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“This is just the tail of the snake.”

When I told my family and friends that I would be interning in Uganda this summer, I received the following various remarks and questions:
“Is it safe?” 512 more words

U.S. Warned Uganda About 'Specific' Terrorist Threat to International Airport

Terrorism: America has warned that Uganda’s international airport, in the city of Entebbe, should be alert to a terrorist attack on Thursday evening

UPDF soldiers and police forces patrol streets in Kampala after the US embassy in Uganda warned of a ‘specific threat’ by an unknown group to attack Entebbe international airport Photo: PETER BUSOMOKE/AFP… 355 more words

Prostitution: the downside of UN presence in Uganda

Uganda – Prostitution: the downside of UN presence in Uganda

Source: RNW, by Alan Kawesa, Entebbe, 6/24/2014

Prostitution is rampant in Entebbe with UN personnel providing much of the demand and young Nigerian girls being the supply. 353 more words

World At WAR

A Mini Holiday

Last weekend we sadly bid farewell to Rachel who had come to the end of her 5 weeks in Uganda. We were so blessed to have her with us for the beginning of our stay here. 255 more words

A crazy six days in Uganda - part one

I arrived in Uganda on Monday the 16th of June and departed by bus for Kisumu, Kenya on Sunday 22nd June. Those six days I spent there were vastly different to any other six days I have ever had – I caught up with those who mattered most, had chance encounters with old friends, made great new friends and even met someone who knew plenty about me having been to Makeni, Sierra Leone after me! 1,193 more words



Coming back to Uganda has been a surreal experience. I fell in love with the country and its people after spending four months here in 2012 for my primatology research. 678 more words

My African Adventure

Finally settled

Well, I have officially landed in Uganda! Not only have I landed but I have learned many things and now hold on to your seat because you’re going to get to hear about the exciting parts! 1,257 more words