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Bahima Bahima

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Hamitic people in Uganda.

Biography of Bahima Bahima

The Bahima are Hamites and the leading class in the shepherd Kingdom of Ankole. They are a minority not exceeding 50,000 souls. Some believe they may be descendants of the mysterious Bachwezi people.

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