You are welcome to the official Website of Prince Wasajja J. Kiwanuka. Prince Wasajja is a son to the late Prince Nakibinge Vicent and grand son of the late Prince Mutebi James Sekannyo (a brother to Kabaka Muteesa II of Buganda). Prince Wasajja is a Great grand son of Kabaka Daudi Chwa II.
The Buganda Kingdom is the biggest and strongest contemporary Monarchies, south of Sahara- East Africa. The Kingdom has been in existence for over 700 years and it is headed by a cultural Head known as the Kabaka. The current Kabaka is the 36th in the ruling lineage. Prince Wasajja is a nephew to the reigning Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.You will be exposed to the numerous contributions of this youth royal to the development of his dear Kingdom, Buganda.
Photo: Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II of Buganda shakes hands with Prince Wasajja in Mengo Palace, 2016.
Prince Wasajja Kiwanuka entered into the service of his Kingdom after finalizing his Diploma in Education from Kyambogo University. He was assigned by the Kabaka to manage the tourism office at Kasubi Tombs. It was when he was at Kasubi that he hosted the Unesco Boss in 2004, who came to inspect the rehabilitation of one the major houses at Kasubi Tombs.
While doing his Bachelors Degree at Makerere University, Prince Wasajja was officially commissioned in the Kabaka Foundation, one of the principal offices of the Kabaka for special projects. His line of duty was mainly to supervise the tourism activities in the Kabaka’s Trail. The Kabaka’s Trail comprised of several important cultural sites including; Kasubi Tombs, Kanyange Tombs, Baagalayazze Tombs, Sezibwa Falls, Katereke Royal Prison, Bulange Building and Mengo Palace.
Prince Wasajja represented Buganda Kingdom on the Chogm Tourism Sub-committee as was a signed to Kasubi Tombs. Under this program, he hosted Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburg and all the Chogm First Ladies at Kasubi Toms
Photo: The President of Uganda, HE President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni launching one of Prince Wasajja’s books at State House Entebbe.. (2014)
While doing his Masters Degree at Kampala University, Prince Wasajja was appointed a Commissioner of Tourism in Buganda Kingdom, only to be elevated a few months after to the Supreme Board in Charge of Tourism in Buganda Kingdom known as the Buganda Tourism Board. He was given the mandate to manage the Board’s Secretariat under the Patronage of the Queen,(Nabagereka) Lady Sylvia Naginda Luswaata
Prince Wasajja holds a Ph.D in Communication from American University, Dc. He has since been a Senior Lecturer is several universities in Uganda, including; Kampala University, St. Lawrence University and Kampala International University.
Prince Wasajja was the Campus Academic Registrar of Kampala University Masaka Campus, a Director of Distance and In-service Studies at St. Lawrence University and the founder of the Royal Open University. He has written widely and authored many books, won many awards and recognitions.
Prince Wasajja Kiwanuka is currently working with the University of Kigali, as Dean of Communication and Journalism. While in Rwanda, he has continued to write papers and present them in international conferences.
Despite his engagement in academics, he has never stopped playing his cultural role. He is currently the Chief Scout of Buganda after being decorated by His Majesty, Kabaka Ronal Muwenda Mutebi on 7th October 2017 at Kinaawaa High School, Wakiso.