The anthropological literature documented this practice as common amongst the Venda and Lovedu of South Africa (2,3) in the central and northern part of Mozambique (4) in the south of Tanzania amongst the Makonde speaking people (5) in the central region of Uganda among the Baganda
linguistic group (6) in Zambia among the Bemba (7) and in Zimbabwe amongst the Shona (8,9).
, used it along with open warfare to run much of the country before the British made Uganda a Protectorate in 1894.
Sylvia Nannyonga-Tamusuza gives another interesting ethnographic perspective on music and gender socialization in Baganda
children in Uganda.
Rodney Kakooza: In the case of King Oyo, Katikkiro Mayiiga, the plaintiffs (the Baganda
) misjudged the defendant's sitting posture.
His Ekitabo Kye Mpisa za Baganda
[The Customs of the Baganda] was published in the Luganda language in 1918 and expands upon the earlier ethnography published in 1911 by John Roscoe of the Church Missionary Society.
The widespread Baganda
conversions were seen as a great missionary success story, in which Apolo epitomized and exemplified what CMS missionaries had prayed for: a native agent who showed lifelong commitment to the spreading of the Gospel and a willingness to sacrifice personal comfort and advancement for this goal.
I relied on interviews, narratives and observation in the territories of eight selected ethnic identities of Uganda, namely the Acholi, Iteso, Bagisu, Baganda
, Bahima, Bakiga, Lugbara and the Jonam.
One of the remarkable acts by the ARLPI, perhaps emulating the Pope's call for peace and forgiveness, is that as leaders from the north they publicly apologized for the atrocities that had been committed on the people in the south, especially the Baganda
, by the former northern-led governments.
Sensorimotor behavior of Baganda
and Samia infants.
Signe Arnfred (Dakar: CODESRIA, 2005), 129-51; Sylvia Tamale, "Eroticism, Sensuality and "Women's Secrets" among the Baganda
: A Critical Analysis," Feminist Africa 5, no.