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Another group seeks to secede from Bunyoro-Kitara kingdom

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of Banyoro under their umbrella Mubende-Bunyoro Committee have petitioned the Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara, Solomon Gafabusa Iguru demanding to secede from his kingdom. Mubende Bunyoro Committee is a pressure group comprising Banyoro nationalists established in 1918 to fight for the return of Omukama Kabalega …

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Security orders encroachers to vacate Hoima Sugar land

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kikuube District Security Committee has ordered more than 300 squatters on part of the land Hoima sugar limited leased from Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom in Bugoma forest to vacate with immediate effect. The affected are part of more than 20,000 people who encroached on part of …

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Omukama Iguru cautions Bagungu against destabilizing kingdom

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Solomon Gafabusa Agutamba Rukirabasaija Iguru, the Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom has warned the initiators of the Bugungu cultural institution to stop destabilizing his kingdom. It comes as the members of the Bugungu community in Bullisa district are in final preparations to install their cultural …

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NEMA cautions Hoima Sugar on deforestation, environmental guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima Sugar Limited is on the spotlight for allegedly breaching the National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA guidelines issued to the company. The company leased close to 22 square miles of the contested Bugoma Central Forest Reserve land from the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom for sugarcane growing for 99 years. …

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Five arrested for forging Omukama Iguru’s signature

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kikuube district is holding five people for allegedly forging the signature of Omukama Dr. Solomon Gafabusa Rukirabaisaija Iguru, the King of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom to grab 2,000 acres of land in Bugoma central forest reserve. The land located in Nyairongo village, Kabwoya sub …

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NFA resumes demarcation of Bugoma forest reserve boundary

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Lands and the National Forestry Authority-NFA have resumed the boundary reopening of Bugoma central forest reserve in Kikuube district. In November last year, the government through the Ministry of Housing, Lands, and Urban Development embarked on the long-awaited reopening of the Bugoma …

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Bunyoro Kitara Royal Commission reinstates prime minister

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Royal Commission have reinstated the Kingdom Prime Minister Andrew Kirungi Byakutaga. The Royal Commission (Akakurato k’Obunanu) was instituted by King Solomon Gafabusa Iguru, in August 2017 to advise the King and to aid in streamlining operations of the kingdom administration. The …

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