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Today in History: Obote overthrown for second...

The announcement was made over Radio Uganda at about midday. Gen. Lutwa was sworn in as president shortly after the announcement.

Gen Tito Okello didn't want to be President...

Upon taking power, Bazillio Okello, the coup leader, invited Gen. Tito Okello to take over as president. The quiet and reserved army commander reportedly...

The Lutwa-Obote fallout

Generally, Lutwa was upset by Obote’s response. To prove this, Lutwa boringly saluted Obote on his departure. Yet earlier, during his arrival in Obote’s...

Today in History: UPC splinter group evicted...

Exiled UPC leader, Dr Milton Obote’s chair was smashed and flung into the basement of the 14-floor complex.

Today In History - Coup attempt foiled in...

Shops and offices closed in Bamako as the news of the coup spread through the West African country of eight million people.

Today in History: Matembe wins woman seat...

esults showed Miria Matembe had won the Mbarara woman parliamentary seat polling 14, 517 votes ahead of her close rival, Margaret Kiboijana who polled...

Today in history: Kicwamba students massacred...

The rebels locked the students in their dormitories before setting them on fire using petrol. The dormitories that were burnt are Kahaya, Rukiidi and...

Today in history: Obote returns to Uganda...

On May 27, 1980, former President Milton Obote returned to Uganda after nine years in exile in Tanzania. He landed in Bushenyi, western Uganda.

Uganda's Police chiefs since Independence...

After the fall of Idi Amin, the first Inspector General was David Barlow, whose rather light skin fascinated Ugandas many of whom thought he was an expatriate....

HIV and AIDS Museum: Preserving history of...

"If we lose the history of an epidemic like HIV and AIDS, we shall have lost a great opportunity."

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