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Kampala’s royal tombs

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Because I didn’t keep records of my early travel, I recall little of Kampala except a visit to the Kasubi Royal Tombs.

Like Europe, Africa had it royals. Uganda was no exception. A Ugandan king or kabaka, ruled over the Baganda people, living in the richest part of the country. All that remained of the kingdom was the burial place of four of its kings situated on one of the seven hills that made up the city. Continue reading Kampala’s royal tombs