Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country, including the capital Kampala. The people of Uganda were hunter-gatherers until 1,700 to 2,300 years ago, when Bantu-speaking populations migrated to the southern parts of the country.
The Queen's position vis-a-vis Uganda was entirely separate from her role in any other country. The Queen's title when she was head of state in independent Uganda was: Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Uganda and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth. Her constitutional roles were mostly delegated to the Governor-General of Uganda. The following Governors-General held office:
Uganda adopted a new constitution in 1963 which abolished the monarchy. Uganda became a republic within the Commonwealth. However, the new Ugandan state was deliberately not referred to as a republic, and the constituent native kingdoms (such as Buganda) continued in existence. Following the abolition of the monarchy by the proclamation of the State of Uganda on 9 October 1963, the Kabaka (King) of Uganda, Edward Mutesa II, became the first President of Uganda. The description "State" implied that the post-Commonwealth realm was not a republic but instead a "federation of tribal kingdoms". Uganda did not become a republic de jure until 1966 with Obote's conflict with President Edward Mutesa II.
"I once again strongly encourage the government of Uganda to make ...The new law prescribes the death penalty for "aggravated homosexuality" in certain circumstances, although Uganda, unlike the United States, has not carried out capital punishment for many years.
For nearly three decades, the chaotic, overcrowded Owino secondhand market in Uganda's capital has been the cornerstone of Hadija Nakimuli's life, helping the widowed shopkeeper build a house and raise 12 children ... In an interview with AFP, Uganda's state minister for trade, David Bahati, said it was a question of "dignity".�.
Safina Namukwaya gave birth to a boy and a girl on Wednesday via cesarean section at the hospital in the capital Kampala where she had been receiving in vitro fertilization treatment. KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A 70-year-old woman in Uganda has given birth to twins after receiving ...
Raised in rural Uganda, Mutabazi ran away from home at the age of 10, becoming a street kid in the capital city of Kampala, sleeping under stationary vehicles, selling peanuts at a bus station and surviving off fruit taken from stands at a market ... Then, after completing degrees in Uganda, the U.K.
I don’t think Russia, the US, China or India can be reliable partners ... According to Freddie Egesa, a security analyst based in Uganda’s capital Kampala, while Russia may not have the financial muscle compared to China or the US to facilitate its push into Africa, it has weapons that many African governments eagerly wish to have ... .
“Those that have spoken up have vehemently critiqued the wrongs that are occurring in Uganda... “I first started working on this project when Bobi Wine had just gotten into Parliament and my co-director and producer Christopher Sharp had reached out and we connected in Kampala (Uganda’s capital) and got involved,” Bwayo explains.