Just over two million, three hundred thousand people speak Runyankole and unfortunately the only English Runyankole dictionary is now out of print, although you might track a second hand one down in bookshops in Mbarara.
Increasingly the use of the official language of English is becoming commonplace and taught in schools so even a small grasp of the language will get you by in most situations. The following shows the words for each of the days and months in Runyankole.
|English Months||Runyankole Months|
|English Day||Runyankole Day|
Uglish (Ugandan English)
Ugandan National Anthem
As yet largely uncommercialised,
Western Uganda has many tourist
attractions for the explorer to visit.
As well as the main tourist attractions
there are many other activities
to enjoy in Western Uganda.
A guide to the main towns in and
around Western Uganda, where to stay,
eat and things to see and do.