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 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 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 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.
President Yoweri Museveni who is currently in South Western Uganda to sensitize the wananchi on wealth and job creation campaign, has disclosed that the National Resistance Movement (NRM) government will work to enable the manufacturing of solar powered water pumps to ensure the realization of both sustainable irrigation and agro-production.
“We will support the efforts of solar pumps to help you on irrigation,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has called on the people of the Ankole Sub-Region in South Western Uganda to stop the vice of disrupting the flow of River Rwizi.
The President made the call last evening during a live radio talk show at Mbarara State Lodge as he continues his countrywide tour to sensitize wananchi on wealth and job creation campaign.
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly advised the people of Bunamwaya in particular and Uganda in general to prioritize the creation of wealth at household level in order to effectively eradicate poverty.
“Development is for all but wealth is on an individual basis that can go a long way in creating jobs also. Let us emphasize on wealth and job creation,” he stressed.
NAIROBI, KENYA: President Yoweri Musevani has arrived in the Kenyan Capital Nairobi to attend the Source 21 COMESA International Trade Fair and High Level business summit at the invitation of his Kenyan counterpart President Uhuru Kenyatta. The 3rd Kenya Trade Week and Exposition 2019 are hosting the fair under the theme, “Powering Regional Intergration.
President Yoweri Museveni has today in the morning participated in the activities to mark the 2nd National Activity Day that was flagged off at Kololo Independence Ceremonial grounds in Kampala. The Physical Activity Day aims at informing the population in the country of the importance of physical activity and its relevance in fighting Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
The Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit in Stated House, Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, has said that Government wants the genuine claims for the supply of tea seedlings in Southwestern Uganda’s Kisoro District to be paid.
“We want the genuine claims to be paid. Payments have been delayed because of the fake claims. We shall arrest the thieves. There are reports of collusion between officials of Kisoro District and NAADS to defraud Government of Shs.7.3 billion in false claims,” she said.