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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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A King takes on the President

National elections can be won only with strong support either from Buganda in the south-west or from the Acholi and Langi people of the north and east, who tend to support the Uganda People's Congress and Museveni's ageing and exiled rival, ex-President (twice) Milton Obote...


Haunting Museveni

Museveni claimed that Otunnu had participated in killings in the Luwero triangle; he was Uganda's Ambassador to the UN while Museveni was leading a guerrilla insurgency against President Milton Obote's United People's Congress regime in Kampala...


Opening broadside

Catholicism is widespread in Acholiland and the neglect of Catholic areas since the downfall of President Apollo Milton Obote underlies Acholi grievances...

Alit served in Milton Obote's army and made little contribution to previous talks beyond complaining of 20 years of Museveni's 'duplicity'...


Museveni wins, at a price

Northerners have resented Museveni since he pushed out their sons-of-the-soil, Idi Amin Dada and Apollo Milton Obote...


Losing and winning

Among the rejected independents were the formidable but vacillating Miria Matembe - former NRM minister, former FDC member - who finally ran under her own banner, and the former UPC troublemaker Cecilia Ogwal, defeated by Jimmy Akena, son of her deceased enemy, President Apollo Milton Obote...


Losers can win too

The violent regimes of Milton Obote and Idi Amin Dada stir raw memories, thanks to constant reminders from Museveni...


Making the President nervous

The north's own Uganda People's Congress may take votes in the Lango region, home of the long-time party leader and two-term President, the late Milton Obote...


Mr and Mrs

Meanwhile, the Uganda People's Congress has elected Miria Obote, widow of its founder, Milton Obote, to lead the party in the elections...


Homecomings

First came 80-year-old Apollo Milton Obote, leader of the Uganda People's Congress (UPC)...

Even Milton Obote's own supporters were taken aback by the impact of his death and funeral...


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