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FULL SPEECH: Museveni at Uganda’s 59th Uhuru Day

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda today marked her 59th Independence Day anniversary, with President Yoweri Museveni saying the country has in the past two years shown it can defeat any challenge. ****** FULL SPEECH Countrymen and Countrywomen, Today, the 9th of October, 2021, is the 59th Independence day …

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Obote speech on eve of Uganda’s Independence 1962

Prime Minister Obote speech on eve of Uganda’s Independence in 1962 “Countrymen and friends, At midnight tonight Uganda shall become Independent. We shall have a Uganda flag, a National Anthem and Coat of Arms. These will be symbols, but independence does not begin and end with the selection and raising …

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Only 600 to attend Independence Celebrations at Kololo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only 600 guests will join President Yoweri Museveni at Kololo ceremonial grounds for celebrations to mark 59 years of self-rule October 9. According to Peter Ogwang, the Minister of Economic Monitoring in the office of the President, this is aimed at ensuring that there …

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Inside Ali Kirunda Kivejinja’s life

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |Kirunda Kivejinja was born in an aristocratic family that traced its origin from the ancient kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara. He was born at the height of British colonial occupation of Uganda. He undertook Islamic instruction before formal education that took him to India, a newly independent nation. …

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MPs decry corruption, indebtedness as Uganda marks 58th independence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have decried the high level of corruption in the country and continued borrowing as the country marks its 58th Independence anniversary. Uganda celebrated its independence October 9, at State House Entebbe under the theme; “Celebrating Uganda’s steady progress towards economic take-off …

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MUSEVENI: Uganda’s economic outlook is positive

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Uganda’s economy has transformed to a level where the country will be self-sufficient and achieve sustainable economic growth and job creation. He was speaking during the 58th Independence Day celebrations held at State …

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