In a statement issued by the Second Deputy Katikkiro, Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa, Nsibambi is remembered for his tireless effort towards the restoration of Buganda Kingdom and his service as a member of the Ssaabataka Supreme Council, which administered the Kingdom prior to the coronation of Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
Appearing before the committee on Physical Infrastructure on Thursday, the Chief Executive Officer of Namulondo Investments Limited, Lillian Ssentamu Kaddu said that jail terms in the Bill for breaches should be deleted or amended by setting heavier fines.
According to Kaawaase, the golf tournament will also be used to sensitize the public about sickle cell disease in the country, an initiative that Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has spearheaded in the recent past.
Chibuku beer, one of the brands brewed by Nile Breweries, is fermented from whole maize, enriched with sorghum malt. But Buganda Kingdom Finance Minister Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa says the brand had enjoyed a tax-free regime for so long, unlike other brands which are brewed with local content.
Buganda Kingdom is planning to build a women and childrens hospital in the coming five years. The Kingdom also looks at establishing a Primary Teacher Training College. This is according to the Kingdoms new five-year strategic plan approved by the Buganda Lukiiko sitting on Monday at Bulange-Mengo.
Charles Peter Mayiga mentions land conflicts, theft of crops and animals, abuse of drugs and alcohol, especially within the youths as some of the problems exacerbated by the absence of functioning local leadership.
The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has said there should not be intimidation of ordinary people by their leaders for the former to engage in community service or Bulungi Bwansi. Instead, says Bugandas 35th monarch, there should be consensus between the two groups.
Their statement comes amidst covert activities by a group known as Isabaziinga Supreme Council which is planning to install Bukuku Kasirye, as the King of the little-known Kingdom of Ssese also known as Obutenza Ggulu Bwa Ssese.
Buganda Kingdom is struggling to save the Nnabagerekas vanishing Cultural Demonstration garden in Ssese, Kalangala district. The plantation symbolically belongs to the Queen of Buganda, Nnabagereka Sylvia Nagginda. It is located next to Kalangala district headquarters behind Ssese county headquarters and is often used as a demonstration farm.
Last year, City Lawyer, Male Mabirizi filed a suit before high court challenging Kabakas authority over land. In his suit, Mabirizi wants court to declare that contrary to popular opinion, the Kabaka is not a land lord but only a trustee of the land in the kingdom.
Yvonne Namaganda, one of the pupils who perished in the Buddo Junior School fire in 2008 is among seven people Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has awarded Buganda Kingdoms highest honour. Other recipients of the Order of the Shield and Spears or Ekitiibwa kyAmafumu nEngabo include former Buganda premier Joseph Mulwanyamuli Ssemwogerere and deceased politician John Ssebaana Kizito among others.
Speaking at the official opening of the 25th Buganda Lukiiko sitting at Bulange-Mengo today, Kabaka Mutebi cautioned that developments on private land should only take off after agreement between government and land owners.
In his 2016 Auditor General Report, the Auditor General, John Muwanga notes that Sembabule district doesnt have titles for all Sub county headquarters, health centers, bore holes, Valley tanks and buildings. According to the Auditor General, the absence of titles for land hosting key public assets exposes them to grabbing.
In the approved budget, the Kingdom has prioritised the completion of Kasubi Royal Tombs which have been under restoration since 2013 after fire razed them down in 2010. The completion has been allocated 1.5 billion Shillings.
Mayigas comments come barely a week after government through the Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana tabled a Constitution Amendment Bill, seeking to amend article 26 to enable government deposit with court, compensation awarded for property declared for compulsory acquisition.
The relationship between Mengo and Kooki Chiefdom started cracking recently forcing Kooki to terminate all existing agreements between the two institutions. Kooki and Buganda were bound by the 1896 agreement that was signed by Kabaka Muwanga and Kamuswaga Ndawula.