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

“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
Bobi Wine seeking ‘people power’

Bobi Wine seeking ‘people power’

Monday September 24, 2018 – Friday September 28, 2018
Bobi Wine’s Grand Return

Bobi Wine’s Grand Return

Monday September 17, 2018 – Friday September 21, 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
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

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