ENTEBBE, STATE HOUSE: President Yoweri Museveni has told a delegation of ambassadors from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland (NORDIC) who are accredited to Uganda, that without the East African integration we have got no future.
IGAD leaders discuss South Sudan, locusts invasion
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has attended the 34th Extra-ordinary summit of the assembly of IGAD Heads of State and government that took place at the sidelines of this year’s annual African Union Summit at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, has strongly advised the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), to uphold and maintain the discipline and the good relationship that the Army has cultivated with wananchi.
ENTEBBE, STATE HOUSE: The government of Uganda has confirmed 15b shillings for the acquisition of materials necessary to handle and mitigate the locust invasion in the country.
This was revealed today during a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni and the government Inter-Ministerial Committee led by the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, at State House Entebbe.
President Yoweri Museveni has left for Luanda, Capital of Angola, to attend the 3rd Quadripartite Summit on the implementation of the Luanda Agreements that were signed between Uganda and neighbouring Rwanda in the Angolan Capital on 21st August 2019 to solve the tensions between the 2 East African Community members.
The Summit is being co-hosted by President Joao Lourenco of Angola and President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The entire technical staff of Nansana Municipal Council in Wakiso District have been handed over to the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to help further investigations over alleged embezzlement of over Shs. 1.8 billion (UGX One point Eight Billion) meant for service delivery in the Municipality.
President Yoweri Museveni is back in the country following his successful conclusion of a 6-day foreign trip to Togo and to London, the British capital.
The President who was in Lome, capital of the West African nation of Togo from 17th to 19th January 2020, joined other Heads of State and Government there for the France-Africa Summit that deliberated on issues pertaining to Drug Trafficking and Counterfeit Medicines on the African continent.
President Yoweri Museveni has received the outgoing American Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac, who called on him today at State House, Entebbe to take leave of him after her 4-year tour of duties in Uganda.
Ambassador Malac said that she enjoyed her stay in Uganda and called for further strengthening of the bonds of bilateral cooperation between Uganda and the United States of America.
STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE: President Yoweri Museveni has warned all public servants against engaging in any form of corruption. He reminded them that engaging in any form of corruption by any government officials is a great betrayal to Ugandans who are desperately yearning for service delivery.
The President was speaking at the swearing-in ceremony of the newly appointed Ministers that were announced in a minor Cabinet change that he made on 14th December 2019. The ceremony took place today at State House, Entebbe.
President Yoweri Museveni has called on universities in the country to teach courses that will help address the needs of society and development of the country.
The President was today officiated the 15th graduation ceremony of Gulu University in Northern Uganda where over 1,500 students graduated with Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates. 226 of the students had been on government sponsorship.