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Bunyoro

 

a district in Uganda; a former state in the interlake region of East Africa, on the eastern shore of what is now Lake Mobutu Sese Seko. The Bunyoro state arose in the 13th or 14th century and was initially known as Kitara. A feudal state with elements of patriarchal slavery, Bunyoro was one of the most powerful states in the interlake region in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Under the Anglo-German Agreement of 1890, Bunyoro was included in Great Britain’s sphere of influence, and the people of Bunyoro carried on a struggle against the foreign aggressors for many years. In the 1890’s, Bunyoro was incorporated into the British protectorate of Uganda with the status of an autonomous province; this status was formalized in 1933. The province remained part of Uganda after the declaration of Ugandan independence on Oct. 9, 1962.

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