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Buganda warns on Mailo Land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has told the Land Inquiry Commission that the kingdom opposes abolition of the Mailo land tenure system. He said the Kingdom of Buganda actually recommends the reinstatement of a Federal system of governance so each area can manage …

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ARTS: Mukasa’s women and cocks

Metaphors of Buganda or images of exploitation? Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | A current exhibition of Geoffrey Mukasa’s works at AKA Gallery in Kamwokya, Kampala relieves his bold and controversial portrayal of the human form, especially the female. A painting by Geoffrey Mukasa would never be complete without these women. …

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Airtel boosts the 2018 Kabaka run

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Once again, Airtel Uganda and Buganda Kingdom have entered into partnering to hold the 2018 Kabaka Birthday Run. The proceeds from the event, slated for April 08, 2018, at Bulange Mengo, will go towards fighting sickle cell disease. Launching the event kits in Mengo on …

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Buganda land lease faces more opposition

After Betty Amongi, the Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development questioned the spirit of the 49 year land lease Buganda Kingdom crafted, another minister, Abdul Nadduli has voiced his criticism. Nadduli, a loyalist of the Buganda Kingdom has described the lease agreement as “poisonous”. While officiating at a Centenary …

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ARTS: Sexuality in Buganda

20 artists rekindle the debate in `EKifananyi Kya Muteesa’ Exhibit By Dominic Muwanguzi An ongoing archival exhibition of artworks by 20 artists at Makerere Art Gallery is renewing the debate on cultural conservation and preservation and how culture continues to play an important role in the social and economic aspect …

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Buganda MPs advise on land lease

MPs from Buganda region have asked Buganda Kingdom to revisit a directive to Buganda Land Board (BLB) for the issuance of land titles to all subjects of Kabaka Mutebi occupying his land with a lease period of 49 years. The MPS suggested a 99 year lease period which is long …

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