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President urges GCC investors to do business in Uganda

28th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has opened the 1st Uganda-Gulf Co-operation Council Conference on Investment with a call the member countries to come and invest in Uganda which he said would go a long way in boosting the country further to be among the best investment destinations in the world. The 3-day conference that began this morning is taking place at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel. It has been organized by the Gulf Co-operation Council in...

President urges medical personnel to sensitize the masses

27th May 2012
  President Yoweri Museveni has called on the medical personnel to concertedly use the many FM radio stations in the country to sensitize wananchi on health issues in general and in particular the so-called “nodding” (River Blindness) disease that has infected over one thousand people in the Acholi Sub-Region in Northern Uganda.

President meets prospective investor in geothermal exploration

25th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said government welcomes Public Private Partnerships in the energy sector, adding that the number one priority for Uganda is affordable electricity to drive development through industrialization. The President was yesterday meeting George Percy, the Managing Director of Gulf Geothermal Ltd, a United Kingdom based company who called on him at his upcountry home in Kisozi, Gomba district. The President welcomed the...
President Museveni meets the British National Security Advisor Oliver Roddin

President calls for support to Somalia recovery plan, as Britain hails UPDF bravery, professionalism

24th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said the Somali people are in desperate need for support to establish a minimum recovery plan that includes maintaining peace, relief efforts, recovery of infrastructure such as health, education and reestablish production.

President Museveni and EU envoy discuss infrastructure financing

24th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda will spend over one billion United States dollars on the construction of Karuma power station, adding that part of this money would have been spread to boost development in health and education if the power plans had not been jeopardized. The President was yesterday meeting the EU ambassador to Uganda H.E Roberto Ridolfi over infrastructure financing. The meeting took place at the President’s country...

President tells leaders to sensitize wanainchi on modern farming

21st May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has reminded leaders in the country, particularly those who attended the Zonal Conferences on Poverty Eradication and Enterprise Selection held in State House Entebbe in March this year to sensitize the people in their respective areas on the selected enterprises for their zones in order to enable wananchi chase poverty out of their homesteads.

President pays his respects to late politician Obwangor

21st May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has today paid his last respects to the post independence veteran politician, the late Cuthbert Obwangor, who passed on over the week-end at his home in Omagoro Sub-County, Katakwi district in Teso Sub-Region at the age of 92. The late Obwangor was one of the few Cabinet Ministers that quit his Ministerial portfolio under the Obote 1 government after he disagreed with his boss the late President Apollo Milton Obote and...

“Security is a prerequisite to development” – President Museveni

19th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has told a delegation of Busoga Youth Forum that security is a prerequisite to development. The Forum comprises NRM Youth League leaders, Youth Council leaders and Local Government Youth leaders from the Sub-Region. The President, who was meeting members of the Forum at State House, Entebbe yesterday, said that Uganda has had a devastating experience of war in the past adding that it is now the duty of the Government to...

President pays tribute to late Mugarra

19th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has paid great tribute to the late Hon. Francis Mugarra, who represented Ntoroko County in the 8th Parliament and described him as having been an honest, focused and development oriented politician who always objected to cheap and populist politics that the late legislator deemed as not helping to enhance the development cause of the area.
President Museveni  talking to Kayunga district MP Nantaba at a rally  at Nekoye

President calls for ferry transfer across River Nile

16th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has recommended to the Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) to transfer the recently procured ferry meant to link Kayunga district and Kamuli district across River Nile through Nabuganyi landing site. He said the ferry should be relocated to a new landing site at Kasana in Busaana Sub-County in Kayunga district. The President made the recommendation this afternoon during a visit to Nabuganyi Landing Site in Kayunga...

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