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The Kingdom of Buganda is situated in the Central region of the country known today as Uganda. It is right in the heart of Africa astride the Equator and in the North West shores of Lake Victoria and it's also the source of the great river Nile. Buganda Kingdom is the home to the nation's political and commercial capital city Kampala as well as the country's main International airport Entebbe.

The Kingdom's equatorial climate provides plentiful sunshine which is moderated by relatively high altitude. Since it's near Lake Victoria, it's mean annual temperature ranges from 16 degrees 25 degrees Celsius. Daytime temperature averages between 8 degrees to 10 degrees Celsius warmer than night temperatures. Rainfall is evenly distributed around the area and the mean annual rainfall often exceeds 2100 millimeters. The area is warm rather than hot and temperatures vary little throughout the year.The Baganda had a centralised system of government which by 1750 was the most well organised More..

February 5, 2019

President Museveni has today directed for the return of part of the Buganda Kingdom assets and properties which were expropriated by the central Government as well as the payment of rental arrears for some of the Kingdom properties underutilization by the central government.

The president made the directive on Tuesday during a meeting between him and the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II. The President made a courtesy call on the Kabaka at his palace in Banda, Kampala.

While at the palace, the two principals held closed talks which lasted for close to two hours.

Earlier discussions between the two had been witnessed by the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Maayiga, Omulangira David Kintu Wassajja, 2nd deputy Katikkiro, Ambassador Emmanuel Ssendaula, owekitiibwa Ambassador Bill Matovu, Owekitiibwa Joyce Mpanga, while the delegation of the President included Attorney General William Byaruhanga, and state minister for privatization, Evelyn Anite.

President Museveni directed that land titles belonging to Buganda that have been verified by the Ministry of lands, housing and urban development, be returned to the Kingdom.

In the meeting, Museveni also directed that the outstanding arrears to the Kingdom, be paid in the coming three financial years.

Some of the financial compensation accrues from propersties like, Muteesa Housse in London, King Fahad plaza on plot 52 Kampala road.

The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga, said the president made a number of directives in regard reducing the long standing claims both financial and property by the Kingdom.

“There are outstanding rental arrears for Buganda properties such as Kigo and Makindye barracks and other properties valued t shs 6bn.” Katikkiro said

Regarding Muteesa house in London, the Katikkiro said Buganda Kingdom is owed shs 30bn. Of this sum, Museveni has ordered that 23.5bn be appropriated to the Kingdom in the coming financial year 2019/2020.