Tribal disputes have largely occurred between the indigenous Banyoro
tribe and the recently settled Bakiga from Rwanda, although historically their roots can be traced back to the region.
In Runyakitara, a collection of language varieties spoken by the Banyankore, Banyoro
, Batooro and Bakiga of Western Uganda and also the Bahaya, Banyambo and others of Northern Tanzania, obuntu refers to the human characteristics of generosity, consideration and humaneness towards others.
Right, like one of those immaculate handsome males in the folktales of the Banyoro
who emerge from pythons or trees, marry the suffering girl, and they live happily thereafter.
Chief Awich Aboki Lutanymoi was also wrongfully detained twice, in 1901 and 1902 (for refusing to surrender Banyoro
refugees who had fled to Acholiland after the capture of Kabalega in 1899).
43) Isingoma Kahwa Henri, "La notion Traditionnelle de la Communaute en Afrique Noire et son intergrations dans la Vie Ecclesiale (Cas de Banyoro
en Republique du Zaire)," (Master's diss.
For instance, among the Bantu--especially the Banyankore, Bakiga, Batorro, Banyoro
, and Bagisu--there are sounds made to indicate disgust, defiance, annoyance, accent, joy, amazement, and the like, which are untranslatable into English or other languages.
On the other hand, these African elites almost never asked, "How did the Banyoro
, the Wolof, the Igbo or the Kikuyu govern themselves before colonisation?