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President Lauds MUK researcher on Ebola, Marburg viruses’ Test Kit

President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated Dr. Misaki Wayengera, a Researcher at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, for his efforts in developing a rapid test kit to diagnose the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses.

“I want to congratulate our scientists because they are really waking up and producing a lot of products. The Government will fund you. It is the issue of prioritization and putting the money in the right place,” he said.

“Address causes of Injustices, Human Rights’ Abuses Holistically ” – President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has opened the 4th African Judicial Dialogue with an advice to State and non-state actors who are devoted to the promotion of justice and human rights to holistically address the causes of injustices and human rights abuses that are deeply rooted in the social, economic and cultural set up of the African society. He said that the issue calls for much more than merely dealing with the legalities.

Museveni hails Ethiopia’s Unity Park:

 Addis Ababa – President Yoweri Museveni has praised the Ethiopian Prime Minister and his Government for accurately documenting the country’s recent history by inaugurating the Unity Park. President Museveni made the commendation last evening (Thursday) as he joined several other regional leaders to witness the colourful inauguration of the Park in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa.

 

President assures on solving major cost Pushers

President Yoweri Museveni has assured manufacturers in Uganda that the NRM Government is committed to solving all major cost pushers to ensure that business operators are able to benefit from their business operations.

Mr. Museveni was speaking at the opening of the 27th Uganda International Trade Fair that took place today at Lugogo’s Uganda Manufacturers Association show grounds in Kampala where manufacturers and exhibitors are showcasing their numerous industrial merchandise.

Musaazi gave Direction when Africa was Leaderless- Museveni

KAMPALA: President Yoweri Museveni has said that Ignatius Kangave Musaazi is in the same category as South Africa's Nelson Mandela who filled the vacuum when Africa was leaderless and down.

According to the President, it is not possible to mention people like I.K Musaazi without talking about Africa, ‘because they were the glue that united the continent to put up resistance in the face of colonialism’.

President commends China for helping Uganda in Development

President Yoweri Museveni has commended the Government of China for supporting Uganda in infrastructure development including railway transport, electricity generation, road construction and telecommunications, among others.

"Rail transport is much cheaper compared to road transport. The Government of China has been helping Uganda in the development of this area,” he said.

President Museveni urges the youths to Engage in Agro-Production, Value Addition

President Yoweri Museveni has called on the youths in particular and the country at large to engage in commercial agro-production and value addition as a means of eradicating household poverty.

“Food production only for the stomach is not good. You must have income for yourselves. In all that you do, you must work with good calculations. I want to support the youth groups of Karamoja by donating to them flour mills and enable the production of animal feeds. This will assure us of value addition,” he said.

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