President Yoweri Museveni has received and held a meeting with the executive officials of Bayport Financial Services Limited at State House, Entebbe with whom he discussed the contributions that the company has rendered to Uganda in the micro-finance services sector in the past 15 years it has operated in the country.
President Yoweri Museveni has received a special message from President Hage Geingob of Namibia who appreciated Mr. Museveni’s taking part in the recent Southern Africa Development Conference (SADC) in South Africa.
Namibia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, who is also his country’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister delivered the message to the President yesterday at Kisozi in Gomba District.
President Yoweri Museveni took off time today from his busy schedule of wealth and job creation sensitization tour of the Rwenzori Sub-Region in Western Uganda, to pray with the Christians of St. Charles Lwanga Catholic Parish, Maddu, Gomba District in the Central Region of Uganda. The Bishop of Kiyinda Mityana, Rt. Rev. Anthony Zzziwa, hosted the President and his wife.
President Yoweri Museveni, currently in South Western Uganda on job and Wealth sensitisation campaign, has commissioned the newly built roads within Kabale Municipality of Kabale District in Kigezi Sub-Region.
The roads were constructed under the Government of Uganda and the World Bank efforts through the Urban Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Project (USMID). The project aims at improving the road network in the new municipalities across the country.
President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of Uganda Armed Forces has commissioned 223 Officer Cadets who have successfully completed a one-year course at the Uganda Military Academy, Kabamba, in Mubende District.
President Yoweri Museveni has disclosed that the government has allocated more funds to intensify the fight against household poverty in the country through the formation of different Avings and Credit Cooperative Organizations (SACCOs) that will manage the funds in their respective areas.
“We are going to add more funds which will be given to specialised groups. What you have to do is to form SACCOs according to your area of speciality and manage your funds,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has given assurances that the Government is fully committed to building an oil refinery in the country.
“The upstream is on course and the final investment decision. We are working to ensure that the oil industry starts production. Land cannot be a problem. The building of a refinery is a minimum. The target is to engage the oil companies for the pipeline,” he revealed.
President Yoweri Museveni, currently on a countrywide tour to sensitize leaders and wananchi on wealth and job creation in order to banish household poverty, has thanked the people of Kwankwanzi District in Greater Mubende area of Central Region of Uganda for listening to the National Resistance Movement (NRM) advice of shifting from traditional agriculture to modernized calculative agriculture. He urged them to continue working even harder in order to defeat poverty completely from their households.
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the children of the veterans in Namayumba Sub-County in Wakiso District to work with him in fighting household poverty in their area, just as their parents tremendously helped him during the NRM liberation struggle.
The President was today addressing a wealth and job creation rally in Bempe Parish, Namuyamba Sub County, Wakiso district.
CHATO, TANZANIA: "While Christians go to Rome, Muslims to Mecca, I come to Tanzania as my pilgrimage. I am happy to be here. I have a lot of historical attachments to this place. It is like a home to me."
These were the words of President Museveni, spoken in Swahili, as he addressed residents of Chato District, Geita Region of North-western Tanzania on Saturday, where he had gone to pay a courtesy call on his host, President John Pombe Magufuli.