Uganda picked up her autonomy on the 9th of October 1962. Since 1894 she was a British protectorate that was assembled from some extremely composed kingdoms and chieftainships that occupied the lake locales of focal Africa.
Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom. The people of Uganda were hunter-gatherers until 1,700 to 2,300 years ago, when Bantu-speaking populations migrated to the southern parts of the country.
At freedom, Dr. Milton Apollo Obote, likewise pioneer of the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) turned into the primary Prime Minister and leader of the administration.
The Republican inclining UPC came into control through an “unholy” organization together with a master mornarchy party called the Kabaka Yekka (KY), which had an expressed point of ensuring the foundation and energy of the kingdom of Buganda. The UPC had before on, one year before freedom, lost the primary ever broad decision to the Democratic Party(DP) and now required the vital organization of partners to keep away from another thrashing.
In November 1963, Kabaka Mutesa II King of Buganda was chosen formal President of Uganda.