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Much to celebrate about UPDF

As young people, we need to avoid being duped into forgetting or ignoring our history and say never again to chaos Kampala, Uganda | NATASHA MARIAM | On February 6 Ugandans joined the UPDF to celebrate Tarehe-Sita, a day which marks the attack on Kabamba barracks by 27 armed and …

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How Daudi Ocheng gave birth to Tarehe Sita

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | This week, the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) held a series of events to mark 38 years since the start of the war that brought President Yoweri Museveni to power in January 1986. The events to celebrate Tarehe Sita climaxed on Wednesday in Kitgum district. …

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Oulanyah hails UPDF on peace, security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has praised the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force (UPDF) for its role in national and regional stability. At an event to launch this year’s Tarehe sita celebration activities at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters in Mbuya, Oulanyah said …

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TAREHE SITA: Museveni hails Nyerere, Samora Machel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda is greatly indebted to Mwalimu Julius Nyerere and FRELIMO leader Samora Machel for their support to the country’s liberation struggle from the early 70s, President Yoweri Museveni has said. “This logistical support, training and ideological grounding is what laid a firm foundation for …

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Monuments of valour

A universal urge to immortalise persons and achievements The urge to put a human face to national achievements with a view to immortalise the person’s association to the achievement appears universal. The avenue mostly used in this enterprise is monumental art in recognition of its latent power to influence mindsets …

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