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Acholi Ranked Among Richest Tribes In Uganda By Researchers, Check Position

Posted on Oct 11, 2021
By LTAuthor
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The wealth in Uganda is increasing day in and day out and there are some very rich people in Uganda who come from some specific tribes in Uganda.

Today, called the Pearl of Africa by Winston Churchill which we today call Uganda. Here are the richest tribes in Uganda.

1. Banyankole
This group of Ugandans come from the western region of Uganda and currently, they are the people who are ruling the Ugandan government and so it is not a surprise that they are the richest people in Uganda.

Under the leadership President Yoweri Museveni, these people have amassed large amounts of wealth and continue to amass more wealth as they continue to remain in power almost for life.

2. Bakiga
These people also come from the western part of Uganda and particularly from Kabale district and so they are not very different from the Banyankole and they have also managed to amass large amounts of wealth in Uganda and they also control the Ugandan economy.

They have very prominent people in the Ugandan government who control the affairs of the other Ugandans.

3. Baganda
The baganda people are found in the central region of Uganda and they are the largest ethnic group of people in Uganda and they hold the third position in the richest tribal group in Uganda.

These people are well organised and their king who is currently Kabaka Ronald Mwenda Mutebi owns the largest amount of land in Uganda and some of his subjects have also amassed large amounts of money and wealth from the different resources that are owned by the Kingdom.

These people have very many prominent people in Uganda and they continue to dominate the Ugandan economy and enjoy the benefits of being the largest number of people in Uganda.

4. Batooro
The Batooro are the fourth richest tribes in Uganda and under the leadership of their King Oyo, they have had some good economic stability as they enjoyed the fruits of good governance.

Their king owns large plots of land in the Kingdom and they are doing very well financially and economically.

They also have very many prominent people in the Ugandan government and some Ministerial positions that are key in the government are being held by some of their prominent Members of Parliament and so they are doing very well wealth wise.

5. Banyoro
The people of Bunyoro are found in the western region of Uganda in districts like Masindi, Hoima and others and they are under the rule of the King Iguru Gafabusa and this king owns large plots of land and also his subjects have had good benefits from the different resources that they obtain from the kingdom.

These people have very many people in the government working for Uganda and also some prominent ministerial posts have been dedicated to them and so they are enjoying the privileges of this government.

These people are doing well in the Ugandan government and very many of their people are moving out of the poverty and getting into the wealthy status.

6. Bateso
These people are not also doing very bad in terms of wealth and they have very many people who are working within the Ugandan government and they are enjoying the privileges of working for the government and so they are getting some large amounts of money and investing in liftingthemselves out of poverty.

Some of their people are ministers in this government and have managed to enrich themselves with thegovernment resources to help get themselves out of poverty.

7. Acholi
These people come from the northern region of Uganda and reside in districts like Gulu, Pader, Zombo and others.

Having ruled this country for some time through the hands of former Ugandan president Dr. Appollo Milton Obote, they are not doing very badly despite the fact that they suffered from the wars between the Lord’s Resistance Army which was led by Kony the rebel leader and the Ugandan government.

Today, there are very many economic activities that are taking place in the Acholi region and there are very people from this region who are doing great things economically and enjoying life.

Some of their Members of Parliament have managed to land very good ministerial posts and also enrich themselves from the resources of the government.

8. Basoga
These people are found in the central region of Uganda and they are doing very well to some extent given the fact that some of the prominent people in the Ugandan government have come from this region.

People like the current speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga comes from Busoga region and she is one of the prominent people from Busoga region who has spear headed the need to help her people get out of poverty. They also have other prominent people who have been given ministerial posts.

9. Alur
These people come from the West Nile region of Uganda and they are found in districts like Nebbi district, and even Zombo district.

These people have been improving the economic status in the recent years and have been becoming richer since the time when the NRM government came into power.

They also have some prominent people working in this government and they have been able to get some resources that have allowed them to enrich themselves.

10. Aringa
These are found in the West Nile region of Uganda and they are dominating the districts of Yumbe, Arua and others.

They have had some prominent people who have joined the Ugandan government and earned some large amounts of money. These people may not be doing very well but they have improved their standards of living after the war that brought the NRM party into power.



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