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Build Africa stand-by force urgently - Museveni

10th February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Africa’s need to build its capacity to defend itself is more urgent now more than ever especially when you see what is happening in Mali, Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Somalia and formerly Libya among other countries.

IGAD leaders discuss South Sudan, locusts invasion

8th February 2020
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has attended the 34th Extra-ordinary summit of the assembly of IGAD Heads of State and government that took place at the sidelines of this year’s annual African Union Summit at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

President directs on coronavirus, locust invasion as government discusses contingency plans

5th February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministry of Health to conduct an aggressive public awareness campaign as one of the measures of preventing and controlling the outbreak of Coronavirus. “I now understand this disease. I’m going to write about it so that the public is sensitized on how to prevent it” he said.

Presidents Museveni, Kagame hold talks

2nd February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, will hold another round of talks in three weeks time, at the Katuna border post, as they continue to seek ways of resolving sticking issues between the two countries.  The resolution was one of five that the Heads of State arrived at  during the third round of talks in Luanda, Angola. 
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President commends Rwenzori region on income generation

1st February 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has commended the people of Kabarole District in particular and Rwenzori Sub-Region at large for embarking on income generating activities in order to banish poverty and create prosperity.

Algerian Diplomat recognised

30th January 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has awarded Ambassador Smail Chergui, a long serving Algerian diplomat ad current Commissioner, Peace and Security at the African Union, with the Rwenzori Star Medal for his support towards Uganda and the UPDF in operations against Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The award ceremony that was conducted at Mestil Hotel in Nsambya, Kampala was witnessed by Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa and the Chief of Defence...
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President meets leaders of over 70 British companies

22nd January 2020
  LONDON: President Yoweri Museveni has urged investors to report government officials who seek bribes, saying punitive action will be taken against those found guilty. "We have launched a campaign against the corrupt. It is easy to root out this evil. The public hates them. All we need are facts. We are discouraging anyone who pays bribes. Don't deal with crooks," said the President.
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President calls for trade, investment at Uk-Africa summit

21st January 2020
President Museveni has asked British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to encourage more British firms to invest in Uganda, saying the country is now a perfect investment destination. The President made the call  as he met the British leader on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment Summit at the Intercontinental Hotel - The O2. In the bilateral meeting, the President indicated that Uganda had immense investment opportunities in the areas of...
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President in Togo for France- Africa Summit

18th January 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Togolese Capital Lome for a two-day France – Africa summit on drug trafficking and counterfeit medicines on the continent. The President arrived at the Lome- Tokoin Gnassingbe Eyadema International airport and was received by his host President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe.
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Namanve-based Industrial Training Centre commissioned

16th January 2020
President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the People’s Republic of China for the cooperation and support to Uganda in different projects such as electricity generation, modern railway, airport building, the Entebbe Express way, the underground ICT backbone as well as different agricultural undertakings, among others.

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