Ekifananye kyomundabirwamu  Nasingira okuwandiwaka engero  Aye yanguwaku kibulawo  Nekisembayo nkwenda inho
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Soga poem, translated by & voice Eseza Betty Kafuko

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Lusoga poem (soga). A translation into a Bantu language of the Busoga region (Uganda), which has 2.5 million speakers. This language also called soga is spoken between lakes kyoga and victoria, by the Sogas (Basogas) people.

The population of Basogas origin represents the largest community in Uganda. The Sogas are linguistically attached to the Bantu interlacustres. They are farmers and ranchers; The matrimonial compensation is done with heads of cattle. Organized on a segmental basis, they are patrilineal and patrilocal. They elaborated a state based on a hereditary complex social stratification (aristocrats, common people, slaves). They have been referred to as a "Bantu bureaucracy".
African poetry