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Museveni, Obote comparison is hollow – Katikkiro Mayiga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom Premier Charles Peter Mayiga has criticized opinions comparing the National Resistance Movement’s (NRM) regime to previous regimes led by Apollo Milton Obote and Gen Idi Amin Dada. The comments come a day after the 33rd anniversary of the NRM Liberation, commemorating the day …

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We are ready to end hostilities with Kooki-Katikkiro

Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT | Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikkiro of Buganda Kingdom says they are open to finding a lasting solution to their differences with Kooki Chiefdom. There has been a bad relationship between Mengo and Kooki Chiefdom for over a decade. Mengo insists that Kooki is one of …

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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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