Friday, November 24, 2017
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Economic set up of Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba

Agriculture is the main income earner in Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba (OBB) and most households obtain their livelihoods from it. OBB is divided into 2 food economy zones. These include the highland zone, the lowland agricultural zone. Bananas, beans, cocoa, coffee, palm oil and vanilla are equally grown in all the food economy zones. Cassava is predominately grown in the highland ... Read More »

Location of Obudhingiya

The centre of Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba is Bundibugyo District, located in the western region of Uganda. The area is bordered by the districts of Ntoroko in the North, Kabarole in the East and Southeast, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the West. The District has 2 counties namely Bwamba & Bughendera with 2 town councils and 13 sub counties. Read More »

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 »

Other rituals and traditional practices in Obudhingiya

Circumcision: Among Bamba clans, circumcision took place after every seven years of age unlike today where a baby boy is circumcised after birth. This involved a series of cultural activities including seven days of traditional dances, initiation of the candidates where folk tales would be taught and special tradition surgeons with enormous experience would be called upon to carry out ... Read More »

Obudhingiya traditional names

Traditional names in Obudhingiya among Babwisi Ethnic Community Maliina ghaa Lubwisi Compiled by: Rev. Can. Timothy Bandirana BAKALI 1. Mbikaliiye 2. Beeswikila 3. Nanjala 4. Balindiya 5. Balinjikuta 6. Tabutoona 7. Babisobwabo 8. Bukampemula 9. Bakampimbila 10. Ndighwaki 11. Kilihoona 12. Etimalyabo 13. Babiik’ebugha 14. Lukulwabo 15. Tabiita 16. Tabununka 17. Nkaukimba 18. Nkaghumela 19. Ghubiika 20. Bambuniyaki 21. Balikulilaha ... Read More »

Obudhingiya traditional spirits for worship and consultation

MALIINA GHAA MI̱LI̱MU̱ YA BABWISI NA BAMBA 1. Baghwejiba 2. Nakala 3. Elungu 4. Namujuna 5. Luhanga 6. Mulyome 7. Ngoou̱we 8. Aluta 9. Ndyoka 10. Namujunga 11. Kamangana 12. Nambaijo 13. Kamalampaka 14. Kiloghoji 15. Namulimi 16. Bhitoto 17. Mukila 18. Katabaali 19. Wasana 20. Mankini 21. Mugheluula 22. Kengeina 23. Ndibanindola Read More »

Obudhingiya folk stories

BADU̱BHA OBU̱U̱LI̱YA Mubulya Wilson Haanu̱ma ya myaka joo Kongo emali̱ye kutunga kwelema, mu kyalo kya Katuwa e Bhutembo bakatunga mughenu̱ mujungu mu miisonale. Mujungu oghu akaba alu̱ghi̱ye Bungeleeja ali na myaka 79 ya bukulu. Mali̱i̱na ghe aaniiye Charles Rollings. Mbyaluwa sya mukyalo eki syabu̱ghagha lunande/Lukonjo. Bamui mu bo bakaba bamani̱ye Kiswahi̱li̱ na basomi̱ye bamani̱ye Lufulansa. Na Rollings aabu̱ghagha lujungu lwonkaha. ... Read More »

Obudhingiya riddles (Bikolokombania)

Obudhingiya folk ridles (Bhikolokombania) KOLO, KOLO Dhiyo 1. Hu̱u̱ na hu̱u̱? Ki̱bhi̱ kya mughumba 2. Kaajughila bu̱lengeeli̱ya? Mu̱su̱li̱ ghwa musakaali̱ 3. Kati̱ki̱na pete? Mulogho haa kongo 4. Ondoli̱yeki nkwisa e waawe? Mulyango 5. NGaali masano? Njoka kuniina etali na maghulu. 6. Eti nai̱ti? Tookusobola kuheteka ngabo mu buhiya 7. Kini kikansweki̱ya? Kutakila mu kanu̱wa mali̱gha ghabbudhukila mu maaso/nkoko njelu kubyala ... Read More »

Obudhingiya folk songs

Obudhingiya folk songsNkaba ningenda Nkaba ningenda e waa Taata Nkaba ningenda e waa Taata Naasanga bu̱noni̱ bubili mu njila Kali̱ kati bususa bi̱ti̱ya Na kali̱ kati, bususa bu̱ti̱ya Kali̱ kati, ‘butukuula Na kali̱ kati butukuula Kali̱ kati ‘ee…. Nakali̱ kati ‘ee…. Naalasi̱ye njenje mu kutui Naalulukana njenje munda Kamucole, kamucole Kamucole, kamucole Mubulya A Wilson Mukuwe ali e kaanu̱ma Mukuwe ... Read More »