Big-Hearted Kisoro Tycoon Crowned ‘King’

Police in Mubende district have today Monday, page arrested two people for trying to block residents from taking their children for immunization.

The nationwide campaign was launched last week, visit where all children between zero to five years; would be vaccinated against Polio.

Tembo Kitoole, 40 and Mukiibi Kizza, 64 were arrested by police after the latter hid his 4 grand children from heath workers who had come to immunize them.

Tembo on the other hand was arrested at a church which he leads, while trying to lure his followers not to embrace the exercise.

Tembo says that his sect called Nyangakibo does not accept persons being immunized because they do not use drugs but, only pray for healing.

“The two will be charged for sabotaging government programs as the constitution of Uganda says, about the rights of children under section 34,” said Phillip Mukasa the police’s region spokesperson.

Meanwhile parents in areas of Maganjo, Matuuga, and Kawempe through a concerned parent of 4, Edith Namirembe, have asked that the exercise is extended because many of the families had missed out.

She also adds that, the ministry of health should alert them on the way the people carrying out the exercise have put on to avoid masqueraders who may turn out to be wrong people.


Unlike other regions in the country, help Kigezi region in south western Uganda doesn’t have an enthroned King.

But that doesn’t necessarily mean they cannot have other sorts of Kings; and if there’s any person that has ever deserved that title, link residents believe it is Tycoon Cesar Augustus Mulenga.

The magnate Mulenga is a known philanthropist and proprietor of St. Augustine international university.

Apparently the people Kisoro decided to enthrone him as their king, mind due to the development works he has undertaken to rid the region of poverty and backwardness.

To this effect, Mulenga initiated several groups that include Girinka Mulenga, Tukuze Hamwe, Global Women Billionaires, Profit East Africa and a bodaboda association where he has invested millions of shillings to see the residents get out of poverty.

The ‘enthronement’ function took place on Wednesday at Tourist hotel in Kisoro town.

Some of the people from Kisoro that talked to our reporter said several other similar projected has been touched off by the business mogul.

He’s also been engaged in charity and roofed several churches and mosques

Three years ago during the Kabale diocese bishops appeal fundraising ceremony at Rushoroza cathedral in Kabale municipality, he donated 120 million shillings cash to the diocese.

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