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Idi Amin memorial lecture flops

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The inaugural memorial Lecture for Former President Idi Amin in Arua City on Friday failed to take place. Early last month, a group of concerned local leaders and stakeholders from the West Nile sub-region and those living in the diaspora announced a proposal to organize …

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Pader district prepares for second memorial of Paul Lokech

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pader District is preparing for the second commemoration of Lt. Gen Paul Lokech’s death. Lt. Gen Lokech, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, died on August 21, 2021, at his residence in Kiira Municipality, Wakiso District. On August 28th, 2022, immediately after the first memorial, …

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Kitgum prepares first St. Janani Luwum memorial lecture

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The organizing committee of the 46th St Janani Luwum has set February 15th, 2023 for the inaugural memorial lecture in honor of the saint. Canon Gladys Oyat, the local organizing committee chairperson, says the inaugural St. Janani Luwum memorial lecture will provide people with adequate …

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S.Africa bids emotional farewell to ‘Mama Winnie’ Mandela

Soweto, South Africa | AFP | Thousands of mourners flocked Wednesday to the heart of South Africa’s sprawling Soweto township, a centre of anti-apartheid resistance, to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela’s former wife and struggle hero Winnie Mandela. Her grandson Bambatha Mandela described Winnie, who died on April 2 after a …

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Rotary world pays tribute to Sam Owori online

An online memorial book for Rotary Int. pres elect Sam Owori opened  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Final memorials for Rotary International President-elect Sam Owori who died suddenly in the US earlier this month, are being held in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. His body Lay in State on Tuesday at Uganda’s Parliament where …

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Memorial of South Africa icon turns into anti-Zuma protest

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | A memorial service Saturday for anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada was transformed into a fierce attack on South African President Jacob Zuma, under fire after a controversial cabinet reshuffle. Party veterans of the ruling ANC, sacked finance minister Pravin Gordhan and Kathrada’s widow lined up to …

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