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President hails sports men, women for 2019 Uganda Achievements

President Yoweri Museveni has commended sports personalities in Uganda for the achievements attained for the country during 2019. 

The President was speaking at State House, Entebbe yesterday shortly after he and the 1st Lady, Janet Museveni, had hosted over 400 sports men and women as well as officials to a luncheon to celebrate the achievements the country has realized in sports this year.  

President lauds Inter-religious Council on Oneness

President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended the Uganda Inter-Religious Council (IRCU) for fostering oneness among the different faiths in the country. 

The President made the remarks yesterday at State House, Entebbe during the Annual National Thanksgiving Service that was organized by the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda to thank God and offer prayers for continued peace in the country and for completing the year 2019.

President asks Judiciary to prioritize Business issues to prevent Uganda from bad Reputation

President Yoweri Museveni has asked the judiciary in the country to prioritize disposal of business cases so that Uganda is prevented from having a bad reputation. 

“Uganda’s competitive advantage should not be interrupted by slow commercial justice. Start with business issues because slow justice can give Uganda a bad reputation. Investors are setting up factories in Uganda because we have ensured security. We have got a strong Army,” he said.

President Passes out skilled youth in Bugweri District

President Yoweri Museveni has advised the youth in Bugweri District in Busoga Sub-Region to get involved deeply in fish farming activities at the edge of swamps instead of destroying wetlands by growing rice in them.

“I proposed to the 2nd Deputy Prime Minister Kirunda Kivejinja fish farming instead of rice growing that dries up swamps. This venture could save many youth from poverty,” he said.

President meets Lebanese Investors, urges them to invest in Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has urged foreign investors to consider investing their money and skills in Uganda saying the country has a conducive investment climate.

He made the remarks today while meeting Mr. Ibrahim Zakhem, the Vice President of Zakhem International Construction Limited, a Civil and Mechanical Engineering Company based in Beirut, Lebanon. 

“Use prevailing peace to develop your talents” – President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has advised the people of Uganda to take full advantage of the prevailing countrywide peace that was ushered in by the NRM Government to develop their God-given talents.

"I urge the people in the country to utilize all the opportunities in talent development that can be identified under NRM leadership so that those talents can be usefully developed," he said.