Culture & Society

Buganda clan head shot dead in Lugunjja, mob lynches attackers

Summary: Buganda’s Sheep Clan leader, Lwomwa Daniel Bbosa, was shot dead near his home in Lungujja, Kampala, while in his car. The assailants remain unidentified. Unknown assailants have fatally shot Daniel Bbosa Lwomwa, the leader of the Ndiga Clan. The incident occurred on Sunday near his residence in Lungujja parish, …

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Busoga Queen’s Debut Public Appearance Post-Royal Wedding

Summary: Queen Jovia Mutesi of Busoga Kingdom made her first public appearance since her wedding on February 23. Her Royal Highness Jovia Mutesi, the Queen of Busoga Kingdom, made a public appearance on February 23, marking her first outing since her royal wedding three months prior. The union between Queen …

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Nigerian monarch shot dead, wife kidnapped, says Police

Summary: The gang killed King Peter Aremu Onikoro of Koro-Ekiti in Kwara State after invading his palace. Police in Nigeria’s northern state of Kwara have launched a manhunt for a gang that invaded a palace and killed a traditional monarch and abducted two people, including the king’s wife.10 mins ago …

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Singer Phina Mugerwa named UNCC board vice-chair

Summary: Singer Phina Mugerwa Masanyalaze has been appointed as the vice-chairperson of the Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) board. The Uganda Musicians Association (UMA) announced the news and praised her dedication. Phina Mugerwa Masanyalaze, a renowned singer, has assumed the role of vice-chairperson on the board of the Uganda National …

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Prince Nyaika of Bunyoro laid to rest

Summary: Prince Samuel Nyaika Amooti of the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, who died from diabetes, was laid to rest at Mparo royal tombs in Hoima City. Prince Samuel Nyaika Amooti, a member of the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, passed away due to diabetes earlier this week. His funeral ceremony occurred yesterday at …

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South Korea parliament passes bill banning dog meat trade

Summary: South Korea’s Parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning the breeding, slaughtering, and selling of dogs for meat consumption. The traditional practice, once widespread, has faced declining popularity as pet ownership increases. Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill banning breeding, slaughtering and selling dogs for their meat, a traditional …

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High Court Halts Regents Appointment in Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom

Summary: The High Court in Hoima issues a temporary injunction preventing the Minister of Gender, the Chief Prince, and the Royal Commission Chairman from appointing regents for the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, following objections from the royal family members of Omukama Iguru. The High Court in Hoima has issued a temporary …

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Museveni, Omusinga meet

Summary: President Museveni met with Rwenzururu King Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere, expressing satisfaction with the kingdom’s alignment with the NRM vision for Uganda’s transformation and pledging support for unity, prosperity, and strategic security. On December 13th, 2023, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni engaged in discussions with His Majesty Omusinga Charles Wesley …

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Nigerian Royal, Olu of Warri, visits Uganda

Summary: The 21st Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, visited Uganda to explore collaborations in youth training, oil and gas, and agriculture, aiming to strengthen ties and share insights for sustainable development. The 21st Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, began his second-day visit to Uganda by arriving at Entebbe …

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