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VIDEO: Opposition leaders visit Mumbere at Nalufenya

VIDEO: Opposition members of parliament have condemned the manner in which the Omusinga of Rwenzururu Charles Wesley Mumbere was arrested Sunday afternoon. The law makers are calling for an immediate unconditional release of the king together with other arrested people. They are also demanding for an international probe team to be …

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VIDEO: Charles Mumbere, Omusinga of Rwenzururu

VIDEO: The man in the news. From the royal palace, hundreds of kilometers away in the south western district of Kasese where he is king to thousands, to now being detained by police in Jinja. His arrest and detention continues to make headlines locally and internationally. But who is Charles …

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VIDEO: Police confirm death of 63 in Kasese

VIDEO: Kasese remains tense as Police confirm the death of 63 including 49 insurgents and 14 police officers in the ongoing clashes. Police also say 139 militia have been arrested with several weapons and ammunition recovered.  This morning, lorries carried suspects from Rwenzori east regional headquarters to different detention centers, …

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VIDEO: Journalist Doreen Biira released after Kasese arrest

VIDEO: KTN’S news anchor and reporter Joy Doreen Bbira has been charged with abetting terrorism and released on police bond. Before she was given bond, the police searched her home searching for evidence to support the charges. Her lawyer Nicholas Opiyo was there as she was released from the police …

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VIDEO: Jeje Odongo speaks on Kasese

VIDEO: The internal affair minister, Gen Jeje Odong has condemned the recent killings in the Rwenzori region saying such killings are saddening because they take the country back. The minister equally condemned the Saturday killing of UPDF Major Mohammed Kigunddu by unknown assailants.  He made the remarks while officiating at the …

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Death toll from Kasese clashes rises to 62

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | The death toll has risen to 62 from weekend clashes in a traditional kingdom in western Uganda, which pitted security forces against royal guards accused of belonging to a separatist militia, police said Monday. The streets of the western town of Kasese were empty a …

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VIDEO: Kasese MPs receive death threats

VIDEO: All the six members of Parliament hailing from Kasese district including the district Chairman and the Omusinga of Rwenzuru Charles Wesley Mumbere are now living in fear after getting death threats from unknown people. It is these threats that have forced the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanya to direct …

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Council repeals decision to split Kasese District

NBS: A highly charged Kasese District council sitting Wednesday passed a motion to revoke a 2010 council resolution that was intended to curve two more districts out of Kasese. NRM Councilors stormed out of the session in protest – accusing their colleagues from the FDC – who form the majority …

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VIDEO: Tribalism will ruin our cultural ties – Winnie Kiiza

NBS: Leader of opposition in Parliament Winnie Kizza warns locals in Rwenzori region against political and tribal divisions saying that they will ruin the future of the Kingdom. Kizza is currently in Rwenzori region on a three day visit for the first time since being appointed leader of opposition by …

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Mumbere blames media, enemies of kingdom for chaos

The Omusinga of Rwenzururu Charles Wesley Mumbere has met President Yoweri Museveni who is on a four-day security assessment tour of the Rwenzori region. “I met the King this afternoon and he assured me on all issues I was hearing and I am satisfied with his explanations,” Museveni said yesterday. …

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