Kipsiro Wins the Great South Run in Portsmouth

Tooro Kingdom has finalized plans of redeeming her subjects that have been affected by the land conflicts through embarking on leasing out land to all sitting tenants.

Tooro Kingdom Prime minister Hon. Benard Tungwako revealed that in the past years the relationship between the kingdom and its people has been tense because of issues of land, ailment noting that this mega plan is to redeem the subjects from further suffering and losing hope in the kingdom.

He was addressing the press at Reinnah Tourists Hotel in Fort Portal town on Saturday evening.

The prime minister said, “Since its inception in 1830, Tooro Kingdom has never given land titles to its subjects. This is the time our people on the kingdom land to start applying for the land leases”.

“The policy of leasing out land starts from 25 years to 49 years and it’s aimed at strengthening the people to have land titles. I can’t state how much they will be paying because the value of the land differs but our surveyors shall be going on the ground with valuers to assess how much”.

The primer described this policy as landmark because it empowers the people further to give value to their land with titles.

He added people with land titles can tender them to financial institutions to enable them acquire loans for development of their projects.

Hon.Tungwako disclosed that a strong kingdom land board is already in place, surveying team, the valuers and the program to sensitize the people on the policy of leasing out land kick starts on 9th November to 19ththroughout the kingdom.


“The whole of Fort Portal town sits on the kingdom land but it’s disappointing the tenants with good buildings you see do not own land titles .This makes it impossible for them to develop because even when they are applying for loans in banks they are restricted,” Said Hon.Tungwako.

The prime minister further demanded the government to honor the Kingdom’s earlier request to return the kingdom assets so that the people can be empowered.
Ugandan marathoner Moses Ndiema Kipsiro added another accolade in his cabin after claiming the top prize in the 25th annual he Morrisons Great South Run in Portsmouth, abortion United Kingdom on Sunday.

Kipsiro overcame over 20, approved 000 participants clocking 46 minutes at the finish line. Kenyan runners , physician Emmanuel Bett and Emmanuel Kipsang completed in the other respective podium places with 46:08 and 46:11.

In the women’s category, Kenya’s five-time world champion on the  track, Vivian Cheruiyot was just 17 seconds outside the course record at the competition as she dominated the rest of
the field to clock 51:17.

The race covered ten miles (about 16 km).

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