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Either Side of the Planet

Uganda in the Middle

January 30th 2010
What a country. We have been blown away by the hospitality and friendliness of Ugandans. We left Kenya at the border in Malaba, leaving behind us the throng of touts and agents trying to sell soft drinks, biscuits, water, foreign exchange, taxi rides and everything else that goes with a typical border crossing / bus station in Kenya and arrived into Uganda. Silence. Hello? Nobody. Where do we ... read more
Africa » Uganda

Ugandan Flag 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
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