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Industrialise to protect River Nile – Museveni

22nd June 2017
Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni has said. The President made the remarks at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State House, Entebbe.
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President commends MP Sseninde on skilling her constituents

19th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended Wakiso Woman Member of Parliament and State Minister for Primary Education, Hon. Rosemary Sseninde for supplementing the government’s ‘Skilling Uganda Programme’ through training of her constituents in skills that will get them employment opportunities and help in the struggle to rid them of poverty.
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Uganda, Chinese consortium sign MOU on starting 3 development projects

18th June 2017
Uganda and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 3 proposed investment projects namely the construction of the East African-China Manufacturing, Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kampala, an abattoir in South Western Uganda and Kampala Metropolitan Rapid Bus Transport.
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President Museveni toasts to Queen Elizabeth's life

16th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has condemned acts of terrorism and noted that its perpetrators inflict violence indiscriminately without good reasons. “We condemn terrorism. Terrorists inflict violence without good reasons. If you disagree you can solve issues through dialogue. The terrorists use violence indiscriminately. They are bankrupt ideologically,” he said.

Work for unity, President tells Muslims

14th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called on the Muslim community and Ugandans at large to work for unity. He made the call last night at State House Entebbe where he and the First Lady Mrs. Janet Museveni hosted them for the annual Iftar Dinner. It was held under the theme: Peace and reconciliation among the Muslim Community in Uganda. It was attended by a number of dignitaries that included the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, the Chief Justice...
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IGAD urges South Sudan to implement ceasefire

13th June 2017
Heads of State and Government of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have challenged the Government of South Sudan to ensure strict implementation of the recently agreed ceasefire in Africa’s newest independent country.
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President commends Catholic Church & Trinity College Nabbingo founders for educational vision

12th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has commended the Catholic Church and other founders of Trinity College Nabbingo in Wakiso district for their vision of promoting education in Uganda. “I thank the Catholic Church and the other founders of Trinity College Nabbingo for their vision of education. The Churches have done a lot for humanities. They have contributed to people’s welfare. We shall continue to build more Government classrooms for schools and...
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No more district tenders for roads – President tells local govts

9th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has warned that the whole country is facing procurement chaos because the process benefits those bent on making money and not the country. He said huge resources are wasted in claims of procurement. The President was commissioning multibillion Komatsu road construction and maintenance equipment from Japan at the Spedag Interfreight Warehouse, Buto Yard in Bweyogerere, Wakiso District.
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President expresses optimism about Uganda’s economy

8th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that he is very optimistic about the Ugandan economy despite not exporting to some neighbouring countries and the effects of drought that the country has had. The President was speaking at Serena Conference Centre after the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Hon. Matia Kasaija had presented the 2017/2018 budget to the nation.
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“Protecting the environment is a matter of life and death for humanity,” – Museveni.

5th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that humanity must do all it takes to protect and preserve the environment, failure of which, he noted, will culminate in a world disaster. The President, who was chief guest at celebrations marking the World Environmental Day that was held in Ibanda Municipality, Ibanda district in South Western Uganda this afternoon, said that humanity’s interference with the environment and nature is doing a great disservice...

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