Dr Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon led a team that conducted a highly risky operation, to separate a conjoined twin from a dead sibling in March 2021. The operation took place six days after the birth of the conjoined twins, and, according to the medics, the deceased twin had already started decomposing.
This year’s celebrations are to be held in Ibanda district, western Uganda under the theme; Celebrating NRM/A’s patriotic struggle that ushered in national unity and social-economic transformation.’ The celebration reminisces the climax of an armed conflict that began on February 6, 1981, at Kabamba Barracks, spearheaded by NRA fighters under the leadership of Gen Yoweri Museveni.
Although members of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party argue that NRM has achieved tremendous progress in providing security, their opposition counterparts say that these gains are not sustainable if the countries democratic and human rights record is wanting.
Today, as NRM members converge in Arua district to celebrate 32 years since the assumption of power, Mboijana says the NRM has failed to achieve the objectives for its establishment. He cites insecurity, corruption and the lack of separation of power.
As the President Yoweri Museveni marks 31 years in power today, some Ugandans in Kampala have expressed mixed feelings about the success stories under his rule. The celebrations are in remembrance of the five-year bush war that brought the then National Resistance Army NRA rebels, under the command of 41-year-old Yoweri Museveni, captured power in Kampala on January 26, 1986.