uganda

Capital:Kampala

Population estimate:35.6 million

Area:241, 088 square kilometers

Borders:: Kenya (east), Rwanda (west), South Sudan (north), Tanzania (south east), DR Congo (south)

Independence day:9 October 1962

Major religion:: Christianity, Islam

Official languages:: English, Kiswahili

President:: Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Currency:Ugandan shillings

Key issues:Governance, poor health care, armed insurgencies around the Uganda-DRC Congo-South Sudan borders

Interesting fact:The national symbol is a crested crane

In brief

Pressure mounts to have court overturn ruling on Yoweri Museveni re-election bid

Pressure mounts to have court overturn ruling on Yoweri Museveni re-election bid

Monday, September 3, 2018 – Friday, September 7, 2018
Bobi Wine still dominates Uganda’s political arena

Bobi Wine still dominates Uganda’s political arena

Monday, September 10, 2018 – Friday, September 14, 2018
Bobi Wine’s Grand Return

Bobi Wine’s Grand Return

Monday September 17, 2018 – Friday September 21, 2018
Bobi Wine seeking ‘people power’

Bobi Wine seeking ‘people power’

Monday September 24, 2018 – Friday September 28, 2018
“Inflation to rise above the 5% target” – Governor Tumusiime-Mutebile

“Inflation to rise above the 5% target” – Governor Tumusiime-Mutebile

Monday October 1, 2018 – Friday October 5, 2018

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