Uganda’s President Kaguta Museveni has donated copies of his biography to all government-assisted secondary schools in the country.
The book titled, ‘Sowing the Mustard Seeds’ is intended to enlighten our school going youth about our national history, which is very critical to laying a firm foundation for responsible citizenship
— Rachael Akidi (@rakidi) May 4, 2017
The circular noted that one of the core roles of Secondary education is to promote a proper understanding, appreciation and loyalty to Uganda’s national identity in a bid to foster peace and national cohesion for development.According to a Ministry of Education and Sports communication dated May 2, 2017, each school will receive at least two copies of the book, Africa news reports
The book details the causes of our troubled national history, subsequent liberation and path to national recovery, the circular said.
Sowing the Mustard Seeds’ was published in 1997 and it is largely based on a series of interviews Mr Museveni gave to British historian Kevin Shillington.