Kibondo District was re-established 1983 after series landmarks that led to the enacting of Local Government Act no 7 [District Authorities] of 1982. Previously the District was used as a host for refugees from Republic of Burundi and Democratic of Republic of Congo. In 2013 Kibondo District Council divided to form Kakonko District Council.
The Predominant ethnic groups include the Ha tribe; they refered to their homeland as Buha. The Ha people are Bantu-speaking group they rely on agriculture as main food and income source. The group also engages in livestock keeping as cattle plays an important role in traditional ceremonies and establishing social tie, and historically the group is known for iron smelting . Other ethics groups found in the District include Nyamwezi, Haya, Sukuma, Jita, Kulya and Nyakyusa.
Kigoma is a city and lake port in Kigoma-Ujiji District in Tanzania, on the northeastern shores of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi and The Democratic Republic of the Congo.
It serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and has a population of 215,458 (2012 census). The town is situated at an elevation of 775 metres (2,543 ft).
The historic trading town of Ujiji is located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) south-east of Kigoma.