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HIV and STD testing in Kampala

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. HIV/AIDS is a well known disease in Uganda today with the latest statistics putting HIV prevalence at 6.7% of the total population.  Almost everyone knows a person or knows of

The Crested Crane

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. The Crested Crane is Uganda’s official bird. It has been Uganda’s national symbol since the colonial times. Also known as the grey crowned crane, this beautiful bird is graceful, elegant,

Ugandan Fruits

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. “Uganda is the food basket of East Africa”. Make that ‘fruit-basket’! Uganda boasts of an endless variety of fruits.  There are mangoes, pineapples, avocado, bananas, watermelon, passion fruits, apples, papaya,

Boda Boda Transportation in Uganda

In Ugandan speak, ‘boda boda’ refers to motorcycle taxis. Boda boda are a common sight on Kampala streets and in other towns around the country. It is the fastest way to get anywhere in the city, considering the traffic problem prevailing in Kampala. In upcountry towns, the lack of other public transport means such as

Traffic in Kampala

Unbelievable traffic is the way of life on Kampala roads especially in the mornings and evenings. People getting to and from work, parents and school buses dropping off or picking kids from school, or people just going around their business.  If you have an appointment in town at 9 am, and you live in one

Witch Doctors and traditional african healers in Uganda

When one speaks of witch doctors in Uganda, one thinks of ‘Abasawo abaganda’ as they are commonly referred to in the central region or ‘Abafumu’ in the western region. They claim to communicate with spirits of the dead and provide solutions to people’s problems. These range all the way from all manners of ailments and

Why Uganda is called the Pearl of Africa

“The Pearl of Africa” is a phrase popularized by Winston Churchill when he described his impression of Uganda after his trip in 1907. Some sources however credit one of the earliest explorers into Uganda, Henry Morton Stanley, as the first person to refer to Uganda as the Pearl of Africa in 1871. Regardless of who

What you need to know about dating a Ugandan

The dating scene in Uganda is a controversial one. The men will tell you that dating a Ugandan girl is dramatic and expensive, while the girls will say dating a Ugandan man is a road to heartache. Most young Ugandan girls especially the ‘campusers’ [University students] prefer dating older men- the working class, because of

Horse Riding in Kampala

Hello! If you are looking to learn horse riding then I recommend you Flametree Stables that sits in 20 acre of green vegetation that is owned by a Muzungu lady called Miranda Bower. Miranda is originally from England and has been living in Uganda for over 20 years where she has been teaching horse riding.

Places to buy Arts and Crafts in Kampala

Places to buy Arts and Crafts in Kampala Hi Here is a list of best places to find African arts and crafts in Kampala: Banana Boat: My Favorite place to buy souvenirs. Probably the most expensive but the quality is top notch. No bargaining here is allowed here.The shop is located at Lugogo Mall and Garden
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