VOA | The Political Significance of the Buganda Kingdom in Uganda – Straight Talk Africa

Posted May 30, 2019 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in VOA's Straight Talk Africa ~ 2,755 views


Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali interviews the Prime Minister of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga. Buganda is a subnational kingdom with nearly 12 million citizens, in the central region of Uganda, including the capital, Kampala. Since 1993, Buganda is considered a kingdom monarchy with a large degree of autonomy from the Ugandan government.

The head of Buganda’s government is the Prime Minister or “Katikkiro” who was appointed by the King in 2013. Shaka discusses the significance of the Buganda Kingdom in Uganda.

Source – Voice of America

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    Joe Moro

    Great interview from Shaka Ssali as always. It is very uplifting seeing the revival of African kingdoms since that is the surest way to keep our cultures alive.
    On another matter, we are publicising the matter of an Italian girl who was kidnapped in Kilifi, Kenya seven months ago, and just like that, that story is forgotten – as told here

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