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Location: Eastern Africa, west of Kenya
Capital: Kampala
Population: 28,195,754
Independence Day: 9 October 1962 (from UK)
Date Joined: 1962
Currency: Ugandan Shilling (UGX)
Total Area: 236,040 sq km
Languages: English, Ganda or Luganda, other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili,Arabic
Head of the Government: President Lt. Gen. Yoweri Kaguta MUSEVENI (since seizing power 29 January 1986)
Web site: http://www.statehouse.go.ug
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Museveni: Uganda President hints at resuming sports activities in the country

The country's head of state has left sportsmen and women in joy after tweeting about a possible return of sports Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has sent a strong indication that sporting activities could resume in the country soon. The long-serving head of state has left Ugandan sportsmen and women in joy after he tweeted that he was considering lifting the ban of sporting activities so that sports can be played without fans. "On the Covid-19 pandemic, I welcome the positive suggestions like the idea of sports

News Source:goal.com
News Type:News Published date: 12-August-2020

President Museveni commissions seven factories in Namanve park

President Yoweri Museveni has launched seven new factories in Kampala Business and Industrial Park in Namanve. This brings the number of factories in the industrial park, located on 2,200 acres, to 103, according to the Uganda Investment Authority. The new factories, which were launched on Saturday, will be producing beer, sanitizers, agricultural products, building materials, diapers and sanitary pads, refrigerators, water dispensers, radio sets and mobile phones. Others produce gumboots and tarpaulins.

News Source:newvision.co.ug
News Type:News Published date: 07-July-2020

Uganda heading to a ‘dangerous phase’ of pandemic: President Museveni

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni is warning that the country is heading to a more dangerous phase of the novel coronavirus. In a televised address on Monday night, Museveni said cases of the disease were being reported among people whose contacts could not be traced following the reopening of private and public transport in some parts of the country. Previous cases of the disease had mostly been reported among returnees from abroad and cross-border truck drivers.

News Source:africa.cgtn.com
News Type:News Published date: 29-June-2020

Uganda: COVID-19 - I Can't Go On Begging Ugandans to Live, Says Museveni

President Museveni has reiterated the need for Ugandans to police themselves in a bid to avoid the spread of coronavirus. According to him, government will not continue begging Ugandans to live because he and his health experts have done enough to sensitise the public about the preventive measures against the spread of the virus that has so far infected 679 Ugandans. "We cannot go on begging people to live. That we call police to enforce [COVID-19 preventive measures]! Call police for what!

News Source:allafrica
News Type:News Published date: 13-June-2020

Uganda postpones reopening of schools as cases soar

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has postponed the reopening of schools for final year students for one more month. The president said reopening schools was risky as the country did not have enough kits to test learners every two weeks through televised lessons. President Museveni said two television sets would be given to each village to allow learners to continue studying at home. “Two television sets per village equals to 140,000 TV sets in the country,” he said in a televised address.

News Source:africa.cgtn.com
News Type:News Published date: 04-June-2020

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