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08:03
08:03

Tooro Kingdom Moves to Sue Government Over Assets bernard tungwako 1

Tooro Kingdom is demanding more than 150 assets including land and buildings from the government. The assets are located in Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts. The Kingdom also has assets in Kasese and Bundibugyo, which were formerly under Tooro before starting their own cultural institutions.
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Tooro Prepares for Second Major Conference fr. pascal kabura 3 1

Preparations are underway for the second Tooro Peoples Conference to be held on 22nd and 23rd December at St. Pauls National Major Seminary, Kinyamasika in Fort Portal. The conference will be held under the theme Harnessing our resources for a better Tooro.
12:13
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Minister Assures Tooro On Return Of Assets tom butiime 1

Tooro is demanding more than 150 assets including land and buildings from the government.
09:58
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Tooro Kingdom In Fundraising Drive for Coronation Event kingdom palaces 1

Tooro Kingdom has started a fundraising drive for the 22nd coronation anniversary of King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV. Last month, the kingdom released a budget of shillings 400 million for the event scheduled for September 14th at the royal palace, the Karuziika, in Fort Portal town. The King selected the youths to organise the event.
07:53
07:53

Tooro Continues Push for Kingdom Assets bernard tungwako 3

Tooro Prime Minister Bernard Tungakwo says that in 2015, during a meeting with Omukama Oyo and kingdom officials at the State Lodge in Fort Portal, Museveni promised immediate return of the the properties. He however explains that since then they have not received any communication from the government.
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Kabarole Cathedral Pipe Organ Wasting Away namirembe cathedral 5 2 Top story

In September 1955, Sir George David Matthew Kamurasi Rukidi III, the 11th king of Tooro, purchased the organ from Leeds in the United Kingdom and donated it to the cathedral. Engravings on the organ indicate that it was built in 1945 by Positive Organ, a company based in the United Kingdom. Rukidi reigned over Tooro from December 31, 1928 until his death on December 21, 1965.
07:37
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Construction of Tooro Palace Perimeter Wall Stalls bernard tungwako 1

Bernard Tungwako, the Tooro Kingdom Prime Minister says that construction stalled due to the poor architectural design of the gate and the perimeter fence. He explains that the contractor changed the design without informing the kingdom.
13:49
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Renovation of Tooro Royal Tombs Yet to Start bernard tungwako 1 1

Tooro Kingdom is yet to embark on the renovation of the royal tombs, a year after Omukama Oyos directive. Karambi Royal Tombs, located five kilometres from Fort Portal along the Fort Portal-Kasese road, still remain in a sorry state. Three kings of Tooro are buried there. They are David Kasagama Kyebambe IV who died on December 31, 1928, George Kamurasi Rukidi III who died on December 21, 1965 and Patrick Olimi Kaboyo who died on August 25, 1995. Several Tooro princes and princesses are also buried at Karambi.
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Omukama Tips KIU Students on Culture cultural gala 2 1

Omukama Oyo called upon students to discover and develop their cultures and talents. He also urged students to take education seriously and use it to make the world a better place. Calling culture a reflection of people identity, Omukama Oyo challenged students to tolerate diverse cultures as well as advancing values of their cultures.
17:22
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Tooro, Bunyoro Kingdoms Mourn Mayanja Nkangi tooro kingdom 2 1

The kingdoms of Tooro and Bunyoro have sent messages of sympathy over the death of former minister Jehoash Mayanja Nkangi who also served as Katikkiro of Buganda.
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Members Split Over Amending Tooro Kingdom Constitution 1

The disagreements are on Article 15. In the 1999 constitution, the article called for the removal of the King on medical grounds, misconduct or misbehaviour. It also gave powers to members of the ruling clan, the Babiito, in consultation with the kingdom parliament to appoint a successor. In the amended version of the constitution, however, the section was scrapped, drawing mixed reactions.
14:07
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Judge Rejects Tooro Kingdom Officials In Court george kusemererwa

Justice Oyuko asked Rutabalengya, if he was the kingdom lawyer and the minister said that he wasnt. He said he was standing-in temporarily until the kingdom gets a lawyer. His comments threw the court in bouts of laughter. Justice Oyuko ordered the two kingdom officials who seemed embarrassed, to sit down, noting that he was not ready to listen to them since they are not lawyers.
14:33
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Tooro Prince Mugenyi Dead tooro kingdom 1

Jimmy Mugenyi was one of the regents of King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV after he had just been crowned King at the age of three years.
12:54
12:54

King Oyo Breaks Off from Military Training tooro kingdom

A source close to the King who preferred anonymity told Uganda Radio Network, that Oyo requested to be off for one month to enable him travel to Fort Portal and attend to several kingdom activities.
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Judge Urges Tooro Kingdom to Respect Court Summons george kusemererwa

In 2013, George Kusemererwa on behalf of the clans council of Tooro dragged the kingdom to court for operating illegally after Omukama Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV suspended the kingdom constitution.
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Tooro Kingdom Yet to Implement Religious Leaders Recommendations president museveni 1

The implicated officials are still in office and kingdom assets such as land and buildings continue to be sold or leased off illegally.
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Court Dismisses Trespass Case against Prince Kijanangoma tooro kingdom

Prince David Kijanangoma was arrested by police from Rwengoma Palace last year and charged with criminal trespass minutes after he publicly declared his plans to overthrow Tooro King, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV.
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King Oyo Implores Kingdom Parliament to Prioritize Return of Assests 1

In 2014, Tooro Kingdom loyalists successfully petitioned parliament for the return of Kingdom assets and properties. The campaign spearheaded by a youth group referred to as Amacumu ne Bitara bya Rukirabasaija involved a 300km walk from Fort portal to Kampala to deliver the petition to parliament.
07:13
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Babiito Clan Members: Museveni Wrong to Interfere in Tooro Affairs tooro kingdom 2 1

The Babiito clan members say it was wrong for the President to intervene in internal affairs of their clan. During the Babiito convention held on Saturday in Fort Portal, the clan members also accused Musunga Charles Kamurasi, the head of the clan of incompetence.
07:43
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Oyo Halts Proposal to Convert Kingdom Headquarters Into Hotel bernard tungwako 1

The decision to turn one of the Kingdoms historical assets into a hotel was resisted by some members of the royal family notable among them Princess Elizabeth Bagaya, King Oyos auntie. Bagaya argued that the building is symbolic in Tooro and should be preserved.
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