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13:07
13:07

King Oyo Meets Museveni Over Return of Kingdom Assets tooro kingdom 1 Top story

According to Tungwako, King Oyo told the President that the delay by the government to return the properties has affected the kingdom financially. He said that if they are returned, the kingdom can rent them out and get income to sustain its activities and improve its financial base.
12:28
12:28

Tooro Prince Olimi Kabuzi Passes On tooro kingdom 3

Prince Kabuzi aged 68 years, was the grandson of Omukama Kato Rukidi I, the fourth King of Tooro.
11:21
11:21

Kadaga Pledges to Assist Tooro Regain Properties toro kingdom 2 1

Kadaga noted that the central government is still holding several properties belonging to the Kingdom including land and buildings, which she said would be used for development.
14:07
14:07

Tooro Holds Empaako Tradition Festival tom butiime 2 1

In 2013, the tradition was inscribed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO as an intangible heritage in need of safeguarding. UNESCO also allocated Shillings 1.2 Billion to preserve and safeguard the tradition.
07:48
07:48

Tooro World War Veterans, Businessman Clash Over Land tooro kingdom 1

Peter Balikuraira, the chairperson of the veterans, says that the land and building was given to them by the then Tooro King George David Matthew Kamurasi Rukidi III in 1949, as a token of appreciation for their involvement in World War II
13:32
13:32

Tooro Kingdom Officials Chased From Ntoroko bernard tungwako 1

Tensions between Tooro Kingdom and local leaders in Ntoroko district escalated on Monday after kingdom officials were blocked from conducting a health camp in the district. Officials led by Dr Tito Beyeza, the Kingdom Health Minister, had gone to Rwebisengo Health Centre III to conduct a series of medical activities such as distribution of mosquito nets, free eye treatment, operations and HIV testing and counselling.
10:46
10:46

Locals Turn Tooro Royal Burial Grounds into Farm Land bernard tungwako 1 1 Top story

Residents of Kagoma village in Kibiito Sub County, Bunyangabu district, have encroached on a key cultural site turning it into farm land. The site is where the first King of Tooro, Kaboyo Olimi I, was buried. Kaboyo Omuhundwa Kasunsunkwanzi Olimi I was the founder of Tooro Kingdom in 1822 when he rebelled against his father, Rukirabasaija Agutamba Nyamutukura Kyebambe III, the Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara at that time.
17:02
17:02

Tooro Kingdom Formulates Land Policy polly kateeba 1

The objective of the policy is to economically utilize the land for food production and development projects. The policy is also in line with the 1995 constitution, 1998 land act, the national land policy, Tooro kingdom constitution.
11:42
11:42

Return of Tooro Properties In Kamwenge Put on Hold uganda prisons 1 1 Top story

The officials led by the Prime Minister, Bernard Tungwako, were in Kamwenge to receive the land titles of properties that were taken away by the Obote government in 1966 when cultural institutions were abolished. The properties include 325 acres of land and the Nyacwamba Palace that are currently being occupied by the Uganda Prisons, eight acres of land at Galinaya in Kamwenge town council, 60 acres of land in Kamwenge town council, 25 acres in Kahunge town council and 194 acres at Kabuga parish in Kamwenge town council.
16:39
16:39

Attorney General Advises Govt to Return Tooro Property william byaruhanga 1 1

In a letter dated January 21, 2018 and addressed to the President Museveni, AG William Byaruhanga says that the negotiations between the government and kingdom teams were finalised and therefore the assets should be returned at the soonest time possible.
16:21
16:21

Commission Advises Cultural Institutions to Establish Land Inventories land probe team 2 1

Kateeba was testifying before the Commission in a case where more than 400 acres of land owned by the Kingdom was illegally grabbed by Vincent Mugisha, a businessman in Kyenjojo district
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.
08:43
08:43

Tooro Kingdom Orders Districts to Pay Rent for Buildings kingdom assets 1

In Tooro, the districts of Kabarole, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa and Bunyangabu currently use the Kingdom buildings to host their Sub County headquarters. Some of the buildings are also being occupied by schools and health facilities.
08:48
08:48

Tooro Creates Education Fund tooro elders forum 1

According to Rubombora, a scholarship selection committee led by Beatrice Kiraso, the former Deputy Secretary General of the East African Community will be established to vet applicants for the fund.
17:41
17:41

Land Owners Welcome Discussion of Land Matters at Tooro Conference land conflicts 3

Land owners in Tooro have welcomed the move to discuss the contentious issue of land at the second Tooro Peoples Conference scheduled for 22nd and 23rd December in Fort Portal. The land owners argue that the discussion is timely due to several land conflicts, evictions, encroachments and ignorance on land utilisation.
17:12
17:12

Tooro Kingdom Fails to Implement Development Plan dr. steven kaliba 1

In 2012, the Kingdom launched the five-year plan to boost development in the kingdom.Some of the projects in the plan were establishment of Tooro Royal University, rehabilitation of the old palaces and renovation of the royal tombs among others.
15:43
15:43

Tooro Calls for Immediate Return of Kingdom Land tooro kingdom 2 1

Polly Kateeba, Tooro minister for lands, says since the restoration of kingdoms in 1993, the kingdom has only received 17 land titles equivalent to 13 square miles of land. Kateeba says government is still holding 120 land titles equivalent to over 120 square miles. Keteeba says the land government is holding is equivalent to 95 percent of Tooros titled land.
11:16
11:16

Tooro Kingdom Gears Up For Coronation Event 1 1

An arch made of reeds and bark cloth has been erected on Lugard Road, with some sections of the town decorated with yellow and blue banners, the Kingdom colours, in preparation for the event.
06:59
06:59

Tooro to Revive Past Rituals at Coronation tooro kingdom 1 1 Top story

Bernard Tungakwo, the Prime Minister Tooro, says that one of the traditions that will be revived during the celebrations is the Omukama giving cows to clan heads. According to Tungakwo, the revival of the tradition follows calls by Tooro elders who say the practice was once revered. He explains that the Omukama will give out more than 10 cows to clans of his choice on the eve of the coronation anniversary.
07:05
07:05

Museveni Warns Tooro Queen Mother Against Illegal Land Evictions tooro kingdom 1 Top story

Museveni also said that should the evictions persist, the actions of Kemigisa should be brought to the attention of the local leaders in the district and action taken.
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