Order of Katonga
|Order of Katonga|
|Awarded by Uganda|
|Type||Single grade Order|
|Awarded for||'extraordinary heroism in the army'|
|Next (lower)||Kabalega Star|
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni decorated the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on 6 April 2004 in Tripoli, honouring him for his contribution to the National Resistance Army (NRA) bush struggle that liberated Uganda from dictatorship, adding that Colonel Gaddaffi has always been at the forefront of the liberation of Africa and unification of the continent.
Museveni also posthumously awarded former Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere in July 2007 at his hometown of Butiama for his assistance in liberating Africa from colonialism in general and Uganda from Idi Amin's rule in particular via the Uganda–Tanzania War. His wife Maria received the award on his behalf.
|Muammar Gaddafi||Libya||2nd Head of State of Libya|
|Julius Nyerere||Tanzania||1st President of Tanzania|