Kibuli Secondary School

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Kibuli Secondary School
Kibuli, Kampala, Makindye Division
Coordinates 00°18′38″N 32°35′51″E / 0.31056°N 32.59750°E / 0.31056; 32.59750Coordinates: 00°18′38″N 32°35′51″E / 0.31056°N 32.59750°E / 0.31056; 32.59750
Type Public Middle School and High School (8–13)
Motto "Seek Knowlwdge"
Established 1959
Headteacher Hajj Ibrahim Matovu
Faculty 98 (2014)
Number of students 1,567 (2014)
Athletics Soccer, track, tennis, volleyball, basketball

Kibuli Secondary School (KSS), is a mixed boarding middle (grades 8-11) and high school (grades 12 to 13), in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.


KSS is located on Kibuli Hill, in Makindye Division, is the south-central pat of the city of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The coordinates of Kibuli Secondary School are:0°18'38.0"N, 32°35'51.0"E (Latitude:0.310556; Longitude:32.597500).[1]


The school is affiliated with the Muslim faith, but admission is based on academic performance and is open to any interested student, regardless of religious beliefs. The schools has a reputation of being a leading academic center with a history of sporting achievements.[2]


Prince Badru Kakungulu, a Buganda Royal, who lived during the early 20th Century, donated the 80 acres (32 ha) on Kibuli Hill, where the school was constructed. The school was founded in 1959.[3]


The following are some of the prominent people who have gone through the school:

  • Prince Lukanga Khalifan Kakungulu - Son of Prince Badru Kakungulu, who donated his land so that the school could be constructed.
  • Professor Hakim Sendagire - Physician, microbiologist, biochemist and academic administrator. Current Dean, Habib Medical School
  • John Ssebaana Kizito - Former Mayor of Kampala
  • Tim Lwanga - Former State Minister for Ethics and Integrity in the Cabinet of Uganda.
  • Nabilah Naggayi Sempala - Member of Parliament Representing Kampala Women
  • Isa Kikungwe - Member of Parliament, representing Kyaddondo South
  • Kaddunabi Lubega - Member of Parliament. representing Butambala Constituency
  • Sarah Kanyike Sebaggala - Former Speaker of the defunct Kampala City Council
  • Umar Yahya - President Islamic Studies Society, Islamic University of Technology (Bangladesh)
  • Bakshi Asuman - Executive Director, Chain Africa
  • Abbey Kibirige Semuwemba - Founder of Ugandans At Heart
  • Abbey Kirumirah - CEO of Biomedical Diagnostics Research
  • Musa Muhamad Bukenya - Executive Chairman, Uganda American Muslim Association 2011-2012
  • Ismail M. Settenda - ICT Consultant, Arusha, Tanzania (1991-1993)
  • Najja Nasiif - Director, Nano Technologies Limited
  • Ismail Matte Ismail - Microelectronics Engineer
  • Eric Sengonzi Eric - Computer Engineer
  • Brigadier Kasirye Gwanga - Presidential Advisor on Security Matters in Buganda.
  • Moses Matovu, musician
  • Brigadier Henry Tumukunde - Former Director, Internal Security Organization (ISO)


  1. ^ Google, . "Location of Kibuli Secondary School At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Kiyonga, Ismael (11 May 2014). "Kibuli Secondary School Clinches 9th Copa Coca Cola Championship". Kawowo.Com. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Nalubwama, Jackie (2 November 2006). "The Caning And Footballing Kibuli Secondary School". The Observer (Uganda). Retrieved 5 September 2014. 

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