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King Oyo rallies learners to embrace culture

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The King of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru IV has called on learners to embrace and value the Tooro culture. Meeting learners from 13 schools in Fort Portal city on Thursday at his Palace, King Oyo asked the students to preserve the cultural norms of …

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Tooro mourns renowned educationist Isaac Kaihura

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tooro is mourning the death of Isaac Newton Kaihura, a renowned educationist and businessman. Kaihura died on Monday at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital where he had been admitted following a long illness related to internal organ complications. According to his son Ronald Kaihura, …

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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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Umeme decries vandalism in Tooro Region

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s main electricity distribution company Umeme has decried the rampant vandalism of power equipment in the Tooro region. The Managing Director Umeme Celestino Babungi says that the company has lost transformers, transmission cables, poles and pylons to unscrupulous people. Speaking in Fort Portal …

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Bishop Kisembo asks people of Tooro to forgive Katuramu

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Ruwenzori Diocese Reuben Kisembo has asked the people of Tooro to forgive the former premier John Sanyu Katuramu. Speaking at the 26th Coronation anniversary of King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV on Sunday, Bishop Kisembo said that Katuramu should be …

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Mixed reaction to release of Tooro’s Katuramu

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The release of former Tooro Kingdom Premier John Sanyu Katuramu after serving his term at Luzira Prison has generated mixed reaction in Fort Portal. Katuramu was convicted and sentenced to death in 1999, for masterminding the murder of the then Tooro Prince Patrick …

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Tooro’s King Oyo unveils 25-year development plan

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The King of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukiidi IV has launched the Kingdom’s development plan for the next 25 years. The plan was launched on Saturday on the eve of the King’s 26th coronation anniversary. According to the plan, the Kingdom will …

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Former Tooro PM free as King Oyo celebrates 26th Coronation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Former Prime Minister Tooro Kingdom John Sanyu Katuramu has been released from Luzira Prisons after serving his term. Katuramu was convicted and sentenced to death in 1999, for masterminding the murder of the then Tooro Prince Patrick Happy Kijanangoma and a guard, Stephen …

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