‘Umezute?’ this means ‘How are you?’ It is a greeting in Rufumbira, but the same as in the Rwandese language. Bafumbira are known as the Banyarwanda of Uganda. They are currently settled on the foothills Muhabura ranges in Kisoro district. This group of people is confusing; there is no definite description to their physical appearance.
The Batooro inhabit the districts of Kabarole and Kasese. Their area has been infiltrated by many migrants from other parts of western Uganda, particularly the Bakiga. To their east live Banyoro; to their north are the Bamba and Bakonjo; to their southeast and west live Banyankore and to their east live the Baganda. The Batooro
The Iteso live in eastern Uganda in the districts of Soroti and Kumi. Some are in Palisa and Tororo districts. The political insecurity of the early 1990’s caused many Iteso to move as far as Iganga district. They are part of the Lango group which is said to have come from Abyssinia. By the first
Batwa also known as pygmies are found in districts of Kisoro, Kabale and Kanungu. They are believed to have migrated from forests of Democratic Republic of Congo in search of wild animals, hence settling in forest areas like Echuya forest in Kisoro and Kabale. They live in houses made out of grass and sticks. This
The Bagishu in habit the western and southern halves of Mt Elgon. On the west, the mountain spreads like the fingers of a hand with steep and narrow valleys between them. On the southern land is broken and consists of a jumble of hills jammed against a high escarpment like a crumpled tablecloth. The escarpment
The Baganda are the largest single ethnic group in Uganda. They occupy the central part of Uganda which was formerly called the Buganda province. The Baganda can therefore be found in the present districts of Kampala, Mpigi, Mukono, Masaka, Kalangala, Kiboga, Rakai and Mubende. They are a Bantu –speaking people and their language is called