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COVID-19: Kabaka’s birthday fete, marathon hangs in balance

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  As part of the activities to mark his birthday, thousands turn up normally at Lubiri Mengo for the annual Kabaka birthday run that is jointly organized by Airtel Uganda. However, the Coronavirus that has spread to over 80 countries including to three of Uganda’s five …

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Kabaka urges Ugandans to jealously protect royal tombs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has said that the Royal Tombs at Kasubi should be jealously protected not only for heritage purposes but also their tourism potential.  Kasubi tombs, one of the very few UNESCO world heritage sites in Uganda, host the …

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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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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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Reported torture in safe houses tarnishing country’s image- Katikiro

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Katikkiro of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga, has expressed concern over the allegations of torture in Safe Houses across the Country. According to Mayiga, the kidnap and torture of suspects is worrying since it doesn’t only violate human rights but also tarnishes Uganda’s image. Mayiga was …

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Katikkiro Mayiga upbeat about changes in Buganda cabinet

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom Premier Charles Peter Mayiga is optimistic that recent changes in the Kingdom cabinet will strengthen service in the Kingdom. In the changes that were officially announced on Friday, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II reduced the number of Ministers from 25 to …

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MUSEVENI: Pay Buganda sh47 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni has directed the Finance Ministry to provide Sh47 billion in the next two financial years to compensate Buganda Kingdom for the Kigo prison land, the land hosting King Fahad Plaza and Muteesa House in London. This is contained in an official statement …

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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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