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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..

May 3, 2019

Each May 3 is a global celebration of press freedom and its importance to society. For this year’s World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), journalists and press freedom advocates will focus on media and elections, as well as the role of media in peace and reconciliation processes.

The Kingdom of Buganda has joined the press fraternity to celebrate the annual world press freedom day at railway grounds in Kampala.

Buganda’s Minister for information and Kingdom spokesperson represented the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga during celebrations.

In his remarks, Mr. Kiyimba urged the security officers especially Uganda police, to stop the habit of mistreating journalists and destroying their gadgets. He says the gadgets used in media are so expensive when destroyed the owner/company will incur unexpected costs.

Minister for general duties in the office of the Prime Minister, Mary Karooro Okurut, who represented deputy speaker of parliament Honorable Jacob Oulanya, said it is very important for the journalists to foster a dialogue in case of any misunderstanding met along the lines of executing their duties.

This is the 26th year that WPFD is celebrated around the globe since it was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993. The year’s theme is “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation.”