Uganda and Rafting the Nile July 20th 2010 We have had a wonderful week in friendly Uganda. The terrorist bombings in Kampala a few days ago meant that there was plenty of security around in the form of young armed guards with AK-47s. We were searched before we went into the mall and the banks but on the whole things seemed pretty safe.
Matt had a terrible rash on his neck that looked like a severe burn so we decided to go to a doctor, ou ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Eastern Region » Jinja 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