Uganda celebrates 36th National Liberation Day

Back in 1986, on a day like this President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni came to power after 5 years of a guerilla war.

Every year on 26th January, Ugandans and NRM party members and followers specifically celebrate a round of year added to them coming in power and being the ruling party since 1986 and them overcoming the dictators.

Dubbed as a national holiday to all Ugandans, The country celebrate the National resistance Army (NRA) which was formed by Yoweri Museveni which, with the aim of toppling the government, took over Kampala and installed Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as the president on 26th January 1986 after Obote being overthrown in a military coup in 1985.

The year 2005 saw presidential terms limits removed and in 2017 the removal of the previous upper age limit of 75 was also announced. Both factors paved the way for Museveni to continue to serve as the president, of which he and National Resistance Movement (NRM) have ruled Uganda ever since up to date and Making him one of Africa’s longest-ruling presidents.

Long live President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and NRM. 

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