STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE: President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministries of Finance and Economic Planning and that of Science, Technology and Innovation, to avail funds for the registration of tested and approved science and technology innovations that are a product of many years of research by the Food and Science Department and the Faculty of Veterinary Services of Makerere University.
MUNYONYO, KAMPALA: President Yoweri Museveni has urged the youth to embrace the institution of marriage by carefully selecting responsible, God fearing partners for stable homes.
The President was yesterday speaking at the marriage ceremony of Isaac Kutesa and Yvette Kamurasi at Munyonyo Peace Hub in Kampala City during a church session where the newly wed couple tied the knot.
President Yoweri Museveni asked the people of Hoima District to note that conducting an election is not a simple task but one with challenges.
President Yoweri Museveni, who is the National Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), has urged the people of Kigorobya County in particular and Hoima District in general, to continue supporting the Movement because it is the Movement that brought about peace and stability in Uganda, ushered in the politics of national unity and revitalized the national economy.
President Yoweri Museveni, who is also NRM National Chairperson, today began a two-day by-election campaign canvasing votes for the NRM flag bearer for Hoima District Woman Member of Parliament Businge Harriet Mugenyi Akiiki and called upon the electorate to vote for the NRM candidate to reciprocate government’s socio-economic and political achievements made in the area.
President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) today chaired a meeting of the Defence Forces Council, the Supreme decision making-body of the UPDF.
The meeting that took place today at State House, Entebbe deliberated on the current security situation in the country and expressed its satisfaction with the prevailing peace.
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.