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Sunday in Kampala

Armed private security guards are visible everywhere, especially around financial institutions and high-end hotels. Most do not want to be photographed, these chaps were in a good mood.
Uganda Spirit

July 14th 2008
Didn't have internet anywhere this weekend and there were several power outages; very common here. Friday, we did a lot of running around meeting TKL partners and gathering equipment. The absolute coolest people here are the motorbikers. The preferred form of transportation is walking, bikes, taxi vans, and motorbikes; in that order. There are no traffic lights and very few stop signs. The coun ... 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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