Buganda’s future lies in its rich past

Baganda dancers perform during Kabaka’s 19th coronation anniversary since.

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As Buganda Kingdom turns 20 years since the restoration of traditional institutions, Ramathan Ggoobi writes that Mengo leadership must take full advantage of the goodwill it enjoys to rebuild the kingdom’s economy.

Former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, in his 1908 book; My African Journey, documented his experiences about his 1907 travels through East Africa and the Sudan, thus; “Uganda is a wonderful new world. The scenery is different; the vegetation is different, the climate is different, and most of all, the people are different from anywhere to be seen in the whole range of Africa… Uganda is a fairy tale…Uganda is a Pearl.”

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