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.
Yoweri Museveni, the Uganda dictator will reportedly take in 2,000Afghan refugees at the request of the US. Uganda's people are generous, but this is a crowning moment for Museveni, long a 'useful autocrat' for the US ... Uganda's warm spirit ... In fact, the trickling of Afghan refugees into Uganda has a double financial effect.
More importantly, it distresses me because I can hear echoes of Germany in the 1930s, South Africa in the 1960s, and Uganda in the 1970s. And that’s despite the fact I’m Hindu... “How can our heroes be Mughals?” he asked last year, perhaps ignorant of the fact Akbar is considered one of the greatest emperors of all time ... In fact, he revels in it.
Given the fact that 300000 Afghans fled their homes last week alone, and three million were uprooted before the current crisis, the numbers being accommodated by foreign countries are not going far enough to stem the crisis, writes Shannon Ebrahim ...Uganda has agreed to an ...
23 (Xinhua) -- Five-year-old Hasifa Nakirijja is becoming popular in local media and among netizens in Uganda because of her amazing skills in Kung Fu (Chinese martial arts) ... Ssejjemba set up a makeshift training center behind his house where he trains youngsters to help promote the Kung Fu culture in Uganda.
The fact that living with the climate crisis will range from being mildly uncomfortable to life-threatening is now, finally, sinking in ... The fact that some people are hit worst by the climate crisis stems from the vastly unequal distribution of wealth, income, healthcare, education and infrastructure around the world.
Kenya’s Deputy PresidentWilliam Ruto was set for a private trip from Kenya to Uganda, the second time in a month, but was stopped by the immigration officers at the airport on Monday ... Harun Aydin was among the passengers that intended to fly together with Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto to the neighboring country, Uganda.
CAIRO – 26 July 2021 ... The official noted that the selection of Ghana, Sudan, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda is rooted in the fact that they made a significant progress in space work. ... ... ... That type is an artificial satellite that usually weighs between 100 grams and one kilograms. ... .
Moreover, China is also collaborating with African universities in countries such as Kenya, Cameroon, South Africa, and Uganda among others to set up Confucius Institutes ... In fact, South Africa is considering introducing Mandarin as an elective subject in secondary schools, while Uganda seeks to go a step further by making Mandarin compulsory.
In late November 1980 I went into Uganda at the tail end of the Tanzanian invasion that overthrew Idi Amin... In fact, as I learned in Uganda working through that famine, the more people have their backs to the wall the more cooperative and concerned with others they become.
There is an obvious fact some of us have repeatedly emphasised. Uganda's political system is totally broken. There is a lot that has gone wrong, and very few positives left. The evidence of dysfunction and decay is all over the place ....
Hoima, Uganda – Bagyenda Anatole walked briskly under the thinning canopy cover in Bugoma CentralForest Reserve. Along the narrow path, the remnants of butchered tree trunks bore testimony to the ongoing clearing of Uganda’s largest remaining block of natural tropical woodland.
TOKYO, June 20 -- One member of Uganda's Olympic team has tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Japan, despite the fact that all players and staff had been vaccinated, Sputnik reported, quoting a NHK report. Uganda’s nine athletes arrived at Narita International Airport (Tokyo-Narita) on Saturday.