The day marks the first armed attack by the National Resistance Army that started the guerrilla war which brought President Yoweri Museveni to power in January 1986. The armed attack was on 6th February 1981.
Soldiers of UPDF serving under AMISOM in Somalia distribute leaflets of peace to Mogadishu residents during an event held to mark Tarehe Sita.
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Ambassador Maman Sidikou, General Dahir Adan Elmi, the Chief of Army for the Somali National Army , the Acting AMISOM Force Commander Maj. Gen. Jonathan Rono , Uganda contingent commander Brig. Sam Kavuma, the Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Lydia Wanyoto and a senior officer of the Somali National Army cut the cake to commemorate Tarehe Sita