YOKOHAMA, JAPAN: President Yoweri Museveni has today arrived in the Japanese seaside city of Yokohama where he joins other world leaders to attend the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) that kicks of tomorrow at the Pacifico Yokohama convention centre.
President Yoweri Museveni has left for the Japanese City of Yokohama where he will join other African Heads of State and Government for a 3-day 7th Edition of the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) Summit.
President Yoweri Museveni has returned from a 2-day visit to Angola where he and his Rwanda counterpart signed a pact to improve political and economic relations between Rwanda and Uganda.
The Head of Public Service and Secretary to Cabinet, Mr. John Mitala, received the President on arrival at Entebbe International Airport this afternoon.
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 Yoweri Museveni last evening visited the family of murdered Kisoro Lawyer, late Isaac Sendegyeya in Mukingu village, Nyakirama Sub-County in Kisoro Municipality.
39 year-old Isaac Sendegyeya was shot dead on Sunday morning of 21st July 2019 at the door of his home by unknown assailants as he returned home.
President Museveni, in his expression of condolences, gave assurances that efforts to have the culprits face the law are on-going.
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned a 10-km long deterrent electric fence covering the periphery of the section of Queen Elizabeth National Park lies in Rubirizi District as a measure taken by government to keep away wildlife animals from raiding farmers’ crops.
President Museveni promised the communities the erection of an electric fence when he last visited Rubirizi District. At its completion, the fence will be 40 kms long.
State house wishes to caution the public against conmen who demand for money allegedly to arrange meetings for them with the President.
This follows the arrest of a one Taremwa Daniel Rweishe Kabandize, a resident of Makindye, Salaama road in Kampala who was on Wednesday 31st July 2019, arrested by security operatives around Victoria mall, for soliciting money from an investor working with Butter Bay a Swedish Company involved in recycling/turning rubbish into bio gas/electricity.
President Yoweri Museveni who is currently in South Western Uganda to sensitize the wananchi on wealth and job creation campaign, has disclosed that the National Resistance Movement (NRM) government will work to enable the manufacturing of solar powered water pumps to ensure the realization of both sustainable irrigation and agro-production.
“We will support the efforts of solar pumps to help you on irrigation,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has called on the people of the Ankole Sub-Region in South Western Uganda to stop the vice of disrupting the flow of River Rwizi.
The President made the call last evening during a live radio talk show at Mbarara State Lodge as he continues his countrywide tour to sensitize wananchi on wealth and job creation campaign.
President Yoweri Museveni has strongly advised the people of Bunamwaya in particular and Uganda in general to prioritize the creation of wealth at household level in order to effectively eradicate poverty.
“Development is for all but wealth is on an individual basis that can go a long way in creating jobs also. Let us emphasize on wealth and job creation,” he stressed.