COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant-Party Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Yoweri Museveni
Population: 39,570,125 (2017)
Land Size: 241,038 sq km (93,072 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sat - Dec 15, 2018: 68 Countries Ugandans Can Visit With No Visas - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] Kampala -Ugandans intending to travel abroad have at least 68 countries, 15 of them in Africa, they can travel to without a visa.
- Fri - Dec 14, 2018: Musisi Celebrates KCCA Exit in Speech - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] My heart is full of joy and thanksgiving to God. I want to recognize my bosses, the ministers that are seated here, political leaders and all of you my people. Today is a special day of celebrations. We have cried, lamented and some of you were angry with me for resigning.
- Fri - Dec 14, 2018: Government Asked to Prioritise Refugee Health Coverage - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] Kampala -Government has been urged to prioritise the health needs of over one million refugees in Uganda to achieve the United Nations health coverage goal for all by 2030.
- Fri - Dec 14, 2018: Musisi Hands Over KCCA Office to Kamya - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] Ms Jennifer Musisi, who has served as Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) executive director for seven years, Friday handed over office to Kampala Minister, Ms Beti Kamya.
- Fri - Dec 14, 2018: Museveni, Nkurunziza in Strong Exchange - AllAfrica News: Uganda
[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni and his Burundian counterpart Pierre Nkurunziza have, within a week, exchanged strongly-worded letters that reveal simmering division between East African Community (EAC) member states.