Bujagali Falls (also spelled Budhagali) was a waterfall near Jinja in Uganda where the Nile River comes out of Lake Victoria and is considered the source of the Nile. Starting November 2011, the falls were submerged by the new Bujagali Dam.
The falls are said by local residents to be the site of a spirit, called the “Spirit of Bujabald,” who protects the community by performing rituals at the falls. The spirit is embodied in a man, Jaja Bujabald, who lives next to the falls; he is the thirty-ninth person to be the spirit. The spirit of Bujagali