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Museveni, Taxi Operators Agree on Annual Levies After State House Meeting

President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday met Taxi Operators at State house Entebbe to resolve their matter the “high” monthly taxes levied on them by Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA). It will be remembered that taxi operators under their umbrella association ‘Drivers and Conductors Central Association (DACCA) on Wednesday last week paralyzed business

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Striking Taxi drivers Intercept Museveni’s Convoy, Demand His Intervention on KCCA Taxes

Business in down town Kampala was on Wednesday morning paralyzed by Taxi drivers under their umbrella association ‘Drivers and Conductors Central Association (DACCA)’ who were striking against the “high” monthly taxes levied on them by Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA). According to the drivers, KCCA was charging them Shs 120,000 monthly

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Museveni: I Will Talk About Age Limit at the Right Time

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has once again spoken about the controversial age limit debate, for which he is the main subject. Born in 1944, Museveni will not be eligible for reelection unless article 102b of Uganda’s constitution is removed. The article bars anyone below age 35 and over 75 to

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Museveni Succession Bill to Be Tabled in Parliament

As a way of blocking the age limit removal bill expected to be tabled before parliament next week, another MP has sought leave of parliament to prepare a bill to allow Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni retire peaceful. Titled The Museveni Succession, Transition and Immunities Bill, the legislation aims at absolving

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Museveni: I am The One Who Owns Uganda’s Money

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has said he is the owner of the country’s resources, a statement once said by dictator Idi Amin Dada. Interestingly, Museveni made the statement while campaigning for Amin’s grandson in Kiryandongo district. Taban Amin, son to Shaban Amin (Idi Amin’s son) is standing in a by-election in

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Shs 10 Million For Anyone With Museveni Graduation Photos – Nambooze

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Bakireke has openly doubted President Yoweri Museveni's education, placing a Shs 10m prize on anyone with proof that Uganda's three-decade ruler is a graduate. Museveni is said to have graduated from University of Dar es Salaam. But Nambooze has asked for proof of Museveni's graduation from Dar

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Uganda the Best Country for Fruit Growing in Africa – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has held discussions with Mr. Herbert Hlawati, Managing Director of an Austria-based Agrana Fruit Services, who called on him this evening at State House, Nakasero. Mr. Hlawati is in Uganda to look into opportunities available in the country related to the fruit processing industry. President Museveni, while welcoming him,

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Museveni Calls for Industrialization to Protect River Nile

Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni has said. The President made the remarks on Thursday (June 22) at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State Summit held at State House, Entebbe. The

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Museveni Meets With UN Secretary General Guterres

President Museveni on Thursday (June 22) met with the visiting United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres ahead of the Uganda Solidarity Summit that is slated for June 23rd 2017 in Kampala. The UN Secretary General who will co-host the Summit with President Museveni, appreciated Uganda’s role in hosting refugees and

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Museveni Can’t Buy UPC with Shs 6 billion – Obote’s Son Akena

A son to Uganda’s former two-time president has denied allegations that President Yoweri Museveni has “bought” him and the entire Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC). Jimmy Akena, the UPC president, party president, on Wednesday responded to claims by suspended party members to have him impeached for allegedly selling UPC to Museveni for

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