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 (bo͞o-găn′də, byo͞o-)
A region and former kingdom of eastern Africa on the northern shore of Lake Victoria in present-day Uganda. It was a British protectorate from 1894 until 1962, when it joined independent Uganda.
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(Placename) a region of Uganda: a powerful Bantu kingdom from the 17th century
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(buˈgæn də, byu-)
a historic kingdom of East Africa, located N of Lake Victoria and W of the Nile in Uganda.
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Noun1.Buganda - a state of Uganda and site of a former Bantu kingdom
Republic of Uganda, Uganda - a landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
capital of Uganda, Kampala - the capital and largest city of Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria
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Despite the 100-year-plus incursion of the churches into Buganda, the compromise on the occasion of death has been to allow the Christians to do their Christian part in the church at the graveside, and then allow the "cultural things" to be done at the wake before the funeral and afterwards.
Uganda's High Court in Mukono on Wednesday summoned Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, to defend himself against accusations of land grabbing.
Wine was then later returned to the capital and arraigned in the Buganda Road Court.
Within colonial Uganda and especially within the central kingdom of Buganda, local leaders maintained control over mission and protectorate primary and secondary schools and even influenced (and fought over) the establishment of the East African University College at Makerere.
Among those rescued on Saturday was Prince Daudi Kintu Wasajja, a brother of Ronald Mutebi, the king of Buganda kingdom, Uganda's largest, police said.
It takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country, including the capital Kampala.
1963 Mutesa II, ruler of Buganda, becomes the first President of Uganda.
This is particularly the case with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi (Kintu, 2017) and Nakisanze Segawa (The Triangle, 2016) who embed non-normative sexual practices and same-sex desire within their historical novels of the pre-colonial Buganda kingdom in a manner that makes them perceptible while also subordinating them to the force of historical developments.
Four-time UAAP Cheerdance Competition champions NU Pepsquad will perform with fellow school-based groups NU Underdawgz and NU Chorale with the Buganda Dancers also set to be in the program.
Opemsuo Osei Tutu is currently on a visit to the landlocked East Africa nation of Uganda as the Special Guest to the 25th Anniversary of the coronation of the King of Buganda, Muwenda Mutebi II.
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