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14:07
14:07

Bundibugyo Officials Ask Gov't To Construct Palace, Administration Block for Obudhingiya Cultural Institution 5 1

Richard Gafabusa, the Bwamba County MP says kingdoms are operationalized under the act of parliament and it’s the responsibility of the government to ensure they are aided to serve their purpose. He wants the government to extend support to Obundhingiya as it has done for Tooro and Buganda cultural institutions.
18:21
18:21

Small Tribes, CSOs Want Single Commission for Minorities minority tribes 7 3

Elisha Mugisha Ateenyi, the cultural leader of Banyabindi minority tribe in Kasese District argues that unless a separate ministry or a commission is set up to address the challenges and historical injustices suffered by ethnic minority groups, the communities will continue to lose their unique identity resulting in their extinction.
12:21
12:21

Bundibugyo Registers Spike in GBV, Child Abuse Cases Domestic Violence 4 1 Top story

Faith Kabafumu, the OC in charge of the Child Protection Unit, says that children are the most affected in these cases. She says that the COVID-19 lockdown has exposed children to a risky lifestyle and to offenders who usually take advantage of their age and domestic challenges.
10:17
10:17

OBB Leaders Remind President Museveni To Honour Pledges To The Kingdom 5 1

During his installation, President Museveni pledged to provide an official car, security detail and construct a palace for the Omundhingiya. But the kingdom prime minister, Wilson Mubulya, says that seven years down the road none of the promises has materialized.
09:59
09:59

Pictorial: Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba-OBB Marks Seven Years Coronation Anniversary Top story

Over ten large tents provided for the celebrations filled to capacity. Many celebrants had to brave the scorching sun during the colourful event that went on until 7 PM. The day was marked with cultural and traditional performances and speeches.
07:43
07:43

Thousands Attend Omudhingiya Kamya's 7th Coronation Anniversary 5 3

In his short address, Omudingiya Kamya asked the local leaders both at the district and in parliament to collaborate with the kingdom to foster development in the district.
18:27
18:27

Bundibugyo Elders Move to Stop Split of Cultural Institution rwenzururu movement

Last month, a rift emerged after members of the Babandi Clan, one of the 25 clans in Bwamba threatened to establish a rival cultural institution. They accused Lt. Col. Martin Kamya, the Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba OBB cultural leader of marginalising the clan members and the family of the late Peter Mupalya. Mupalya, who died in 2014 is among the Rwenzururu Movement Freedom fighters who alongside the late Yeremiya Kawamara and Isaya Mukirania walked out of the Tooro Kingdom Parliament in March 1962 protesting marginalisation by the Batooro. Mupalya is from the Babandi clan.
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Mumbere :Bundibugyo Attackers Are Heroes reconciliation 1 Top story

Mumbere said much as what the youth did was not planned by Rwenzururu kingdom, they must have had a purpose whose result is what everyone is enjoying.
12:37
12:37

Bakonzo in Bundibugyo Willing to Work with New Bamba King beda

The cultural institution is comprised of three major ethnic communities namely Bamba, Vanoma and Babwiisi. But prior to the installation, there were fears of tribal clashes likely to breakout between the Bakonzo communities with allegiance to ‘Obusinga bwa Rwenzururu’ and the Bamba living in Bundibugyo district.
11:38
11:38

Batwa Abandon Houses, Return To Game Reserve batwa community

The Batwa community in Bundibugyo district, who were removed from Tooro Semuliki Game Reserve last year, have abandoned the settlement centre and returned to the game reserve.
13:25
13:25

Two More Houses Set Ablaze in Bundibugyo

Police has already picked up two people in connection to the earlier fire incidents.
15:06
15:06

Installation Of Bamba Cultural Leader Stalls rwenzururu kingdom

The installation of Major Martin Kamya as cultural leader or Omudinganya of the Bamba community has been postponed for the second time. Major Kamya, a serving army officer, was slated to be installed as the leader of Obhudingiya Bwa Bwamba-OBB cultural institution in Bundibugyo district on Friday May 17th, but the ceremony has been cancelled.
09:53
09:53

Installation of Obhudingiya Cultural Leader Postponed major martin kamya

But, Fulgensio Bamwitirebye, the chairperson Bundibugyo Elders Development Association says that ceremony has been pushed to May.
15:43
15:43

Obhudingiya Cultural Insititution Consititution Finalized swizen kyomuhendo

The Constitution paves way for the installation of Major Martin Kamya to be the cultural leader of the Bamba- Babwisi
17:20
17:20

Bundibugyo District Council Recognizes Obhudingiya Cultural Institution 1

The district council passed the motion calling for the recognition of the Obhudingiya Cultural institution.
10:05
10:05

Museveni Okays Army Officer To Be Crowned Bamba Cultural Leader

President Yoweri Museveni has allowed Major Martin Kamya to resign from the army and be crowned cultural leader of the Bamba community in Bundibugyo district.
08:24
08:24

Bamba, Bakonzo Clash Over Mumbere Shrine bundibugyo district

The clashes started on Friday afternoon when the Bamba tried to burn down a shrine that was constructed for the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere. The shrine is located in Kibindi village in Busaru Sub County. The Bamba are the majority in the district.
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