Ugandan Culture

EDUCATION & CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION

Cultural transformation

Although their cultures differed greatly in most aspects, the pre-colonial Uganda societies shared a common education system. Prior to the coming of Christian missionaries, there existed no schools of the type that we have today. Nonetheless, people were educated and […] [READ MORE »]

TRADITIONAL CRAFTS OF UGANDA

TRADITIONAL CRAFTS OF UGANDA

Art and craft are part of our culture. Crafts have been developed through the traditions of the people. Art and craft are a result of the feelings of the people responding to a variety of historical events and influences and […] [READ MORE »]

EFFECTS OF THE LUO MIGRATION IN UGANDA.

LUO

The Luo migration in Uganda brought about a lot of changes. In the first instance, the Luo migration marked the last major influx and settlement of Uganda. The migration led to the peopling and settlement of large parts of northern […] [READ MORE »]

THE NILOTICS

Enduring Freedom, Natural Fire

The Nilotics group is another extensive family all over east Africa. They can be divided into the highland Nilotics and the plain Nilotics which in Uganda include; the Nilo Hamites (the karamajong, the Iteso, the Kumam and the Langi), the […] [READ MORE »]

THE BANTU

THE BANTU

The Bantu are a group of people who speak related languages and have similar social characteristics. They occupy a large part of Zaire and southern as well as eastern Africa. The Bantu are said to have originated from somewhere in […] [READ MORE »]