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The Kingdom of Buganda is situated in the Central region of the country known today as Uganda. It is right in the heart of Africa astride the Equator and in the North West shores of Lake Victoria and it's also the source of the great river Nile. Buganda Kingdom is the home to the nation's political and commercial capital city Kampala as well as the country's main International airport Entebbe.

The Kingdom's equatorial climate provides plentiful sunshine which is moderated by relatively high altitude. Since it's near Lake Victoria, it's mean annual temperature ranges from 16 degrees 25 degrees Celsius. Daytime temperature averages between 8 degrees to 10 degrees Celsius warmer than night temperatures. Rainfall is evenly distributed around the area and the mean annual rainfall often exceeds 2100 millimeters. The area is warm rather than hot and temperatures vary little throughout the year.The Baganda had a centralised system of government which by 1750 was the most well organised More..

He was born to Ssekabaka Kyabaggu and Nanteza of the Njovu clan and the Royal sister was Nsagi. His Twin was Muzigo, the Home (Nnyumba) was called Kasajjakaaliwano and the Jjembe was called Lubowa. He ruled from 1817 to 1819 and his Prime Ministers were Ssendegeya, Mayende and Kagenda all of the of the Mmamba clan. His tombs are found at Luwunga in Busiro.

He had four wives who included the following;

1) Kategaya of the Mmamba clan
2) Nakamu of the Ndiga clan
3) Nassozi of the Ndiga clan
4) Tebaawuza of the Mbogo.


His children included

  1. Kyomubi and
  2. Semalume.