Uganda

About Uganda

Capital:  Kampala
Population Estimate:  44.27 million
Area: 241,088 square kilometers
Borders: Tanzania (south), South Sudan(north), Kenya (east) Rwanda (south), DR Congo (west)
Independence Day: October 09, 1962
President: Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
Major Religion:  Christianity
Other Common Religions: Islam, Hinduism, Indigenous
Currency: Ugandan shillings
Key Challenges: Governance, poor health care, armed insurgencies, unemployment, road carnage
Interesting Fact: Museveni has been in power since 1986 and is one of the longest sitting presidents in Africa.

Country Analysis

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December 2018

President Yoweri Museveni, who took power in 1986 at the helm of a National Resistance Army-led rebellion against then President ...
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December 2018

The elections of 2021 are already shaping political events in the country, which chiefly define the state of affairs in ...
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