Thursday, 29th February 2024

Uganda’s traditional kingdom of Buganda, a state within a state

By France24
19 January 2024   |   3:11 am
The largest monarchy in East Africa can be found in Uganda. The traditional kingdom of Buganda is a true state within a state, retaining its political powers and spanning a vast part of the territory. At its helm, King Mutebi II governs 14 million people in the central part of the country, but rarely appears in public.



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