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President roots for investment in infrastructure

23rd February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon fellow Heads of State of the member countries of the East African community (EAC) to continue on the path of connecting the region and internal investment in infrastructure in order to boost production and productivity.

Presidents Museveni, Magufuli discuss areas of cooperation

21st February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Tanzanian counterpart, President John Joseph Pombe Magufuli have discussed areas of cooperation between their two countries at a meeting held this morning at State House, Entebbe. Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sam Kuteesa, his Tanzanian counterpart, Mr. Augustine Mahiga and Uganda’s Minister of Public Service, Mr. Muruli Mukasa, attended the meeting. President Magufuli is in Uganda to attend...

Three companies promise stable Internet services to Uganda

20th February 2018
A consortium of 4 companies – Global IP, Boeing, Space X and Hughes Networks – has expressed interest in investing in Uganda in order to provide the country with fast and reliable Internet services through satellite technology. This was disclosed during a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni and a delegation of officials from the consortium who called on him yesterday at State House, Entebbe. The 4 companies are based in the United States of...

President fundraises for Nebbi Cathedral

18th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has today officiated at the fundraising function for the construction of the proposed Shs.2.6 billion St. Stephen Cathedral at Paidha 10 kilometres outside Nebbi Municipality in the West Nile Sub-Region. During the function that was held at Goli Mixed Primary School playgrounds in Nebbi district, President Museveni pledged Shs.300 million towards the project and made cash payment of Shs.30 million. He also bought a...

President praises SDA faith for holistic Christian fellowship

17th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has commended the Seventh Day Adventist Church for combining the preaching of the Gospel with the economic emancipation of its followers, a path, he said, the NRM Party believes in. “The Bachwanga (SDA) don’t only preach the Gospel but also deal with economic issues. Yesterday when I met you (Pastor Dr. Ted Wilson President of SDA) in Entebbe, you told me that part of the pillar of SDA is to deal with the health issues...

President Museveni receives interim report on land issues’ probe

16th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has received an interim report from the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters in Uganda. The Commission’s Chairperson, Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, handed over the report to the President during a meeting held last evening at Kawumu Presidential Demonstration Farm in Luweero District. The interim report constitutes an update to President Museveni on the progress of the inquiry after seven months into the probe.

“Stop delaying development work” – President Museveni

14th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has warned government technocrats against delaying developmental projects. He made the remarks yesterday after touring the 2.5 square mile Liao Shen Namukenkera Industrial Park in Kapeeka, Nakaseke district. President Museveni observed that due to lack of exposure, some government officials make slow decisions about development projects while others delay projects out of corruption and which affects the economic growth...

President to pry into VAT tax complaints

12th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has pledged to address complaints raised against the Value Added Tax (VAT) by Mzee Isaya Kalya, proprietor of Fort Portal Municipality-based Kalya Courts Hotel. Mr. Kalya reported to the President that the tax that is currently levied on businesses’ operations is unfriendly. The President was  speaking at the launching of the 30-room Kalya Courts Hotel in Kabarole District, Tooro Sub-Region in Western Uganda.

President commissions water project, urges for environment preservation

5th February 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the people who are settled along the slopes of Mt. Elgon in the Bugisu Sub-Region, Eastern Uganda, to preserve the environment. The President made the remarks today at the commissioning of Lirima Large Gravity Water Flow Scheme Phase 1 on River Lwakhakha in Soono village, Bukhoho Sub-County, Namisindwa district. He said that cutting down the forests along the slopes of Mt Elgon, which is locally known as...

President, African leaders discuss regional peace, security

29th January 2018
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA. President Museveni has today (Monday) held a series of bilateral meetings with several other Heads of State on the sidelines of the 30th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, currently taking place under the theme “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”. In a meeting with his Mozambique counterpart, Felipe Jacinto Nyusi, President Museveni commended the Southern...

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