About Uganda

Capital:  Kampala
Population Estimate:  45,741,007 million (Source: World Bank)
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


June 2019

In the first week of June 2019, the deadly Ebola disease spread from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to ...

May 2019

The government of Uganda is clamping down on opposition forces of Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye, who allegedly are discussing ...

April 2019

Polls have shown that the popularity of Bobi Wine is rising, while Museveni’s popularity is declining. Despite this, the Daily ...