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UPDF takes over Brigadier Okoya reburial site

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is yet to rebury the remains of Brigadier Pierrino Okoya and his wife Anna Akello three years after constructing their graves in Palaro Sub County, Gulu district. In April 2019, the government deployed the UPDF Engineering Service Brigade from the Forth Division …

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Jacob Oulanyah laid to rest

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Speaker of Parliament Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah has finally been laid to rest. Oulanyah’s body was lowered into the grave at 5:34 Pm at his home in Ayom Lony village in Lalogi Sub-county, Omoro District. He was accorded a 17-gun salute. There was a somber …

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🔴 LIVE: Parliament pays tribute to Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is today paying tribute to former Speaker Jacob Oulanyah in a special sitting. The body of Oulanyah will lie in state throughout the night. At 9.00 am tomorrow, the body will be taken to Kololo Ceremonial Grounds for a State Funeral. Tweets by …

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Flags to fly at half-mast until Oulanyah is buried

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has directed all flags in the country to fly at half-mast until the Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah is buried. Before his official directive through his Twitter handle, Uganda Radio Network-URN reporters at Parliament had observed flags already flying at half-mast at …

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Burial of former BoU governor Gideon Nkojo set for next month

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The burial of the former governor Bank of Uganda, Gideon Nkojo has been set for next month. Nkojo died in November 2020 in Virginia, USA after being ill. Family members immediately started arranging for the return of the body back home to its resting place …

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Teso cultural leader burial set for February 19

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has set February 19 as the date for the burial of the Iteso cultural leader Augustine Osuban Lemukol. Emorimor died on Saturday at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was admitted since January 27. Before he was referred to Mulago, Emorimor was admitted …

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Jinja NRM leaders demand chairperson autopsy report before burial

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Jinja district National Resistance Movement-NRM leaders want responsible authorities to produce a conclusive autopsy report, detailing the death of their fallen acting chairperson, William Kato Kaziba, ahead of his burial. Kato succumbed to undisclosed illness on Tuesday night. Kato is reported to have …

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