Cabinet has resolved to
increase the honorarium of cultural leaders from Shillings 5 million to
Shillings 10 million each month, the Gender and Cultural Minister, Peace
Mutuuzo has revealed.
According to Mutuuzo, each cultural leader will receive two vehicles effective next year to run the
affairs of their institutions smoothly.
disclosed this during the 5th coronation anniversary
of the Omudingya of the Obudingya Bwa Bwamba Martin Ayongi Kamya at Burondo
primary school playground in Bugendera County in Bundibugyo district Thursday.
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In his message read for him the Tourism and
Wildlife Minister, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, president, Yoweri Museveni urged all
cultural leaders to encourage their subjects to embrace government programs
especially Operation Wealth Creation – OWC so that they can boost their household
The president also encouraged cultural leaders to ensure
peace in the cultural institutions so as to strengthen social ties.
his part, Kamya tasked parents and all his subjects to teach their cultural
norms, values and beliefs, saying it shocks him when children in kingdom fail
to read, write and speak their own language.