Kayemba of Buganda
|Ssekabaka Kayemba Kisiki|
|Kabaka of Buganda|
|Reign||1690 - 1704|
|Predecessor||Juuko of Buganda|
|Successor||Tebandeke of Buganda|
|Spouse||1. Lady Nabbanja
2. Lady Nakku
|Father||Kateregga of Buganda|
Claim to the throne
He was the third son of Kabaka Kateregga Kamegere, Kabaka of Buganda, who reigned between 1644 and 1674. His mother was Namutebi of the Mamba clan, who was the eighth (8th) of his father's nine wives. He ascended the throne upon the death of his elder brother. He established his capital at Lunnyo. Lunnyo is located near the city of Entebbe, close to where the current Uganda State House stands today.
He married three wives:
- Nabbanja, daughter of Kasujja, of the Ngeye clan
- Nakku, daughter of Walusimbi, of the Ffumbe clan
He fathered three sons:
- Prince (Omulangira) Sematimba, whose mother was Nabbanja
- Prince (Omulangira) Wakayima, whose mother was Nabbanja
- Prince (Omulangira) Kewumpuli, whose mother was Nakku. He was born limbless and consequently excluded from the succession.
The final years
|King of Buganda
- "The History And Life of Kabaka Kayemba". Royalark.net. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
- "Ssekabaka Kayemba Is Buried At Nabulagala, Busiro". Buganda.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014.