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President reiterates Government support to private sector

7th October 2017
President  Yoweri Museveni has re echoed government's commitment to support the private sector in a bid to see a more vibrant economy. " the government has no business apart from security and infrastructure but to support the private sector "he said.  He said that the government will discuss through cabinet the issue of high interest rates for manufacturers to see that it is lowered down and and affordable. " this issue of borrowing at...
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Uganda is a premier tourism destination -Museveni

6th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that there is no better place for tourism in the world than Uganda.
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Gov’t can’t legislate to take people’s land ; President Museveni.

5th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that NRM government cannot legislate to take people’s land because the Movement is the author of the existing land law put in the 1995 Constitution that recognizes Ugandans as supreme owners of land in the country.Speaking during a live phone-in radio talk show on Kapchorwa Trinity Radio in Kapchorwa Municipality last evening, the President said those opposed to the proposed Land Amendment Bill, are ‘greedy or...
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Stop cultivation on mountainous, swampy areas – President tells Bamasaba

4th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has advised the people of Bugisu Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda to stop cultivating on mountainous and swampy areas, adding that if this practice does not stop, it will contribute the more to environmental damage such as pro-longed drought in the area. “Nobody should cultivate on mountain cliffs because the stones hold the mountains for us. Plant perennial crops below the mountain,” he said during his ongoing live radio...
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President Museveni commends Teso’s cooperation on infrastructure development

2nd October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has applauded the people of Teso Sub-Region for their full co-operation with the government in the construction of the Katakwi – Moroti road by allowing the government start the construction programme before the compensation process even began. The President was featuring in a live radio talk show programme to sensitize the masses in the Teso Sub-Region in particular and Uganda in general on issues hinging on the...
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President Museveni, EU Commission boss, discuss EPAs

28th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has today (Thursday) met the European Union (EU) Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and presented a raft of concerns raised by East African Community member states on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). Leading a delegation of EA trade ministers to the meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels, President Museveni, who is also Chairperson of the EAC, noted that the bloc sought several clarifications before...
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President lectures Zambian Defence college students

27th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has told defence students from the Zambian staff college, who are currently on a one-week visit to Uganda that patriotism is a vital principle in development.
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President hails China for support to Africa

26th September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the People's Republic of China for the great contribution towards Africa's realization and attainment of independence even when China was still under developed.  "Our gaining of freedom was because of three things; resistance of our leaders; imperialists started fighting each other and the support freedom fighters got from socialist countries. That's why I am here to salute the People...
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President Museveni, UN Secretary General discuss refugees

22nd September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has  met with the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the sidelines of the ongoing 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The two leaders discussed the refugee situation in Uganda and the world. The Secretary General described their meeting as one one the most crucial meeting and commended Uganda for its open door policy on refugees. President Museveni briefed the...
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Museveni, German Minister discuss Security in the Horn

22nd September 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the international community to take more interest in the situation in Somalia saying although the regional security forces were doing a good job, there was need to develop and strengthen local security forces such as the police and army and for the international community to get involved to put an end to the instability there.

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