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King Oyo rallies youth to embrace culture

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The King of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru IV has closed a three-day launch of a “Ekyooto ha Mpango”  with a call on his subjects especially the youth to embrace and value Tooro culture. The King disclosed that the Ekyooto (fireplace) concept for …

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Tooro kingdom deputy prime minister resigns

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Tooro Kingdom 3rd Deputy Prime Minister who also doubled as Security Minister, Patrick Muganzi has resigned. In his April 20 letter to King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, Muganzi says that his resignation is due to an increase in his private responsibilities that are too demanding and …

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King Oyo’s 25 years on the throne

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Saturday, the King of Tooro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukiidi IV will celebrate 25 years on the throne. Oyo ascended to the throne on September 12th, 1995 at the age of three years following the death of his father King Patrick Matthew Kaboyo …

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Batooro to be sensitized on return of kingdom assets

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tooro kingdom administration is organizing a series of sensitization meetings for the community about the kingdom properties that are in the process of being returned by the central government. King Oyo on Monday led a delegation that met government officials led by Prime …

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Uganda industrial research institute to establish park in Tooro

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Kingdom of Tooro has signed a Memorandum of Understanding-MoU with Uganda Industrial Research Institute- UIRI to establish an industrial research institute and specialized industrial park in Tooro. The park, valued at USD 100 million (366 billion Shillings), will be named the King Oyo Science, …

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Tooro Kingdom donates relief items to COVID-19 taskforce

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tooro Kingdom has donated relief items worth 127 million shillings towards the fight against coronavirus. The items were handed over on Monday to the Kabarole Resident District Commissioner and chairperson Kabarole district COVID 19 task force Stephen Asiimwe. They included bananas, firewood, 21 tonnes …

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Bishop cautions King Oyo against owning Kingdom property

Tooro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Ruwenzori Diocese Rt. Rev. Reuben Kisembo has advised the King of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV to rescind his intention to own premises hosting Sarah Medical Clinic in Fort Portal town. This follows a legal notice issued by Akampurira and …

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Excitement as King Oyo visits Kigezi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was excitement in Rukiga District on Thursday when the King of Tooro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV visited the area. King Oyo who was accompanied by Tooro Kingdom officials arrived at the border of Kigezi and Ankole at Rutobo in Ntungamo district, …

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Museveni finally allows return of Tooro kingdom assets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni and the King of Tooro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Igururu Rukidi IV have finally signed a Memorandum of Understanding –MoU for the return of the kingdom assets. This was during their meeting held at State House, Entebbe on Tuesday. The meeting was also …

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