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President Museveni graces Secondary School Head Teachers’ Retreat

14th December 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has assured head teachers that the salaries of science teachers are to be increased with immediate effect while the remunerations of head teachers and their deputies would be slightly higher than what science teachers will get. He also revealed that in the coming years, salaries of arts teachers would be increased gradually.
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Uganda`s economy will grow sustainably– Museveni

6th December 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said he is optimistic that the economy of Uganda will grow sustainably as government has now got the facts. The President was speaking at the opening and review of the 5th phase of the Presidential Investors’ Round Table (PIRT) that took place this morning at State House, Entebbe.

Ugandans should have final say on who leads them – Museveni

6th December 2017
The presence of age limits for any elective office goes against Article 1 of the 1995 Constitution, the bedrock of that supreme law, which says “Power belongs to the people”, President Yoweri Museveni has said. Since Ugandans are the custodians of the Constitution and their country, the President said, they should be given the ultimate duty of determining how and who should lead them through regular free and fair elections instead of being...
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Block all causes of disability- Museveni

3rd December 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called for blocking all the ways and causes of disability adding that the number of People With Disabilities (PWDs) should not grow beyond 4.4 million of the national population. “We need to block all the possibilities of disability to prevent more disabilities like we did to eradicate polio and measles. Even accidents are preventable,” he said.

Development needs planning – President Museveni

2nd December 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that if development is to take place, it needs a lot of planning and prioritizing. He said that the National Resistance Movement (NRM) is a government that plans and prioritizes in the execution of its roles. President Museveni made the remarks at a Thanksgiving ceremony for Ngora district Woman Member of Parliament, Hon. Jacqueline Amongin, which was held yesterday at Ngora Bishop Kitching College...
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President Museveni attends Uhuru swearing-in

28th November 2017
President Museveni was today among the dozen heads of state and government who attended the swearing-in ceremony of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto. President Museveni, who arrived at the Kasarani Stadium to a thunderous applause from the excited crowd, estimated by local press to be 100,000 people, congratulated Kenyans for holding peaceful elections.
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President calls for adaption of commercial agriculture

26th November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon Ugandans to adapt commercial agriculture. Speaking at the commissioning of the FOL Rice Farm in Lamoki village, Anaka Sub- County, Nwoya district in Acholi Sub-Region yesterday, the President said that Ugandans needed to understand the difference between modern and local farming. He observed that commercial agriculture is good because it uses modern farming methods, which create a number of employment...
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President receives UK-based oil, gas entrepreneurs

23rd November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has held a meeting with a delegation of oil and gas investors from the United Kingdom who called on him  at State House, Entebbe. The 16-man delegation, led by Lord Popat of Harrow who is the United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda and the British High Commissioner to Uganda, Mr. Peter West, included consultants in the oil and gas sector, bankers, manufacturers of pipeline equipment and...

President Commiserates with landslide victims

23rd November 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was in Bulusabe Village, Bufupa Parish, Budadiri East Constituency Sironko District to commiserate with victims of the recent land slides. President Museveni paid a visit to the mountain cliff where 7 people lost their lives. While condoling the people of Bufupa and Masaba sub county, President Kaguta Museveni warned people to vacate settlements that are close to the mountain cliff, adding that government is...
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“Invest in agro-processing, add value to minerals” – President tells conference

20th November 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has advised prospective investors to target investing in areas of agro-processing and value addition to minerals like phosphates, in Uganda. The President was today addressing a business conference of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-Exim Bank Regional Conclave on India-East Africa Partners in Development at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. The 2-day conference is running under the theme of ‘Partners in Development.’

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