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 Social, Economic and Political Organization of African societies upto 19th C

The Political organization of the Baganda.

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The Political organization of the Baganda.
-The kingdom was divided into counties (Ssaza) and sub-counties. Each county was under Ssaza chiefs whose position was hereditary initially before the kabaka began to appoint them as a means of making them accountable.Each Ssaza was divided into a gombolola headed by a gombolola chief, who
maintained law and order and collected taxes.
-The gombololas were further divided into smaller sub-divisions called miluka each under a miluka chief.
-The miluka was divided into kisoko.
-The smallest administrative unit among the Baganda was the village council The Abatongole appointed by the
kabaka, governed the vassal states


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