COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant-Party Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Yoweri Museveni
Population: 40,853,749 (2018)
Land Size: 241,038 sq km (93,072 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - Aug 21, 2019: Nile Breweries Donates Shs 505m to Conserve R. Rwizi - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Observer] Nile Breweries and parent company AB Inbev have donated Shs 505m to support the conservation of the fast-receding R. Rwizi in the western district of Mbarara.
- Wed - Aug 21, 2019: Gulu Alarmed By Rising Number of Male Sex Workers - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Observer] The mayor of Gulu municipality George Labeja has raised a red flag over the rise of commercial male sex workers in Gulu town.
- Wed - Aug 21, 2019: Church Releases CCTV Footage of Offertory Theft - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Observer] The chaplaincy of St Augustine at Makerere University has released video footage showing the theft of offertory and church equipment.
- Wed - Aug 21, 2019: Parent Seeks SHS 1 Billion School Compensation Over Son's Death - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Observer] Martin Sentamu, the father of Imran Kasujja Kyagulanyi, a top class pupil who died recently at Sir Apollo Kaggwa primary school Nakasero is seeking Shs 1 billion in compensation.
- Wed - Aug 21, 2019: We No Longer Make Money From Sugar - Madhvani - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] The Madhvani Group of Companies has said it no longer makes money from sugar but ethanol and electricity being generated from the residues.