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Ministry of Works Prohibited from Borrowing Funds to Construct New Express Highway

Following a debate last week that saw Members of Parliament trash the plan by government to fund the construction of Kampala -Jinja expressway through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP), President Museveni has also raised his voice on the matter. The road was planned to be constructed using funding from a loan from

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Besigye: Museveni Would Never Have Gone to School Under Current Economic Hardship

Four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said President Yoweri Museveni’s parents would never have afforded his school fees had the current economic situation prevailed then. Speaking at the inauguration of Rwenzori regional leaders of the People’s Government in Bundibugyo on Tuesday, Besigye expressed concern about the state of education, health

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President Museveni answers Bazzukulu's children on his way to Japan. PPU Photo

Museveni: Why I Won’t Retire Soon

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has said he would enjoy his retirement but explained why he won’t leave power soon. In a full statement containing answers to questions from social media users, written aboard the presidential jet on his way to Japan for the seventh edition of the Tokyo International Conference for

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Museveni Speaks on ‘Bobi Wine Going to the Bush to Capture Power’

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has responded to his social media follower who advised MP Bobi Wine to go to the bush if he wants power. On Monday, Museveni, aboard the presidential jet on his way to Japan for the seventh edition of the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) summit,

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Museveni meets Archbishops Lwanga and Odama at State House Entebbe. Courtesy Photo

Museveni, Archbishop Lwanga, Odama Hold Talks at State House

Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Kampala Archdiocese and Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Gulu Archdiocese have visited President Museveni at State House. According to presidential press secretary Linda Nabusayi, Museveni “held talks” with his guests. “Museveni has met and held talks with Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Kampala Archdiocese and Archbishop John

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Nsibambi: Museveni Must Name Successor; Besigye So Arrogant; Bobi Wine Using Wrong Method

Former Prime Minister Prof Robin Apolo Nsibambi has wants President Yoweri Museveni to ‘anoint’ a successor and play an advisory role for the next government. Museveni has been Uganda’s president since 1986 when he took power after a five-year bush war. On ascent to power, Museveni said the problem of Africa was

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Museveni Speaks on Reports of Giving Kampala Youths Money to Shun Bobi Wine

President Yoweri Museveni has cleared the air on reports that he is giving youths in opposition strongholds money to make them reject politicians such as Dr Kizza Besigye and Bobi Wine.  In recent months, Museveni has extended financial help to youth groups in Rukungiri, Kampala and Wakiso districts. Rukungiri is home to

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Ofwono Opondo: Museveni May Force Jennifer Musisi to Keep KCCA Job

Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo has said President Yoweri Museveni may force Jennifer Musisi Ssemakula to stay as KCCA executive director. Musisi handed in her resignation letter on Monday ahead of her office handover in mid-December. She cited political differences, seven years since she took up the job.   Ofwono Opondo on Jennifer Musisi Resignation   Citing

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Museveni visits Kayihura Crime Preventers' secretariat

Museveni Meets ‘Kayihura Crime Preventers’ at Night

President Yoweri Museveni Thursday night visited former police chief Gen Kale Kayihura’s crime preventers’ secretariat at Naguru in Kampala. According to a short statement by the National Crime Preventers' Forum (NCPF), Museveni used the visit to “congratulate coordinators who had just completed a one month leadership course at Kyankwanzi and encouraged

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Museveni, Crime Preventers Meeting Today

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni is set to meet over 2,000 crime preventers at Lugogo Arena in Kampala. The crime preventers are expected to discuss their fate after Museveni sacked police chief Gen Kale Kayihura. Recently, Museveni met crime preventers' leader Blaise Kamugisha at his Rwakitura country home. There had fears the crime preventers

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