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  Uganda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republic of Uganda, or Uganda, is a country in East Africa, bordered in the east by Kenya, in the north by Sudan, by the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, Rwanda in the southwest and Tanzania in the south.
The President of Uganda, currently Yoweri Museveni, is both head of state and head of government.
Uganda has been hailed as a rare success story in the fight against HIV and AIDS, widely being viewed as the most effective national response to the pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Uganda   (1376 words)

 Encyclopedia: Yoweri Museveni   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
During the 1980s, Uganda had one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world, but now Uganda's rates are comparatively low, and the country stands as a rare success story in the global battle against the virus (see AIDS in Africa).
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda addresses a crowd of thousands gathered to celebrate his landslide victory in the presidential elections in Kampala, Wednesday, March 14, 2001.
Despite recognising the president as a "genuine reformer" whose "leadership [has] led to stability and growth", Carson claims ominously that "we may be looking at another Mugabe and Zimbabwe in the making".
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Yoweri-Museveni   (10527 words)

 President of Uganda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President of Uganda is the head of state in Uganda.
The first president was the king of Buganda, due to the power of the monarchist Kebaka Yekka party.
In 1966 Prime Minister Milton Obote suspended the Ugandan constitution and became both Prime Minister and President.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/President_of_Uganda   (119 words)

 Uganda's "Benevolent" Dictatorship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
After being sworn in as president of Uganda in January 1986, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni proclaimed the era he was ushering in was more than the usual "changing of the guard" to which the people of Uganda had become accustomed.
The turmoil in Uganda in the 1970s and 1980s yielded human rights violations on a scale nearly unmatched in postcolonial Africa: moreover, civil war and social strife left orphans and widows in their wake, and economic dislocation removed essentials like sugar, soap, and wheat flour from the market stalls.
Uganda today recalls the images of the early days of African independence, when the "founding fathers," such as Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere, and Jomo Kenyatta, enjoyed a legitimacy derived from their participation in the struggle for liberation from colonial hegemony.
www.udayton.edu /~rwanda/articles/uganda.html   (3070 words)

Kampala, the capital city of Uganda is spread over ten hills and derives its name from a kiganda expression "kasozi k'empala" (the hill of antelopes).
Uganda is based on the kingdom of Buganda, in Central Africa, which was declared a British protectorate in 1894.
Uganda Railways is situated at the one end (Jinja, Port Bell end) of Nasser Road, Kampala.
us-africa.tripod.com /uganda.html   (1144 words)

 Museveni, Yoweri on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Under Museveni, Uganda has intervened in the political affairs of neighboring countries, including Congo, Rwanda, and Sudan; his reputation was tarnished by profiteering and looting by Uganda's forces in the Congo.
Uganda's first direct presidential election (1996) returned Museveni to office by an overwhelming majority, but a referendum that approved (2000) continuing his so-called no-party state saw a large drop in voter turnout.
He was reelected president by a large majority in 2001, but this time there were cleared indications of vote fraud, although it seemed to have inflated rather than ensured his win.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/m/museveniy1.asp   (897 words)

 The State House of Uganda:About the President of Uganda
Although President Museveni is a man with very strong convictions, his political vision on how to lay a foundation for reconciliation and national harmony enabled him to accommodate ideas that were often opposed to his.
President Yoweri Museveni has today visited the Uganda Cranes football team which is camped at Namboole Stadium in Wakiso district to morale boost them as they...
President Yoweri Museveni has affirmed that the mission of the African Development Bank (ADB) and other development partners should be devoted towards linking the continent’s producers directly with the consumers of the developed world....
www.statehouse.go.ug /president.htm   (1890 words)

 President Museveni - 1998 Africa Prize Laureate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
President Museveni has made it his mission to ensure peace and stability, adequate social services, support for farmers and diversification of the economy.
Museveni became president of Uganda in 1986 after a prolonged struggle against the regimes of Idi Amin and Milton Obote.
President Museveni faced the huge tasks of revitalizing the country's agricultural economy, bringing a powerful but completely undisciplined army under control, reestablishing relations with bilateral and multilateral donors, developing social services for the country's 18 million people and rebuilding Uganda's economy from the ground up.
www.thp.org /prize/98/museveni.htm   (396 words)

 AEGiS-AFROL: President Museveni explains Uganda's success in combating AIDS - December 2000
Uganda has set up a state of the art laboratory for drugs testing for Anti-viral drugs and monitoring their effects.
To combat poverty, Uganda has introduced free education to ease the burden of poor families, especially where AIDS has had an impact on breadwinners in the family.
President Museveni stressed that as AIDS has become an ‘African’ disease, we, as African leaders, must take the lead in finding resources and negotiating with drug companies to lower prices.
www.aegis.com /news/afrol/2000/AO001204.html   (992 words)

 Uganda Civil War
President Yoweri Museveni has used Uganda's military to battle the two main rebel groups, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).
Uganda's economy also suffered, with billions of dollars of the government's budget going to the military.
Analysts are saying that President Museveni could finally be realizing that, even with access to the rebel bases in Sudan, the military solution he once preferred is not going to succeed.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/war/uganda.htm   (547 words)

 Uganda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Uganda, therefore, shares the view of the Secretary-General that the time has come to examine the fundamental policy issues and structural mechanisms that may be needed to deal with these new challenges.
Uganda particularly welcomes the initiative of the Secretary-General to convene a High-level meeting which adopted the Principles on Good¬Neighbourly Relations and Cooperation between the DRC, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda on 25 September 2003.
Uganda strongly believes that these are necessary pre-conditions for regional integration, and promotion of trade and investment to meet the needs of our people.
www.un.org /webcast/ga/58/statements/uganeng031001.htm   (1251 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » RPT-Donor "meddling" prolonging Uganda war-president
President Yoweri Museveni said in a statement that Uganda must become financially independent of donor nations that fund about half its budget but which he said are partly to blame for many if its problems.
Museveni, whose supporters are campaigning for a change in the law to let him seek re-election next year, said support for certain sectors and better tax collection would cut dependence on donors he accused of prolonging the war in the north.
Donors were also to blame for Uganda's chronic electricity shortages, Museveni said, which see large parts of the capital Kampala plunged into darkness every other night.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/VBOL-6BZGSL?OpenDocument   (529 words)

 Uganda (09/05)
President Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, was elected under the new constitution in 1996 and re-elected in 2001.
Uganda's population is predominately rural, and its population density highest in the southern regions.
The president of Uganda, who is the head of state and head of government, leads the executive branch.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2963.htm   (3459 words)

 “FOREIGN INVESTMENT BENEFITS UGANDA “ by President Yoweri K. Museveni
Uganda and UN Uganda's President Museveni, Chairman of the Common Market for East and Southern African States (COMESA) has emerged as one of the most significant leaders in the developing world.
Especially in the short run, there is no reason why Uganda should subsidize the impecunious Ugandan middle class and leave the cheaper options of attracting foreign and Ugandan Asian capital.
However, in the case of Uganda, investors are forthcoming, but they are being pilloried by the Ugandan middle class, including political leaders, who have an incomplete understanding of the dynamics of modern economies.
www.africa-ata.org /eg_foreign_investment.htm   (790 words)

 Open Letter to Uganda by Former President Binaisa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
President Museveni denies having had anything to do with ordering his Tutsi members of the Ugandan army to invade Rwanda as they did in October 1990, thus starting the present conflict.
The second reason is for President Museveni to expand his domains by adding Rwanda as a satellite state, under a Tutsi President in whose selection President Museveni would play a decisive role.
Let all members of the government and Defense Council of Uganda be held jointly and severally responsible and accountable for the attack on Rwanda in October 1990.
www.udayton.edu /~rwanda/articles/binaisa.html   (1713 words)

 Obote, Apollo Milton on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Overthrown by Idi Amin in 1971, Obote fled to Tanzania.
Uganda's Exile Former President Obote Can Return Home: Senior Official.
Uganda: precarious coup, tales of killing and looting.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/o/obote-a1p.asp   (244 words)

 The Official Website: State House, Republic of Uganda
President Yoweri Museveni has challenged the United Nations to ensure once and for all that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is not used by negative forces to endanger the security of her neighbours.
The President said this today while meeting a delegation of the United Nations’ Observer Mission in the DRC (MONUC) together with the Chief of General Staff of the DRC Army at State House, Nakasero.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that the atrocities that characterised Uganda’s history are deeply rooted in the colonial era whose structure of leadership left serious loopholes and a lot of unanswered questions at the time of independence that culminated in the turbulence.
www.statehouse.go.ug   (417 words)

 News at UCD, October 2000
His Excellency Mr Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda delivered a lecture entitled "European Union and Africa" in O’Reilly Hall, UCD, on Monday 23 October 2000.
President Museveni was elected president of Uganda in 1996.
President Museveni graduated with a BA in Political Science, Economics and Law from the University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
www.ucd.ie /news/oct2000/mlecture.htm   (129 words)

Uganda, twice the size of Pennsylvania, is in East Africa.
It seized Kampala on Jan. 29, 1986, and Museveni was declared president.
Uganda also signed a peace accord with the Congo in Sept. 2002 and finally withdrew its remaining troops from the country in May 2003.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108066.html   (1137 words)

 Uganda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Republic of Uganda, a country in east-central Africa, bordered in the east by Kenya, in the north by Sudan, by the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, Rwanda in the southwest and Tanzania in the south.
Uganda has demonstrated the most effective national response to HIV/AIDS of any African country.
Around forty different languages are currently in use in the country; English was appointed as the country's official language by the Museveni government.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/U/Uganda.htm   (1201 words)

 AEGiS-AP: Uganda's President Meets With Bush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
WASHINGTON -- The president of Uganda on Monday called for "passionate trade" with the United States as a backstop to President Bush's proposal linking increased U.S. aid to political reform in poor countries.
Uganda is among a dozen African countries with balanced budgets and established protections for individual property rights that the Bush administration believes may soon be able to borrow money in private capital markets.
Museveni briefed Bush on negotiations toward ending a 4-year-old civil war in Congo, which is now split three ways between territories held by the government and by rebels backed by Uganda and Rwanda.
www.aegis.com /news/ap/2002/AP020518.html   (597 words)

 Integrity USA President visits Integrity Uganda :   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bishop Senyonjo, the retired Bishop of West Buganda, continues under inhibition in the Church of Uganda, and the continued threat of ecclesiastical trial and defrocking.
That all Christians of the Church of Uganda who will be found practising or promoting homosexuality shall be denied Christian burial and other church rites in the Diocese of Namirembe [and] the Diocese do launch a vigorous Crusade against all forms of homosexuality.
Integrity Uganda is an independent organization of heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual Anglicans and other Christians committed to building an inclusive church and society.
www.changingattitude.org /news_i_c_integrity_uganda_visit.html   (743 words)

 CNN.com - 200 dead: Uganda president apology - Feb. 24, 2004
President Yoweri Museveni has blamed the devastating rebel attack in northern Uganda which killed 200 unarmed civilians on "mistakes" by the army and apologized to the region's people.
In a statement to the state-owned New Vision newspaper, the president said the army had been negligent for allowing the camp to be set up in the first place, adding that it was insufficiently protected.
But the operation drove the rebels into northern Uganda, where the attacks intensified, and the insurgency spread to eastern parts of the East African nation.
www.cnn.com /2004/WORLD/africa/02/24/uganda.rebels.ap/index.html   (691 words)

President Museveni met with the Prosecutor in London to establish the basis for future cooperation between Uganda and the International Criminal Court.  A key issue will be locating and arresting the LRA leadership.  This will require the active cooperation of States and international institutions in supporting the efforts of the Ugandan authorities.
President Museveni and the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court will hold a press conference on Thursday, 29 January 2004 at 6 p.m.
According to different reports given to the Office of the Prosecutor, the situation has resulted in a pattern of serious human rights abuses against civilians in the region, including summary executions, torture and mutilation, recruitment of child soldiers, child sexual abuse, rape, forcible displacement, and looting and destruction of civilian property.
www.un.org /News/Press/docs/2004/afr821.doc.htm   (504 words)

 The State House of Uganda:About the Vice president
There, he scored even higher successes for himself and Uganda, earning a mark of distinction for best performance in the MSC Programme at the University of London.
Bukenya returned to Uganda in 1983 to lecture at the Institute of Public Health at Makerere University, but was poached a year later to lecture at the Department of Community Medicine, University of Papua New Guinea.
Bukenya emerged as Chairman of the Movement Caucus in the House, Minister of State for Trade, and Minister in charge of the Presidency in the Government of Uganda.
www.statehouse.go.ug /vice_president.htm   (606 words)

 CBS News | AIDS Delegates Differ On Condoms | July 13, 2004 09:58:58
President Yoweri Museveni's comments on the second day of the International AIDS Conference were in line with the policy of President Bush but at odds with a majority of researchers and AIDS activists at the meeting.
Uganda has waged a successful battle against the spread of HIV in a rare success story for sub-Saharan Africa — though some experts say it's unclear how that success has been achieved.
Uganda has brought its infection rate down from more than 30 percent in the early 1990s to about 6 percent of the country's 25 million people last year.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/07/12/health/main628799.shtml   (1042 words)

 President of Uganda -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The President of Uganda is the (The chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government) head of state in (A landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962) Uganda.
The role began as a largely ceremonial position, with the (The person who holds the position of head of state in England) Prime Minister holding the true power.
The first president was the king of (A state of Uganda and site of a former Bantu kingdom) Buganda, due to the power of the monarchist Kebaka Yekka party.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/president_of_uganda.htm   (335 words)

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