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President Museveni, Burundi Peace talks Facilitator meet at Nakasero

Monday, 12th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has received and held talks with a team of the Burundi peace facilitators led by the former Tanzanian President, Mr. Benjamin Mkapa. The facilitating team and President Museveni exchanged views and agreed to chart the way forward to ensure sustainable peace in Burundi, one of the members of the East African Community. Read more about President Museveni, Burundi Peace talks Facilitator meet at Nakasero

President Launches fast-tack Initiative to end AIDS by 2030

Tuesday, 6th June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has appended his signature to the Presidential commitment and campaign programme against further transmission of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Read more about President Launches fast-tack Initiative to end AIDS by 2030

President salutes Ms Enrica Pinetti, Chairperson of Finasi Company

Friday 02nd June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has saluted Ms Enrica Pinetti, the Chairperson of the Italian-based Finasi Company and referred to her as an explorer and pioneer who has reinvigorated the contacts between Uganda Italy.
“I thank you and I want to salute Mama Enrica Pinetti. She is really an explorer. She is a pioneer and she has reinvigorated our contacts with Italy,” he said. Read more about President salutes Ms Enrica Pinetti, Chairperson of Finasi Company

President warns against Delaying Government Projects

Thursday, 1st June 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has warned government leaders and Ministers against delaying government projects.

President Museveni who was today speaking at the ground breaking ceremony of the International Specialized Hospital of Uganda in Kyangalile Lubowa Estate, along the Kampala-Entebbe road said government is committed to ensuring that health services are brought closer to the people but because of bureaucracy, government projects are stalled. Read more about President warns against Delaying Government Projects

EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY COMMUNIQUÉ

18TH ORDINARY SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY

THEME: TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMUNITY

20TH MAY, 2017
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA

EAC Secretariat
Arusha, Tanzania
May, 2017

 
EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY

18TH ORDINARY SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY

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Presidents Message to Security Chiefs Concerning Torture of Suspects

PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, 16th May 2017
President writes to Security

President Yoweri Museveni has written to Security following allegations of torture on suspected criminals in the fight against crime in the country.

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15th May, 2017

The Chief of Defence Forces
UPDF Headquarters
KAMPALA

The Inspector General of Police
Police Headquarters
KAMPALA

Director General of Intelligence Services

CONCERNING TORTURE Read more about Presidents Message to Security Chiefs Concerning Torture of Suspects

Ambassador Malac, Snowden finds more Freedom in Russia.

May 9, 2017
Government of Uganda takes exception over a litany of negative and non-factual or conjured accusations by the US Ambassador Deborah Malac made on the 3rd May 2017. Her condescending and rumbling statement exposed her bias as she sought to make Dr Stella Nyanzi the only subject of the press freedom day although Nyanzi doesn't qualify as a media person, and this isn't to suggest that her rights to free expression shouldn’t be respected within realms of Ugandan laws. 

Shs.1 billion Realized as President Museveni Fundraises for UWESO House

Saturday, 29th April 2017
A total of over one billion shillings has been realized at a fundraising drive towards the construction of the Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) Monumental House to be built on Spring Road at Bugolobi in Kampala City. The projected is expected to cost Shs.14 billion. Read more about Shs.1 billion Realized as President Museveni Fundraises for UWESO House

Presidents Museveni, Mbasogo address Oil & Gas Convention

Thursday, 27th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called for more cooperation among oil and gas producing African countries. He was this morning addressing the joint oil and gas convention and regional expo at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The President of Equatorial Guinea, Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Masogo, also addressed the convention before he concluded his 2-day state visit to Uganda. Read more about Presidents Museveni, Mbasogo address Oil & Gas Convention

“Uganda is being Transformed by a Private Sector Driven Approach” – President Museveni

Tuesday, 25th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda is being transformed through the private sector led growth.
“If you have to develop the country, we must do it through the private sector led growth. This is opposed to the old practice of running parastatals that were being subsidized by Government. The private sector policy was first implemented by the NRM Government in 1987,” he said. Read more about “Uganda is being Transformed by a Private Sector Driven Approach” – President Museveni

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