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1969 – H.M. Kabaka Ronald Edward Frederick Muwenda Mutebi II Kimera, Kabaka of Buganda. b. at the Mulago Hospital, Kampala, 12th April 1955, eldest son of Major-General H.H. Edward Frederick William David Walugembe Mutebi Luwangula Mutesa II, Kabaka of Buganda, KBE, by Abakyala Sarah Nalule, Omuzaana Kabejja, educ. Budo Junior Sch, Millbrook Sch, Oxford, King’s Mead Sch, Seaford, Sussex, Bradfield Coll, Reading, Berks, the North London Polytechnic, and Trinity Coll, Cambridge. Appointed as Heir Apparent by his father, 6th August 1966. Assoc. Editor of “African Concord”, Mbr. Executive Cttee. ANC. Succeeded on the death of his father as Head of the Royal House of Buganda, 21st November 1969. Returned to Uganda 1986. Proclaimed at Budo on the restoration of the Ugandan kingdoms, 24th July 1993. Crowned at Budo, 31st July 1993. Has assumed the additional name of Kimera, together with the style of His Majesty. Patron and Chief Trustee Buganda Cultural and Development Fndn (BUCADEF) since 1996. Patron of the Kabaka Fndn, Buganda Development Agency (BDA), Monkton Fndn, etc. Chair Rexba Ltd. Sovereign of the Order of the Shield and Spears. m. (first) at St Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe, 27th August 1999, H.M. Abakyala Sylvia Nagginda (styled Nnabagareka) (b. at London, September 1964), educ. Lake Victoria Primary Sch, Gayaza Junior Sch, Wanyange Girl’s Sch, City Univ of New York, New York Univ (BA), and New York Inst of Technology (NYIT) (MA), New York, USA, sometime Researcher at UN HQ in New York, Research Consultant at the World Bank in Washington DC and as an independent business development and PR consultant, Founder and Chair Nnabagareka Development Fndn (NDF) since 2000, Patron and Dir of the Kampala Ballet & Modern Dance Sch (KB&MDS) since 2004, Christian Children’s Fund (CCF) Uganda, Special Olympics Uganda, and Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), etc, daughter of John Mulumba Luswata, of Nkumba-Entebbe, of the Musu clan, by his wife, Rebecca Nakintu, daughter of George William Musoke, of Nazzigo, Kyaggwe. m. (a) H.E. Mrs Vénétia Sebudandi, a Rwandan lady of the Abega clan, Permanent Delegate to UNESCO 2004-2006, Ambassador Extr & Permanent Representative of Rwanda at the UN Geneva since 2006. m. (b) Ms Edith Byanyima, eldest daughter of Mzee Boniface Byanyima, sometime National Chair of the Democratic Party (DP), by his wife, Gertrude Kabwasingo, from Kakikoti, Kiruhura, a relative of the Royal Family of Ankole. m. (c) at Budo, 26thAugust 1999, Abakyala Sarah Nsobya (b. 1986). He has issue, one son and three daughters:
- 1) Prince (Kiweewa) Crispin Junju Suuna. b. at London, 1986 (s/o Vénétia Sebudandi), educ. King’s Coll Budo Junior Sch, Kabinja, King’s Coll, Budo, Monkton Combe Sch, near Bath, Somserset, and RMA Sandhurst. Intern Central Broadcasting Service (CBS) 2005, cmsnd as 2nd-Lieut Uganda Army. ADC to Kabaka Mutebi II since 2009.
- 1) Princess (Omumbejja) Joan Tebatagwabwe Nassolo, educ. Taunton Sch, Somerset.
- 2) Princess (Omumbejja) Victoria Nkinzi, educ. Walsh Middle Sch, Framingham, Massachucettes, USA.
- 3) Princess (Omumbejja) Katrina Sarah Ssangalyambogo. b. at London, 4th August 2004 (d/o Sylvia Nagginda), educ. St. Austin’s Acad, Lavington, Nairobi, Kenya.
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