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President Museveni Commissions Multimillion Military Medical Facility

resident Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of Uganda’s Armed Forces has hailed the UPDF leadership for using their own human resource to build infrastructure and save money through strengthening the health care capacity among the security forces.

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Uganda, United Nations To Host Solidarity Conference On Refugees

President Yoweri Museveni and the new United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres Sunday, January 29, 2017 engaged in a series of discussions ranging from the security situation in Somalia to South Sudan to Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo and pledged to strengthen efforts to develop sustainable peace and development in the region.

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Is Besigye Different From Museveni?

By Andrew M. Mwenda

Besigye and his radical extremists need to address the following: If Besigye wants to convince us that he is different from Museveni let him do so in actions not mere words. If he wants to convince us that it is not only Museveni who can manage Uganda let him first show us that it is not only Besigye who is singularly qualified to beat Museveni in a presidential election.

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President Museveni Appoints Ambassadors & Heads of Diplomatic Missions

The President of Uganda, Yoweri K. Museveni last week appointed the following ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions. The President has sent the names to Parliament for consideration and approval.

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“We Need Support For Economic Growth” – M7 Tells IMF’s Boss

President Yoweri Museveni yesterday, January 27, received and held a meeting with the visiting International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Ms. Christine Lagarde at State House, Entebbe.

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When Besigye Was Museveni’s Closest Buddy

By Andrew M. Mwenda

[Yesterday, January 26, 2017] NRM marked 31 years in power. On this day 31 years ago, Besigye was only 28 years and Museveni’s blue eyes cadre. They had been in the bush together fighting apparently to bring about democracy and transform the economy of Uganda.

Within three days of taking power Besigye was announced as the Minister of Internal Affairs responsible for the police. Ask the opposition politicians of the day how Besigye’s police treated them. In fact most were in Luzira.

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President Museveni Commissions Ethanol Plant

President Yoweri Museveni has highly praised Kakira-based Madhivani Group for their contribution to the economic growth of the country. He assured them of the bill to be tabled in Parliament to allow the blending of ethanol with petrol.

“I would like to thank the Madhvani Group, despite the disappointment by Idi Amin. The family pioneered the production of sugar in Uganda. By 1972 they were producing 70,000 tons but today they have almost tripled the production to 180,000 tons,” he said.

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Lesson For Uganda’s FDC From DRC

By Andrew Mwenda

President of Congo Joseph Kabila looks on during the closing news conference at the Francophone Summit in Montreux
President of Congo Joseph Kabila looks on during the closing news conference at the Francophone Summit in Montreux October 24, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND – Tags: POLITICS)

Happy new year to everyone!

The other day, the opposition in DRC forced President Joseph Kabila to respect term limits on the presidency. He agreed step down end of the year. They achieved this by organizing a defiance campaign that lasted weeks and saw dozens killed. For the last 16 years Besigye had promised this outcome and consistently failed to deliver on it. Why?

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Appointments, Transfers & Promotions In The Uganda People’s Defense Forces

As Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and President of the Republic of Uganda, on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, made appointments, transfers and promotions in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces and they are as follows:

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President Museveni Attends Christmas Prayers In Ntungamo

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President Museveni and his wife, Janet jointly take a reading in Church during Christmas

The President of Uganda, Yoweri K. Museveni has called upon all Ugandans to take dominion over nature and fight drought through constant irrigation of their gardens.

President Museveni who attended Christmas prayers at Kyamate Church of Uganda in Ntungamo District alongside his wife, Janet Museveni, in his message to Ugandans emphasized that Man was created in God’s image and given dominion over nature. Continue reading President Museveni Attends Christmas Prayers In Ntungamo

President Museveni Gives Thanks For His Victories As Dr. Sserwadda Reaffirms He Ought To

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President Museveni Greets His Guests at the Thanksgiving Ceremony

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President Museveni Hosts Thanksgiving Service At State House

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President Museveni and wife, Janet Museveni in the company of Vice President Kiwanuka Ssekandi and Speaker Of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga read from a hymn book