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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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The Kenneth Kaunda factor in Uganda’s media, politics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Zambia first President Kenneth Kaunda who died yesterday visited Uganda several times, first during Milton Obote’s two tenures as president and later after Museveni captured power in 1986. And even after retirement, he continued visiting Uganda and offered interviews to a couple of journalists. But …

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Captain Obote sues govt over 32 year UPDF salary ‘arrears’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defense Forces officer attached to the Internal Security Organization has sued the government seeking to recover his salary which was never paid for 32-years. Captain Harrison Obote, a former soldier in Uganda National Liberation Army-UNLA contends that on January 13, …

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ON BIZONTO: A time for introspection

  COMMENT | PAUL KALUNGI | “If you ever wish to understand anything, study its birth and its development”. So if you want to understand Bizonto’s drama on the current government in power, rather than reading the day’s headlines, study its development and evolution from FRONASA to PRA to NRA …

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