Moons and moons ago, a group of grey-bearded old men chose a tree-shade as a meeting point. The spot, also covered in grass, was where these elders brainstormed about the issues of their different communities. Little did they know that 700 years later, this spot would birth a whole kingdom,
Wang-Lei, the sport where the story of two brothers Gipir and Labongo hits its peak should be known to many a Ugandan. It sits shortly after the drive past the Pakwach Bridge, a giant channel that serves as the gateway into West Nile region, the first thing one sees to their left side is a concentration of dilapidated buildings. These are workers quarters of the now defunct Uganda Railways Corporation.
The African Language and names are quite dramatic. Never shying away from saying it as is seen. So, if you are searching for historical attractions with legendary stories that are reminiscent of Roman mythology, narrow down your search to Mabere Ga Nyina Mwiru. It is a cultural and Eco-tourism gem found at one of the most impressive waterfalls of Fort Portal. You can think of Fort Portal as one of Uganda's most scenic town, lying in the shadows of Mountain Rwenzori.
It has been a 57year-old affair. It started with ‘discoveries’ by explorers and soothed into a full blown colonial system. After nearly a century, Great Britain would give Uganda rights to make its own political decisions and basically govern themselves. And yes, Independence Day in Uganda has been a state holiday celebrated on October 9 every year since 1962.
Since its inception, the chair morphed into shapes, fascinating shapes. But as you sit on your comfy couch in your sitting room today after a long day at work, in Karamoja, people swiftly sit on wooden stools after, well, a long day in the field. It’s the way of life. And the Karamajong have an attachment to these wooden stools. To them the T shaped master piece curved off tamarind trees, they are all they have.
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