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President says salary increments will sink Economy, Urges Leaders to form SACCOS

•Skills development projects for 20 zones

•Land fragmentation killing production


May 14, 2019

HOIMA:  President Yoweri Museveni has urged leaders at all levels to form SACCOS that government can support to supplement their incomes saying it is not sustainable for government to increase civil servants salaries at this time. 

President pays courtesy call on the Omukama of Bunyoro

President Yoweri Museveni has today paid a courtesy call on the Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom His Royal Majesty Dr. Solomon Gafabusa Iguru the Second at his palace in Hoima Municipality.

The President and the Omukama shared pertinent issues related to the development of Bunyoro region including the establishment of Bunyoro University that will promote tertiary education in the region.

President Museveni receives a special message from Ethiopian Prime Minister

President Yoweri Museveni has received a special message from the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Mr. Abiy Ahmed.

The message was delivered by the Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Ethiopia delivered today by the Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Demeke Mekonnem, at State House, Entebbe. 

President Museveni and his guest discussed matters of mutual interest between Ethiopia and Uganda.

President Museveni, H.H Aga Khan due for the Groundbreaking ceremony of University Hospital

President Yoweri Museveni has said that he is ready for the ground breaking ceremony for the Aga Khan University Hospital in Kampala , Uganda.

The President was yesterday speaking at a meeting he held with the diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network and a senior executive team from the Aga Khan University Mr. Firoz Rasul at State House Entebbe.

President meets EU Envoys to Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has today held a cordial interface with the European Union Envoys in Uganda at State House, Entebbe.

The diplomats’ delegation that was led by the European Union Envoy to Uganda, Ambassador Attilio Pacifici, included Heads of Mission of Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, France, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

President Receives New Uganda Airlines Bombardier Aircraft

President Yoweri Museveni has assured the people of Uganda that the new Uganda Airline will be a successful undertaking because of the big Ugandan diaspora, the very many Uganda business people that travel and the many tourists coming to visit the country (Pearl of Africa).
The President, who was accompanied by the 1st Lady who is also Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Museveni, was speaking at the ceremony of receiving 2 new Uganda Airlines Bombardier airplanes at Entebbe International Airport.