Bunyoro: Bunyoro, East African kingdom that flourished from the 16th to the 19th century west of Lake Victoria, in present-day Uganda. Bunyoro was established. Court dismisses case against Bunyoro’s premier “I did not drag the king or kingdom to court. I filed a suit against Andrew Byakutaga because he is in that office. The Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara is the remainder of a once powerful empire of Kitara. At the hight of its glory, the empire included present day Masindi, Hoima.

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Due to this, payment to the girl’s family was not normally given until kingrom several years of marriage. There was a problem with your submission.

The district is part of Bunyoro sub-region, which is coterminous with Bunyoro Kingdom.

Bunyoro Kitara kingdom appreciates Empango support. This he said was a result of a breakdown of social order. There was a prophecy that when the beloved cow Bihogo died, this would mark the beginning of the end of this Chwezi Empire. The kings of Bunyoro Kitara were never considered dead in the natural sense.

The Kingdom’s inhabitants belong to three main religions, namely Protestants, Catholics and Muslims. Among our major objectives is to provide and promote sustainable socio-economic emancipation, a strong cultural heritage of our people in Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom. It is claimed that Kabalega used a Langi contingent in the succession war which caused the death of Kabigumire in The country was put under the governance of Bugandan administrators.

These two houses have been considered different because, the Bito who founded the ruling house of Bunyoro-Kitara lost their language and their way of life while the Palwo of Pawir bunyroo their culture more or less intact.


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He sent Mpuga twenty maidens, to dig for him. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The King is in general doing a lot bunoro work to improve the living standards of the people. Famine, diseases and epidemics followed. Fertile agriculture land that produced a lot of food and livestock became a wild country.

It is slated that when Nyakoka left Kitara, he went to Bukidi, where buynoro met the two brothers and their servants. Not wishing to take any chances, they cut open the baby, removed the bead and reluctantly threw it into the Lake.

Bunyoro – Wikipedia

The kingdom of Bunyoro was established in the 16th century by Rukidi-Mpuga out of the northern portion of the Kingdom of the Songora also known as the Chwezi Empire or Empire of Kitara.

Bugandapowerful kingdom of East Africa during the 19th century, located along the northern shore of Lake Victoria in present-day south-central Uganda. Nyakoka the chief diviner however, never allowed him to get faint hearted; for he promised to guide him to Kitara and to lead him into the customs of the country.

The servants of Colville become landlords but they found condition in the lonely wild country difficult and returned to their homes. Among the freshwater lakes of the world, it is exceeded in size only by Lake….

Bunyoro ministers visit kingdom’s former territories in Tanzania

An early example was Kiziba the northern Haya State of Bukoba District, which received a Bito ruler in the sixteenth or seventeenth generation back, Kibi Kiziba, the first ruler of Kiziba is said to have been bynyoro at the salt Lake Kibiro but went to Kiziba where he claimed independence.


Those who defeated them were called “Kyebambe” meaning “Userper, who seizes the throne forcifully when it belonged to his brother. More trade with the south emanated at the salt exploitation works of Katwe and Kasenyi. Relations are maintained with the European community via the development organization Association of the Representatives of Bunyoro-Kitara. They provoked Kihgdom to defend his Kingdom. They searched for the ivory said to be hidden on island but there was no island kingodm no ivory.

Nyakoka bumyoro said to have advised Mpuga to make a drum which was to be used for summoning the people and which could also be used to let the Babiito know each other’s whereabouts. Author’s Note Introduction Chapter One: Technology has eroded African values.

Some famines were named: They returned together to the house and that night made a great feast to bbunyoro Nyakoka’s coming. This book is a “must read” for anyone interested in the History and welfare of Bunyoro-Kitara. The king constituted the commission last month following calls for punitive action against the current administrators over mismanagement of kingdom assets