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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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Moving the Movement

Equally unready is the UPC, whose aged leader, former President (Apollo) Milton Obote, is a spent force, unlikely to return from exile in Zambia; two possible candidates are Henry Mayega and Joseph Pinytek Ochieno...


A tree, a house, a president

For nearly two decades, the ruling National Resistance Movement (evolving into 'the Movement' in 1995) has been warning that multiparty politics would send Uganda back into the murderous turmoil that prevailed under (Apollo) Milton Obote and Idi Amin Dada...


Milton stays lost

Democratic passions have been revived by ex-President Apollo Milton Obote, who announced his return to Uganda after 20 years of exile in Zambia but then said he'd changed his mind...

Museveni blames Milton Obote for massacres in Buganda's Luwero district, during the five-year guerrilla war that brought Museveni to power in January 1986...


Who wants to tackle Museveni?

The UPC President, former national President Milton Obote, casts a long shadow from Zambia, where he lives...

The Milton Obote Foundation controls substantial party funds and the Obote cult is as much a part of the UPC as Museveni's is of the NRM...


Now for the contest

But the war has tended to help Museveni's NRM, which has exploited it to rally the peoples of central and western Uganda against the fear that the northerners may come back to power, as under ex-Presidents Milton Obote, Idi Amin Dada and their brief successors...


People's power

 Its Treasurer, Lira MP Ateng Otim, is affiliated to ex-President Milton Obote's Uganda People's Congress (UPC)...


Military muscle, political problems

Bwengye is an old ally of Museveni's who, after losing the elections as DP Secretary General in 1980, fled to London to offer chequebook support to the NRM's guerrilla war against Milton Obote's ruling Uganda People's Congress (UPC)...


In come the vigilantes

Government officials were saying, until recently, that the LRA was supported by remnants of the last Milton Obote government who live in exile in London...


Dr Faustus, I presume

But on the basis of last year's local elections, it seems the UPC still enjoys much support in the sparsely populated north, particularly from exiled party leader Milton Obote's Langi ethnic group...


Father and son

Even former President Milton Obote, who was ousted by Amin in 1971 but also succeeded him in the (heavily rigged) 1980 elections, has equivocated, as have some more radical opposition groups, such as the Reform Agenda...


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