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Tractor Assembling Plant to be Set Up in Eastern Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has received and held discussions with Norbert Traublinger, the Chief Executive Officer of a German Werke Eicher Company who is interested in setting up a tractor assembling plant in Eastern Uganda. President Museveni encouraged his guest, to also consider starting a factory for manufacturing tractors in Uganda. The president

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Museveni Promises Land to Chinese Investor

President Yoweri Museveni has received and held discussions with Mr. Pengfei Zhang, a Chinese entrepreneur who has expressed interest to invest in a multi-manufacturing factory for production of an assortment of electric equipment. During the meeting that took place at State House, Entebbe and attended by Parliamentary Speaker, Rt. Hon. Rebecca

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Andrew Mwenda: Why Museveni May Rule for Life

By Andrew M. Mwenda I hold a fundamental disagreement with many Ugandan elites when it comes to the discussion of succession. In debating whether President Yoweri Museveni should go or stay we are not indulging in an abstract theoretical exercise but a challenge of practical politics. There are two positions we

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Museveni Hails Janet for Getting Ntungamo District to Support NRM

President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the National Chairman of NRM Party, has hailed his wife Janet Museveni for getting Ruhama County and Ntugamo District to support NTM. The president urged Ugandans who embrace national development to always choose leaders that promote infrastructural development. "I congratulate you and thank you for supporting

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Museveni Applauds MP Anywar for Embracing NRM Message

President Yoweri Museveni has urged the National Resistance Movement cadres to gracefully welcome members of the opposition political parties that are crossing to the Movement. He said this is the only way to strengthen the Party through increasing their support and making it popular. Shunning or treating with contempt those who

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Museveni: There is No Conflict Between Uganda and Rwanda

President Yoweri Museveni has Sunday held bilateral discussions with his visiting Rwandan counterpart, President Paul Kagame at State House, Entebbe. The Rwandan leader who is new African Union (AU) Chairman, was in the country on a one-day day working visit to brief President Museveni on the recent AU Summit in Kigali

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Museveni, Kenyatta Launch Busia One-Stop Border Post

Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday commissioned a one-stop border post in Busia. The post, which is funded by foreign development agencies under the Trademark East Africa, is expected to ease at easing the movement of goods and people at the border. The concept combines two national border controls

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Museveni, Magufuli Discuss Economic, Trade Interests

President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Tanzanian counterpart, President John Joseph Pombe Magufuli have discussed areas of cooperation between their two countries at a meeting held this morning at State House, Entebbe. Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sam Kuteesa, his Tanzanian counterpart, Mr. Augustine Mahiga and Uganda’s Minister of Public

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Museveni to African Leaders: Use Multi-Dimensional Approach to Fight Terrorism

For Africa to combat the threat of transnational terrorism on the continent, it must employ a multi-dimensional approach, President Museveni has said. Speaking at the Peace and Security Council Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Saturday, Museveni said the approach had to address issues of ideological disorientation, employ the right anti-terrorism strategy, use

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