Closer to the lake one is shown the place where Arab traders kept and sold slaves from Uganda, Bukoba and Ukerewe Island. (The landing site is shown on the photo below.)
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Firstly, as the seat or Residence of a local Sukuma Chief, secondly, as a harbour and market for Muslim Arab Traders - and thirdly as a harbour for the British explorer Henry Morton Stanley and Anglican and Catholic missionaries.
The local custodian (photo in
the middle) will explain in Swahili the attractions left over by the chief;
his house, graves and grinding stones. (Our guide will translate into English
A tent made of cement which commemorates the presence of Mr. Stanley there. In 1875 he went from Kageye around the lake by boat and verified the outflow of the lake into the River Nile.