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Mumbere rallies subjects on Ebola fight

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has rallied his subjects both in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to embrace the fight against the Ebola. Ebola which is a severe illness with up to 90 percent fatality rate is also one of the …

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State asks court to disregard Mumbere application for bail relaxation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has challenged an application by the Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere, who battling terror charges, seeking to relax his bail terms. Judge Eva Luswata of the international Crimes Division of High Court released Mumbere on bail in January 2017. She however, restricted Mumbere’s …

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Mumbere suspends Kibanzanga from position of chief prince

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwenzururu King (Omusinga), Charles Wesley Mumbere Irema-Ngoma has suspended his brother, Christopher Kibanzanga from the position of the Chief Prince of Rwenzururu kingdom. Mumbere has also scrapped the position until further notice. Mumbere says that his young brother has used the position of Chief …

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Rwenzururu Queen mother was an icon of peace —Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has described the deceased Rwenzururu Queen Mother Christine Biira Mukirania as an icon peace who worked tirelessly for the stability of the Rwenzori region. Mukirania succumbed to hypertension and diabetes on Tuesday at Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese town. During the funeral …

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Mumbere granted permission to travel to Kasese

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has been granted permission to travel to Kasese for the burial of his mother Christine Biira Mukirania, also nown to Rwenzururu subjects as Nyamukama. The Rwenzururu Queen mother died on June 11, 2019, at Kilembe Mines Hospital in …

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Rwenzururu loyalists want royal guards released

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwenzururu loyalists in Bunyangabu district want the government to screen and release the jailed royal guards as a key step in the peace process. 203 Rwenzururu royal guards are being detained at Kirinya Government Prison following the November 2016 clashes between a joint security …

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Rwenzururu veterans plead for Mumbere’s freedom

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwenzururu Kingdom veterans have asked Gen Salim Saleh, a brother to President Yoweri Museveni to facilitate the freedom of Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere. Mumbere, together with close to 200 of his loyalists, was arrested on November 27, 2016, after a confrontation between …

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RWENZURURU: 87 royal guards return from hiding

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eighty seven Rwenzururu royal guards have returned home following a protracted peace campaign in Kasese district. The royal guards went into hiding in 2016 following a raid by the military and police on the palace of Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere. More than 100 …

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Rwenzururu Queen mother in intensive care unit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwenzururu Queen Mother Nyamukama Christine Biira Mukirania has been admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of Case Hospital. Mukirania was taken to the ICU on Sunday after her condition worsened despite having registered significant improvement according to Rwenzururu Kingdom spokesperson Yona Maathe. The 85-year …

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