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Magufuli, Museveni Give Green Light To $3.5 Billion Pipeline Project

Magufuli, Museveni Give Green Light To $3.5 Billion Pipeline Project

Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Sunday gave a green light for the construction of the oil pipeline, saying the remaining issues should immediately be concluded. The two leaders, who met at Chato airport, signed the intention to start implementing the $3.5 billion project, warning that anyone who may attempt […]

Museveni Advises Girls To Produce 4 Children For Better Management

Museveni Advises Girls To Produce 4 Children For Better Management

 President Yoweri Museveni has advised young girls in the country to limit themselves by producing only four children who are easier to manage in the current economy. “You young girls, don’t produce more than four children, it will weaken your bodies and many children are not easy to manage and nurture,” Museveni said on Friday […]

Uganda: Museveni Launches Gold Refinery, To Abolish Royalty Tax

Uganda: Museveni Launches Gold Refinery, To Abolish Royalty Tax

The newly-built $20 million African Gold Refinery in Entebbe, is the first of its kind in the region and has the capacity of processing up to 300 kg of gold weekly. It has been in operation since 2014 and has reportedly created employment opportunities for 75 Ugandans. “We shall be very harsh on anyone who […]

Uganda: Rapists Deserve Death – Museveni

Uganda: Rapists Deserve Death – Museveni

 President Yoweri Museveni has condemned rape in the strongest terms possible suggesting that rapists deserve to be killed. Mr Museveni made the remarks during celebrations to mark 36th Tarehe Sita Anniversary at Boma Grounds, Apac District, on Monday. “A rapist is a killer and he deserves to be killed,” he said. “The reason UPDF has […]

Uganda Women Demand Museveni Campaign Sanitary Pads Pledge

Uganda Women Demand Museveni Campaign Sanitary Pads Pledge

A group of 37 non-government organisations dealing in the promotion of girl-child rights have asked President Museveni to honour his campaign pledge and deliver the sanitary pads he promised during the presidential campaigns early this year. Addressing journalists yesterday, Elliot Orizaarwa Tumwijukye, the executive director Women and Girl Child Development Association (WEGCDA), said since the […]

Uganda: Museveni Showcases Girl-Child Policy In U.S.

Uganda: Museveni Showcases Girl-Child Policy In U.S.

President Museveni has spoken highly of Uganda’s policies that empower the girl-child and push women’s progress. Speaking at a high-level event on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the President cited several policies his government has put in place including universal education at primary and secondary school levels which […]

Uganda’s President Extends 30-Year Rule, Detains Rivals After Election

Uganda’s President Extends 30-Year Rule, Detains Rivals After Election

KAMPALA, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni extended his 30-year rule on Saturday, winning an election that international observers said lacked transparency and his main opponent, under house arrest, denounced as a sham. One of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, Museveni won 60.8 percent of the vote, while main opposition candidate Kizza Besigye secured 35.4 […]