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06:52
06:52

Mumbere Opposes Proposed Split of Kasese land 3 Top story

In a meeting with his ministers at the Jinja High court on Monday, Mumbere asked the leaders to concentrate on peace building rather than pushing their personal interests.
23:23
23:23

Security Operatives Raid Mumbere's Home in Kampala rwenzururu kingdom 1

A press release by Rwenzururu Kingdom Spokesperson Clarence Bwambale notes that security personnel raided Mumberes Home in Muyenga Kampala on Wednesday midnight.
16:46
16:46

Rwenzururu Palace Still a Crime Scene 1-Year Later rwenzururu kingdom

Richard Tusingwire, the Regional Police Commander Rwenzori East says that the palace and administration offices are still crime scenes and remain cordoned off.
07:30
07:30

Kabarole Attacks Haunt Residents One Year Later updf soldiers 2

In November, armed youth groups of Esyomango syObusinga, a youth group associated with Rwenzururu Kingdom terrorised residents in Karangura sub county. They carried out illegal night foot patrols, collected taxes in form of chicken, goats, and money and food items from the residents. The attacks in Kabarole culminated in the raid on the palace of the Rwenzururu King in Kasese district on November 26 and 27 in which more than 100 people died and Mumbere and hundreds of his royal guards arrested.
16:09
16:09

Rwenzururu Youth Want Royal Family To Resolve Internal Conflicts kasese attacks 1

Yoneki Biira, a resident of Kasese Municipality questioned why the Queen Mother would move on to engage everyone in the matters of the kingdom without the support of the administrative structures of the Kingdom that are known to the subjects.
15:02
15:02

Rwenzururu Kingdom Royal Family Splits kasese attacks 2 Top story

There is a rift within the Rwenzururu royal family as the Queen Mother Christine Mukirania seeks to lead a breakaway faction opposed to her son, Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere. In an exclusive interview with URN at her home in Kigali cell, Nyakabingo ward in Kasese Municipality, the Queen Mother says there is need for the rest of the royal family to separate from Mumbere because he has drifted away from the original agenda set by his late father Isaya Mukirania.
15:46
15:46

Suspected Rwenzururu Royal Guard Shot Dead In Kasese kasese clashes 4

Security operatives have shot dead a man whom they claim to have tried to arrest at his home in Ruhara village in Bwesumbu sub county, Kasese district. Matayo Bighanzire, who has been the local council vice chairperson, was shot dead at his home at about 8am on Friday, according to Samson Bagenda the Bwesumbu sub county chairperson.
15:35
15:35

No Rwenzururu Peace Day Celebrations this Year kasese attacks 1

Rwenzururu Kingdom will not celebrate their Peace Day, an annual event marking 55 years since the Bakonzo and Bamba jointly announced their independence from Tooro Kingdom. Ever since Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere was recognised by the government in 2009, the historic day has been celebrated every June 30th with pomp with thousands of subjects gathering in Bundibugyo for its commemoration. Speaking to URN on phone from Kasese today, Clarence Bwambale, the Rwenzururu spokesperson says that there will be no celebrations to mark the peace day tomorrow because the cultural institution and its subjects are not at peace.
08:35
08:35

Mumbere Urges Subjects to Learn to Forgive During Easter Festivals rwenzururu kingdom

The charges stem from the Rwenzururu clashes between government security led by the army and Rwenzururu Royal Guards in November last year, which claimed the lives of more than 140 people and left several others other injured.
09:59
09:59

Mumbere's Rival Calls Off Homecoming Event culture

Winfred Kiiza, the Kasese Woman MP and Leader of Opposition in Parliament, told URN on phone this morning that Kasese is still recovering from last years crisis and doesnt need fresh violence.
15:17
15:17

Tension As Claimant to Mumbere's Throne Returns to Kasese kisinga sub county 3 1

Christopher Kibanzanga, the Chief Prince of Rwenzururu Kingdom asks Tibamwenda to come out clearly on what he wants instead of sowing seeds of confusion.
17:28
17:28

Rwenzururu Throne Claimant Vows to Take over in March mumbere arrested Top story

Just a week after Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere was granted bail, a 28-year-old man has renewed his claims to the throne. Robert Bwambale Tibamwenda, a former claimant to the throne before government recognised Mumbere in 2009, wants to return to Kasese district as king. It is not yet clear who among the elders in the district may be behind the move.
07:05
07:05

Rwenzururu Royal Guards Surrender In Kabarole kasese clashes 2 1

Muneyi Yeremiya, a clan leader from Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu who is in-charge of receiving the royal guards, says that 54 have so far surrendered, adding that they expect more to come out of hiding.
13:23
13:23

Kabaka Talks Tough On Kasese Killings buganda kingdom 1

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.
07:09
07:09

Bishop Ssemwogerere Condemns Torture Of Kasese Suspects kasese attacks 1 2

Police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi declined to comment on the Bishops comment, saying he needs more time to respond.
14:33
14:33

Rwenzururu Prime Minister Arrested kasese clashes 1 Top story

Our reporter saw Kitsumbire being taken from Katarangyes office opposite Rwenzori Square and forcefully whisked into a vehicle registration number UAK 164R. Captain Katarangye refused to comment on the matter.
14:11
14:11

Mumbere, 161 Royal Guards Charged With Treason kasese clashes 1 Top story

Appearing before Jinja Chief Magistrates Court this morning, Mumbere and 161 Royal Guards were presented with a list of 41 counts of crimes allegedly committed between March and November 2016 within the Rwenzori region.
08:41
08:41

Mufti Calls for Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts rwenzori insecurity 2

Citing the Kasese killings and murder of Muslim clerics in the country, Sheikh Mubaje said there is need for those involved in conflict to mend their relationship with others and desist from violence.
08:51
08:51

MPs Gather Information On Kasese Killings rwenzururu kingdom 2

Gilbert Olulayah, a member of the committee and Shadow Information Minister for Defense, told URN that the information from leaders in district portrays a different picture from what they have gathered in Kampala.
15:13
15:13

51 Kasese Victims Buried kasese clashes Top story

The bodies were buried on Sunday morning at Kihara army barracks, Nyamwamba Division, Kasese Municipality.
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