King Mumbere’s mother dies at 85

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Queen Mother, Museveni and Mumbere

Rwenzururu Kingdom Queen Mother Christine Mukirania has died at the age of 85.

She died of diabetic wounds and high blood pressure.

She is mother to King Charles Wesley Mumbere and State Minister for Agriculture, Christopher Kibanzanga.

Moses Kibanzanga, a grandson told Daily Monitor that the Queen Mother passed on Tuesday morning at Kilembe Mines hospital in Kasese District.

She was admitted a few weeks ago and suffered several months of untold pain.

She was first admitted at Case Hospital in Kampala where two of her toes were removed in March.

President Museveni visited her in hospital and had promised to pay for her medication abroad.

Survived by seven children- three males and four females, she witnessed her son Mumbere being torn out of his Buhikira Royal Palace in Kasese town on November 26, 2016 in a UPDF raid that left over 100 people dead.

He is currently under house arrest at his Muyenga residence in Kampala.

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