BUNYORO: Subjects and Omukama Fight Over Reparation Billions
Mubende Banyoro committee-MBC- has opposed the Omukama Solomon Gafabusa Iguru on the appointment of a committee to plan and budget for 700 million pounds allegedly paid out by Britain as compensation for atrocities committed by British colonialists against Banyoro. The money was allegedly handed over to the Uganda government by the Queen of England during the Common Wealth Head of Government Meeting- CHOGM in 2007. However, Mubende Banyoro committee accuses government of failing to release the money to the intended beneficiaries.
Others are Agriculture state minister Zirubaberi Nyiira and the Hoima Woman Member of Parliament Tophas Kaahwa. Simon Kandole, the Kibaale town clerk chairs the committee.
But members of Mubende Banyoro committee, the brains behind the 2004 reparation case have faulted the King.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Red Pepper