â€œOn account of those chauvinistic ideas being bandied around for so long, it seems some groups hatched this criminal scheme that has caused the death of so many people. Apart from killing 51 of the attackers, we have captured 65 others. We shall get to the truth and will punish those involvedâ€
How did all this start? It started with Mr. Charles Mumbere, now HH Omusinga of the Bakonjo, coming to see me some years ago. When Mr. Mumbere came to see me, he wanted to be the King of the Rwenzururu. I told him that the Rwenzururu had been a Political Movement for equality. Why did he want to turn a political resistance movement into a monarchy?
According to information minister, Michael Makuei, security arrangements have been made ensure that the day is celebrated in peace. The Council of Ministers sat yesterday to review the preparations for the event. Workers were also seen at the same time painting fences and setting up posters of the South Sudanese leader Salva Kiir along the route leading to the Mausoleum.
A Uganda Peopleâ€™s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier has been stabbed to death in Kikorongo trading centre near Kasese town. This comes just a day after 75 people were killed in separate attacks in Kasese and Bundibugyo districts at the weekend. Two soldiers and two police officers were killed.
Stick wielding youths started hitting the windscreens of his car while he arrived in Bigando village, for the burial of ten of the eleven people killed at the start of the Kasese/Bundibugyo attacks on Saturday.