Media Releases

Ministers Press statement on NGOs

The Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) Act 2016 established the National Bureau for NGOs (NGO Bureau) as a semi-autonomous entity under the Ministry of Internal Affairs to replace the National NGO Board. The NGO Bureau is mandated to register, regulate, monitor, inspect, coordinate and oversee NGO operations in the country.


“Government to set up mini regional Industrial Parks” – President to Rwenzori area Leaders

President Yoweri Museveni, who is currently in Western Uganda, has said government is planning to set up mini regional industrial parks for processing both agro and non-agro products such as coffee, cocoa and tanneries in order to promote value addition to home made products in various parts of the country.

President Condoles Family of late Kisoro Lawyer Sendegyeya

President Yoweri Museveni last evening visited the family of murdered Kisoro Lawyer, late Isaac Sendegyeya in Mukingu village, Nyakirama Sub-County in Kisoro Municipality.

39 year-old Isaac Sendegyeya was shot dead on Sunday morning of 21st July 2019 at the door of his home by unknown assailants as he returned home.

President Museveni, in his expression of condolences, gave assurances that efforts to have the culprits face the law are on-going.

President commissions Electric Fence in Queen Elizabeth National Park

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned a 10-km long deterrent electric fence covering the periphery of the section of Queen Elizabeth National Park lies in Rubirizi District as a measure taken by government to keep away wildlife animals from raiding farmers’ crops.

President Museveni promised the communities the erection of an electric fence when he last visited Rubirizi District. At its completion, the fence will be 40 kms long. 

State House Imposter Nabbed conning Investor

State house wishes to caution the public against conmen who demand for money allegedly to arrange meetings for them with the President.

This follows the arrest of a one Taremwa Daniel Rweishe Kabandize, a resident of Makindye, Salaama road in Kampala who was on Wednesday 31st July 2019, arrested by security operatives around Victoria mall, for soliciting money from an investor working with Butter Bay a Swedish Company involved in recycling/turning rubbish into bio gas/electricity.