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  • H.E 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.

    It is understood that on the agenda of the closed-door meeting were; the two critical outstanding pre-transitional tasks in the South Sudan peace process related to the number of states and their boundaries and transitional security arrangements.

    And: the assessment of national and collective regional responses to the...

  • H.E 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.

    “The attack on Libya was against the advise of African leaders, it was a big shame. That Africa can be attacked by its former colonial masters is a big shame. We passed resolution that they should leave Libya alone. There was a committee that was constituted to look into the Libyan situation. However, the African...

  • Wednesday 5th February 2020 | PPU

    H.E Yoweri Kaguta 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.

    President Museveni was meeting government officials to discuss contingency measures and Uganda's preparedness to prevent coronavirus that is currently ravaging China and is spreading to other countries. They also...

  • 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....

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