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  Buganda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buganda is the kingdom of the 52 clans of the Baganda people, the largest of the traditional kingdoms in present-day Uganda.
Buganda's boundaries are marked by Lake Victoria on the south, the Victoria Nile River on the east, and Lake Kyoga on the north.
Buganda is bounded by Lake Victoria to the south, the Victoria Nile to the east, and Lake Kyoga to the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Buganda   (3524 words)

 Buganda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Buganda is the kingdom of the Baganda people, the largest of the four traditional kingdoms in present-day Uganda.
Organised and ruled by a king called the Kabaka, the Baganda formed the political kernel of the future country Uganda.
Buganda covers the land immediately to the north of Lake Victoria, extending slightly to the south west.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/b/bu/buganda.html   (123 words)

 Buganda - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Buganda, former kingdom on the western shore of Lake Victoria, in what is now southern Uganda.
The consolidation of the protectorate created a preeminent position for Buganda, greater power for Protestants, and allowed for the ascendancy of...
The kingdom of Buganda, located at the northwest corner of Lake Victoria, grew in stature by the early 18th century.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Buganda.html   (97 words)

 Mutesa II of Buganda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward Mutesa II (November 19, 1924 - November 21, 1969) was king of the Buganda region and President of Uganda from 1963 to 1966.
At the time Buganda was part of the British protectorate of Uganda.
Mutesa was not content to serve as a mere figurehead, however, and continued to feud with Milton Obote over the future of Buganda.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mutesa_II_of_Buganda   (459 words)

 UPC ..::|::.. Uganda Peoples Congress
In captivity in Buganda her relationship to the Baganda was that of a captive and hostile member of the dynasty of Buganda's arch enemy.
With this support from Buganda, having been used by the British to run the affairs of the kingdom for half a century, and, viewing the rest of the country as no more than an appendage to Buganda, the neo-traditionalist assumed power was to be passed on to them at independence.
In colonial Buganda, one's religion determined one's status and advancement in the Buganda civil service; however, in situations where there were two competitors of the same religion, then the social class in a system which came to be known as "mwana wani (whose child)" tipped the balance.
www.upcparty.net /upcparty/roots_adhola.htm   (18989 words)

 New Vision Online : Buganda was not favoured by the British as claimed
Buganda’s position on the constitutional developments of the country received a rebuff from the leader of the Uganda People’s congress, Dr Apollo Milton Obote, who announced at a rally at Walukuba, Jinja, on August 15, 1960, that “the UPC has no connection with the kabaka, let alone a tacit arrangement with him.
The Buganda Lukiiko never passed a resolution ordering the government of Uganda to leave Buganda land and that when the motion was introduced on may 26, 1966, the entire Mengo cabinet opposed it before the speaker threw it out as being illegal.
Buganda saw it as the solution to our problems after a careful study and under international conventions including the African charter on human and People’s rights which was signed in Banjul in 1981, she is entitled to be governed under a federal status if its people desire it.
www.newvision.co.ug /D/8/20/468386   (691 words)

 History of UGANDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Buganda is by far the most significant of the kingdoms.
And the dominant position of Buganda, by far the most powerful of the kingdoms, causes an imbalance in Ugandan politics - with much talk of possible secession by the kabaka and his council of chiefs.
Confronted by the problem of Buganda, Obote accepts a constitution which gives federal status and a degree of autonomy to four traditional kingdoms, of which Buganda is by far the most powerful.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad22   (2085 words)

 Amazon.com: Political Power Pre Colonial Buganda : Economy Society And Warfare (Eastern African Studies): Books: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Most political studies have emphasized that the strength of the Buganda kingdom has its roots in the way it was reformed by Sekabaka Kintu in the fifteenth century when he defeated Sekabaka Bbemba and established the current dynasty.
In Buganda it is taboo for one to marry from one's clan.
Reid argues that the development of a naval fleet of enormous canoes in the nineteenth century, which had its origins in Buganda's ancient fishing communities, was created in order to compensate for military failure on land and to control long-distance trade, which had become vital to the kingdom.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0821414771?v=glance   (1224 words)

 Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda
Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda explores the material basis of Ganda political power, gives us a new understanding of what Ganda power meant in real terms, and relates the story of how the kingdom used the resources at its disposal to meet the challenges that confronted it.
Buganda was one of the largest, most powerful polities in precolonial East Africa.
The latter transformed Buganda’s economy and foreign relations, both augmenting and undermining the wealth and power of the kingdom and its central authority.
www.ohiou.edu /oupress/BUGANDA.HTM   (323 words)

 Buganda won't hurt Uganda
In 1955, Buganda had a new constitution in which the Kabaka was made a constitutional monarch meaning, like the British queen, the Kabaka has no role to play in government.
At independence in 1962, the 9,000 square miles were returned to kingdom of Buganda, the federal state of Buganda and it was administered by the Buganda land board.
If Buganda had a federal status and somewhere in Masaka is a river infested with mosquitoes and malaria is killing people, by the time the ministry of health in Kampala gets worried about that problem, the ministry in Buganda has done so 20 times.
www.federo.com /pages/Nkangi_on_Federo.htm   (2205 words)

 New Vision Online : Elected Katikkiro best for Buganda
After the negotiations between Mengo and the central government the outcome was given to the Lukiiko of Buganda and it was that the Katikkiro would be elected.
It will not be prudent for the Kabaka of Buganda to appoint the Katikkiro in the multiparty system as the people will always trace the appointed Katikkiro back to his party and members of other parties will feel left out and may reject the appointed Katikkiro.
Since the 1900 agreement it was agreed that the Katikkiro of Buganda be elected by Lukiiko and the name be forwarded to the Kabaka for approval and acceptance.
www.newvision.co.ug /D/8/459/473033   (927 words)

 Buganda Heritage Association :: About Us ::
Buganda Heritage Association (UK & IRE) was started in July 1998 in London by a group of Baganda residing in the UK, in response to the general appeal to Baganda by the Hon.
One of the aims of Buganda Heritage Association was to set up an appeal fund to which all Baganda in the UK could contribute for the restoration and preservation of the royal and cultural sites, which are part of the Buganda history and identity.
Associate members are those persons who are friends of Buganda, who support the aims and the objectives of Buganda Heritage Association and who make a minimum donation as may from time to time be set by the management committee of the Association.
www.bugandaheritage.org.uk /about.html   (647 words)

 Buganda's Founding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
This meeting was of great historic significance for it was at this meeting that Buganda's form of governance, and the relationship between the clans and the King was formally agreed upon.
It is notable that the kings of Buganda never established direct rule over the islands of Ssese like they did with other areas under their dominion, although it was well accepted that the islands formed part of the territory of Buganda.
The ease with which Kintu was accepted by all the clan elders, and the elaborate power sharing arrangement that was established after his accession to the throne would appear to support the contention that indeed he was a returning native born prince rather than an unknown foreign born invader.
www.buganda.com /kintu.htm   (4078 words)

 The EastAfrican
In the absence of official opposition, which is outlawed in Uganda, the Buganda Kingdom or rather the Mengo administration - the seat of the Kingdom - is the unofficial party most feared by the ruling NRM government.
In many ways, it explains the excitement over claims by a Buganda princess that Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II (Kabaka is the official title of the King of Buganda) is not the son of the late King of Buganda, Sir Frederick Muteesa II.
The Buganda kingdom is composed of many nationalities who migrated and continue to migrate to this region.
www.nationaudio.com /News/EastAfrican/2801/Regional/Regional11.html   (1033 words)

 H-Net Review: Jan Bender Shetler on Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda: Economy, Society, and Warfare in the ...
The Kingdom of Buganda is one of the few pre-colonial polities in Sub-Saharan Africa that can boast substantial academic scholarship reaching back forty years and written primary sources (both Ganda and western) from before the end of the nineteenth century.
An older generation of Buganda scholars, fascinated with the anatomy of a centralized kingdom that seemed to resemble the European feudal system, concentrated on the analysis of elite politics at the center of power.
Reid shows throughout the book, with a number of different kinds of evidence, that Buganda was in a state of political turmoil caused by famine, widespread abandonment of farms due to civil war, cattle disease, and, with depopulation, the onset of sleeping sickness.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=113551061285266   (1720 words)

 The EastAfrican
When the King of Bunyoro was finally defeated, some parts of his kingdom were given to Buganda as a reward for its collaboration and as a punishment to Bunyoro for its resistance.
The six counties lost to Buganda in 1886 as a result were Buyaga, Bugangaizi, Buruli, Buwekula, Bugerere and some parts of Singo.
Buganda was at loggerheads with Uganda, leading to the 1966 crisis.
www.nationaudio.com /News/EastAfrican/180299/Regional/Regional11.html   (681 words)

 Monitor Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The question of election of the Katikkiro of Buganda is contained in the Buganda Constitution, which is in the first schedule to the Buganda Agreement of 1955.
It is clear from the Buganda Constitution that the Katikkiro of Buganda is elected.
So if Buganda is to raise any new demand from what it agreed with the central government and contained in the Constitution as amended, the person to deal with is the National Resistance Movement.
www.monitor.co.ug /specialincludes/ugprsd/2006elect/elect02124.php   (795 words)

 Tombs of the Buganda Kings at Kasubi
Buganda is a kingdom within the south-central region of Uganda, a country in east-central Africa.
At its core is a squat thatched conical hut 14 meters in diameter and 12 meters high.
Originally built in 1882 as the palace of the Kabakas (kings) of Buganda, it was converted to house their royal tombs in 1884.
www.theculturedtraveler.com /Heritage/Archives/Buganda_Tombs.htm   (652 words)

 The EastAfrican on the Web
The president prefers to have two parliaments in Buganda, with one, the Lukiiko, being a political parliament directly elected by the people and the other, a cultural body, appointed by the king.
Mutebi, like other Baganda leaders, wants Buganda to have one parliament appointed by the kabaka, as was the case before kingdoms were abolished by former president Milton Obote in 1966.
It should be recalled that the current government exploited discontent within a section of the population, especially in Buganda, to wage a rebellion that culminated in the overthrow of the government in 1986.
www.nationmedia.com /eastafrican/06092004/Opinion/editorial0.html   (396 words)

 The EastAfrican on the Web
Legislators outside Buganda region have also accused their colleagues from the kingdom of not providing leadership on the subject and of not lobbying the rest of parliament for support.
In the discussions between President Museveni and Buganda leaders, the issue of having two parliaments in Buganda, one directly elected and the other appointed by the king, was the centre of contention.
Buganda wants to have one Lukiiko, which is appointed by the king and not directly elected.
www.nationmedia.com /eastafrican/13092004/Regional/Regional57.html   (1036 words)

 Uganda  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
In the late 18th century, during a period of conflict, the governor of Buganda declared his independence, and the new kingdom quickly became the major lake state.
Buganda was ruled by a semidivine king (kabaka) who was advised by a council of great nobles (lukiko), and the land was divided among the nobility and farmed by the peasants.
Final details concerning the administration of Uganda were settled by a series of agreements in 1900, the most comprehensive of which guaranteed special status to Buganda, including the continuation of its social and political system.
www.galenfrysinger.com /uganda.htm   (1128 words)

 BUGANDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Kingdom of Buganda is the largest of the four kingdoms in the western region of Uganda.
Eventually Lord Lugard negotiated a Protectorate agreement with the rulers of Buganda in 1894.
Continuing unrest and brutality by the reigning Kabaka Mwanga II led to his deposition in 1897, and exile to the Seychelles.
www.4dw.net /royalark/Uganda/buganda.htm   (896 words)

 Buganda Federo Model 1963
The Buganda electoral boundary commission will divide the county into wards for local government purposes so that as far as possible the number of voters in each ward shall be equal.
In the interim period it is proposed that the revenue from the Buganda land tax should accrue to the councils.
It is proposed in conjunction with the Buganda Public Service Commission to survey the available manpower resources and to consider possible new appointments and redundancies in the light of the probable requirements of Councils.
www.federo.com /pages/Pattern_of_Local_Govt_in_Buganda.htm   (4410 words)

 The Head Heeb: The lost counties strike again
The referendum was held in 1964 and, after the counties voted to return to Bunyoro, soldiers loyal to the Buganda king went on a rampage and brought the country to the verge of civil war.
The traditional ruler of Bunyoro, which was also restored to corporate existence in the 1990s, may also file suit with respect to the Buganda Land Board's ownership of land in the lost counties.
Here, though, there may not be any settled rights that are in danger; Buganda sovereignty is a dead issue, and the ground rents for the disputed land go to a quasi-state corporation with primarily cultural responsibility.
headheeb.blogmosis.com /archives/020935.html   (605 words)

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