President to lead 100km trek to Celebrate freedom Fighters

KAMPALA, UGANDA: President Museveni will lead veterans, youth (Bazukulu) and well-wishers in a 60mile (100km) symbolic trek from Galamba in Wakiso district to Birembo in Kibaale district to celebrate freedom fighters heroic sacrifices for patriotism.

“The trek which should be on foot, should remind the elderly but also to sensitize the younger people, including the Bazukulu, the heroic exertions of the freedom fighters who were doing for no pay, no reward – just for patriotism, (mwooyo gwa Uganda),” he said.

Equatorial Guinea President for two-day official visit to Uganda

KAMPALA, UGANDA:  President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea arrives in Uganda on Friday for a two-day official visit at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni.

President Mbasogo’s visit comes shortly after United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomed Equatorial Guinea’s accession to the Kampala Convention on internally displaced people (IDPs), becoming the 29th African Union (AU) member state to do so according to the UNHCR.

President commissions Naguru Command and Control Centre

President Yoweri Museveni has called on the Uganda Police Force to be more dedicated and patriotic at the execution of their duties in-order to implement their role of ensuring the security of Ugandans and their property.

“You can have technology but if you don’t have the 2 words – dedication and patriotism – especially patriotism which means loving your country and the people, then you can leave the force,” he said.

“We are ready to crush corruption” – President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has sounded a strong warning to all those that are involved in soliciting bribes and other tendencies of corruption, especially from foreign investors that they will be crushed and be dealt with decisively.

“We are very ready to fight and crush corruption. If they disturb you, find a way of mentioning it to your Ambassador. He or she will whisper it to me and you will soon see the casualties,” he said.