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Koogere: Queen of Busongora: African Royal Tales

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Her wealth was great and her wisdom incomparable. Koogere was the most powerful ruler in the ancient African Great Lakes region during her time. Kings and warriors bowed before her and acted upon her command. She controlled an entire Empire through her prophetic abilities and Cwezi cult initiations. 

The story of Koogere is the earliest account of oral tradition available in present day Uganda. It is a tale of a woman who influenced the kingdoms of the African Great Lakes region for centuries until Britain came along and brought her followers to their knees.

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