Orders, decorations, and medals of Uganda

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The Ugandan honours system consists of orders and medals awarded for exemplary service to the nation.[1][2]

Orders and medals[edit]

Republic of Uganda[edit]

Civilian Orders Rank / Class Note
Order of the Pearl of Africa (Uganda) - ribbon bar.gif The Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa Grand Master Awarded to heads of state and government
Order of the Pearl of Africa (Uganda) - ribbon bar.gif The Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa Grand Commander For spouses of heads of state, vice presidents and crown princes and princesses
Order of the Source of the Nile (Uganda) - ribbon bar.gif The Distinguished Order of The Nile Class I–V Named after the River Nile
The Distinguished Order of the Crested Crane Class I–V Named after the crested crane, Uganda's national bird
Military Orders Rank / Class Note
Order of Katonga (Uganda) - ribbon bar.png The Order of Katonga Named after the final and decisive battle of the National Resistance Army
Kabalega Star (Uganda) - ribbon bar.png The Kabalega Star I–III Named after King Kabalega of Bunyoro who resisted the British
Rwenzori Star (Uganda) - ribbon bar.png The Rwenzori Star I–III Named after Rwenzori Mountains
Masaba Star (Uganda) - ribbon bar.png The Masaba Star Local name of Mount Elgon

List of medals of the Republic of Uganda:

  • The National Independence Medal
  • The Nalubaale Medal
  • The Damu Medal
  • The Luwero Triangle Medal
  • The Kagera River Medal
  • The Kyoga Medal

Bunyoro Kingdom[edit]

List of Orders and medals of the Bunyoro Kingdom:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musinguzi, John (24 February 2013). "Understanding Museveni's medals". The Observer (Uganda). Retrieved 4 October 2013.
  2. ^ Etukuri, Charles (9 June 2013). "Medals should be cherished". New Vision. Retrieved 4 October 2013.

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