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State House comptroller eulogises Chief of Transport Officer Francis Byamukama

Saturday 12th August 2017
The State House Comptroller, Ms Lucy Nakyobe has praised the late Francis Byamukama (who has been the Chief of Transport), as a committed, hard working and humble servant.
Ms Nakyobe eulogised the deceased during a requiem mass at Namugongo Catholic Basilica on Saturday.
Mr Francis Byamukama who has been at the helm of State House transport department for the last 14 years succumbed to cancer of the gal bladder at...

We are eternally grateful to UPDF & Museveni, says Central Africa Republic

Thursday 27th July 2017

The Central Africa Republic government has thanked President Yoweri Museveni and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) for helping secure their country and fighting the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels.

In a note to President Museveni, Mr Ghislain Dieu Beni Kolengo, the Governor of the Upper Mbomu province, one of the 14 provinces (prefectures) of the Central Africa Republic, said UPDF operations had “reduced the atrocities of the...

ARTICLE BY H.E. THE PRESIDENT ON BY-ELECTIONS

Friday 14th July 2017

Since the general elections of last year, February, we have had seven Parliamentary by-elections.  The NRM, its organizational weaknesses notwithstanding, has won five of the seven.  The NRM has won: Kamuli Municipality, Kagoma, Moroto District Woman (unopposed), Toroma and Upper Madi-Okolo.  It has lost Aruu North and Kyadondo East to Independents.

I congratulate all those who were elected including the two Independents...

CONDOLENCE MESSAGE AT THE BURIAL OF LATE MAAMA NABUKALU VIRGO KIWANUKA

Tuesday 9th May 2017

To the family of His Excellency, the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda, Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi.

Condolence Messsage

I learnt with sadness the death of Maama Nabukalu Virigo Kiwanuka, mother to His Excellency the Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi. Please accept, on behalf of Government, my own behalf and my family, our heartfelt sympathy and sincere condolences.

Today the nation sends off a...

Drip irrigation: Museveni puts critics to shame

Friday 24th March 2017

By Don Wanyama

When our elders said “what an old man can see while seated, a young man will not see while standing”, they actually knew that no amount of schooling would replace knowledge gained out of experience. And they were right.

Towards the end of October last year, President Museveni after listening to incessant cries from farmers across the country about the prolonged dry season that had affected the...

PRESIDENT YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI'S STATEMENT FOLLOWING THE KILLING OF AIGP FELIX KAWEESI

Friday 17th March 2017

I condemn in the strongest terms the killing of Assistant Inspector of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, Police officers Godfrey Mambewa and Kenneth Erau by thugs riding on motorcycles.
As a consequence of these repeated murders in the city and other towns,
I have directed the immediate installation of cameras in all major towns of Uganda and along the highways.
We have been planning to do this project for some time but we...

Resolutions of the Leadership Retreat for Members of the NRM Central Executive Committee,...

Thursday 18th August 2016
Resolutions of the Leadership Retreat for Members of the NRM Central Executive Committee, Ministers and Permanent Secretaries
25 July - 01 Aug 2016.
The resoltions cover the areas below:
 
1.   IDEOLOGY AND POLITICAL COHESION
2.   POLICY FORMULATION, IMPLEMENTATION AND EFFECTIVE SERVICE DELIVERY
3.   FAST TRACKING THE INDUSTRIALIZATION AND...

Bid Notice for supply of motor vehicles FY16/17

Friday 12th August 2016

Bid Notice for supply of motor vehicles FY16/17.
Please see attached document.

News from Cabinet Sitting, 03 Aug 2016, Parliament Building 9th floor

Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Cabinet sitting today 3rd August 2016, at parliament building  approved a loan request from the ministry of finance amounting  to $71m from the world bank to finance the grid expansion and reinforcement project which is in pursuit of the objectives of the Rural electrification strategy(RESP) for 2013-2022, which provides for the Road map to increase power access to 26% by 2022. The loan will finance a series of investments in...

Middle-income status; a case of six farmers

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

A weeklong retreat of cabinet ministers, their permanent secretaries and members of the NRM Central Executive Committee has just come to a close. Watching proceedings closely but from the sidelines, I must admit that I was struck by the level of vigour, engagement and openness that the participants brought to the retreat in Kyankwanzi.

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