African History from the 1400s to the 1800s #7

Buganda Kingdom of the Great Lake Region, 18th to 19th century. The Buganda Kingdom began to expand until it controlled a large territory bordering Lake Victoria from the Victoria Nile to the Kagera River. Buganda was centrally organized under the kabaka (king), who appointed regional administrators and maintained a large bureaucracy and a powerful army. The Ganda raided widely for cattle, ivory, and slaves