Rwanda Prepares to Bury Its Last King
The body of King Kigeli V has arrived in the country after a 3-month long court battle between members of his family, where one side wanted his body brought and buried in his ancestral country, while others wanted him buried in the U.S.
His Majesty King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa, the last King of Rwanda.
East African, 23 November 2016
Controversy continues to dog plans to repatriate the remains of Rwanda's last monarch King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa from the US, amid accusations of theft of vital documents. Read more »
East African, 5 November 2016
A decision on the final resting place of Rwanda's last monarch King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa may take longer as two factions linked to the King dig in on where to bury him. Read more »
Observer, 24 October 2016
The world learned last week of the recent death of King Kigeli V, the last traditional monarch of Rwanda. Read more »
He was the last ruling King (Mwami), from 28 July 1959 until the overthrow of the monarchy on 28 January 1961. Read more »