Wikimanqala:Featured article/ week 37
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Omweso, sometimes shortened to mweso or spelled mweisho, is the national Mancala game of Uganda. It was the favorite game of King Mutasa I, the 30st king of the Buganda who ruled the country when in 1862 the English researcher Speke reached this part of Africa.
The best player of the 19th century was Mukasa who was Katikkiro (prime minister) during the reign of Mukasa I and Mwanga II. Omweso and its rules were first described in Europe by R. S. Shackell in 1934. [ + ]