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Masette Kuuya was Obote’s ‘Bituli Mia’, wanted Mandela Stadium in Nabumali

OBITUARY | Alfred Geresom Musamali | Hon Patrick Masette Kuuya, son of Abner Walyawula of Sibanga in the current Manafwa district, was the “Bituli Mia” of Dr Apollo Milton Obote’s Second Government (1980 to 1985). “Bituli” in some Ugandan languages means gaps, holes, shapes or openings while “mia” is Kiswahili for a …

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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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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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Eulogy for Gen Elly Tumwine

  EULOGY FOR GEN TUMWINE: Today, we are mourning the passing on of a National hero, a true patriot, a freedom fighter, a revolutionary, a Pan Africanist, an icon of the liberation struggles against dictatorial regimes in Uganda; a decorated General of the National Resistance Army /UPDF. We are mourning …

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Prof. Rachel Musoke dies at 78

OBITUARY | RONALD MUSOKE | Prof. Rachel Nandawula Musoke, 78, passed away on May 30 after distinguishing herself in a 40-year medical career at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, where she is more known and celebrated than in her native Uganda. She began working as a neonatologist at Kenyatta …

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