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Uganda Overview

Uganda is located in East Africa and borders Congo-Kinshasa, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Sudan. The country is one of the more well-functioning countries in the region. The country originated from the former British East Africa, which consisted of Kenya and Uganda. The British handled their presence fairly wisely, thus avoiding the worst bloodshed among the […]

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Knowledge and Culture in Uganda

Oral storytelling traditions are strong in Uganda. Among other things, this has manifested itself in a varied theater scene. Theater is used in many contexts, and in Kampala there is a national theater scene. Key playwrights are John Ruganda, Robert Serumaga and Murray Carlin. Well-known authors from Uganda are Okot p’Bitek, Moses Isegawa, Monica Arac […]

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Mass Media in Eastern Africa

Mass Media in Ethiopia The dominant newspapers in Ethiopia are state controlled, with Addis Zemen (Amharic, founded in 1941, circulation approximately 40,000) and Ethiopian Herald (English, founded in 1943, circulation 37,000) published by the Ministry of Information. The state Ethiopian broadcast started radio broadcasts in 1941. During the military regime, the individual liberation organizations had […]

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Geography of Uganda

Uganda’s geography, 4/5 of the land area consists of the central African plateau, and is 900-1500 m., With higher mountains in the edges and Africa’s largest lake, Lake Victoria (68 800 km2) in the south. The boundary areas in the west belong to the Rift Valley, and are partly made up of the volcanic Virunga […]

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Uganda

Uganda is a republic in Africa. The country is located at the equator in the middle of the African continent, on the northern shore of Lake Victoria. Uganda borders Sudan in the north, the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, Rwanda in the southwest, Tanzania in the south and Kenya in the east. Uganda […]

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