Ugandan National Anthem Lyrics

“Oh Uganda is the national anthem of Uganda and the Ugandan national anthem lyrics were written by George Wilberforce Kakoma and the music to the Ugandan national anthem was composed by George Wilberforce Kakoma.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Uganda

“Oh Uganda was officially adopted as the national anthem of Uganda in the year of 1962.


Ugandan National Anthem Lyrics in English

1. Oh Uganda! may God uphold thee,
We lay our future in thy hand.
United, free,
For liberty
Together we’ll always stand.

2. Oh Uganda! the land of freedom.
Our love and labour we give,
And with neighbours all
At our country’s call
In peace and friendship we’ll live.

3. Oh Uganda! the land that feeds us
By sun and fertile soil grown.
For our own dear land,
We’ll always stand,
The Pearl of Africa’s Crown.
Ugandan National Anthem Lyrics

When is Ugandan National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Uganda is usually played or sung during national holidays, particularly on the independence day celebrations in Uganda. It is also carried out during cultural and other celebrations in Uganda, usually marking off the beginning or the end of such celebrations.

National anthem of Uganda is also frequently performed in international sporting events, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of Ugandan National Anthem in Uganda?

The national anthem of Uganda, like other nationwide signs of Uganda, represents the tradition, history, and faiths of Uganda and its individuals. Thus, it helps stimulate feelings of patriotism amongst the Ugandan people and reminds them of their Uganda’s magnificence, beauty, and abundant heritage.

It also assists unify the residents of Uganda by one single track or music. Throughout the performance of the Ugandan national anthem, people of Uganda, regardless of their ethnic distinctions, rise in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with great commitment.

Sports men and women from Uganda also feel a great moment of honor when they receive a medal at a worldwide sporting event while Uganda’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a sensation of having actually made their country proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Uganda in schools are taught to appreciate their nation and establish a feeling of unity amongst themselves.