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Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

National Resistance Movement

Museveni was born in Ntungamo in south-western Uganda in 1944 to Amos Kaguta, a cattle keeper. He was given the name Museveni in honor of the ‘Seventh Regiment of the King's African Rifles, the British colonial army in which many Ugandans served during World War II. At the time of his birth, many of them were returning home.

He attended Kyamate Primary School in Ntungamo, Mbarara High School, and Ntare School. It was while at high school that he became a born-again Christian and a student leader.

In 1967, he went to the University of Dar es…

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Website

www.yowerikmuseveni.com

DATE OF BIRTH

15 Sep 1944

SPOUSE

Janet Kainembabazi Museveni

EDUCATION

Political Science

POLITICAL PARTY

National Resistance Movement