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President Museveni advises people in Rwenzori to ‘Wake Up’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has called upon the people of Rwenzori region and Uganda in general to “wake up” and put themselves out of poverty by engaging in diverse economic activities. Museveni says it’s unfortunate that in a region full of potential ranging from the …

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COMMENT: Safeguarding minority groups

  Indigenous minority groups in Uganda have five major problems that need to be addressed holistically COMMENT | JULIUS ODEKE |  Recently, I traversed the Rwenzori sub-region making it to almost all the sub-counties in the area, enjoying the beautiful landscape and the cultural and environmental atmosphere of the area. …

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Study: Rwenzori residents happy with creation of new districts

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in the Rwenzori region are happy with the creation of new administrative units. This is according to a study conducted by Kabarole Research and Resource Centre, an NGO operating in the Rwenzori region. The study conducted by Makerere University political scientist, Prof Godfrey …

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ANALYSIS: Kasese killings

Human Rights activists, diplomats call for probe in the wake of new HRW report. Pressure from human rights activists, critics and the diplomatic community is mounting on government to act on the disturbing revelations about last year’s Kasese killings detailed in a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). This …

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Mumbere agrees to be guarded by UPDF

Jinja High Court on Feb.06 released the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere on bail following an agreement reached between the state and his lawyers that his security shall be provided by the UPDF royal guard Brigade and not the Rwenzururu royal guards. Mumbere who was released on a non-cash bond …

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Fresh charges slapped on Mumbere shortly after bail

“Because of my ill health, I request court to transfer me to Luzira prisons”, the frail looking King asked while in the dock.  Rwenzururu king Wesley Mumbere was on Jan.16 appearing before Jinja Chief Magistrate Francis Kaggwa. This was after fresh charges of multiple accounts of attempted murder, murder and …

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