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Iteso Kingdom (Uganda)
Obuemorimor bwa Iteso
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Carlos Thompson, 20 Nov 2004
The Institution of Traditional or
Cultural Leaders Act 2011 was adopted in April 2011 by the Ugandan Parliament,
passing into law the Bill which was published on 07
December 2010 as Bill No. 24 in the "Uganda Gazette", No. 72, vol. CIII.
The provision for emblems of Cultural Leaders is outlined in Article 19:
Symbols and seals of institution of traditional or cultural leaders.
(1) Institutions of traditional or cultural leaders may have flags, anthems,
seals and logos.
(2) Flags, anthems, seals and logos of traditional or cultural leaders existing
before the coming into force of this Act shall continue to be in use.
The list of the recognized cultural institutions and leaders is appended at the
end of the Law, namely:
Ker Kwaro Acholi
Obukama bwa Bunyoro
Obwakyabazinga Bwa Busoga
Obwakamuswaga Wa Kooki
Obusinga bwa Rwenzururu
Obwakabaka bwa Buganda
Tieng Adhola Chiefdom
Obukama bwa Tooro
Inzu ya Masaaba.
Ivan Sache, 17 Nov 2012
Iteso Kingdom flag
The Iteso Kingdom (Obuemorimor bwa Iteso) in Uganda
has a flag which is a horizontal tricolour of yellow over medium
to dark blue over red in the usual format.
The King is called H.M. The Emorimor of Iteso who belongs to the second largest tribe in
called the Teso.
John D McMeekin, 20 June 2008