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Mayiga condemns harassment of presidential candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Katikkiro of Buganda Kingdom Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned the harassment of different presidential and parliamentary candidates during the on-going campaigns. This follows the arrest of National Unity Platform’s presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu in Luuka district on Wednesday. The Forum for Democratic Change …

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Buganda Kingdom condemns police attack on Mbogo clan event

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The prime minister of the Buganda Kingdom, Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned police and the military for dispersing people who were attending a cultural event yesterday in Mityana district. Mayiga said on Sunday during a press conference at his office in Mengo that it …

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Catholic church celebrates 27 years of Kabaka’s coronation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala Archbishop, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has appealed to Ugandans to always appreciate the historical role played by Buganda Kingdom in the formation and development of the modern day Pearl of Africa- Uganda. Lwanga made the appeal during the sermon at Rubaga Cathedral …

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Minor fire guts hut in Kasubi Royal Tombs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A fire has gutted one of the huts in Kasubi tombs, the burial grounds for four former Kings of Buganda Kingdom and other members of the Royal Family. The minor fire is said to have broken out in the hut located just a distance …

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Buganda Kingdom dismisses fallout with US Embassy over funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom has dismissed reports that it failed to account for USD 250,000 provided by the United States Embassy in Kampala causing a fallout between the two institutions. Media reports on Monday indicated that lack of accountability had forced the US Embassy to demand …

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