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Today in History: Kingdoms restored

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Added 3rd April 2018 10:05 AM

The army council also discussed the return of cultural sites to the kingdoms of Buganda, Toro, Bunyoro, Busoga and Ankole that were confiscated by the government in 1967 after the banning of the institutions.

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The army council also discussed the return of cultural sites to the kingdoms of Buganda, Toro, Bunyoro, Busoga and Ankole that were confiscated by the government in 1967 after the banning of the institutions.

On April 3, 1992, exactly 26 years ago, the President and commander-in-chief, Yoweri Museveni, convened a meeting of the Army Council in Gulu and resolved that restoring traditional leaders was fine as long as the leaders were not to engage in partisan politics.

The army council also discussed the return of cultural sites to the kingdoms of Buganda, Toro, Bunyoro, Busoga and Ankole that were confiscated by the government in 1967 after the banning of the institutions.

The next year, 1993, Prince Ronald Muwenda Mutebi was installed as the Kabaka of Buganda at a colourful ceremony, attended by President Yoweri Museveni and many other dignitaries.

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