Uganda achieved independence from the UK in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,0... [read more]
Date: January 24th 2010
As internet access in Africa was slow and unpredictable, I was unable to do a travel blog whilst on the road. So I am posting 2 blogs now that cover my 10 week overland trip with African Trails from Nairobi to Cape Town (split into Eastern and Southern Africa).
UgandaThe first week of the overland trip w ... read more