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President Museveni on the just concluded Arua Municipality elections

Thursday 16th August 2018

Countrymen, Countrywomen, especially the Bazukulu (grand-children). Greetings. The elections in Arua Municipality were held peacefully because the organisers of violence and criminality had been arrested. 

The independent, the Hon. Kassiano Wadri, was declared the winner and the Hon. Nusura Tiperu of the NRM was number two. 

This is a step-forward, to have elections without violence, without threats. Nobody has got a...

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENT ON MONDAY INCIDENTS IN ARUA

Wednesday 15th August 2018
Countrymen, Countrywomen and, especially, Bazukulu (grandchildren)
 
I always insist on singling out the grandchildren because I want them to be conversant with our rich experiences spanning a period of 58 years. 
 
I understand that some of our people were worried about the endless criminal acts of elements of the Opposition, including the incidents of Arua on Monday. 
...

Lies may set out early but truth will get to the destination first

Wednesday 1st August 2018

By Don Wanyama

 

On Monday, June 4th, I was hosted as a guest on a morning TV political show alongside the Buhweju County MP, Francis Mwijukye. The show was happening just three days after the FDC flagbearer, Betty Muzanira, had narrowly won the Rukungiri Woman MP by-election. 

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE VISIT TO UGANDA OF PRIME MINISTER SHRI NARENDRA MODI

Tuesday 24th July 2018

1. At the invitation of HisExcellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi undertook a State Visit to Uganda from 24 - 25 July 2018.  He was accompaniedby a high-level delegation of senior officials of the Government of India and a large business delegation. Thiswas the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 21 years.

LC elections victories prove correctness of NRM ideology - Museveni

Monday 16th July 2018

Dear Countrymen and Countrywomen, especially the Bazukulu.

Again, I greet you. Thanks for responding to my two long messages on the social - media and mobile money taxes. I will send an additional message later. 

President Responds to feed back to earlier statement on the new social media and mobile money...

Thursday 12th July 2018

Countrymen and Countrywomen and, especially the Bazukulu.

Why government is taxing social media - Museveni

Wednesday 4th July 2018

Dear Ugandans, 

Greetings.

I am using social media to share with you the reasons for the social-media tax and the mobile money tax. Our budget for this financial year is Ug.Sh 32 trillion. 

The taxes collected from within Uganda and the other fees for this financial year will be Ug.sh.17.5 trillion. The balance (the difference) is handled by borrowing from outside the country, Ug.Sh 8.3 trillion, as well as...

The President does not replace other institutions of government

Friday 1st June 2018

The Daily Monitor in its Wednesday, May 30 edition, carried an editorial titled ‘Presidential tokenism can’t solve our problems’, which was hinged on last Friday’s accident in Kiryandongo District that has so far left 23 people dead and dozens others injured.

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