A second presenter and co-author who was born and raised in Uganda, a member of the Banyoro
tribe, discussed mask usage in several African cultural groups, noting how masks were considered precious, given to children at birth and passed through generations with each owner attaching special charms or commemorative items to the mask.
The Amasaza Cup tournament has continued to promote unity among Banyoro
and this has, in turn, further strengthened our kingdom culture and I call upon all the companies in Bunyoro to also contribute.
And director Sam Spiegel told me how Bacall saved the day when 400 Banyoro
extras failed to turn up one day.
They had sheltered the queen mother when she had fled Banyoro
raids, and as a sign of her gratitude she sent them an evangelist.
The Basoga bordered by Baganda, Banyoro
, Bagwere and Banyole have had their diet influenced by those of the neighboring communities but their main cuisine remains 'Embooli n'envuluga' meaning 'sweet potatoes with ground nut sauce'.
There are 17 ethnic tribes, the largest being Baganda (17%), Banyankole/Bahima (10%), Basoga (8%), Bakiga (7%), Banyarwanda (6%), Langi (6%), Acholi (5%), Bagisu (5%), Lugbara (4%), Banyoro
(3%), Batoro (3%), and Karamajong (2%; U.
The major ethnicities in the south consists of the Baganda, Basoga, Banyoro
, Toro, Banyankole, Bakiga and Banywaranda.