NAKASONGOLA DISTRICT PROFILE Profile

Nakasongola District (formerly Buruuli County) is dominated by the indigenous Bantu known as Baruuli. They speak Ruruuli whose dialect is similar to that of Runyoro, Runyara, Lugwere and Lukenyi. Baruuli live harmoniously with other tribes including Hima, Nyarwanda, Karamajong, Ganda, Luo, Banyoro, and Bakenyi to mention but a few.
Like many other Bantu speaking tribes, the Baruuli originated from Congo area but briefly settled in Bunyoro before occupying the present day Nakasongola District.They settled in areas like Masindi Port, Kyope, Kibanda and Kisaalizi on the shores of Lake Kyoga.
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