Welcome to Buganda Kingdom Official Website

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..

1247 - 1277

He was born to prince Lumansi and Nattembo of the Mmamba clan (Lung fish) and his royal sister (Lubuga) was called Nazibanja. His Twin (Omulongo) was called Lutimba while his Jjembe was called Kasajja.

Prime Minister

1). Kiridde of the Kkobe clan ( Air Potato).


1).  Najjemba of the Ngonge clan (Otter)


1).  Kiggala Ssewannaka Mukaabya Kungubu

2).  Lutimba

3).  Nazibanja who was his only daughter.

His tombs are found at Luwoka in Busiro.

Ttembo loved his subjects and would dismiss any chief who would mistreat the people. He even elected councilors to the Lukiiko (Buganda Parliament) to report to him those chiefs who mistreated his subjects. It`s from here that the Buganda Lukiiko started. He became sick and later ran mad. That`s why the Baganda say Ayita Ttembo when one becomes mad.