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"Fight poverty, unemployment" say President as he graduates skilled girls

30th October 2017
661 female pioneers of the Presidential Initiative on the Skilling of the Girl Programme that is tailored to fight against poverty and unemployment among the girl child group in the country, have today graduated at a ceremony presided over by President Yoweri Museveni.
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President installs University Chancellor.

29th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said government does not support the establishment of courses in higher institutions of leaning in the country that are not marketable. “Let us not start any course that has got no relevance to the job market. The Government will not fail to support you with funds for personnel and essential requirements for promoting science education. He was pleased to note that MUST was small and working under a quality base,” he...
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President opens Iran-Uganda Medical Centre in Naguru

26th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has praised the Islamic Republic of Iran for bringing Africa closer to their country than ever before adding that Iran offers big potential as a trade partner with the rest of the African continent. “This is a fact, it is not an opinion and I salute you for that,” he said. The President was this morning officially opening the state of the art medical facility at Naguru Police barracks, Nakawa Division in Kampala that...
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President Meets Iran Foreign Minister

26th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has told a visiting Iranian delegation that Uganda has got abundant opportunities in agro-processing. He made the remarks at State House, Entebbe in a meeting with the Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is heading a delegation to Uganda. “We have got abundant opportunities in the processing of agro-products that include grains and fruits. There are also high possibilities of adding value...
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President calls for inter-sectorial approach on disease outbreaks

25th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called for inter–sectorial approach to manage disease outbreaks.   The President, who was today speaking at the opening of the 4th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) High Level Ministerial Meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo Hotel in Kampala, stressed that the need for cooperation because Africa, where most of the disease outbreak occurs, has insufficient public health assets. Health Ministers from 41 countries...
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President Museveni, General Electric group discuss oil refinery

23rd October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni  held a meeting with the leadership of General Electric (GE) consortium, which has confirmed commitment to long-term cooperation with Uganda to construct an oil refinery in the country. The meeting took place t at State House, Entebbe. The Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Oil and Gas in Sub-Sahara Africa, Mr. Ado Oseragbaje, led the consortium delegation.
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Presidents Museveni and Abdullahi of Somalia hold bilateral talks

23rd October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni and his Somali counterpart, Mohammed Abdullahi, have held bilateral talks on matters of mutual interest affecting both countries, Uganda and Somalia. The two leaders met at State House, Nakasero. President Mohamed Abdullahi arrived in the country yesterday for a working visit at the invitation of President Museveni
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"Land Amendment Bill will quicken projects’ taking off" - Museveni

19th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has explained to the people of Northern Uganda and the country as a whole that the proposed Land Amendment Bill will quicken the time taken by government development projects to kick off and also ensure that government is not cheated in the exercise of land compensations. The President made the remarks last evening in a live phone-in radio talk show hosted by Mega FM radio station that is based in Gulu Municipality. The...
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President challenges opponents of proposed amendment of land bill

18th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged anyone anywhere who knows that the President has stolen ‘a two acre’ piece of land in the last thirty-one years to provide evidence. “The only land I acquired is in Bar-alegi in Otuke district, which I acquired to fight the Joseph Kony war. Now, it’s a barracks. Not only to fight Kony insecurity but also to fight the cattle rustlers from Karamoja region,” the President said.
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President honours the late John Kalekyezi,

15th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has thanked the Bafumbira in Kisoro district and people of Kigezi Sub-Region as a whole, for supporting the National Resistance Movement during the bush war period and after taking over government. The President was speaking at a thanksgiving ceremony organized by the Bafumbira and Kigezi community to celebrate his achievements and those of the late John Kalekyezi, father of the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale...

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