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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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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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Rome gives Archbishop Ssemogerere full powers

Archbishop Ssemogerere Formally Vested with The Pallium Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | His Grace Dr Paul Ssemogerere has been formally vested with a pallium, which symbolizes pastoral and judicial powers bestowed upon him by the Pope, to be exercised in Kampala Archdiocese and the central ecclesiastical province. The ritual of …

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ARCHBISHOP: Speaker Anita Among setting a good example

Kampala, Uganda | LOUIS JADWONG | The Archbishop of Kampala Paul Ssemogerere has hailed Speaker of parliament Anita Annet Among for agreeing to work closely with members of the Opposition. He however challenged her to ensure the example she has set by sending Opposition MPs to represent her at many functions, …

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Archbishop Ssemogerere urges priests on living simple

Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Catholic Archbishop Dr. Paul Ssemogerere has asked priests to live a life of simplicity and humility. Ssemogerere made the remarks during Holy Thursday liturgy at Lubaga Cathedral during Chrism Mass, where all priests from all parishes and ministries gathered to renew their vows …

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