Kampala Capital City Authority launched a historical buildings’ map showing 51 historical buildings. The map entitled “Kampala’s Historical Buildings and Sites-Our valuable but vanishing Heritage”, is meant to preserve the city’s history that shaped the country’s identity.At the launch, KCCA’s Executive Director Jennifer Musisi described the milestone as a worthy cause, saying culture and history is what makes us as Ugandans.

 However admitted that not much effort had been made to preserve the sites, citing the need for strengthening the law and increasing awareness on restoration.

“There is so much out there that needs to be preserved and as people get to these places, they will begin to appreciate the value they contain acting as cultural safaris leading to the development of Tourism sector in Uganda

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Some of the sites include St Mary’s Cathedral Lubaga, St Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe, Uganda Museum, St Luke and St Katherine Wards, Mengo Hospital, Busega Martyrs Memorial, Fort Jesus Building at St Peter’s School Nsambya and the Makerere Main Building.

Others are Namasole Maasombira’s palace, Old Kampala Police station, Makerere Main building, Old Mitchel hall, Makerere University, Kibuli Mosque, The Bahai House of Worship, Mengo Primary school, Kasubi Tombs and Old Mulago Hospital Buildings.

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