KAMPALA, UGANDA: President Yoweri Museveni has warned political leaders who want to instill fear and cause instability by claiming that the recent wave of murders is as a result of government weakness, calling them betrayers of freedom fighters and peace loving people.
President Yoweri Museveni has called on the youths in particular and the country at large to engage in commercial agro-production and value addition as a means of eradicating household poverty.
“Food production only for the stomach is not good. You must have income for yourselves. In all that you do, you must work with good calculations. I want to support the youth groups of Karamoja by donating to them flour mills and enable the production of animal feeds. This will assure us of value addition,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has thanked the Government of the United States of America for the continued role and support in combating viral diseases like Ebola in Uganda and the region as a whole.
The President was speaking during meeting with the visiting American Secretary of Health and Human Service, Mr. Alex Azar and his delegation, which called on him today at State House, Entebbe.
President Yoweri Museveni and the First lady Hon. Janet Museveni have left from Dar es Salaam for Entebbe after a two-day working visit.
Two officials of the Middle East Consultants have been charged for human trafficking offences at the Entebbe Court in Wakiso District.
Godfrey Kyalimpa, aged 48 years and Benon Kunywana, 36 years old, were charged before Magistrate Fiona Birungi under 4 counts of trafficking 50 Ugandans and uttering a forged document.
The Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit in State House, Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, has urged teachers to join the fight against corruption and highlighted the various measures that the Government has taken to eliminate the vice.
“Corruption is defined as evil or a sin. A corrupt person is broken because morals and character do not tally with the expectations of society. The practice is an evil in the whole world. Teachers must lead exemplary lives and be corruption free people,” she said.
President Yoweri Museveni is in Dar-es-Salaam, the Tanzanian Capital, on a 2-day working visit.
The President and his wife, Mrs. Janet Museveni arrived in the country last evening from Cape Town, South Africa where they had been attending the World Economic Forum Conference.
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN: President Yoweri Museveni has commended the Ashinaga Movement Founder and one of the leading philanthropist in Japan, Yoshiomi Tamai for his charitable work in Japan and the world and for realizing the dreams of hundreds of orphans through education.
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN: Government will send one hundred teachers to Japan for a one-month course for trainers of trainers on mind education to enable them counsel young people under their care on generational challenges that come with the new era of information and communication.
Presidents Museveni, Kenyatta discuss sugar Trade
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN: President Yoweri Museveni has today met and held a bilateral meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on the sidelines of TICAD 7 conference in Yokohama, Japan during which the two leaders discussed the issue of sugar and sugarcane exports to Kenya.