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Yoweri Museveni

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is a Ugandan politician and statesman. He has been President of Uganda since 26 January 1986.
Museveni was involved in the war that deposed Idi Amin Dada, ending his rule in 1979, and in the rebellion that subsequently led to the demise of the Milton Obote regime in 1985. With the notable exception of northern areas, Museveni has brought relative stability and economic growth to a country that has endured decades of government mismanagement, rebel activity and civil war. His tenure has also witnessed one of the most effective national responses to HIV/AIDS in Africa.
In the mid-to-late 1990s, Museveni was lauded by the West as part of a new generation of African leaders. His presidency has been marred, however, by invading and occupying Congo during the Second Congo War (the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has resulted in an estimated 5.4 million deaths since 1998) and other conflicts in the Great Lakes region. Rebellion in the north of Uganda by the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Statement by HE Yoweri K. Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda on ...
2014-07-08
Uganda started off her Independence, in 1962, on a very weak foundation. This was, mainly, because of bad politics pushed by opportunistic sectarian groups and manipulated by external interests. The sectarianism, as we have pointed out many times, was ...
(Independent)
  1. Museveni speaks out on Kasese, Bundibugyo attacks
  2. Ugandan leader: Guerrillas tried to take barracks
  3. Death toll 90 in Uganda weekend attacks; President blames tribal leaders

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Uganda: Museveni swipes at West
2014-07-03
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has hit back at Western nations for cutting development aid to his country as punishment for the introduction of a controversial anti-gay legislation. According to a report monitored from The Telegraph on Thursday, ...
(StarAfrica.com)
  1. Ugandan president calls Western aid 'unreligious,' 'sinful'
  2. Ugandan President: Asking me to protect gay people in exchange for aid is 'sinful'
  3. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says conditions attached to Western aid ...

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Africans! "wake up" and work to avoid "sinful" Western aid, says Uganda's ...
2014-07-02
Several Western countries reduced funding to Yoweri Museveni's government in February after he signed into law new legislation imposing life sentences for being gay. The aid cuts were welcome because they had "aroused" Ugandans and made them ...
(Telegraph.co.uk)
  1. Museveni warns on early sexPublish Date: Jul 02, 2014
  2. US sanctions tread lightly on Uganda's 'odious' anti-gay laws
  3. Ugandan President Warns Against Early Sex

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US sanctions tread lightly on Uganda's 'odious' anti-gay laws
2014-07-01
Indeed, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, who signed the anti-gay law and has been a shrewd consolidator of power for nearly three decades, is a key security ally for the US. He partners with the US to deal with Al Shabab in Somalia and to hunt Lord ...
(Christian Science Monitor)
  1. Pride and Prejudice: Life Under Uganda's 'Kill the Gays' Bill

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Hillary Clinton: I was 'ridiculed' by Uganda's President when I challenged him ...
2014-06-25
Hillary Clinton says she was “ridiculed” by President Yoweri Museveni when she confronted him about Uganda's anti-gay legislation. In her new memoir Hard Choices, the former Secretary of State reveals her anger at the 2011 murder of Ugandan LGBT ...
(PinkNews.co.uk)
  1. Uganda Currency Plunges as Anti-Gay Law Prompts US Aid Cuts
  2. Uganda warns US sanctions over anti-gay law hits vulnerable hardestPublish ...
  3. US Cuts Aid To Uganda, Cancels Military Exercise Because Of Anti-Gay Law

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Uganda TV station banned after showing president asleep in parliament
2014-06-19
A television station in Uganda has been banned from covering presidential events after it broadcast images which it said showed president Yoweri Museveni snoozing in parliament. Dennis Katungi, the government's media centre manager, told AFP: "The ...
(The Guardian)
  1. Uganda Bars TV Station for Reporting President Slept on Job
  2. CENSORSHIP? Ugandan TV station ban after president shown 'sleeping'

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Tooro Kindgom tells Museveni to apologise for calling King a 'boy'
2014-06-16
The Tooro Kingdom in Uganda has demanded President Yoweri Museveni apologises and withdraws a statement in which he called their King a “boy”, according to Ugandan newspaper The Observer. The Observer reported that the Tooro Prime Minister ...
(The Star)
  1. Tooro Wants Museveni Apology Over 'Boy' Talk

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Machar Says Museveni Dismissed Kiir's Narrative of Coup Attempt At IGAD Summit
2014-06-13
Addis Ababa — Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni whose forces are helping the South Sudanese government fighting against the rebels has admitted for the first time that no coup attempt had occurred in Juba, saying what caused the crisis in ...
(AllAfrica.com)
  1. UN Official Denies Alleged Summons by Juba Authorities
  2. President Salvatore Kiir Violates the May 2014 Addis Ababa Agreement
  3. Power Sharing Not The Solution For South Sudan's Conflict

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S. Sudanese rebels welcome direct negotiations with Ugandan president
2014-06-12
“We welcomed the direct negotiations with President Yoweri Museveni on the side of Salva Kiir during the face-to-face meeting with our leader, Dr. Riek Machar on Tuesday in Addis Ababa,” Machar's spokesperson James Gatdet Dak told Sudan Tribune ...
(Sudan Tribune)
  1. We have achieved our goal in South Sudan - Museveni...
  2. Full text: IGAD summit decisions on South Sudan crisis
  3. SOMALIA: PM reiterates government ready to work with members of IGAD to ...

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