Tag: Yoweri Museveni

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni nominated to run for 6th term

Uganda’s long standing President, Yoweri Museveni has been nominated as the candidate by his party NRM to run for his 6th term in the upcoming January 2021 presidential elections. So what does this mean for the country’s economy? Kenneth Agutamba, Analyst & Chief Strategist, Impact Communication Strategies joins CNBC Africa for more.

Uganda maintains COVID-19 curfew

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni in an address to the nation last night maintained curfew measures as the country’s fragile economy continues to be greatly affected by COVID-19, CNBC Africa spoke to Ken Agutamba Analyst & Chief Strategist, Impact Communication Strategies for more.

Uganda moves to phased reopening amid rising of COVID-19 cases

In Uganda, according to president Yoweri Museveni, the country will go ahead with its plan to re-open the country despite recording more than 150 Covid-19 cases in three days. Moreover, European Union gives Uganda about $198 million to fund coronavirus response. CNBC Africa spoke to Qatahar Raymond Mujuni, a journalist for more.

COVID-19: Ugandan residents to get free face masks

Last night in Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni addressed the nation with an update on the country's lock-down measures. In the address he assured Ugandan's that the government would be providing free masks for all, and once that's implemented, the lock-down would be lifted. CNBC Africa spoke to Kenneth Agutamba, Analyst and Chief Strategist for Impact Communication Strategies for more.

Uganda considers postponing presidential elections due to Covid-19

Last night during a televised interview, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni addressed concerns around Covid-19, touching on topics such as the upcoming elections and the country's economic performance amid the virus. CNBC Africa spoke to Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Kenneth Agutamba for more.

Uganda takes pre-emptive COVID-19 measures

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the closure of all schools in the country and suspended public gatherings for 30 days effective Friday 20th March. In a televised address to the nation, the President said that the move is a measure to contain the potential spread of coronavirus. Analyst, Ronald Mugobera joins CNBC Aftrica for more.

Heads of state meet to discuss economic integration of Rwanda, Uganda and Congo

In a bid to normalize ties between Rwanda and Uganda, through the fourth Quadripartite Heads of State Summit both President Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni met at Gatuna border. They were joined by Angolan President João Lourenço and his Congolese counterpart Félix Tshisekedi. The agenda of the meeting includes review and discussion of feedback from Uganda following a Note Verbale from Kigali dispatched on February 15. Joining CNBC Africa to speak on economic integration between countries in the region is Journalist Gonzaga Mugwana.

One of Africa’s last strongmen, Daniel Arap Moi dies at 95

Leaders from across the East African Community and worldwide have commiserated with the Kenyan people following the passing of the country's longest serving President Daniel Arap Moi. Moi, a former schoolteacher who ruled Kenya for 24 years, becoming the country’s longest-serving president had been in hospital for over a month. Presidents from the East African region took to social media to eulogise Moi. Joining CNBC Africa for more is journalist, Joseph Bonyo.