Namutamba said that key tourism sites like Kagulu Rock possess key historical insights about the roots of the Basoga, and if a private developer invests in a museum, it will attract many tourists from both Uganda and the diaspora.
Several foreign and local revelers have started checking into their cottages, while others are setting up camping tents amidst a hype of activities at the site. Exhibiters are also stocking beverages and food items in makeshift bars and restaurants ahead of the festival.
Controversy arose when Parliament called for the cancellation of the event, which, according to legislators, is a forum for promoting immorality. Although Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja says the event has been cleared to take place under strict guidelines, the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has insisted on the cancellation.
Speaking to URN on Monday, the residents, said that following the increased water levels in both River Nile and Lake Victoria, the authorities at the dam resolved to release excess water to protect their equipment from damage. Residents claim that the excessive water washed away their homes, gardens and other projects.
Three of the cages have been totally submerged. The affected reptiles include two Egyptian cobras, three vipers, six pythons, an unspecified number of chameleons, four monitor lizards and other wild animals such as monkeys that are stuck in their cages.
Joseph Kawulula, a traditionalist from Namayingo district, says the contested land belongs to the spirits. He asks kingdom officials to support their efforts to construct a shrine rather than block their request.
Kirunda was on Sunday morning confirmed as the new oracle of Bujjagali falls, replacing the deceased Budhagali Nabamba who served the said spirits for the past 60 years. He had allegedly spent 10 days on Budhagali island, prior to his confirmation as the choice of the spirits.
The grenade burst and shuttered Gavuma’s body to pieces this morning while pushing his boat into River Nile. Fishermen normally connect homemade grenades on their boats and link them to small bulbs to attract more fish.
The deceased’s wife, Mastula Lukowe took advantage of the funeral payers on Friday to unveil her children both to the gods and the public. They are Joy Mutesi, Rose Nabirye, Emmanuel Misango, and Betty Ndi