President Yoweri Museveni has described Uganda and the European Union as partners with a lot to benefit from each other. Speaking in a meeting with the European Union delegation in Uganda led by the European Union (EU) Ambassador to Uganda, Attilio Pacifici, Museveni thanked the European Union countries for emphasising trade other than aid when dealing with Uganda, a move that has seen Uganda’s earnings from trade with EU triple the aid to Uganda in the past few years.
The European envoys that included the heads of missions of Belgium, France, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Ireland, Italy Read More
President Yoweri Museveni has issued a new directive on borrowing for infrastructure, limiting borrowing for only railway construction, electricity generation and irrigation schemes which, according to the President, is “for purposes of streamlining proper national economic growth."
During a meeting with the African Development Bank (ADB) Regional Director in charge of the Eastern Africa, Mr Gabriel Negattu, and some government officials at State House Entebbe, the President issued the directive while sourcing funding for school and infrastructure projects.
He emphasized the Read More
President Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame have put pen to paper and signed a pact to improve their political and economic relations.
In the Angolan capital Luanda, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and himself signed a memorandum of understanding meant to resolve tensions existing between the two countries. President Museveni also commended his host and Congolese neighbour for spear heading the talks. “I thank President Lourenco and Felix Tshisekedi of DR Congo for coming in so that we share the information we had and ensuring that we have a communiqué with Read More
From his country home in Rwakitura, the Head of State delivered the annual new year message to the nation in a live broadcast aired across all media houses
He started off by paying tribute to all those that lost their lives in the year 2018, and prayed that God comforted their families and friends.
He then pointed out nine issues to address in his speech that included the Economy,Youth development and employment, Crime, Political discipline, Regional Integration, Corruption, Political leaders acting as examples in wealth creation,Irrigation and Land evictions
The Read More
President Yoweri Museveni yesterday launched the Kampala Flyover project. In a ground breaking ceremony held at Nakivubo Blue Primary School, the President said the project was part of a series of modifications the city infrastructure is to undergo in a bid to mitigate traffic congestion and ease movements in the city.
The Clock Tower flyover Project is a precursor to similar developments, part of the city’s new Multi-Modal Transport Master Plan for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area, seeks to phase out boda bodas and taxis, replacing them with the Bus Transit System and Rail Transit Read More