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  Hoima District Uganda: Kataisha port | Omukama (king) Kabalega | Mparo Tombs
At Independence, Bunyoro was a kingdom and Hoima was an entity within the Kingdom.
When Ugandan Kingdoms were abolished in 1967, Bunyoro became a district.
In 1974 Bunyoro was divided into North Bunyoro and south Bunyoro with the latter becoming Hoima District in 1980 and the former Masindi District.
www.ugandatravelguide.com /hoima-district.html   (308 words)

  
  Bunyoro - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
It was ruled by the Omukama of Bunyoro.
Bunyoro rose to power by controlling a number of the holiest shrines in the region, the lucrative Kibiro saltworks of Lake Albert, and having the highest quality of metallurgy in the region.
Bunyoro began to fade in the late eighteenth century due to internal divisions.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/b/u/n/Bunyoro-Kitara_b9e8.html   (490 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Omukama of Bunyoro
Bunyoro is a region of Uganda, and from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century one of the most powerful kingdoms of East Africa.
As opposed to the omukama (king) of Bunyoro, who was chosen exclusively from the royal clan and whose chiefs had some independent authority, the kabaka of Buganda could be chosen from any clan.
Bunyoro, Ankole, and Toro received only ceremonial privileges, but that was still more than the districts that lay outside the four major kingdoms received.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Omukama-of-Bunyoro   (285 words)

  
 Bunyoro - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In 1894 It declared the region its protectorate King (Omukama) Kabalega strenuously resisted the British efforts, allied with Buganda, to take control of his kingdom.
However, in 1899 Kaberega was captured and exiled to the Seychelles and Bunyoro was annexed to the British Empire.
The Bunyoro revolted in 1907; the revolt was put down, and relations improved somewhat.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Bunyoro   (530 words)

  
 Uganda - Western Lacustrine Bantu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The traditional government of Bunyoro consisted of a hereditary ruler, or king (omukama), who was advised by his appointed council consisting of a prime minister, chief justice, and treasurer.
The omukama occupied the apex of a graded hierarchy of territorial chiefs, of whom the most important were four county chiefs.
The Nyoro omukama was believed to be descended from the first ruler, Kintu, whose three sons were tested to determine the relationship that would endure among their descendants.
countrystudies.us /uganda/23.htm   (1532 words)

  
 Hoima District :: Background Information
Omukama of Bunyoro - Kitara, Solomon Gafabusa Iguru
The kingdom of Bunyoro continues to be held together by Omukama.
In the end, Solomon Iguru Gafabusa won the case and on June 11, 1994 he was crowned 27th Omukama in the Babiito dynasty of Bunyoro-Kitara.
www.hoima.go.ug /background/kingdom.htm   (876 words)

  
 mission   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Omukama (King) of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom was restituted by Statute No. 8 of 1993, enacted by the Parliament of Uganda, after the monarchy had been abolished for 27 years.
Unlike the pre 1967 Omukama who was a titular head of the local government of Bunyoro, the Omukama, today, is a cultural leader with no governmental functions.
Today the Omukama is advocating for the population to abandon this practice.
www.bunyoro-kitara.com /mission.htm   (212 words)

  
 dynasty
Omukama Kabalega was angered by this action, and he sent his men with orders to capture Nyaika Kasunga and bring him to his court in Bunyoro.
Omukama Olimi II, already weak from trying to fight Omubiito Mukarusa, was easily captured, with several other members of the Toro royal family, and forcibly taken away to Bunyoro.
Omukama Rukidi III passed away in 1965 and was succeded by his son, Prince Patrick Matthew Kaboyo Olimi VII.
www.torokingdom.org /dynasty.htm   (1967 words)

  
 Omukama of Bunyoro Biography on DanceAge
Winyi I of Bunyoro - early sixteenth century
Winyi II of Bunyoro - late sixteenth century/early seventeenth century
Olimi II of Bunyoro - mid seventeenth century
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Omukama_of_Bunyoro   (139 words)

  
 EnterUganda
It was replaced by Kingdoms of Buganda, Bunyoro, Ankole, Toro and Busoga, and the chieftains of Beni-Butembo and Husi (in Congo); and Karagwe and Buhaya (in Tanzania).
Examples are the Nyangire-Abaganda rebellion of Bunyoro and Ankole, which was against the Baganda chiefs whom the colonial administration deployed in Bunyoro after the fall the fall of the Omukama (king) Kabalega; the Nyabingi cult of Kigezi; the Lamogi of the Lamogi clan of Acholi.
The Mubende-Banyoro Association was formed in 1921 and revived in 1931 by E. Kaliisa to pressurize for the return of Bunyoro's lost counties from Buganda.
www.enteruganda.com /about/history.php   (8018 words)

  
 BUNYORO-KITARA
Omukama DUHAGA I Mujwiga Chwa 1731/1782, died 1782.
Omukama Yosiya William Karukara KITAHIMBWA I 1898/1902, born 1887.
Omukama Solomon Iguru GAFABUSA (by Gertrude Komweru) (qv)
www.uq.net.au /~zzhsoszy/states/uganda/bunyoro.html   (219 words)

  
 Bunyoro Kingdom (Uganda)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bunyoro is one of the traditional kingdoms of Uganda.
I believe that the flag must be the current one, slightly different from the previous flag but close to the older flag now.
The older flag, from a document in the Flag Research Center is based on a memorandum of the District Commissioner of Homia (15 Dec 1934)and the flag is as pictured with arms in white lined fl.
www.atlasgeo.net /fotw/flags/ug}by.html   (310 words)

  
 toro (kingdom) - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Toro is one of the four traditional kingdoms located within the borders of Uganda.
It was founded in 1830 when the eldest son of the Omukama of Bunyoro rebelled and established his own independent kingdom.
Like Buganda, Bunyoro, and Nkore, Toro's monarchy was abolished in 1967 by the government of Uganda, but was reinstated in 1993.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/Toro-(kingdom)   (76 words)

  
 Hoima District :: Background Information
Hoima district is one of the three districts that evolved from the famous Omukama Kabalega’s Bunyoro-Kitara kingdom.
Bunyoro Kitara was a very powerful kingdom in the 19th century that is remembered for putting up resistance to British imperialism and spread its influence to significant parts of Uganda.
In 1974, Bunyoro was divided into North and South Bunyoro, with the latter becoming Hoima district in 1980.
www.hoima.go.ug /background/index.htm   (399 words)

  
 Toro2
1872 - 1875 Rukirabasaija Nyaika Mukabirere Olimi VI, Omukama of Toro.
Succeeded his brother after his capture by the Bunyoro army in 1875, but was not able to maintain his position for very long and abdicated in favour of his brother.
Ruburwa, maternal uncle of Omukama Chwa II Kabarega of Bunyoro-Kitara, appointed as Chief of Toro.
www.4dw.net /royalark/Uganda/toro2.htm   (745 words)

  
 myUganda - About Uganda > Government | Uganda's Information Portal >> Government of Uganda
One of the thorniest problems that bedeviled the relationship between Uganda's peoples was the dispute between Buganda and Bunyoro, the largest of the western kingdoms, over the "Lost counties".
Omukama of Bunyoro had revolted against the British in the 1890s.
The Kabaka of Buganda was furious and in an unsuccessful attempt to reverse the decision, he refused to ratify the results of the referendum.
myuganda.co.ug /govt/pst_independence.php   (1021 words)

  
 Bunyoro Kingdom (Uganda)
Bunyoro is one of the traditional kingdoms of Uganda.
I believe that the flag must be the current one, slightly different from the previous flag but close to the older flag now.
The older flag, from a document in the Flag Research Center is based on a memorandum of the District Commissioner of Homia (15 Dec 1934)and the flag is as pictured with arms in white lined fl.
www.fotw.net /flags/ug}by.html   (337 words)

  
 The Bunyoro Agreement 1933
Until otherwise agreed upon by the Governor and the Mukama the Obukama bwa Bunyoro-Kitara shall be divided into the six counties or sazas at present existing, viz, the Saza of Bugahya, Buhaguzi, Bujenje, Buruli, Kibanda and Kihukya.
The Mukama and his sons shall be exempt from payment of poll tax; the Katikiro and such other ministers (if any) as the Mukama, with the consent of the Governor, shall appoint the Saza Chiefs and the Muketo shall be exempt from payment of poll tax whilst holding office.
If, however, the Native Government desire to exploit any forest, which is not being developed or exploited by direction of the Governor, and exploitation or development of which does not form part of any general plan approved of by the Governor, then their wishes will receive the sympathetic consideration of the Government.
www.kituochakatiba.co.ug /bunyoro.htm   (2229 words)

  
 Uganda - Early Political Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Bito type of state, in contrast with that of the Hima, was established in Bunyoro, which for several centuries was the dominant political power in the region.
Although some of these ambitions might be fulfilled by the Bunyoro king's (omukama) granting his kin offices as governors of districts, there was always the danger of coup d'état or secession by overambitious relatives.
Thus, in Bunyoro, periods of political stability and expansion were interrupted by civil wars and secessions.
www.country-data.com /cgi-bin/query/r-14029.html   (1270 words)

  
 Profile - Uganda
Uganda was the site of several powerful kingdoms, most notably Buganda and Bunyoro, before the arrival of European colonists in the late 19th century.
On Baker’s second trip, in 1872, Kabarega, the Bunyoro omukama, attacked Baker out of fear that his subjects would become vulnerable to slave raids from Sudan, and forced Baker’s withdrawal.
In 1894 Britain declared a protectorate over all of present-day Uganda and began the expansion of its control by invading Bunyoro in 1893 and 1894 and removing its king, Kabarega, whose troops were raiding areas under British control.
www.inadev.org /profile_-_uganda.htm   (8295 words)

  
 UPC ..::|::.. Uganda Peoples Congress
Bunyoro however demanded that this transfer must be effected before the start of the Constitutional Conference scheduled for June 12, 1961.
This demand by Bunyoro, coupled with that from Buganda that she would not participate in the conference unless her financial relationship was regularized before then, sparked off speculations about the success of the conference.
Majugo, a member of the Bunyoro delegation, declared on his return to Uganda, that Independence Day, 9 October, would be "a funeral in Bunyoro" and that Bunyoro would not be part of the independence celebrations.
www.upcparty.net /upcparty/roots_adhola.htm   (19516 words)

  
 SAFARIMATE - THE BOY KING
The kingdom was founded as a secessionist state in 1830 by Prince Olimi I, a prince of the legendary Bunyoro Kitara empire.
The ban was widely celebrated mainly due to the fact that half of the population of Uganda comes from ethnic groups where the institution of kings was never a part of their history.
This paved the way for the coronation of Prince Ronald Mutebi as the 26th Kabaka of Buganda; the late Prince Patrick Olimi Kaboyo, Omukama of Toro; Prince Solomon Iguru, Omukama of Bunyoro; and the coronation this February of Prince Henry Wako Muloki as the 3rd Kyabazinga (President of the Council of Hereditary Chiefs) of Busoga.
www.safariweb.com /safarimate/boyking.htm   (1992 words)

  
 Omukama of Bunyoro - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Omukama of Bunyoro - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Omukama of Bunyoro contains research on
Omukama of Bunyoro, List of Bunyoro Omukamas and Ugandan monarchies.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Omukama_of_Bunyoro   (197 words)

  
 Duhaga of Bunyoro Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Duhaga of Bunyoro was Omukama of Bunyoro (1731-c.
Duhaga was preceded by Olimi III - (c.
Opened in 1910, Duhaga Boys' School is known was the pride of Bunyoro.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /topic/Duhaga_of_Bunyoro.html   (98 words)

  
 Bunyoro Kingdom (Uganda)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Source: His Majesty, Omukama Iguru I (before his coronation).
I believe that the flag must be the current one, slighty different from the previous flag but close to the older flag now.
The older flag, from a document in the Flag Research Center based on a memorandum of the District Commissioner of Homia (15 Dec 1934) the flag is as pictured with arms in white lined fl.
www.1uptravel.com /flag/flags/ug}by.html   (303 words)

  
 National Resistance Movement Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Chairman was speaking last evening during the colourful 10th coronation (Empango) anniversary celebrations of the Omukama of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru.
Omukama Oyo Kabamba Iguru welcomed Chairman Museveni and assured him that the people of Tooro are united in celebrating the Chairman’s recent re-election victory.
During the celebrations, the Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara Solomon Gafabusa Iguru and the mother of Omukama Oyo Kabamba Iguru led the celebrants in a ceremonial dance to mark the victory of all Ugandans in Chairman Museveni’s re-election.
www.nrm.ug /n95.php   (716 words)

  
 allAfrica.com: Uganda: How to Defuse Land Conflicts in Bunyoro (Page 1 of 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ugandans who settled after 1982 without authority or proof of ownership of the land on which they are settled must either be asked to leave and go back to their places of origin or be resettled on government land.
It is recommended that the existing resettlement camps in Bunyoro be immediately closed and their leaders laid off, and that no new settlers should be allowed into the camps.
Any new resettlements in Bunyoro region should be stopped by the Government except for those entrants who have land sale agreements between them and bona fide land owners in the area and are merely executing those agreements.
allafrica.com /stories/200703121484.html   (860 words)

  
 Princess Faith Rukidi of Bunyoro
Although no longer the ruler of a state, the Omukama (king) of Bunyoro remains an important figure in Ugandan politics, especially among the Banyoro people of whom he is the titular head.
Bunyoro is a region of western Uganda, and from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century was one of the most powerful kingdoms of East Africa.
The current ruler, Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I, is the 27th Omukama (king) of Bunyoro-Kitara and the uncle of Princess Faith Rwiza Rukidi.
ugpulse.com /articles/daily/Heritage.asp?id=670   (2427 words)

  
 allAfrica.com: Uganda: Bunyoro Leader Decries Poor State of Cultural Sites (Page 1 of 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Abayaga clan is prominent in Bunyoro's history because they were contemporaries of the Bachwezi demigods from where the Banyoro originated.
Omukama Iguru said the Abasengya clan established their roots at Igayaza, in Bugangaizi dcounty.
The Omukama said he has assigned the kingdom's Katikkiro Emmanuel Aliba Kiiza to mobilise resources to ensure the kingdom's cultural sites are renovated.
allafrica.com /stories/200703011036.html   (393 words)

  
 Busoga Kingdom >> Obwa Kyabazinga
The pre-colonial period that came with the arrival of the “Abaisengobi clan,” Basoga of Bunyoro origin and the emergency of the early English explorers such as John Hannington Speke and James Grant who opened the door for the British influence in Uganda.
In 1925, Ezekiel Tenywa Wako became a member of Uganda Kings Council consisting of the Kabaka of Buganda, the Omukama of Bunyoro, Omukama of Tooro and Omugabe of Ankole.
In 1949, the Busoga Lukiiko resolved that the Kyabazinga Isebantu shall always be elected from the five Princes' lineages of Abaise Ngobi (Ababiito) hereditary rulers; the five sons of Omukama of Bunyoro who migrated to Busoga from Bunyoro.
www.busoga.com /obwakyabazinga.php   (1300 words)

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