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Museveni State of the nation address

Uganda state of the nation address 2011 delivered by President Yoweri Museveni

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS 2011 BY HE  Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda At Parliament Kampala, June 8, 2011 HE The Vice President, Rt Hon Speaker, His Lordship the Chief Justice, Rt Hon Deputy Speaker, Rt Hon Prime Minister,  Rt Hon Leader of the Opposition, Hon Ministers, Hon Members of Parliament, […]

Museveni promises better social services to Ugandans in education and health sectors

The government has announced plans to improve service delivery in health and education sectors to enable Ugandans be better resources for national development. President Yoweri Museveni says the government is planning a five year health sector strategic plan focusing on delivery of the minimum healthcare package that include maternal and child health, nutrition, prevention management […]

Uganda buoyant over oil industry prospects for better energy and poverty alleviation

Uganda should be on its way to a middle income country by the end of 2016, and the country should have solved most of its challenges. President Yoweri Museveni says that once oil production starts, Uganda will solve its energy deficit and be able to independently meet its fuel needs without depending on foreign supply […]

More Electricity generation to help NRM achieve Poverty alleviation key targets

President Yoweri Museveni has said his National Resistance Movement government is to mobilise people to eradicate poverty in their own homes and communities. He says the NRM will in the next 5years implement pledges made during elections especially promoting production and incomes. Museveni says the government will support 6 model farmers in every parish and […]

Immature fishing costing Uganda more than $ 60 million in missed export earnings

President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned Uganda fishermen and fishing factories against harvesting and trading in immature fish. He says the practice of fishing, trading and consuming immature fish is hampering Uganda’s hitherto lucrative fishing sector. The President is asking the new Minister of Fisheries, Ruth Nakabirwa to make sure she streamlines the fisheries sector […]

Commercialisation of Agriculture to remain priority for Uganda, but financing challenges remain

The government of Uganda has promised to continue structural transformation of agriculture sector from the current subsistence based farming to modern commercial agriculture. According to president Yoweri Museveni, the government wants to ensure farmers transit from the and hoe to mechanized agriculture, from depending on rain to irrigation, and add value to their agriculture produce. […]

President Yoweri Museveni hails Uganda’s Economic growth despite global crisis, high inflation

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the country’s improved economic performance despite the global financial crisis that is affecting many countries in the world. Museveni who on Tuesday delivered the state of the Nation address says Uganda’s economy rebounded strongly recording a 9% growth rate in the July 2010-June 2011 period. He gives the huge […]

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