- December 1, 2021
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Just in: Buganda King Ronald Mutebi’s mother Siwoza is dead
Queen mother alias Namasole Margaret Nagawa Siwoza Muyanja is dead. In Buganda, Namasole is the mother to the King.
King Ronald Muwenda Mutebi ll and Buganda at large are morning the loss of the queen who lost her breath on Wednesday morning.
The news about her passing has been announced by Buganda TV, BBS Television.
“Namasole wa Buganda Margaret Nagawa Siwoza Muyanja aseeredde, Namasole ye Maama was Kabaka. Twakuumye bubi ayi Ssabasajja Kabaka,”
In Buganda, the widow of a deceased King (Kabaka) who gives birth to the throne’s successor is called a Namasole.
Namasole is one of the most important women in the Buganda kingdom. The Namasole is a widow of a Kabaka who passed on but has given birth to children who can become successors of the throne.
Also known as “Queen mother”, the Namasole of Buganda has her own palace that is different from that of the reigning King (Kabaka) because each of them has powers.