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Gov’t cancels three titles on Makerere university land

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Government has cancelled three titles awarded to Buganda Kingdom Princess, Faridah Namusisi Naluwembe Namirembe alias Bwanga Bwamirembe on Makerere University land.   The titles are for plots 14 and 45 on block 253 Kyadondo in Nakinyuguzi Zone and Plot 261 at Lukuli zone all, in …

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Supreme court declines to halt Buganda ground rent collections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Supreme Court Judge Dr Esther Kisakye has declined to halt the ground rent collections in Buganda Kingdom. Justice Kisakye did not, however, give reasons arguing that she will give her reasons in a formal typed ruling.     The ruling on Thursday afternoon rose from …

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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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