Spotlight

Spotlight

Presidents Message to all Ugandans, Especially the Buzzukulu

Greetings. I have concluded my countrywide tour of the 20 zones. My idea of using these 20 zones for sensitization comes from the 19 Independence Districts, which themselves had grown out of the 15 colonial districts. The colonial districts were: West Nile; Acholi; Lango; Karamoja; Teso; Bugisu; Bukedi; Busoga; Mengo; Mubende; Masaka; Ankole; Kigyezi; Tooro; and Bunyoro. 

This is according to a clockwise movement from West Nile.

 

“Government to set up mini regional Industrial Parks” – President to Rwenzori area Leaders

President Yoweri Museveni, who is currently in Western Uganda, has said government is planning to set up mini regional industrial parks for processing both agro and non-agro products such as coffee, cocoa and tanneries in order to promote value addition to home made products in various parts of the country.

President Museveni receives DRC Special Envoy

President Yoweri Museveni has received a Special Envoy of President Felix Tshisekedi  Tshilombo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gen. Celestine Mbala Musense.

The meeting took place today in Kabale District where the President has been sensitizing wananchi on the wealth and job creation programme.

President Museveni and his guests deliberated on a number of issues including security and economic cooperation between the 2 neighbouring countries – DRC and Uganda.

President welcomes reigning Miss World at Rwakitura

President Yoweri Museveni this afternoon received and welcomed reigning Miss World, Vanessa Ponce, and also doubles as Miss Mexico who called on him at his country home in Rwakitura in Kiruhuura District.

Miss Vanessa Ponce who is the 68th Miss World since the global pageant began, is in Uganda for a six-day visit at the invitation of reigning Miss Uganda Quinn Abenakyo, who is also Miss World Africa.

The President’s Wealth creation Engagements in Perspective

The opposition parties, particularly FDC, UPC and DP are angry, that President Yoweri Museveni is short-changing them by allegedly disguising his early re-election campaigns as mobilization for wealth creation especially in rural communities. But whether the opposition and their allies in the civil society accepts or not, the objective truth is that majority of Ugandans, about 68 percent still live in subsistence economy and need big direct help and intervention.

Tackle Africa’s under Production, consumption for Prosperity, Museveni tells COMESA

NAIROBI, KENYA: President Yoweri Museveni has urged countries under COMESA to tackle under-production and under-consumption to spur economic transformation.

“Africa is so rich and yet so poor. There are a number of bottlenecks that we need to deal with including market integration, infrastructure such as roads and electricity and other cost pushers,” he said.

President hails Living Water International for Exemplary Work

President Yoweri Museveni has commended the US-based Living Water International for setting a good example for others to follow by stepping out to help their Christian neighbours, an act, he said was Godly and walking in Jesus’s foot steps.

“According to the distribution of your efforts, you seem to be in the footsteps of Jesus because He guided us very clearly. We shall know them by their fruits, not what they say but what they do,” he said.

“Games Train and Prepare you for Peaceful Competition” – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has said that games train and prepare people for peaceful competition. 

He made the remarks last evening (Monday) at State House Entebbe where he hosted the Uganda Cranes football team after their return home from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football games in Cairo, Egypt. He hosted them to a luncheon and congratulated the national team for qualifying among the top 16 teams out of 53 in Africa, which took part in the tournament.

“Help people to come out of poverty” – Museveni to Leaders

President Yoweri Museveni has called on the leaders of Bukedi Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda to sensitise the wananchi in the region on dangers of producing only for consumption> He, therefore, emphasized that the aim should be production for commercial purposes through modern farming practices.

“Leaders should help people come out of this dangerous situation. People learn by listening. That’s why I am here to share with you what I know. At least God will not ask me why I didn’t tell you,” he said.

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