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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 MuteesaI and Ndibuwaakaani of the Mmamba clan and his Royal sister was called Bitissaali Zansanze Kaamuwanda. His Twin was called Gguluddene, the Home (Nnyumba) was called Bukulu and his Jjembe was called Kisituzi. He ruled from 12-10-1888 to 11-10-1889 which means he ruled for only one year and his Prime Minister was Muguluma of the Njovu clan. He constructed Katareke prision.

His tombs are found at Mmende in Busiro.

He had four wives who included

1) Sophia Kabakalongoosa of the Nkima clan

2) Mai Nabikukuuzi of the Nkima clan

3) Veronica Nabiwemba of the Ndiga clan

4) Josephine Nnampa Nabibonge of the Nseenene clan

His children included

  1. Besemeresi Ddimbwe,
  2. Zzimbe,
  3. Ramathan Ndawula,
  4. Maria Kaamuwanda Batindirakibaze and
  5. Joseph Musanje.

He killed many of the Buganda princes and imprisoned many of them for fear that they would take over his throne. When many wars broke up in Buganda, he ran from the Kingdom to Bunyoro from where he died.