The Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II on Monday opened the 29th Lukiiko sitting at Bulange Mengo. At the event, he tasked his Lukiiko and subjects to strongly speak out against different voices aimed at diverting the institution’s efforts in advocating for their rights and property.
Over ten large tents provided for the celebrations filled to capacity. Many celebrants had to brave the scorching sun during the colourful event that went on until 7 PM. The day was marked with cultural and traditional performances and speeches.
The leaders including the Church of Uganda –COU Archbishop Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga and the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira and others observed the Good Friday ritual at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe.
The museum, which is found in Cardinal Wamala’s ancestral home in Kamaggwa village in Kyotera district, will act as a reference center for his contribution to both the Catholic Church and country at large.
A special concert featuring music spanning three centuries that reflects the African American experience in the United States from slavery in the 1800’s up through the Civil Rights era of the 1960s and through the present day left many upbeat, as they walked down memory lane.
Before midnight, hundreds of Christians thronged places of worship, however after midnight bars were filled to capacity by excited revellers who started drinking all brands of alcohol to commemorate the end of 2019 and usher in 2020.
Funded by GIZ, the festival attracted researchers and experts from government organizations like National Fisheries Research Institute and Makerere university School of agriculture who sensitized participants on acceptable fishing methods and how best to improve on their aquaculture practices.
This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.
The Buganda Kingdom Lukiiko on Monday received and approved a 121 billion Shillings Budget for the financial year 2019/2020. The budget is up from that of 108 billion for the last financial year 2018/2019.
America legally separated from Great Britain in 1776 during the American Revolution, signing a Declaration of Independence to this effect. The Declaration was signed by a committee of five prominent politicians; John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston.
The dancer is in the country to draw attention to Japan’s cooperation with Africa ahead of a key August conference on African development in Japan. He has gone through the hillsides of Namalu in Nakapiripirit district, visiting schools and communities, courtesy of the World Food Programme.