Local Perspectives on Independence Day Celebrations

Ordinary people have expressed mixed on the question of Uganda’s independence as the country marks 57 years of Independence.

The main Independence Day event has just come to an end in Sironko district, where President Yoweri Museveni was joined by his Zimbabwean counterpart, Emerson Mnangagwa.

President Mnangagwa, who replaced long-serving leader Robert Mugabe in November 2017, has been honoured with Uganda’s highest medal, the Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa.

EU, Makerere Team Up to Mark Democracy Day


Makerere University has partnered up with the European Union to organise a public debate as part of the activities to mark the International Day of Democracy.

Under the theme 'The Role of Parliament in shaping representative democracy', the debate will take place on Thursday, September 19. This will be four days after the day put aside by the United Nations –September 15—to as International Democracy Day.