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Ugandans petition Govt to rename, decolonize Kampala streets

  Kampala, Uganda | PROSSY NANSUBUGA | Over 52,000 Ugandans have petitioned government to rename streets in Kampala and other landmarks in the country that were named by colonialists. In a document addressed to President Yoweri Museveni and Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga yesterday, the petitioners said that the continued display …

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UN rights chief urges reparations for colonialism, slavery

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The UN’s human rights chief urged countries Wednesday to confront the legacy of slavery and colonialism and to make amends for “centuries of violence and discrimination” through reparations. Addressing an urgent debate on racism and police brutality at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Michelle Bachelet called on countries …

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Uganda hails Aga Khan at 55th Uhuru celebrations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Aga Khan has been decorated with the “Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa” medal by President Yoweri Museveni at Uganda’s 55th Independence Day anniversary celebrations on Monday. At the celebrations held in Bushenyi in South Western Uganda, The Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary …

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