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Uganda’s government returns Kabaka Muteesa’s Rolls Royce to Buganda

Uganda’s government returns Kabaka Muteesa’s Rolls Royce to Buganda

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, UGANDA, WORLD
 Central government on thursday  returned to Buganda Kingdom the Vintage car, A Rolls-Royce Silver cloud that Sir Edward Muteesa II Rode as first President and Kabaka of Buganda. The Katikiro of Buganda Owekitiibwa Peter Mayiga points to the Car as Prince Wasajja Kintu looks on. Courtesy Photo. The Vintage Car was handed over to Prince David Wasajja on behalf of the Buganda Kingdom ending years of mistrust between the two agencies since the central government was claiming ownership of the car. (R-L) The Katikiro of Buganda Owekitiibwa Peter Mayiga, an unidentified gentleman, Prince Wasajja Kintu, State Minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda, and the Kingdom's Information Minister Noah Kiyimba.Courtesy Photo. The vehicle, one of the listed Kingdom properties in government custo...

UGANDA: A journalist who later became a King.

AFRICA, UGANDA
KAMPALA – Twenty-eight years ago on April 3, 1992, the President and commander-in-chief, Yoweri Museveni, convened a meeting of the Army Council in Gulu and resolved to restore traditional leaders as long as they were not to engage in partisan politics. The army council also resolved to return cultural sites to the kingdoms of Buganda, Toro, Bunyoro, Busoga and Ankole that were con?scated by Apollo Milton Obote’s government on September 17, 1967 after the banning of the institutions and the declaration of a republic. The following year, 1993, kingdoms were restored by the Traditional Institutions Statute, but President Museveni blocked the restoration of the Ankole kingship, saying that the people of Ankole had to decide. … A king may be one ruler too much, because some people say t...

UGANDA: Buganda Kingdom princes remanded .

AFRICA, UGANDA
Court will on August 6 rule on whether to grant bail to two Buganda Kingdom princes who allegedly cyber bullied a number of Kingdom officials through Facebook posts. The accused princes are Joseph Jjuuko Kiyimba,43, an accountant and Richard Kayima,36, a Councillor at Nateete Parish in Rubaga Division in Kampala. They are charged in connection to defaming the newly appointed chairman of the Buganda Land Board, Eng Martin Kasekende and his predecessor David Kyewalabye among others who they allegedly dubbed thieves in several posts. In a session presided over by Magistrate, Stella Maris Amabilis, each of the accused presented two sureties as guarantee that they will honour bail once granted. After the accused presenting their sureties, the prosecutor, Ms Miriam Njuki, objected t...
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