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Milton Obote said ( about Milton Obote ) : “UPC therefore appeals to Government to make this day a public holiday and urges Africa to recognize that our founding fathers held a vision for African Unity as pointed out by Dr. A Milton Obote in 1963. Obote in his speech during the formation of OAU in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa rooted for deeper cooperation by the independent African states. ‘’I hold the view that however nice one may feel as complete master in one’s own house, the time has come, indeed almost overdue, for African Independent States to surrender some of their sovereignty in favour of an African Central Legislature and Executive body with specific powers over those subjects where divided control and action would be undesirable,” External link

ChimpsReport Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Milton Obote said : "English, therefore, remains the national language in Uganda when at the same time it is a language that the minority of our people can use for political purposes to improve their own political positions. Some of our people can use it in order to improve their economic status," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said : "We have, therefore, adopted English as our political and national language," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said : "Luganda and Lunyoro are spoken by the greatest number of our people, but immediately we adopt either of them as the official language for administrative purposes or legislation, some of us will have to go out of the government. Other areas would feel unrepresented. So, there again, we find no alternative to English," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said : "We don't need the national language for the workers to talk and argue their terms with their employers. We need such a language to cover every aspect of our lives intellectually, politically, economically," "When I move out of Kampala to talk to the people, I have to talk in English. I lose a lot as it has to be translated through a third party. That's why they say there are no secrets in Africa" External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said : “We look forward to concrete action following this conference,” External link

premiumtimesng Saturday, November 30, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Milton Obote writes ( about Idi Amin ) : “I was the first to receive in the afternoon on the April 11, 1979, the news of Amin’s fall. No member of the UNLF could have been the first, or even amongst the first 100 to receive that news. This was so because they were never involved in and were not in the war against Amin. As their record in office showed, they were not a political force at all,” External link

theCitizen Monday, November 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote writes : “When Kampala fell to Kikosi Maalum,” External link

theCitizen Monday, November 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote writes : “The news that David [Oyite-Ojok] gave me was the most exhilarating. The struggle that the UPC had waged from January 25, 1971, came to an end that day when Amin’s dictatorship fell,” “The first thing I did was to ring president Nyerere and reported what I had heard from David who rang me from Kampala which had fallen that morning. The president came to my residence immediately and we celebrated together” External link

theCitizen Monday, November 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote says : “Myths and Realities: A letter to a London Friend,” External link

independent-UG Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said ( about Idi Amin ) : “Before the UNLF itself was formed, I had, as UPC leaders, sent Teams to Masaka and Ankole Districts to mobilise the people to support the war efforts for the overthrow of Amin. The leader of the Masaka team was Samwiri Mugwisa. The leaders of the Ankole team were Chris Rwakasisi and Major Edward Rurangaranga. I had also sent before the formation of the UNLF a team of Economists under the leadership of Joseph Okune to Masaka to observe, assess and report on the war damage to the economy and infrastructure,” External link

redpepper Friday, August 4, 2017 7:55:00 PM EAT



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president of uganda4.97%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
prime minister6.83%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
minister6.21%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
former president of uganda4.35%EN09/28/201728/09/2017
former president of botswana1.24%EN09/27/201727/09/2017
boss0.62%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
leader3.73%EN09/06/201606/09/2016
chairman0.62%EN08/24/201624/08/2016
predecessor3.11%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
prime minister of uganda3.11%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
former president9.32%EN11/17/201317/11/2013
president3.11%NL08/28/201328/08/2013
dictator0.62%NL02/18/201118/02/2011
leader ugandese0.62%IT09/13/200913/09/2009
former dictator0.62%EN02/23/200623/02/2006
executive president0.62%EN10/12/200512/10/2005
Names Lang Count
Milton OboteEN66.14%
Milton OboteFR6.88%
Milton OboteSW4.50%
Milton OboteSV4.23%
Milton OboteEU4.23%
Milton OboteES4.23%
Milton OboteDE4.23%
Milton OboteNL4.23%
Milton ObotéFR0.53%
Milton ObotePT0.53%
Milton OboteRW0.26%
מילטון אובוטהHE0.00%
ミルトン・オボテJA0.00%
Milton ObotteFR0.00%


 
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Milton Obote said ( about Milton Obote ) : “UPC therefore appeals to Government to make this day a public holiday and urges Africa to recognize that our founding fathers held a vision for African Unity as pointed out by Dr. A Milton Obote in 1963. Obote in his speech during the formation of OAU in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa rooted for deeper cooperation by the independent African states. ‘’I hold the view that however nice one may feel as complete master in one’s own house, the time has come, indeed almost overdue, for African Independent States to surrender some of their sovereignty in favour of an African Central Legislature and Executive body with specific powers over those subjects where divided control and action would be undesirable,” External link

ChimpsReport Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Bobi Wine says ( about Milton Obote ) : “My family was an ally of Museveni,” “My grandfather was killed in the Museveni liberation wars. His house was burned to the ground. My father was arrested by Obote’s regime, and sentenced to death. But thanks to the crazy corruption, my mother bailed him out” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Oguttu recalls ( about Milton Obote ) : “The paper had tried to stop Dr Milton Obote from becoming president because we thought he had made many mistakes [in his first term] and shouldn’t be given another chance. Nevertheless, he got through the elections once again. In February 1981, the paper was banned,” External link

dailymonitor Sunday, January 12, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

President Museveni recalled ( about Milton Obote ) : “So we said, why not meet them from somewhere else? But Katabarwa said ‘they (Obote’s forces) can’t do any harm.’ Katabarwa had trained together with Namiti. Everybody who is clever would not kill a messenger. After some pressure I agreed that Katabarwa leaves with Matayo Kyaligonza through Ngoma to go and talk to Paulo Muwanga and Bazillio Okello,” External link

ChimpsReport Saturday, January 4, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

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Milton Obote

Last updated on 2017-09-29T18:05+0300.

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Milton Obote said ( about Milton Obote ) : “UPC therefore appeals to Government to make this day a public holiday and urges Africa to recognize that our founding fathers held a vision for African Unity as pointed out by Dr. A Milton Obote in 1963. Obote in his speech during the formation of OAU in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa rooted for deeper cooperation by the independent African states. ‘’I hold the view that however nice one may feel as complete master in one’s own house, the time has come, indeed almost overdue, for African Independent States to surrender some of their sovereignty in favour of an African Central Legislature and Executive body with specific powers over those subjects where divided control and action would be undesirable,” External link

ChimpsReport Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Milton Obote said : "English, therefore, remains the national language in Uganda when at the same time it is a language that the minority of our people can use for political purposes to improve their own political positions. Some of our people can use it in order to improve their economic status," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said : "We have, therefore, adopted English as our political and national language," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said : "Luganda and Lunyoro are spoken by the greatest number of our people, but immediately we adopt either of them as the official language for administrative purposes or legislation, some of us will have to go out of the government. Other areas would feel unrepresented. So, there again, we find no alternative to English," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said : "We don't need the national language for the workers to talk and argue their terms with their employers. We need such a language to cover every aspect of our lives intellectually, politically, economically," "When I move out of Kampala to talk to the people, I have to talk in English. I lose a lot as it has to be translated through a third party. That's why they say there are no secrets in Africa" External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said : “We look forward to concrete action following this conference,” External link

premiumtimesng Saturday, November 30, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Milton Obote writes ( about Idi Amin ) : “I was the first to receive in the afternoon on the April 11, 1979, the news of Amin’s fall. No member of the UNLF could have been the first, or even amongst the first 100 to receive that news. This was so because they were never involved in and were not in the war against Amin. As their record in office showed, they were not a political force at all,” External link

theCitizen Monday, November 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote writes : “When Kampala fell to Kikosi Maalum,” External link

theCitizen Monday, November 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote writes : “The news that David [Oyite-Ojok] gave me was the most exhilarating. The struggle that the UPC had waged from January 25, 1971, came to an end that day when Amin’s dictatorship fell,” “The first thing I did was to ring president Nyerere and reported what I had heard from David who rang me from Kampala which had fallen that morning. The president came to my residence immediately and we celebrated together” External link

theCitizen Monday, November 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote says : “Myths and Realities: A letter to a London Friend,” External link

independent-UG Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Milton Obote said ( about Idi Amin ) : “Before the UNLF itself was formed, I had, as UPC leaders, sent Teams to Masaka and Ankole Districts to mobilise the people to support the war efforts for the overthrow of Amin. The leader of the Masaka team was Samwiri Mugwisa. The leaders of the Ankole team were Chris Rwakasisi and Major Edward Rurangaranga. I had also sent before the formation of the UNLF a team of Economists under the leadership of Joseph Okune to Masaka to observe, assess and report on the war damage to the economy and infrastructure,” External link

redpepper Friday, August 4, 2017 7:55:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president50.31%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
president of uganda4.97%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
prime minister6.83%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
minister6.21%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
former president of uganda4.35%EN09/28/201728/09/2017
former president of botswana1.24%EN09/27/201727/09/2017
boss0.62%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
leader3.73%EN09/06/201606/09/2016
chairman0.62%EN08/24/201624/08/2016
predecessor3.11%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
prime minister of uganda3.11%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
former president9.32%EN11/17/201317/11/2013
president3.11%NL08/28/201328/08/2013
dictator0.62%NL02/18/201118/02/2011
leader ugandese0.62%IT09/13/200913/09/2009
former dictator0.62%EN02/23/200623/02/2006
executive president0.62%EN10/12/200512/10/2005
Names Lang Count
Milton OboteEN66.14%
Milton OboteFR6.88%
Milton OboteSW4.50%
Milton OboteSV4.23%
Milton OboteEU4.23%
Milton OboteES4.23%
Milton OboteDE4.23%
Milton OboteNL4.23%
Milton ObotéFR0.53%
Milton ObotePT0.53%
Milton OboteRW0.26%
מילטון אובוטהHE0.00%
ミルトン・オボテJA0.00%
Milton ObotteFR0.00%


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Milton Obote said ( about Milton Obote ) : “UPC therefore appeals to Government to make this day a public holiday and urges Africa to recognize that our founding fathers held a vision for African Unity as pointed out by Dr. A Milton Obote in 1963. Obote in his speech during the formation of OAU in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa rooted for deeper cooperation by the independent African states. ‘’I hold the view that however nice one may feel as complete master in one’s own house, the time has come, indeed almost overdue, for African Independent States to surrender some of their sovereignty in favour of an African Central Legislature and Executive body with specific powers over those subjects where divided control and action would be undesirable,” External link

ChimpsReport Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Bobi Wine says ( about Milton Obote ) : “My family was an ally of Museveni,” “My grandfather was killed in the Museveni liberation wars. His house was burned to the ground. My father was arrested by Obote’s regime, and sentenced to death. But thanks to the crazy corruption, my mother bailed him out” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Wafula Oguttu recalls ( about Milton Obote ) : “The paper had tried to stop Dr Milton Obote from becoming president because we thought he had made many mistakes [in his first term] and shouldn’t be given another chance. Nevertheless, he got through the elections once again. In February 1981, the paper was banned,” External link

dailymonitor Sunday, January 12, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

President Museveni recalled ( about Milton Obote ) : “So we said, why not meet them from somewhere else? But Katabarwa said ‘they (Obote’s forces) can’t do any harm.’ Katabarwa had trained together with Namiti. Everybody who is clever would not kill a messenger. After some pressure I agreed that Katabarwa leaves with Matayo Kyaligonza through Ngoma to go and talk to Paulo Muwanga and Bazillio Okello,” External link

ChimpsReport Saturday, January 4, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT