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President gives Green Light to Purchase of Medical Equipment from Dutch Company

Thursday, 7th September 2017,
President Yoweri Museveni has granted permission to the Ministry of Health to purchase diagnostic medical equipment worth Euros 49 million, from Philips Africa (Pty) Ltd, a Dutch company based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The President made the decision today when he received a delegation from Philips Africa at the State Lodge in Fort Portal, Kabarole District. The Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Mr. Jasper Westerink led the delegation that also included the Dutch ambassador to Uganda, Mr. Henk Jan Bakker. Read more about President gives Green Light to Purchase of Medical Equipment from Dutch Company

HISTORIC OCCASION AS MUSEVENI, MAGUFULI LAY FOUNDATION STONE FOR CRUDE OIL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION

President Yoweri Museveni and his Tanzania counterpart Joseph Pombe Magufuli today commissioned the construction of the 1,445km-long East African crude oil pipe line from Hoima district in Uganda to the Tanzanian port of Tanga.
The two leaders used the occasion to underscore the need for fast integration of the East African community so as to ease the joint planning, financing and implementation of major projects that are crucial for the development and transformation of the region. Read more about HISTORIC OCCASION AS MUSEVENI, MAGUFULI LAY FOUNDATION STONE FOR CRUDE OIL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION

We are Eternally Grateful to UPDF & Museveni, Says Central Africa Republic

July 27th, 2017
The Central Africa Republic government has thanked President Yoweri Museveni and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) for helping secure their country and fighting the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels.
In a note to President Museveni, Mr Ghislain Dieu Beni Kolengo, the Governor of the Upper Mbomu province, one of the 14 provinces (prefectures) of the Central Africa Republic, said UPDF operations had “reduced the atrocities of the notorious LRA which had regressed us considerably”. Read more about We are Eternally Grateful to UPDF & Museveni, Says Central Africa Republic

Qatar Expresses Interest in Ayago Power Project

Wednesday, 19th July 2017
The visiting Qatari delegation comprising Dr. Hamad Saad Al and Eng. Fahad Ali Al, from Hassad Foods and Energy Fund, has expressed interest in investing in the Ayago Power project in Northern Uganda.

This was disclosed when President Yoweri Museveni received the delegation on Tuesday this week  who called on him at State House, Entebbe. State Minister for Privatization and Investment, Hon. Anite Evelyn, attended the meeting. Read more about Qatar Expresses Interest in Ayago Power Project

President Mugabe Makes AU surprise Donation

Tuesday, 4th July 2017
The President of Guinea who is also current Africa Union (AU) Chairman H.E. Alpha Conde has called on Africa governments to increase their investments in the African youths in order to develop their confidence and potential, as well as to assure and prepare them for their future leadership roles on the continent. Read more about President Mugabe Makes AU surprise Donation

Get out of Wetlands, River Banks - President Museveni

“Use our Natural Resources to Ensure Harmonious Living” – President

Sunday, 25th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has, in his Eid-El-Fitir day message, urged the Muslim community to boldly and with knowledge, face the challenges of poverty, which lead to poor living conditions of our people.
“On behalf of the government of the Republic of Uganda and on my own behalf, I congratulate the Muslim community upon the successful completion of the sacred month of Ramadhan and wish you happy Eid-El-Fitr celebrations. Read more about “Use our Natural Resources to Ensure Harmonious Living” – President

President Museveni meets with UN Secretary General Guterres

Thursday 22nd June 2017
President Museveni has today met with the visiting United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres ahead of the Uganda Solidarity Summit that is slated for June 23rd 2017 in Kampala.
The UN Secretary General who will co-host the Summit with President Museveni, appreciated Uganda’s role in hosting refugees and thereby being an excellent role model to the world. Read more about President Museveni meets with UN Secretary General Guterres

IGAD Urges South Sudan to Implement Ceasefire

Tuesday, 13th June 2017
Heads of State and Government of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have challenged the Government of South Sudan to ensure strict implementation of the recently agreed ceasefire in Africa’s newest independent country. Read more about IGAD Urges South Sudan to Implement Ceasefire

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