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President Museveni inaugurates Pearl of Africa Hotel

11th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the newly completed Pearl of Africa Hotel, a five star multi-million dollar luxury facility atop Nakasero Hill in Kampala City with an emphasis on the commitment by the NRM government to support the private sector to root for the country's desired development. "The NRM government, right from 1960s as a student movement, has been fighting disorientation. Encouraging private sector should be the mandate...
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“Colonialism one of most significant disruptions to Africa’s progress” – Museveni

9th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that colonization and domination of Africa by imperialist forces remains one of the most significant historical disruptions of Africa’s progress. President Museveni, who was speaking at the 55th Independence Day anniversary celebrations held at Bushenyi Municipal Grounds in South Western Uganda, said that by the time of colonization, Africa had made significant strides in the development of knowledge, science...
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President Museveni receives His Highness the Agha Khan

8th October 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has received His Highness the Aga Khan and his delegation at State House Entebbe. The Aga Khan is in the country at the invitation of President Museveni as Uganda celebrates her 55th independence anniversary from British colonial rule.

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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