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President Leaves for Nairobi ICPD Conference

President Yoweri Museveni is in the Kenyan Capital Nairobi where he has joined other African Heads of State and Government for a 2-day conference on Population and Development  (ICPD 25).

The President was seen off earlier today at Entebbe International Airport by the Commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Air Forces, Lt. Gen. Charles Lwanga Lutaaya, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Mr. Andrew Sorowen and the Commissioner General of Prisons, Dr. Johnson Byabashaija. ENDS

 

President Tshisekedi in Uganda on a Two-day State visit

“Am consulting elders to see how to shift from conflict to economic zone”

STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE:  President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo of the Democratic Republic of Congo has arrived in Uganda on a two day state visit, telling his host President Yoweri Museveni in a tet-a-tet meeting that he is consulting elders in the region to see how his country can shift from a conflict zone to economic cooperation.

President receives Swedish Investors

President Yoweri Museveni has met and held discussions with a delegation of 15 Swedish investors from Europe at State House, Nakasero.

The Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, Per Lindgarde, led the investors who have shown interest in the areas of public transport and energy.

The delegation included the Regional European Sales  Manager  of  ABB  Company, Mr. Tolben Sjohom. 

President Directs IGP on Security Plan for MUK

STATE LODGE: NAKASERO: President Yoweri Museveni has directed Makerere University administration to compare the University's tuition fees structure with that of other public universities within the country and also within the East African region and come up with a reasonable tuition policy. 

He also re-emphasized said that it is not a good idea for Makerere University to pay its lecturers using students’ tuition fees. 

President calls for Africa’s Integration

President Yoweri Museveni has called for the integration of the African continent to root for a more vibrant and strong economic base and prosperity like China and the United States of America have been able to do. He, however, stressed that Africa’s desired economic integration cannot be fully guaranteed unless the continent moves to grapple with challenges attendant to lack of strategic security.

“None of the Africa leaders was happy when Libya was attacked by the West and it could not defend itself,” he said.

President commissions Lira-based St. Gracious Secondary School

President Yoweri Museveni has attributed the mushrooming growth of private sector investments in the country to the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Government’s principles of peace, democracy and freedom of individuals to work and own property.

The President was speaking yesterday at the ceremony of the commissioning of St. Gracious Secondary School in Adagayela village of Adekokwok Sub-County in Lira District in Northern Uganda. The school’s proprietor is Mr. Olet Patrick.

President installs Lira University Chancellor

Former Chief Justice, Benjamin Odoki has been installed as the first Chancellor of Lira University by President Yoweri Museveni. The President also presided over the university’s first graduation ceremony of 150 pioneer graduates in the disciplines of Bachelor of Science in Public Health, Bachelor of Science in Community Psychology and Psychotherapy, Computer Science, Business Administration and Commerce, among others. The ceremony took place today in Ayere village of Baropo Sub-County in Lira District Lango Sub-Region in Northern Uganda. 

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