A CIA intelligence officer working undercover in Uganda became a minor celebrity as the lead singer of a popular local band known as the "Kampala Jazz All-Stars" abcnews.go.com/Internatio…
Around 21 million people in Uganda, half of it's population, are under 15 years of age. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uga…
The Banyankole tribe in Uganda allows the bride's aunt to sleep with the groom before marriage as a confirmation of the groom's potency and virility. The bride's aunt also takes on the responsibility of confirming that the bride has defended her virginity before the marriage is consummated. face2faceafrica.com/artic…
Idi Amin, dictator and commonly known as the "Butcher of Uganda", reportedly boasted that he kept the decapitated heads of political enemies in his freezer, although he said that human flesh was generally "too salty" for his taste. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idi…
Today I learned of "Harambee", a Swahili word that means "All pull together" and describes a tradition of community self-help. It comes from the Hindi "har har Ambeh"; Indian workers on the Uganda Railway invoked Amba, the Hindu god of strength, for tasks requiring a team effort, such as lifting heavy loads. bbc.com/travel/story/2020…
Today I learned that the nations of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda are considering merging to form a new nation: the East African Federation en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eas…
Uganda has the youngest population of any country in the world, with a median age of 15. wikipedia.org/wiki/Demogr…
"His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular" was the official title of Idi Amin, who ruled Uganda. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idi…
A maximum-security prison in Uganda has a soccer league (run and played by prisoners), with an annual soccer tournament. The tournament is taken very seriously; they have a uniforms, referees, cleats, and a 30-page constitution. The winning team gets prizes such as soap, sugar, and a goat. theguardian.com/football/…
Former Ugandan president Idi Amin asked Japan's government to loan him Kamikaze fighters in order to use them against the Tanzanians during the, 1979 Air campaign of the Uganda–Tanzania War en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air…
Devo (The guys behind Whip it) sent an anthem mocking Idi Amin of Uganda to Idi Amin as a joke with lyrics such as "I come down the river to kill many people!" This was obviously rejected and they later reworked it into the Devo corporate anthem. rollingstone.com/music/mu…
Chimpanzees in Uganda are killing infants and attacking people because of havitat loss and them.moving into areas closer to humanity. nationalgeographic.com/an…
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania & South Sudan have kicked off a process to unify with a single constitution, common market & currency en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eas…
There is an ethnic group called the Baganda, that live in Buganda; a sub national kingdom of Uganda, where they speak Luganda, and a person from here is call a Muganda. buganda.com/
Huge warthog getting "spa treatment" from mongooses in win-win symbiotic relationship called mutualism. Warthogs living in Uganda have learned to rid themselves of annoying ticks by seeking out the grooming services of some accommodating neighbors: a group of mongooses looking for snacks. newsroom.wcs.org/News-Rel…
As one of only a handful of equatorial states, Uganda is ideally cited for a spaceport to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, but this option has never been pursued. The only one ever active in East Africa, is the Broglio Space Centre located off the coast of neighboring Kenya unoosa.org/documents/pdf/…
The Tsavo Man-Eaters were a pair of lions in the Tsavo region, Kenya. They were responsible for the deaths of over 135 workers during the construction of the Kenya-Uganda Railway between March and December 1898. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsa…
How much mess the Y2K problem made back in the day, which led governments into spending millions, manufacturers releasing "Y2K" compliant products, Uganda coming in top 20 governments of the world. Many people actually started beleiving that it was the end of the world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yea…
For several years Uganda has had the highest alcohol consumption per capita in the world. Ugandan's drink of choice was created specifically protest British colonial law. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War…
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda are working towards merging into one country, the East African Federation, which would be the 10th largest country in the world. theeastafrican.co.ke/news…
A group of women in Kampala, Uganda who earn around $1.20/day breaking rocks into gravel sent $900 of their wages to help Hurricane Katrina victims upi.com/Top_News/2005/11/…
β€œEkyogero” is a practice, among Mother-Infant Dyads in Urban Uganda, of bathing babies in herbal medicine consisting of various herbs including leaves, roots, and tree barks. The herbal medications were used to prevent and treat skin rashes, treat abdominal colic, and give the baby good luck. awesomemediahub.com/2017/…
Joseph Kony, of KONY 2012 notoriety and responsible for child soldiers and sex slaves, is no longer sought after by the United States or Uganda Governments. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos…
Uganda’s first female minister almost negotiated peace with Kony in the 90s before the president derailed talks. bbc.co.uk/news/world-afri…
Former Ugandan president Idi Amin called himself: "His Excellency, President for Life... Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular", in addition to his claim of being uncrowned King of Scotland. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idi…
There is a 39 year old woman from Uganda who gave birth to 38 children, six sets of twins, four sets of triplets, three sets of quadruplets and two single births. She was married off at an early age to a polygamous and gave birth to twins for the fist time at the age of 13 youtube.com/watch?v=V7c52…
The crew of the HMCS Uganda successfully voted to quit World War 2 and sailed home to Canada en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS…
Two Maneless 9ft long Man-Eating Lions ate over 135 workers on the Kenya-Uganda railway in 1898 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsa…
Today I learned about Rolling Stones (Uganda) that was a weakly newspaper in Uganda that leaked names of gay people and encouraged other people to hang them. theguardian.com/world/201…
An orphan from Uganda, who spent his youth as a human scarecrow on his abusive uncle's farm, ran away at 14. With the help of a charity called YES Uganda, he has since earned 2 degrees, started a biotech company, founded a non-profit, and given a talk at TED. sfgate.com/news/article/L…
During construction of a railway in Uganda, two Tsavo lions halted progression by repeatedly killing workers at night. Deaths were estimated to be 135. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsa…
Young elephants in Uganda 'appear' to have engaged in revenge attacks on villages, a study mentioned suggests 'a lack of older bulls to lead by example had created gangs of aggressive young males with a penchant for violence towards each other and other species' smh.com.au/articles/2006/…
The median age in Uganda is 15.8 years statista.com/statistics/4…
The "ugliest man" in Uganda has had 8 children with 2 wives. metro.co.uk/2015/06/22/ug…
Cesarean section was performed as early as in the 1870s by indigenous people in Uganda using their own medical practices nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/ce…
50% of the population of Uganda is under the age of 15! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dem…
A 2012 study of the African population of Uganda found coronary heart disease (our leading killing chronic disease) is almost non-existent. academic.oup.com/ije/arti…
The average daily shit in Uganda weighs 470 grams (1.03617 Pounds) Around 100 grams in US, and 311 in India gastrojournal.org/article…
American Evangelicals help fund violent anti-gay movement in Uganda nytimes.com/2013/01/23/op…
Today I learned of the Warlord Idi Amin who after the UK left its embassy, declared himself "His Excellency President for Life Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular" usnews.com/news/slideshow…
Today I learned about Happy Valley, a region of the Wanjohi Valley in colonial Uganda and Kenya where British aristocrats moved to freely use drugs and engage in sexual promiscuity between the 1920s and the 1940s. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hap…
Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's official title was "His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idi…
In 1962 there was an outbreak of mass hysteria in the nation of Tanzania where Thousands of people would laugh for days or even weeks and spread to Uganda. Blood tests were sent to Europe and concluded nothing abnormal. Some say this is called the Nocebo affect. youtu.be/ms7MpUNvAK0
Monaco is less than one one hundred thousandth the size of Uganda but still has approximately 1 fourth of Uganda’s gdp countryeconomy.com/countr…
Lena a 61yr Skateboard also does acrobatics and Graffiti -Building skateparks in Uganda bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/clip/2…
Uganda's military successfully overthrew their allegedly corrupted government in 1971 while their president, Milton Obote, was visiting Singapore for a commonwealth conference. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idi…
The official title of Idi Amin, the Ugandan dictator, was β€œHis Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular” bbc.com/news/magazine-188…
Today I learned of the Uganda Proposal of the early 1900's in which the Jewish people were to be given a homeland in British East Africa. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uga…
The ZIKA virus was discovered in the Zika forest of Uganda in 1947 but only became a world health concern in 2007 theconversation.com/expla…
The average person from Uganda is only 15 years old. wolframalpha.com/input/?i…

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