Culture

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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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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Kyabazinga Royal Wedding: Church and Kingdoms Address Mabirizi Lawsuit

Summary: The Church of Uganda, along with the Busoga and Buganda Kingdoms, responds to lawyer Male Mabirizi’s legal challenge against the Royal Wedding, asserting that the wedding was conducted appropriately, while Mabirizi alleges void marriage, prompting the Directorate of Public Prosecutions to take over the case. The Church of Uganda, …

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Museveni Directs Shs60m Monthly Support to Kingdoms

President Yoweri Museveni has issued a directive for the Parliament of Uganda to allocate Shs60m monthly to each recognized cultural institution to support their operations. Deputy Speaker Mr. Thomas Tayebwa revealed this during the wedding reception of His Majesty Kyabazinga William Gabula Nadiope IV and Her Royal Highness Jovia Mutesi …

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