Ssezibwa is a local idiom implying” something endless”. According to the Buganda legend, hundreds of years ago, a woman called Nakangu; from the fox clan was expected to give birth to a set of twins but instead gave birth to two rivers – two streams, it is believed locally that he spirits of Nakangu’s unborn children, Ssezibwa and Mobeya still inhabit the river and it was once customary and habitual for any Muganda passing by its source by its source at Namukono, some 20km further east to throw a handful of grass or stones into it for great fortunes in life.