Yoweri Museveni

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Yoweri Museveni (born 1944) is the current President of Uganda.


  • I did not, I could not and I will never invite Obote, ... This is because Obote is someone who made a lot of mistakes in our history.


  • Some people say accident, it may be an accident, it may be something else. The (helicopter) was very well equipped, this was my (helicopter) the one I am flying all the time, I am not ruling anything out. Either the pilot panicked... either there was some side wind or the instruments failed or there was an external factor.
  • Even when we were still fighting in the bush against the oppressive dictatorships of Idi Amin and Milton Obote, we introduced elections for the committees of the villages under our control.
  • In 1972, Idi Amin expelled 80,000 [Ugandan] Indians and confiscated their 4,000 properties. Now, after returning those properties to their rightful owners, we have ensured that security of persons and property are guaranteed under the constitution.
    • On security of persons and property in Uganda, 2005-09-23 [6]
  • Africa is wealthy in natural resources; the problem is they are not optimally utilized.
  • When we sell a kilo of bean coffee in Uganda, we get one dollar per kilo. The same kilo, when it is processed [and sold in Britain], goes for $10, $11 or even more a kilo. That is the same situation [price disparity] that goes for all raw materials.
  • I've never heard an agency say, 'Unless you industrialize I will not support you.
  • We fought a lonely battle against terrorism sponsored by Sudan, and we have defeated it; we cannot be intimidated by any force. For us our guide is the Constitution of Uganda and the laws there under.
    • Assuring Ugandans that nobody can disrupt their peace, 2007-11-26 [10]


  • I shall not be deterred by people who don't see where the future of Africa lies. It is the short-sighted people who put their opinions in writing. They don't understand that the future of all countries lies in processing.

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