Teachers, under their Uganda National Teachers’ Association (UNATO), have this afternoon met and held talks with President Museveni and agreed to postpone their intended industrial action and report to classes as schools reopen tomorrow Monday 27th May 2019.
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the South African city of Pretoria where he will join other heads of state and governments at the inauguration ceremony of the President elect of South Africa Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa at the Loftus Versfeld Rugby Stadium in Tshwane, Pretoria.
The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Hon Reginah Mhawule and Uganda’s High Commissioner to South Africa Barbara Nekesa received the President who arrived last evening at Lanseria International airport.
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned a revamped multi-billion shillings road network in Arua municipality that includes Enyau Road, Idi Amin Road, Lemerijua road, the Kamure Park round-about, and Old Joago road.
AGALI, LIRA DISTRICT: President Yoweri Museveni has said politics must lead to development and economic transformation in order for it to be meaningful to the people.
“Politics should not be barren, it must lead to development and transformation The Politics of NRM has produced development in Lango and the whole country,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended the people of Omoro District in the Acholi Sub-Region, for choosing good leaders like the District Woman MP, Hon. Catherine Lamwaka, who support Government Development programmes.
The President was addressing residents of Omoro District during celebrations marking the victory of Hon. Lamwaka who was returned Woman MP in the previous general elections. The celebrations took place yesterday at Opit Primary School grounds in Opit Town Council.
President Yoweri Museveni has advised Ugandans to abandon subsistence agricultural production in favour of commercial profit oriented farming not only to get rid of poverty in their homesteads but also to generate employment.
President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated the Orthodox Church in Uganda upon the attainment of 100 years since the faith was started in the country. The President was speaking today during the laying of the foundation stone for the construction of Aghia Sophia Orthodox Cathedral that also marked the launching of 100 years’ festivities of Orthodox Christianity in Uganda.
The Anti-Corruption Division of the High Court of Uganda has charged 8 Post Bank officials with cases of abuse of office.
During the High Court session sitting at Kololo yesterday and presided over by Chief Magistrate, Pamela Ocaya Lamunu, the officials, including Bank Managing Director, Stephen Mukweli, were accused of causing financial loss of nearly Shs.1.9 billion to the bank. The suspects, however, denied the allegations and pleaded not guilty.
BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE President Yoweri Museveni has described the idea of sanctions by external forces as ‘cowardly’ and said leaders of the East and West met and agreed on peaceful competitions rather than sanctions.
“Why put sanctions? When somebody is wrong, leave him; they will fail by their own mistakes. When you put sanctions on them, that means you are not sure of them. I appeal for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has left for Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe on a two-day official visit at the invitation of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
During the visit, Mr. Museveni will be Chief Guest at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) that opens officially tomorrow in Bulawayo, the country’s seconda largest City.