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Tooro mourns Prince Switzer Kaijamurubi

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a somber mood in Tooro Kingdom following the death of the last surviving son of King Daudi Kasagama Kyebambe, who reigned at the beginning of the 20th century. Prince Switzer Kaijamurubi who has been battling for his life at Buhinga Regional Referral …

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Court blocks return of Tooro Kingdom assets

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  High court has issued an interim order blocking the return of Tooro Kingdom properties from central government.  The interim order stems from an application by Twerwaneho Listeners’ Club, a non-governmental organization; Dan Rubombora and Isaac Rabwoni before High court in Fort Portal Tourism City.    The …

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Tooro Kingdom speaker Mugasa resigns

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Tooro Kingdom supreme council alias Orukurato Rwe Nsanju, Saul Mugasa, has resigned.    In his resignation letter sent to the Tooro King, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV dated May 3, Mugasa says he has served the cultural institution for over …

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Tooro kingdom, Kabarole district resolve land dispute

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Tooro Kingdom and the Kabarole District administration have finally agreed on an amicable resolution over a land dispute. This comes after an eight-hour meeting at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala on Wednesday. In attendance was Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda who headed the government …

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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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Save River Mpanga campaign gains traction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Tooro Kingdom has intensified its efforts to conserve the environment under its ‘Save River Mpanga’ campaign. The Save River Mpanga campaign involves clean-up activities to physically remove plastic waste from River Mpanga, and to mobilise and sensitise the community about the dangers of irresponsible …

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Tooro Kingdom palace not on sale -Officials

FortPortal, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Tooro Kingdom has refuted allegations that the King’s palace could be lost to people who lent money to King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV. Two days ago, social media was awash with stories claiming that King Oyo had acquired loans from money …

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