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NABBANJA: Gun salute for Ssemogerere legally dictated

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister of Uganda, Robinah Nabbanja has said that government is mandated to honor the late Paul Ssemogerere with a 17-gun-salute as per the constitution. Nabbanja made the statement during the requiem mass for the the late veteran politician at Nattale-Nkumba, in Entebbe. …

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Museveni eulogizes the late Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere

Kampala, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has expressed sorrow and lauded late Democratic Party leader, Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere. Dr. Ssemogerere was laid to rest at the family ancestral home in Nattale, Nkumba in Wakiso district on Monday. Museveni in a message read for him by the Prime …

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Dr. Ssemogerere’s death marks end of an era

OBITUARY | Michael Wambia  – URN | Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere aka Ssemo has been described as an “emperor” of Uganda’s democracy and his passing away is the end of an era. Dr. Paul Ssemogerere has been a thread and needle that attempted to bring different opposition groups to unite for …

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GOVT: Official burial for Dr Ssemogerere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has directed that the former Democratic Party-DP President General Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere be accorded an official funeral.  This was announced on Saturday by the Minister in Charge of the Presidency, Milly Babalanda. According to Babalanda, she is scheduled to hold …

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I urgently need to inherit Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere’s Big, Black Book

OBITUARY | Alfred Geresom Musamali | Now that former Democratic Party (DP) President-General Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere (aged 90 years) is dead, I urgently need to inherit one of his intellectual property items – to wit, the Big, Black Book in which during the 1980s he conceptualised recording the names of …

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Opposition pays tribute to Dr Paul Ssemogerere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition politicians have paid glowing tribute to the former President General of the Democratic Party Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere. Ssemogerere died on Friday at his home in Lubaga Kampala. Ssemogerere, a close family member told the Uganda Radio Network, has been suffering from bad …

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Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere dies at 90

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere, Democratic Party’s former president has died today, aged 90. A close family member has confirmed to URN that Dr. Ssemogerere who twice contested for presidency and led DP for over 25 years died early Friday morning, at his home in Rubaga. He …

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Mao alone can’t negotiate a transition for Uganda: Rubongoya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Secretary General of the National Unity Platform-NUP, David Lewis Rubongoya, has said the Democratic Party President, Norbert Mao should stop claiming he is in government for the general good of Ugandans. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an exclusive interview, Rubongoya said Mao should …

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Parliament can’t intervene in DP’s internal affairs: Tayebwa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa has said that Parliament cannot involve itself in the internal Affairs of the Democratic Party (DP). This followed a concern from a member of DP, Lulume Bayigga who presented a statement on the state of affairs in the Democratic Party (DP) …

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