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  • Kasubi Tombs Where Four Kings of Buganda Rests

    3. March 2010

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    Kampala is not only a visitors’ center for visitors to Uganda, it also has many historical, cultural, manmade and religious attractions. The Kampala’s most famous attraction is the Kasubi tombs. From Kampala, the Kasubi Tombs is located 5 kilometers away on Kasubi hill. The ground is a royal burial place for four kings of Buganda, anciently known as Kabakas. Now the burial ground of kings holds importance in the Ganda culture as it symbolizes the Ganda’s culture and history. The tombs and palaces are great exemplary of ancient African architecture, hut made of reeds, different types of spears and their pet animals. The entire area shows their lifestyle. All year round, traditional customs, ceremonies are carried out in this place. On the new moon night, a ceremony and consultation medium  [...]

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    The Gorillas and Chimpanzees of Uganda

    19. February 2010

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    The Gorillas and Chimpanzees of Uganda
    The gorilla is the largest living primate in the world. More than half of the population of Mountain Gorillas in the world is located in Uganda. The gorilla is omnivorous in nature, and dwells predominantly on the forest ground. One such forest is the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The gorilla can be classified into three kinds: the Western Lowland Gorilla, the Eastern Lowland, and the Mountain Gorilla. All three species are in danger of extinction. The primary reasons for this include large-scale poaching, loss of habitat, and demand for bush meat. Gorillas thrive in groups. The Silverback gorilla is responsible decision-making, safety, and care of the group. The Silverback is usually a 12-year-old male. The Bwindi National Park and Mgahinga National Park are two parks that boast of a  [...]

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    Uganda: The Place for Game Parks and Lakes

    17. February 2010

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    Uganda: The Place for Game Parks and Lakes
    The country of Uganda is landlocked. Despite this fact, there are several massive water bodies. Lake Victoria, Lake Albert, Lake Kyoga, and Lake Edward are the famous lakes of Uganda. Uganda is located on the East African plateau. The country is 900 meters above sea level. Uganda is tropical in nature. However, the climate varies between different parts of the country. The place is famous for several offshore islands off Lake Victoria. The important cities of the country are located toward the south. The capital city of Kampala and Entebbe are two popular cities. The rivers are central to the development of the country. The White Nile is by far the most important of all. It is one of the longest in the country. Lake Victoria serves as its source while its destination is the great Mediterranean  [...]

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