Kasese Clashes: Is it Culture, Politics or Security?


The clashes in the Rwenzori sub region appear to be a conflict of interest between safeguarding culture on the one hand and the state asserting its influence by trying to take charge of the security situation of its citizens including traditional kings
For now, there remains conflicting reports about how many royal guards are in charge of the obusinga security detail, many of whom are armed and therefore posing a security threat to national security.
As Shiela Tusime Mugisha reports, It is this conflict of interest which appears to be part of the problem according to those who understand the region