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Mbarara Senior officials Held by CID over alleged Corruption

The Head of the Anti–Corruption Unit in State House, Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema has strongly appealed to all Ugandans to help the Unit in the fight against corruption by exposing those engaged in the vice.
“I appeal to all Ugandans to help us in the fight against corruption. We also look forward to having the media as our partners in exposing corrupt officials in government,” she stressed.

“We are Ready for Cooperation” – President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has said that the Government of Uganda is ready to cooporate with the Government of the Republic of Serbia in order to revive the 2 countries’ relationship in paving the way for joint ventures.
The President also extended an invitation to his Serb counterpart to visit Uganda.
“We are ready for cooperation and I would like to invite the President of Serbia to come and visit Uganda. We shall welcome him,” he said.

Five new Envoys Present credentials to President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has received credentials of 5 newly appointed Ambassadors to Uganda.

During the separate ceremonies that took place today in the afternoon at State House, Entebbe, envoys from Iceland, South Korea, Turkey, the UN and Finland presented their letters of credence witnessed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sam Kuteesa and a number of officials from the Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Arua suspects Charged of Abuse of office, Conspiracy to Defraud

The State Prosecutor, Alice Kyomuhangi, has charged Mr. Kasajja Jamirlu Kairu, former Town Clerk of Arua Municipal Council and Erejo Kamil Rajab, Principal Treasurer of Arua Municipality, with abuse of office, diversion of public resources and conspiracy to defraud. Mr. Kasajja Mamirlu Kairu is currently Town Clerk Kapchorwa Municipal Council.

The charges were preferred on the two officials this morning by the Grade One Magistrate of the Anti-Corruption Unit Court in at Kololo in Kampala by Mr Moses Nabendo. 

“Acquire skills to Diagnose Correctly societal Challenges”

President Yoweri Museveni has urged leaders at all levels to equip themselves with skills that will help them go a long way in diagnosing correctly society’s challenges.

“It is crucial that you leaders know what you are doing because if you don’t know, you will bring a case to yourselves. Leadership is not like a cold that you catch leadership skills. You have to prepare yourself,” he said.

Political Leaders advised on Prioritization

CHOBE, NWOYA: President Yoweri Museveni who is also the National Chairman of the National Resistance Movement today opened the 5 day retreat of the Central Executive Committee of the National Resistance Movement, highlighting governments’ major achievements in infrastructure development and service delivery and emphasizing that the weakest point now is economic empowerment of the 68% of the population who rely on susbsitance agriculture mainly in the rural areas.

President Museveni Eulogizes former Busoga Bishop Bamwoze

President Yoweri Museveni has eulogised the late Bishop Emeritus Cyprian Bamwoze, former Bishop of Busoga Diocese describing him as a person who had respect for religion right from his youthful life. 

‘’I thought I should locate time to come to give testimony about what I know about the late Bishop Bamwoze. This is very important because old men have become scarce. I feel pity when I see the young generation without information,” he said.

President meets High Command


President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the Uganda armed forces has met with the UPDF High Command in a meeting that took place at State House Entebbe yesterday.

The High Command, which is the top decision-making organ of the UPDF, discussed among other things the security situation in the country and expressed satisfaction with the prevailing security in the country.

President Museveni meets UN Leaders, discuss security, UN Base

ADDIS ABABA. President Museveni has today (Sunday) met top United Nations Chiefs, discussing with them a range of issues on regional security, human rights and the fate of the UN base in Entebbe.

The meeting with the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, happened on the side-lines of the on-going 32nd Ordinary Summit of the African Union Heads of State in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.