ENTEBBE, STATE HOUSE: President Museveni has met with the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General to the Great Lakes region, Mr. Xia Huang and delegation at State House Entebbe. The President and Special Envoy discussed strategies on how to further boost greater development and cooperation among the countries of the Great Lakes Region.
President Yoweri Museveni is back in the country from the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa, where joined other Heads of State and Government for a 2-day 33rd African Union (AU) Summit.
The Summit ran under the theme of ‘Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for African Development.”
Presidency Minister, Hon. Esther Mbayo and Head of Public Service, Mr. John Mitala received the President at Entebbe International Airport today in the morning.
ENTEBBE, STATE HOUSE: The government of Uganda has confirmed 15b shillings for the acquisition of materials necessary to handle and mitigate the locust invasion in the country.
This was revealed today during a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni and the government Inter-Ministerial Committee led by the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, at State House Entebbe.
ENTEBBE, STATE HOUSE: President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized the need for the country to promote unity and the spirit of Pan Africanism if Uganda and the region are to attain social economic transformation for development.
“Where do we sell what we produce? You should promote the unity of Uganda, the spirit of East Africans and Pan Africanism,” he said.
Over 120 youths, under their umbrella organization ‘Steady Youth Platform’ have toured Kawumu Presidential Demonstration Farm in Luweero District.
The youth group from Kampala and Wakiso Disricts that was lead by Mr. Ssenabulya Frank, comprises 62 different sub-groups under the main ‘Steady Youth Platform’ that deal in different enterprises that include fish farming in Nalukolongo, carpentry in Namungoona, Shoe making in Kasubi, welding and hairdressing, among others.
The National Resistance Movement (NRM) National Delegates’ Conference has today adopted the NRM Constitutional Amendment of lining up behind party representatives during elections at the Party Primaries.
This was reached today during the 2nd meeting of the 3rd NRM National Delegates’ Conference at Namboole stadium in Kampala chaired by the National Chairman of NRM Party, President Museveni. The adoption of the amendment came after heated debate amongst the delegates.
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.
Threat to Global Security President Museveni
LOME, TOGO: President Yoweri Museveni has described the continued trafficking of counterfeit, substandard, and falsified medicine and health product on to the African continent as a “crime against humanity” and huge risk for countries all over the world.
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the youth – Bazzukulu – in the country to use the knowledge they have acquired from school and act as change agents so as to sensitize their communities on how to adopt to economic empowerment and transformation.
STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE: The Executive Director of UNAIDs, Winnie Byanyima, has thanked President Museveni for his immense contribution in the HIV/Aids fight.
At a meeting at State House Entebbe today (Tuesday), Byanyima saluted and congratulated the President for his efforts in fighting HIV /AIDS and driving the awareness campaign in the country.