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President Museveni, UNs’ Guterres discuss refugee crisis

12th May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni and the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres are stoking their efforts to give a face to the refugee crisis in Uganda and raise over US$2billion needed in emergency funds to handle the humanitarian crisis caused by the South Sudan conflict which is yet to end. Uganda is now host to over 1.2 million refugees, of which almost 800,000 are South Sudanese who have fled the violence and famine with more than 2000...

President commends EU-Uganda solidarity

10th May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni commended the European Union (EU) for their solidarity with the people of Uganda and observed that the partnership has helped Uganda to recover economically. He expressed appreciation for the assistance that Uganda has been receiving from Europe but stressed that it should be more focussed on the improvement of the economy.
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Museveni woos investors as German companies, Uganda sign pact

4th May 2017
President Museveni has asked German companies to invest in Uganda, saying the country offers a perfect investment environment. The President, who is attending the World Economic Forum in Durban, South Africa, made the call  as he witnessed the signing of Memoranda of Understanding between two German companies and the Uganda government on the sidelines of the forum.
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Political will minus strategy won’t develop Africa, says President Museveni

3rd May 2017
For Africa to develop, the political will of the leaders must be accompanied by the right strategy, President Yoweri Museveni has said. The President was   speaking as the chief panelist on the subject “Agenda 2063: Infrastructure Update” at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa. The forum that started 3rd May 2017 will run until Friday 5th .
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President Museveni challenges Accountants to fight corruption

2nd May 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged accountants to fight corruption. He also urged them to keep accounts properly as one of the ways to ensure that Uganda registers further growth. “Keep accounts properly, fight corruption then your country will grow. Accountants must record correctly. If they are faithful in their profession, Uganda will move forward,” he observed.
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Presidents Museveni, Mbasogo call for cooperation among oil and gas producing African countries

27th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called for more cooperation among oil and gas producing African countries. He was this morning addressing the joint oil and gas convention and regional expo at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The President of Equatorial Guinea, Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, also addressed the convention before he concluded his 2-day state visit to Uganda.
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Presidents Museveni, Nguema Mbasogo hold bilateral talks

26th April 2017
Uganda and Equatorial Guinea have entered a wide range of agreements that will see the two countries expand their ties in oil and gas management, economic and technical cooperation, among others The agreements were signed at the conclusion of bilateral talks between President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, who is on a state visit to Uganda.
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“Uganda is being transformed by a private sector driven approach” – Museveni

25th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda is being transformed through the private sector led growth. “If you have to develop the country, we must do it through the private sector led growth. This is opposed to the old practice of running parastatals that were being subsidized by Government. The private sector policy was first implemented by the NRM Government in 1987,” he said.
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Ethiopia’s Adwa is holy place, it removed shame from Africa – Museveni

24th April 2017
Hundreds gathered in Ethiopia’s Northern town of Adwa, to commemorate the defeat of the Italian troops by Ethiopian forces in 1896 and the establishment of a Pan African University in Africa at the historic town in a ceremony attended by various African distinguished leaders including President Yoweri Museveni. African leaders and several delegates, who had just attended the 6th Tana High Level Forum on Security in Africa, flew to Adwa to...
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Museveni pushes for home-based value addition on African products

23rd April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering and thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources.  

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