11 mai 2006

The Mwami palace in Nyanza

               Mwami's traditional palace Before the arrival of the Europeans, Rwanda was a centralised state complete with a monarchy. Traditionally, the royal court of the kings was mobile. By the arrival of the Europeans, the palace has shifted to Nyanza. It was at Nyanza that the first European met with the King Musunga. The complex comprises of the modern palace (actually it is simply a modern houseconstructed in 1932 for Mwami Rudahingwa Mutara III, a reconstructed... [Lire la suite]
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