About Uganda

“For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is truly “the Pearl of Africa’.” Winston Churchill, My African Journey,” 1907. What Winston Churchill expressed in his writing still rings true today. Uganda is truly beautiful, truly diverse, truly gifted by nature, and with the friendliest people in the world. Landlocked, Uganda is found in East Africa and is boarded by South Sudan in the north, Kenya in the east, Tanzania in the south, Rwanda in the south-west and the Democratic Republic of Congo on the west. As of 2016, the population is estimated at 40 million. Uganda has the youngest population with 50% of the population being 15 years old or younger. It is an extremely diverse country with 56 tribes and an additional 9 indigenous communities. Uganda’s official languages are English and Kiswahili, and has 40 living native languages.