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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 Nvuma clan and the Royal sister was Kiyumba. His Twin was called Muzigo, the Home (Nnyumba) was called Kasajjakaliwano and the Jjembe was Lubowa. He ruled from 1819 to 1821 and

his Prime Ministers were

  1. Nabbunga of the Ndiga clan,
  2. Ssekayiba Nabembezi, Kiyanzi both of the Mbogo clan and
  3. Kaddu Wamala of the Nvuma clan. His tombs are found at Kisimbiri in Busiro but his body was laid at Mareera.

His wives included the following;

1) Balami of the Ndiga clan
2) Bawedde of the Mbogo clan
3) Bwayita of the Nkima clan
4) Guluma of the Nkima clan
5) Gwowoleza of the Ndiga clan
6) Jjajjawabaana of the Ndiga clan
7) Nabisuna of the Mpindi clan
8) Namatama of the Ndiga clan
9) Ndwaddewazibwa of the Nseenene clan
10) Sebandabawa of the Ngeye clan
11) Kisirisa of the Mmamba clan
12) Sikyanyaga of the Nkima clan

His children included

  1. Nakuyita,
  2. Lugenje,
  3. Tebattagwabwe Nabisaalu,
  4. Mutebi,
  5. Nagaddya,
  6. Zimbe,
  7. Kamaanya,
  8. Ndagire Nabinaka,
  9. Kiyumba,
  10. Nnyiningabo,
  11. Kakirekwa,
  12. Kafumbe, and
  13. Kakungulu Muzigo.

He discovered the backcloth making here in Buganda Kingdom.