Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II

His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II is the reigning Kabaka (King) of the Kingdom of Buganda. At the time of his birth, his father Sir Edward Muteesa II was in exile in Britain at the beginning of the political unrest in Uganda.

He was born on 13th April, 1955 at Mulago hospital to Ssekabaka Muteesa II and Namasole (Queen Mother) Sarah Nalule Kisosonkole of the Nkima (Monkey) clan. He was enthroned as the 36th Kabaka on 31st July, 1993.

In the governance of the Kingdom of Buganda, the Kabaka vests most of the administration of the Kingdom in the Katikkiro (Executive Prime Minister) with a cabinet composed of Ministers. The Lukiiko is the Parliament of the Kingdom of Buganda, working with cabinet devolves administration from to the eighteen counties of the Kingdom of Buganda. The Kabaka mandates the clan heads to ensure that all norms and traditions of the Baganda people are observed and followed.

He has had different Katikkiro who include Joash Mayanja Nkangi of the Mutima (Heart) clan, Joseph Mulwanyamuli Ssemwogerere of the Lugave (Pangolin) clan, Daniel Muliika of the Nyonyi Namunηoona (Pied Crow) clan, Eng. JB. Walusimbi of the Ffumbe (Civet Cat) clan and currently the prime minister is Charles Peter Mayiga of the Mutima (Heart) clan.

Kabaka is married to Nnaabagereka (Queen consort) Sylvia Nagginda of the Musu (Edible-rat) clan.

During His Majesty’s formative period, he attended Buddo Junior School. As a young Prince, he was introduced to cultural exposition of the Baganda by staying in homes of prominent Chiefs for some time and also had private tuition at his father’s palace. He later left the country for the United Kingdom for further studies and upon completion he worked as a Journalist, an Associate Editor of the African Concord Magazine.