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


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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