The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has warned the kingdom subjects to desist from harmful political propaganda ahead of the 2021 general elections.
This is part of his Christmas message issued this afternoon.
Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II waving at Bulange steps after opening the 26th Lukiiko sitting.
The Kabaka of Buganda
Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has warned the kingdom subjects to desist from harmful
political propaganda ahead of the 2021 general elections.
This is part of his
Christmas message issued this afternoon. In the message, Kabaka Mutebi cites
murder, envy and hatred as vices which are on the increase and need to stop as
the country approaches the general election.
He says that people
need to know that differences in political affiliations do not make them
enemies since they all remain Ugandans.
“This year the Kingdom
has spoken out on a number of issues including those concerning our health,
murder and corruption. I want to conclude the year by emphasizing issues I recently
told clan leaders during our meeting at Lubiri, Mengo. Life is important and
the Kingdom subjects should continue being safe and fight against HIV/Aids,”
The King who was in
2017 appointed by the joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDs ( UNAIDS) as
its goodwill ambassador in the fight against the epidemic advised his subjects to also carry out
voluntary testing and if necessary seek medication and counseling in time.
According to statistics by UNAIDs, 1.4 million people were
living with HIV in 2018 in Uganda.
Statistics further indicate that 84 per cent of people
living with HIV in 2018 knew their status, 72 per cent were on treatment and 64
per cent were virally suppressed.
“It is now two years
speaking about this issue and I am to continue speaking about it,” he says.
The Kabaka also appeals to his subjects
about the importance of conserving the environment to avoid the recently
witnessed floods and drought that have caused havoc due to the destruction of
He also says that land
remains an important asset for the Kingdom hence a need for the subjects to
protect it since without land, they are to turn into foreigners in their own