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.