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Today in History: Archbishop Janani Luwum is Shot Dead

Born in 1922 in Acholi’s Kitgum district, Janani Luwum spent his childhood and early youth tending goats, but earned a reputation as a quick learner when opportunities arose. He became a teacher and was converted to Christianity in the East Africa Revival on January 6, 1948. Janani Luwum became a Ugandan parish priest during 1956. […]

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What caused Gen Oyite-Ojok’s helicopter crash?

On the morning of Friday, December 2, 1983, Oyite-Ojok flew to the Luweero Triangle area to inspect the army’s counterinsurgency operations against the National Resistance Army (NRA) guerrillas. The helicopter set off for the Luweero Triangle. Oyite-Ojok had laid out a strategic military plan to defeat Yoweri Museveni’s NRA guerrillas once and for all, and […]

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