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Nninibe clan

NINNIBBE CLAN ORIGIN KAMBA, is the fore grandfather of this sub clan and had one son called Kandu who also had one son called Nibbe. Nibbe formed the clan Nninibbe through bringing to the world seven sons. It is from these sons and grandsons that all the descendants of Nibbe derive their sub clan names as follows; NIBBE’S SONS AND ... Read More »

VANUMA CLAN

Background The Vanuma came from Democratic Republic of Congo in the year 1992 and by then Congo was under the rule of “Bajungu Balelege” (Belgians). There were no any other rulers separately from the Belgians and this government of the Belgians within D.R. Congo setup a law which stated that all local people where to stay in the same vicinity ... Read More »

BAWIISA CLAN

Background The Bawisa are believed to have migrated from Bunyoro into the present day Bwamba from Kyamuhingo`s family. There great grandfather was called Nsila Muwisa, named after his work of “Kuwisa” iron smelting. The reason to why Nsila-Muwisa moved away from the Kyomuhingo family was because he had lost his wife the mother to his only daughter Magambhilane. He is ... Read More »

BANYAMWELA CLAN

Introduction The Banyamwera clan is part of the Twenty five (25) clans of the Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba (OBB) cultural institution. The Banyamwera clan is made up of 12 sub-clans namely, 1.Bandikusaama 2.Bandibunyata 3.Bandikibaate 4.Basenge 5.Bandibhundu 6.Bandikiroro 7.Bandirusiya 8.Bandimukano 9.Bandimboyo 10.Babumbuku 11.Bamengu 12.Bandisyome Background Kitara is the father of Mwera and Murungu who originally stayed in Bunyoro being Munyoro. In Bunyoro ... Read More »

BALUNGU CLAN

Background The Balungu came from Bunyangabu found in Toro kingdom and moved through Rwenzori Mountain there father Elungu produced seven (7) children named Bughiyo, kataama, Mugombuwa, Kayanja, Mbaali, Nyama and lastly Kauka. Elungu died in Bulungu in Toro kingdom (Kabarole District, Bunyangabu county). His seven children migrated from Bulungu and settled on the slopes of mount Rwenzori. The slopes were ... Read More »

BABANDI CLAN

Background Babandi is an ethnic clan found in Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba in Bundibugyo district which speaks Lubwisi language. The Babandi group of people during the mass migration of people in Uganda, they are believed to have migrated from Toro kingdom via Mt. Rwenzori to D.R .Congo to a place known as Kisanji. The Babandi clan is composed of 12 sub-clans ... Read More »

BHANDIMANGA CLAN

Background The Bhandimanga clan is among 25 clans that make up the Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba. The people belonging to this clan are called Bhandimanga. The word “Bandi” (plural) means “of or belonging to”, in this case people within or belonging to, or tracing their ancestry from Ndimanga as a clan. All clans in Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba except a few use ... Read More »