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UGANDA

May 3rd 2011
The second country on the East African leg of our trip was Uganda and we first arrived in the town of Entebbe on the banks of Lake Victoria before moving to the capital, Kampala. Uganda has been in the world news in recent weeks with some small elements of unrest caused by rising food and fuel costs causing financial difficulties to the lower classes. After first becoming president in 1986 ... 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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