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Buganda appointees anger Kooki chiefdom

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The appointments of new Buganda Kingdom’s representatives in Kooki have stirred controversy between the two cultural institutions. The Kooki chiefdom council meeting held on Friday resolved to mobilize loyalists to strongly reject Buganda’s appointees in the area. Richard Sseggwanyi, the Kooki Council Speaker vented his …

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Buganda demands UGX 1.7 Billion from Mukono district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Buganda Kingdom is demanding 1.7 billion shillings from Mukono district local government as arrears for occupying the institution’s buildings. In 2015, the district agreed with Buganda officials to exempt it from paying rent for the the buildings that had occupied, but only consider new …

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Buganda subjects urged to promote community service among youngsters

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has urged his subjects to promote community service among youngsters in order to guarantee skill transfer for the invaluable practice to the next generation. Community service, locally known as Bulungi Bwansi, is one of the Kiganda traditions …

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Katikiro courts Commonwealth delegates to invest in Buganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom has courted delegates of the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) to invest in different projects in the Kingdom. Led by the Speaker of Johor State in Malaysia, Suhaizan Bin Kaiat, a section of Commonwealth delegates from Canada, Pakistan, Fiji, India, Gambia, Australia and …

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Buganda Princess drags Kabaka to court for alleged trespass

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The daughter of Prince George William Chwa has dragged the Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II and six others to court for alleged trespass on their family land found in Kyadondo and Munyonyo suburbs in Wakiso district. The other respondents to the …

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Buganda premier decries low agricultural insurance uptake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom Prime Minister, Charles Peter Mayiga has decried that fact that few Ugandans are insuring their crops and livestock against weather-related hazards. Mayiga’s concern is that the government-subsidized weather index agricultural insurance premiums by 50 per cent but just a handful of farmers have …

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Museveni eulogizes Kavuma

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of mourners descended on Jjungo-Bukuya village in Wakiso district on Tuesday to send-off the late Godfrey Kaaya Kavuma, the former Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom. The vice President, Edward Sekandi, who represented, President, Yoweri Museveni, eulogized the late Kavuma as one of the greatest patriots …

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Kabaka: Kaaya Kavuma nurtured me

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has eulogized the late Godfrey Kaaya Kavuma describing him as a confidant and someone who worked uncompromisingly towards the restoration of Buganda Kingdom in 1993. During a Funeral Service for the late Kavuma at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe …

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Katikiro warns on proposed coffee law

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom is pessimistic that once passed into law in its current form, the National Coffee Bill 2018 will dampen farmer’s commitment towards reviving coffee production.    Last year, Uganda Coffee Development Authority-UCDA unveiled the National Coffee Bill 2018 …

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Kabaka Mutebi decries poverty levels

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has challenged leaders in the country to bring an end to poverty. This is contained in his Easter message to Ugandans. “Whenever we commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, we remember our deliverance in every situation. This …

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