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President calls for respect among marriage partners

12th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has called on married couples to desist from the habit of being provocative. He made the call yesterday during the give-away (okuhingira) of his niece, Ms. Adrine Bainamaisho, which was held in Rubaya Sub-County of Kashaari County in Mbarara District. The Bride is the daughter of Mzee Eriya Riisi and Mrs. Jolly Riisi. Mzee Riisi is a paternal uncle to the President. The groom, Mr. Edward Rwanyuma is the son of Mr....
President Yoweri Museveni operating a tractor at the commissioning of Arua-Vura-

Use the road for making wealth – President urges West Nile people

11th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly urged the people of West Nile Sub-Region to use the road that is to be constructed in their area for generating wealth and developing the region in general. The President was yesterday performing the ceremony of ground breaking for the construction work of the 92-kilometre road from Vurra – Arua – Koboko – Oraba on the Uganda/South Sudan border.

President commissions Gulu-Atiak road construction

10th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has assured the people of Northern Uganda that their part of the country is going to be developed and that this effort has kicked off with one of the core areas of the economy, namely the roads. “This is what I promised you during the elections. The NRM is not only rehabilitating roads but also building new ones”, he said.

President calls for respect of civilians by security officials

8th May 2012
President Yoweri Museven has asked security officials in Uganda to respect civilians for harmonious co-existence in the country. He said it is through respect and love that Uganda as a country that Uganda will ensure development.

Business opportunities are abundant in Uganda – President

8th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda offers abundant business opportunities as well as the African continent in general. The President was speaking at the official opening of the Society for Worldwide Inter-bank Financial Transactions (SWIFT) regional conference today at Kampala Serena Hotel. The conference is running under the theme of “Fostering African Growth and Integration for International Expansion.” SWIFT is headquartered in...

Empower followers – President urges church leaders

6th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated his call to all church leaders in Uganda to economically empower their followers in order to enable them provide adequate support to the institutions of the Churches. The President was yesterday speaking as Chief Guest at St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish in Ngora where thousands of Christians converged to celebrate the centenary of the establishment of the Catholic faith in Eastern Uganda’s Teso Sub-Region.

President launches preparations for 50 Years of the Independence of Uganda

6th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has today launched events that will lead to Uganda’s 50th independence celebrations that will reach a climax on 9th October 2012 and described the last 50 years of independence as a period of learning experience. He said that although the country has not achieved what it should have realized in the past 50 years of Uhuru, it was, however, gratifying that not all the years have been lost.
President Yoweri Museveni welcoming Supreme Mufti Zubairi Kayongo (left)

President calls on Muslim leaders to resolve wrangles

5th May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly appealed to Muslim leaders in the country to resolve their prevailing leadership wrangles and conflicts that have rocked the Muslim faith in Uganda in the recent past. He said they should work towards uniting the Muslim faithful in the country for the sake of the Islamic faith, the Muslim community and for peace and development of Uganda.

Prof. Kajubi was a great educationist – President Museveni

3rd May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has paid tribute to the late Professor William Senteza Kajubi as a great educationist that Uganda will miss greatly. He noted that at the age of 86 years, Prof. Kajubi was not a very old man adding that the country could have still kept benefiting from his expertise had he lived longer.

President receives SADC delegation

3rd May 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has received a delegation from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), led by the Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bernard Membe. During the meeting that took place yesterday at State House, Entebbe, and attended by State Minister for International Affairs, Mr. Okello Oryem, the President and his guests discussed issues pertaining to developments in the SADC bloc.

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