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Kampala is known to be generally safe, but if you're going get robbed it's likely to be here. As we walked through a crowded section, a passing man burned our friend's hand with his cigarette on the left while opening his pouch on the right.
Power Struggles in a Powerless City

March 6th 2006
If Kampala was in the United States, it would come with a Surgeon General’s Warning. Between the exhaust-clouded streets of downtown and the death-defying motorcycle taxis (“boda-bodas”) that weave through it, residing in the city may be hazardous to your health. But like most things that come with such warnings, Kampala can be addictive. Coffee shops with character; friendly, English-sp ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Central Region » Kampala

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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