The Bahá’í Mother Temple of Africa is the only Bahá’í temple in Africa. As required, it has 9 sides and no statues, sculptures, or pictures.
Main entrance to the Ba'hai temple with Kampala in the background.
View of Kampala from the grounds of the Ba'hai temple.
Ba'hai Temple, Kampala
Inside the Uganda National Mosque. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi of Libya commissioned the mosque as a gift to Uganda, and for the benefit of the Muslim population. The mosque was opened officially in June 2007 under the name Gaddafi National Mosque. It was renamed "Uganda National Mosque" in 2013 following the death of Colonel Gaddafi.
One of the beautiful windows in the Uganda National Mosque
A chandelier in the Uganda National Mosque
A view of the area used by men during worship as viewed from the 2nd level where women worship
A veiw of the arch at the top of the stairs that lead to the Uganda National Mosque
In one of the Buganda Kausbi tombs
Traditional drums inside the Ndoga Obukaba (drum house) at the Kasubi Tombs.
One of the wife's houses in the courtyard at Kasubi Tombs. The descendants of the deceased kabaka's widows and their children live here.
The current condition of the main building that was destroyed by fire in 2010. Reconstruction started in 2014, funded by the government of Japan.
More buildings in the courtyard at Kasubi Tombs.
Dancers at the Ndere Cultural Center. The dancers perform traditional dances from all over Uganda.
The Uganda Independence Monument is a monument to Ugandan independence features a man unwrapping & holding a child to the sky. Uganda became independent from Great Britain in 1962.
After Gandhi's death in 1948 his ashes were scattered in several of the world's great rivers, including at the source of the White Nile in Uganda. The bronze bust at the memorial was donated by the Indian government, commemorates the act.
The Nile at Jinja.
Blue jays on the Nile
I have waited since I saw the 1971 BBC series on the search for the Nile to visit Jinja and see this.
View of life on the Nile from the boat ride from Jinja.
Fisherman on the Nile at Jinja
The inscription on the Mahatma Gandhi monument.
Information about the source of the Nile, John Hanning Speke, and Rippon Falls.
The source of the White Nile