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  • Many Ugandans Can't Name Former Presidents
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    As Uganda marks its 55th independence anniversary, many of her countrymen and women have difficulties naming the past leaders. Many of those URN spoke with could mention two or three and almost all of them failed to name them in their order, from the first to the current leader.

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  • Book on Rwanda War Launched, Author Living in Fear
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    Veteran journalist, Justus Muhanguzi Kampe, yesterday launched his book titled Eyes of a Journalist, an eyewitness account of the 1990-1994 war--and genocide--in Rwanda. Muhanguzi however says he lives in fear because the publication has angered officials at the Rwanda embassy in Kampala. It is for this reason, according to Muhanguzi, that the book launch had been abruptly called off in April.

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  • Eyes of a Journalist Book Launch Finally Confirmed
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    Eyes of a Journalist, a book written by veteran journalist Justus Muhanguzi Kampe, is slated to be launched today Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Hotel Africana at 5:30pm. The book brings back to life names we have not heard from for a long time that played important roles in the RPF struggle to dislodge President Juvenal Habyarimana and the Hutu majority regime in Kigali. The author shares his impatience that turns into frustration after trying in vain to meet the overall RPF commander, Major-General Fred Rwigyema.

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