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Apollo Milton Obote

Date of Birth: 28/12/1925
Place of Birth: Akokoro village, Apac district, northern Uganda
Died: 10/10/2005


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Age cannot weary him

Akena, son of the late President Apollo Milton Obote, is close to Museveni; his accession to the party leadership last year further reduced the UPC's relevance...


Opposition blues

The UPC, meanwhile, remains in a state of disarray since its disputed leadership election in June, claimed by Jimmy Akena Obote, son of the late President Apollo Milton Obote (AC Vol 51 No 6, The north makes its stand)...


Drawing the battle lines

Akena is the son of independence leader, the late Apollo Milton Obote, and his election is considered a victory for the party's old guard...


Spending for victory

In August, he returned some 213 properties to the kingdom that were seized by the late President Milton Obote during the 1966 constitutional crisis, when the Baganda monarchy was forced into exile...


Richard Kershaw

' Knowing Milton Obote's paranoia and his elaborate security apparatus, I had to judge that he would probably know what my informant knew, and would act to forestall it...

At a Marlborough House reception for the leaders, Milton Obote recognised me and said: 'I tried to have you arrested in Kampala, to find out how you knew about the coup before it occurred...

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USA joins fight against LRA

Kony founded the LRA in 1987, barely two years after Museveni had taken power from the military junta which had overthrown President Apollo Milton Obote...


Otunnu objects

The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) President, once Foreign Minister under President Milton Obote and United Nations diplomat, told Africa Confidential he was ‘dismayed’ that other parties were backtracking on a commitment to compete only in a free and fair poll...


The Museveni machine grinds into gear

UPC President Olara Otunnu is another northerner who was foreign minister under the late President Milton Obote and then a United Nations diplomat...


The opposition on parade

He styles himself as a human-rights defender in the north, but the UPC’s legacy remains abysmal, and government officials accuse Otunnu of presiding over atrocities when he was Milton Obote’s foreign minister...


The north makes its stand

He ended the 50-year grip of the late President Milton Obote’s family on the Uganda People’s Congress by defeating Obote’s son, MP Jimmy Akena Obote, in the race to replace Obote’s widow, Miria Kalule Obote, as party leader...


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