Why intermarriage is not very common in Uganda and people still prefer to identify themselves by their different ethnic backgrounds


Ambrose Byamugisha Muhoozi Victoria University, Kampala Uganda Uganda lies entirely between the two arms of the Great Rift Valley in East Africa. To the west, Uganda a borders Zaire (former Belgian Congo). This border coincides with the western Rift Valley occupied from north to south by Lakes Albert, Edward, George and Kivu. On this border with Zaire exit also, the Rwenzori mountain ranges, the highest point of which (Mt Margarita) is 5,119 meters high. Further south west between Lake Edward and lake Kivu ,there is the volcanic Muhabura range protruding…

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