#statehouse

  • Thursday 21st September 2017 PPU

    President Yoweri Museveni has expressed hope in the United States new focus on peace and security in Africa and the world saying this coupled with infrastructure development; trade and investment will put the country in sync with the rest of the world.

    “There are four things we emphasized including market access, trade and investment, infrastructure development and peace and security. Once we cooperate in these areas, our relationship will be in sync,” he said, shortly after a luncheon hosted by President Donald Trump at the Lotte New York...

  • Thursday 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.

    In the 2017/2018 national, the government has earmarked several areas that will be concentrated on including agriculture which has been allocated Shs.863.4 billion;...

  • President Yoweri Museveni urged Ugandans to engage in modern profit-oriented agriculture so as to get rid of household poverty. He noted that whereas Uganda continues to develop under the National Resistance Movement Government, the presence of poverty in the majority of the households in the country poses a big challenge.

    Addressing hundreds of people at Citizens High School grounds in Kaberebere Town Council in Isingiro district in Ankole Sub-Region yesterday shortly after commissioning a newly built fruit processing factory in the town council, the President said that the...

  • President Yoweri Museveni has urged the new American President, Mr. Donald Trump to strengthen ties with Africa in general and Uganda in particular owing to the growing purchasing power of the African continent saying this will present a good opportunity for trade between the United States of America and Africa.

    The President was speaking during a meeting that he held with a visiting delegation of American Senators who called on him this afternoon at State House, Entebbe.

    The President and his guests discussed a number of issues centring on regional security, trade, education...

  • Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 President Yoweri Museveni has today held a bilateral meeting with the visiting Vice-President of India, Mr. Mohammed Ansari at State House Entebbe. The Indian Vice-President arrived in Uganda yesterday for a 3-day official visit. Their discussions centred on strengthening political and economic cooperation between India and Uganda. President Museveni told his guest that Uganda, like any other African country, still faces a challenge of bottlenecks in the education, health and infrastructure among others; adding that there is need to address those challenges...

  • President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the German Capital, Berlin for a two-day working visit to boost trade and investment opportunities for Uganda. During the visit the President will be guest-speaker at the German-Africa Business Day 2016. The President, who is making his maiden visit outside the country after his re-election, was received at Tegel North Military Airport by Uganda’s Ambassador to Germany Mr. Marcel Tibaluka, the Chairman of Africa-Veren, organizers of the German Africa Business Day Dr. Stefan Liebing, Uganda’s Honorary Consul in Hamburg Prof. Dr. Manfred Dietrich and...

  • President Yoweri Museveni has stressed the need to establish big internal container depots near the City of Kampala in Central Uganda as well as in Tororo and Jinja Municipalities in Eastern Uganda in order to make easier to handle large volumes of cargo around the Lake Victoria Zone. He said that if that project is operationalized, the transport system for goods would be linked to neighbouring Tanzania and Kenya as well as to the national railway line that is going to be extended to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and to Rwanda in the future. The President was meeting Mr....

  • Uganda and a German-based investment company, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which the two sides will undertake jointly the printing of all security documents, such as passports, identification cards and government security documents, among others, within Uganda. The signing ceremony took place yesterday during a meeting at State House, Entebbe, between the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) the German company, Veridos GMBH. The MoU was signed by Hon. Bahati David, outgoing State Minister for Planning while the Vice-President for Sales in Africa for...

  • President Yoweri Museveni has stressed the need to establish big internal container depots near the City of Kampala in Central Uganda as well as in Tororo and Jinja Municipalities in Eastern Uganda in order to make easier to handle large volumes of cargo around the Lake Victoria Zone.

    He said that if that project is operationalized, the transport system for goods would be linked to neighbouring Tanzania and Kenya as well as to the national railway line that is going to be extended to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and to Rwanda in the future.

    The President...