Travel in Uganda

Getting around in Uganda There are no passenger trains and hardly any ferries. Buses and matatus (minibus) are cheap but unreliable and not much cop if you want to explore the parks. Boda-bodas (motorbike taxis) are for those with nerves of steel. Roads are of a reasonable standard and self-drive car hire is available but fuel is expensive. You can also […]

Uganda Experiences-Travel

Uganda Attractions And Landmarks Guide The “Switzerland of Africa,” as it’s sometimes known for its wealth of mountains and lakes and overall scenic beauty, suffered terribly under the regime of Idi Amin back in the 1970s and subsequent civil unrest after he was deposed. (The film The Last King of Scotland, starring Forrest Whitaker, paints […]

Uganda Travel Guide

Uganda is located in east-central Africa, situated north and northwest of Lake Victoria. It is a landlocked country bordered by Sudan on the North, Kenya on the east, Tanzania on the South, Rwanda on the southwest and Dem. Rep. The Congo on the northwest. The greater part of Uganda consists of a plateau about 4,000 […]

Businesses in Uganda which are deador are dying

Death of the phone booth Ten years or so since the phone booth reached its peak, the business is no more. The moment Uganda’s phone market started welcoming brand new mobile handsets selling for as little as Shs20,000, the days  of the phone booth were over, as this newfound access left nearly half of Uganda’s […]

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES WITH REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

  World Trade Centre Bhubaneswar organized an industry interaction session with Ambassador Kezaala Mohammed Baswari B, Deputy High Commissioner, Uganda High Commission in New Delhi, Republic of Uganda. Mr. Baswari interacted with the members of World Trade Centre and Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industry [UCCI] here in Bhubaneswar at Utkal Chamber of Commerce on […]

UGANDA ATTRACTS DUTCH ENTREPRENEURS SEEKING SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

OPPORTUNITIES “This country offers many opportunities to foreign companies and investors”, says Jorn Leeksma of the Dutch Embassy in Kampala. He is convinced Dutch entrepreneurs can find success in Uganda. “Especially in agriculture, tourism and clean energy. Uganda has lots of very fertile farmland and a mild-warm climate with plenty rain. Well-managed farms can reach up […]

Ugandans should seek bank financing for home building

In most developed countries, building a house is a capital-intensive venture which requires a well-developed plan and readily available finances. This ensures the construction starts and is completed on time and the quality of the building is generally not compromised. In Uganda as in many developing countries, however, most people who decide to build their […]