation wealth creation has urged the people of Busoga to focus on fighting poverty from their households while government consolidates development programmes such as roads, electricity and other public infrastructure for greater good.
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Vote for candidates with good ideas

10th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni who is also the National Chairperson of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party has urged NRM supporters in Kamuli to vote for candidates with good ideas but not the looks, religion, tribe or skin color, among others. The President was addressing NRM supporters as he campaigned for the NRM’s flag bearer, Hajat Rehema Watongola at Kamuli district headquarters in Kamuli Municipa Parliamentary by-elections.
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President, Kabaka Mutebi meet at Entebbe

8th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has received and held a meeting Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi. During the meeting that took place this afternoon at State House, Entebbe, the President and the Kabaka who was accompanied by a 4-man delegation, that included Prince Wasajja and Katikiro Peter Mayiga, discussed pertinent and strategic issues on development and national interest.
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President commissions prisons officers

7th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the judiciary to expedite trials and sentencing of prisoners.  Speaking today at the pass-out ceremony of Uganda Prisons Services (UPS) Officers at the Prisons Academy and Training School Grounds in Luzira, the President said expediting trials and the sentencing of prisoners is one way of keeping prisoners at a reduced cost. 

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