Here, the Kabaka’s agents are faulted for having misled government and the Commissioner for Land Registration to return the contentious property to the Kingdom without bothering much to research and analyze the facts that it didn’t belong to the kingdom.
In the changes that were officially announced on Friday, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II reduced the number of Ministers from 25 to 14. He named Patrick Mugumbule the new Speaker of the Buganda Lukiiko replacing Nelson Kawalya.
Besides corruption and greed, Kabaka Mutebi also raised concern about the high rate of youth unemployment in the country. He called for the restoration of cooperatives as a matter of urgency to provide jobs to people as well as income.
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.
A councillor today raised a complaint over the positioning of the image of Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi on Kampala Capital City of Authority KCCA 2018 calendar. What incensed Katabu is the positioning of the photo featuring Kabaka on the lower side while Musisis is on top. The councillor argued that it looks as if ED Jennifer Musisi is sitting on the Kabaka.
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.
The Buganda Lukiiko has directed the kingdoms Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Apollo Makubuya, to table an interpretation of governments proposed amendment to Article 26 of the Constitution.
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.
Kabaka Mutebis message was carried by the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga during a requiem service at Namirembe Cathedral. Kabaka said that the deceased supported and engaged actively in the plan that saw the restoration of the Kingdoms and remained active all through.
In a condolence message addressed to the family, Kabaka Mutebi expressed grief at the demise of the statesman saying that his long and illustrious public life was an epitome of leadership based on integrity.
When Mutesa died in exile in November 1969, Nkangi together with the then Crown Prince, now Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, performed the succession rituals which are expected of a crown prince within the norms of Buganda Kingdom.
The attack on Rwenzoruru Kingdom brought back memories of Buganda Kingdoms Lubiri attack 50 years ago. On May 24, 1966 Prime Minister Milton Obote ordered military assault on Mengo Palace, exiling Kabaka Edward Mutesa to the UK where he died three years later.
Kabaka Mutebi lit a Christmas tree at the event, recognised outstanding staff in different organisations of the Kingdom and later served his subjects majorly staff of the Kingdoms different organisations with roasted beef. URN followed the event and now brings you pictures.