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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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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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KASESE: 55 dead, Rwenzururu king arrested

Wesley Mumbere arrested after clashes kill 55 Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Ugandan police stormed the palace of a tribal king and arrested him Sunday after fierce clashes between security forces and a separatist militia they believe is linked to him killed 55, police said. Heavy fighting broke out Saturday …

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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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