African King Who Almost Bankrupted Britain With A Lawsuit For Killing 2.4 Million Of Bunyoro People |

More than a decade ago, a half-forgotten colonial expedition to subjugate what British colonialists considered a quarrelsome African kingdom more than a century ago could have left Britain bankrupt if a Ugandan king succeeded in bringing a £3.7 trillion suit against the Crown.

According to a report by Telegraph, in 2004, Rukirabasaija Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I, the omukama of Bunyoro―a kingdom in western Uganda―at the time had never forgiven the British for the disposition of his grandfather, Chwa II Kabalega, and for stealing his cattle during a five-year war in the 1890s.

 

Source: African King Who Almost Bankrupted Britain With A Lawsuit For Killing 2.4 Million Of Bunyoro People |

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