THE PRESIDENTIAL CEO BOARD MEMBERS PAY A COURTESY TOUR AT THE UGANDA INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE IN NAMANVE.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Presidential CEO Forum board members led by the Vice Chairman Mr. Emmanuel Katongole paid a courtesy visit and tour to the Uganda Industrial Research Institute in Namanve Industrial Area. The Board members in attendance included: Prof. Charles Kwesiga, Mr. Douglas Opio, Dr. Ruth Biyinzika Musoke, Ms. Irene Birungi Mugisha, Ms. Brenda Tibamwenda, and Mr. Mathias Katamba. The visit commenced with a tour of the facility where the industrial training is done, followed by a meeting of the board members together with their host, Prof. Charles…

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PRESIDENT MUSEVENI LAUNCHES PARISH DEVELOPMENT MODEL IN KIBUKU DISTRICT

By Grace Turyatunga. The President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni launched the long awaited Parish Development Model on Saturday 26th February 2022 at Kibuku Primary school in Kibuku district Bukedea Region. The President was received by Vice President H.E Maj. Jesca Alupo, Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja, Ministers and service Chiefs among others. He started the day with an inspection of the exhibition some of the agricultural projects which included cattle, poultry and goats. During his speech, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni emphasized the need to transform from working for…

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UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN THE ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY

By Grace Turyatunga Uganda participated in the Anti-Corruption Day ceremony on the 9th of December, 2021 at Kololo ceremonial grounds. The event was honored by the presence of The President of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as the guest of Honor. The theme of the ceremony was “PROMOTING ACTIVE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY”. The Executive Director of Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), Mr. Benson Turamye gave a joint statement on behalf of other  State Anti-Corruption institutions highlighting their commitment on the war to eliminate corruption…

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Arsenal win the FA cup

Arsenal lifted the FA cup for a record 14th time as they beat Chelsea 2-1 inside an almost empty Wembley stadium on Satuarday afternoon. Mikel Arteta’s  side came from behind to win 2-1 in a game that rounds off a domestic season like no other. Striker Pierre- Emerick Aubameyang scored twice after Christian Pulisic had put Frank Lampard’s men ahead. Christian Pulisic had given Chelsea the dream start with just four minutes on the clock, but the blues’unravelled after Aubameyang was brought down by Cesar Azpilicueta inside the area and…

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Ministry of Internal Affairs Status on 2016-2021 NRM Manifesto implementation commitments.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs is a cabinet level government that is responsible for the facilitation of legal and orderly movement of persons to and from Uganda. The body continues to regulate the residence of immigrants in the country, to verify and process Uganda citizenship and enforce national and regional immigration laws for the development and security of Uganda. The Ministry is comprised of various autonomous and semi-autonomous institutions whose functions complement each other. These institutions include: Ministry of Internal Affairs Uganda Police Force; Uganda Prisons Service; Find out the Ministry commitments…

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Police issues Brief on COVID 19 lock down.

Today morning, Uganda police held a press conference at Uganda media center to communicate updates on fighting crime during the lock down. UPDF Spokesperson Brig. Karemire spoke of community vigilance, and boarder surveillance capabilities that have been enhanced. “Our cardinal responsibility as sworn in the oaths we took is to fight crime and we shall keep it. He urged the public to stay calm in these tough times. Frank Baine the Director of Uganda Prisons applauded the country for the positive response with guidance from our leaders. On a good…

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Government to supply free food to the under privileged.

Earlier yesterday, the Kampala minister issued details and guidelines to the public guiding people on the directives of the government to supply food to the public. The campaign is to kick off today 4th of April 2020, with the Prime minister’s presence Dr Ruhakana Rugunda in Bwaise to supply food to different places of Kampala Wakiso and beyond with the help of army and police. This initiative is to help people get through the challenging period considering that people don’t have any source of income since they are jobless and…

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Joint task force responds to claims from public against mistreatment during curfew.

The joint security task force has responded to reports from the public that they were arrested from their compounds and veranda by security personnel enforcing the presidential directive on curfew. On Monday 30th during his National address, President Museveni announced a 14 day curfew starting on the 31st of March at 7pm until at 6:30am to run for the next 14 days. The joint task force including the Police, UPDF, and LDUs were given a task to enforce the directive. However, a number of people have since complained that they…

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Algae, pollution choke Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is the second largest fresh water lake shared amongst 3 countries, its also Africa’s largest lake and has a surface area of 26,600 square meters. It is considered one of the most important shared natural resources by regional countries; draining an expanse estimated at 194,200 square meters. The lake’s basin is home to more than 40 million people who draw livelihoods directly from the lake, according to the World Bank. An investigation conducted by the Nation Media Group with a team of scientists from the University of Nairobi across Kenya, Uganda…

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President launches Internet connectivity project for West Nile and Karamoja

President Yoweri Museveni has launched phase four of the National Backbone Infrastructure Connectivity project for West Nile. The ceremony took place at St. Charles Lwanga Senior Secondary School grounds in Koboko District. The government of Uganda through the National Information Technology, Uganda (NITA-U), with funding from the World Bank, is implementing the national backbone infrastructure and e-government infrastructure project to connect districts and towns across the country. Phase four has commenced and will extend to the districts of Pakwach, Nebbi, Arua, Yumbe, Koboko, Adjumani, Katakwi and the border points of…

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