See also: Uganda news

Abuyudaya Jews of Uganda
Kulanu: Information on the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda, Jewish communities in Cape Verde, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Sao Tome, Sudan, Zimbabwe.

ACCORD - Protracted Conflict, Elusive Peace. Initiatives to end the violence in northern Uganda
Covers Lord's Resistance Army, Sudan-Uganda relations, civil society initiatives, children's rights. Includes map, key agreements, chronology, profiles of key figures/organizations.

Africa Online - Uganda
An internet service provider and online service, founded by Kenyan engineers, formerly owned by African Lakes acquired by South African company Telkom SA Ltd., February 2007.

African Geographical Review
Published by the Africa Specialty Group within the Association of American Geographers. Formerly the East African Geographical Review founded in 1963 at Makerere University. Has the table of contents. Includes a tribute to co-founder the late Prof. Bryan W. Langlands (12 p. in PDF).

African Health Sciences (Kampala, Uganda)
Published by the Makerere University Medical School. Has the table of contents and abstracts for all issues. The full text for Volumes 1 and 2 is available free online.

African Human Security Initiative
One-year project for seven established African Non-Governmental Organisations "to embark upon a process of benchmarking the performance of key African governments in respect of human security issues, measured against the commitments taken at the level at OAU/AU heads of state meetings." The eight countries being evaluated are Algeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda. Full text Project and Background Papers. Full text Monographs and Research Reports.

African Traditional Religions - Irving Hexham
Has the full text of Atoms and Ancestors, by Frederick B. Welbourn (1968) which Prof. Hexham cites as "a classic introduction to African religions." Also has Welbourn's "A Sacral Kingship in Buganda? An Essay in the Meaning of 'Religion," his "Towards a Definition of Religion," and "An Empirical Approach to Ghosts." The web site is part of  Irving Hexham's Nurel Home Page. Hexham isProfessor, Department of Religious Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

At Makerere University. "AIESEC, a French acronym for the International Assoc. of Students Interested in Economics and Business Management, is the world's largest student-run organization."

Describes the Nakibembe Xylophone Group, how to teach African music on Xylophones. Supplies musical instruments, manuals, cassettes, and CDs of traditional Ugandan music. Has audio clips (need sound card, speakers).

Amnesty International
Use the SEARCH button (bottom of the page) to retrieve many articles on the human rights situation in Uganda.

Anzinger, Gunnar - Governments on the Web: Uganda
List of government web sites.

ArchNet: Islamic Architecture Community
" community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects..." Find full text books and many photographs, by country. Course syllabi, such as Seminar in African Art and Culture Art, Architecture and Tradition; Building Identity in West Africa (Dr. Peter Mark). From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Planning.

Books include -
Zanzibar: A Plan for the Historic Stone Town. By Bianca, Stefano & Francesco Siravo. 1996.
Mosque Architecture in Buganda, Uganda. By Timothy Insoll. 1997. Chapter in Muqarnas XIV: An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World. Gülru Necipoglu (ed). Leiden: E.J. Brill, 177-189. In PDF.

"...the website of ComMattersKenya Limited, a Nairobi-based arts, culture, communications and media firm......covers fine art, books, music & dance, film, video & television, fashion & beauty, puppetry, storytelling & theatre, entertainment, leisure and lifestyle in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania,..." Web magazine founded by Ogova Ondego. Articles on copyright in Kenya, homosexuality, festivals, etc.

Art Room (San Francisco) - Women Emerging: A Tribute to Uganda
"East African fine artists present works having significance to the topic of Women's Empowerment..." "Over a dozen new original artworks were created specifically for this event by such artists as Lilian Nabulime (Uganda), Yvonne Muinde (Kenya), David Kibuuka (Uganda), and Stella Atai (Uganda)." Includes "Women Emerging: A Tribute to Uganda" - Exhibition review and analysis by Dr. Aili Mari Tripp.

Associates for Change (Kampala, Uganda)
"...a private consultancy firm which aims to contribute to efforts designed to build peoples' capacities to bring the process of change firmly within their influence and control." Has full text papers in Adobe PDF - Building Women's Capacity to Participate in Governance (July 1999), Putting Gender on the Agenda of Economic Reforms in Uganda: The Invisibility of Women in Formulation and Implementation of Policies for Private Sector Development (July 2000), Globalization and Its Impact on Economic and Social Rights in Africa". (September 1998).

Association François-Xavier Bagnoud
In English and French. Site of the Association François-Xavier Bagnoud on children affected and orphaned by AIDS. Reports on projects in Africa, a 28 page report in Adobe PDF, "Orphan Alert: Children Orphaned by AIDS," stories from the field, projects, facts on Africa, South Africa, Uganda, a video clip of "Nkosi: A Voice of Africa's AIDS Orphans" about 12 year old Nkosi Johnson's crusade to end the discrimination endured by HIV/AIDS sufferers, a mailing list and an AIDS Orphans Assistance Database. Based in Lutry, Switzerland. and

Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda, AMFIU
" umbrella organization of microfinance institutions (MFIs) throughout Uganda. It was founded in 1996 and officially registered in 1999 under the NGO Act" Membership directory (address, contact information). Based in Kampala, Uganda.

[Atal] Stella Atal - African Paintings and Postcards
"Born in 1979, the third child of Kenyan and Ugandan parents, Stella Mercy Atal survived a kidnapping attempt and seven years of civil war to become one of Uganda’s most promising young artists and designers." Biography, examples of her work. The artist is based in Kampala.

AVERT - HIV and AIDS in Africa
Extensive site. Includes statistics, personal stories, sections on Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia; each section covers "the impact of AIDS; a history of the government's response; information about funding; and accounts of prevention, treatment and care programmes." Sections on issues regarding HIV / AIDS worldwide. From AVERT, an international HIV and AIDS charity based in Horsham, UK. It operates especially in Southern Africa.

Barungi, Violet
Ugandan writer of novels, short stories, plays. Her " deal mainly with human relationships, gender issues and education of the girl child."

Bead for Life
"Through the production of handmade jewelry made of paper beads, Ugandan women generate income to lift their families out of poverty. Our members are women with HIV/AIDS and refugees from the war in Northern Uganda." Sells necklaces, bracelets, jewelry bags, notecards, loose beads. Profiles of the beaders and tailors. How to host a Bead Party. "All profits from BeadforLife are invested in community development projects." Maintained by Michael Waters. Based in Boulder, Colorado.

Bibliography of Research on Uganda Women 1986-2001
Prepared for a new book entitled The New Women's Movement' in Uganda to be launched at the Women's Worlds 2002 Congress, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. The book is edited by Joy Kwesiga and Aili Tripp, and the bibliography is prepared by Sheela Jhaveri and Margaret Snyder. The bibliography includes book chapters, journal articles and sections on dissertations that will not be included in the book.

Bridgeway Foundation
Non profit works to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity, has programs in East and Central Africa. One of its officers helped create Invisible Children, which exposed the atrocities of Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony. Based in Houston,Texas.

British Library. National Sound Archive (London)
Search their catalog. For example, a search on Senegal produced over 700 citations to recordings (Senegalese musicians, interview with Youssou N'Dour, bird calls, etc.) You can limit the search to Oral Histories. Copies of recordings can be purchased; "however "recordings which are less than 50 years old are all in copyright and you will need to obtain written permission from the copyright owner before a copy can be made." The Archive is digitizing ten collections including the D. Rycroft South Africa recordings 1960s-70; the Klaus Wachsmann Uganda recordings 1949-54; and the BBC World Service African Writers Club.

Online are short audio clips of -
a conversation [and music] with Dr Janet Topp Fargion, Albert Ssempeke, his son John (Ugandan musicians) and Andy Cooke (performer and scholar of Ugandan music) on the place of tradition in Ugandan music today. - Buganda Home Page
Has a Primer on Speaking and Writing Luganda, a Luganda Grammar, Luganda Phrasebook, information on the Luganda Society, clans of Buganda, history, facts about Uganda, etc. Its Window on Mmengo site. Maintained by Mukasa E. Ssemakula.

A discussion list on issues relating to the Buganda Kingdom. All discussions are in Luganda.

Bujagali Energy Ltd.
Site for the hydroelectric power project proposed for the Victoria Nile River near the Town of Jinja, in Uganda. Documents and maps such as the Social & Environmental Assessment (SEA) Reports. Based in Jinja, Uganda.

Bushnet Ltd. (Kampala, Uganda)
Information management and internet connectivity for organizations and companies in Uganda and East Africa. Uses HF radios thru Starcom International. Costs start at $7,500 for setup and $100 a month. The Directors are: M. R. Brew (UK), K. F. Brew (UK), G. Bruni (Italy), C. Musisi, C. D. Wilson (UK). Contact Gianluca Bruni:

Busoga College Mwiri
Secondary boarding school for boys, in Jinja, Uganda. Photographs of staff and students. Has a Computer Club. Their web site was "designed for the Busoga College Mwiri Open Day 2001 by Computer Club Members."

Centre for African Music
Musician biographies, concert reviews, articles (Uganda copyright law), the history of African musical genres, the history of URTNA (Union for Radio and Television Networks for Africa), the history of South Africa's Gallo Records, contributions of the African diaspora. Site created by Music "Archivist, Artist, Night Club Deejay" Joel Isabirye. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Center for Conflict Resolution
Ugandan non-profit, offers training, conflict prevention and resolution education. Information on African Traditional Methods of Conflict Resolution. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Centre for Basic Research, CBR (Kampala, Uganda)
An NGO established in 1988. "The researchers at CBR cover a broad range of fields and interests. These include history, political economy, sociology, political science, law, education, and the sciences." Has an extensive publications program, fee-based newspaper cuttings service, etc. "a limited number of non CBR researchers are allowed access to the CBR library and its weekly seminars though its affiliated programme."

Christian Network Links for East Africa
Links to web sites dealing with Christianity in East Africa (churches, church schools and hospitals and other institutions). Maintained by Steve Hayes.

Church of the Province of Uganda
Description and directory on the official web site (in London) of the World Wide Anglican Communion (Anglican Church).
Main Information:
Brief paragraph:

Civil Society Organisations for Peace in Northern Uganda, CSOPNU
"CSOPNU exist “to advocate for a just and lasting peace in northern Uganda.” Established in 2002 and composed of Ugandan and international NGOs. Full text reports. Map of northern Uganda. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Collier, Paul - The Challenge of Ugandan Reconstruction, 1986-98
Full text paper, in Adobe pdf. 20 p. Draft Nov. 1999. "Uganda is the main example of successful African post-conflict recovery."

COMESA, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
"COMESA [formerly the PTA] exists as an organisation of free independent sovereign states which have agreed to co-operate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of all their people.' With its 19 member states and population of 300 million it forms a major integrated trading block." Has information on customs tariffs by country, road/transport including road distances, economic profiles for each country (Angola, Burundi, Comoros, D.R. Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe) etc. Has the text of Doing Business with COMESA: the Handbook, legal guides to establishing business, etc.

Committee to Protect Journalists
Based in New York city, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which does not accept govt. funding. Has reports on media freedom violations in Uganda. Use the Search to locate additional information.

Commonwealth Higher Education Management Service (CHEMS)
Has full text reports such as "Government / University Relationships. Three African Case Studies" by Svava Bjarnason and Helen Lund. (Published Dec. 1999.) Covers Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda. Full text in Adobe PDF. 79 pp.

De Souza, Ruth - The Indian Diaspora in Africa
History of South Asians in East Africa. Articles, links to related sites. De Souza was born in East Africa. She is a Senior Research Fellow at Auckland University of Technology's Centre for Asian and Migrant Health Research. Based in Waitakere City, New Zealand.

Deepening Democracy Program in Uganda
"...launched by the Speaker, Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition in 2008...will run... to the end of 2011" Reports - "Opinion Poll Report 2010" by TNS Research International and "Towards the Uganda 2011 Elections: An assessment of Conflict Risks and Mitigating Mechanisms - April 2010" by Akijul Enabling Change. Funders include Norway, Denmark, Sweden, UK. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

East African Community
Site takes a while to load. "The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organisation of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania..." Has the full text of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community, press releases, speeches, statistics databases, staff directory. Based in Arusha, Tanzania.

East African Community Online Directory
Business directory, mainly for Uganda. Includes Kenya.

Economic Policy Research Centre (Kampala)
Full text Research Papers online. Full text of their newsletter, Uganda Economy Today. Describes the research program, library. Based at Makerere University. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing Countries (Sarawak, Malaysia)
Has full text papers in Adobe PDF format. "A Champion in Our Midst: Lessons Learned from the Impacts of NGO's Use of the Internet" by Scott McConnell (in Vol. 2) uses examples from Uganda. A joint publication of the Universiti Malaysia, Sarawak City; University of Hong Kong, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands; Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.

Enough Project
NGO "helping to build a permanent constituency to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity" "Co-founded by Africa experts Gayle Smith and John Prendergast." Focus on on the Sudan, eastern Congo, northern Uganda, Somalia, Chad and Zimbabwe. Full text policy reports. BAsed in Washington, D.C.

Enter Uganda
Large directory to Uganda information, politics, business, tourism, food, culture, entertainment, etc. Includes a business directory, basic investment information, discussion forum set up by the Constitutional Review Commission (party politics, FEDERO, citizenship, land, Parliament, local government, language, courts and the law), accounts of life in Uganda, travel do's and don'ts, society / lifestyle, MP3 clips of Ugandan music, musician profiles. Launched June 2001. Owned by the New Vision Printing and Publishing Corporation, publisher of the Kampala government newspaper, New Vision.

Experience Africa
Education programs and "positive tourism." "For study and work trips or safaris to Uganda, educational school resources and original hand made African crafts. Based in Devon but providing services throughout the UK." Information on the African drum, information about and photographs of Uganda. Founded by Ugandan Denis Kigongo.

Federo " about sharing power between the central government and the regional governments in a modern state. It is about putting institutions in place that will do away with one-man dictatorships." Has a history of past governments, discussion list, extracts from the 1962 and 1967 Uganda constitutions, the 1995 constitution, the 1997 Local Governments Act, the full text of the 1963 report from the Kabaka's government, "The Future Pattern of Local Government in the Kingdom of Buganda," position of political parties re Federo, statements of notable Ugandans re federalism, many full text reports on federalism for Uganda, Federo in the news, etc.

FEMRITE - Uganda Women Writers' Association
Publishes books. Holds workshops, training, literary evenings, etc.

Forum for Democratic Change
Uganda opposition party whose leader is Col. Kiiza Besigye. Besigye is a presidential candidate for the 2006 election. Part Constitution, Platform, Policies, press releases, photographs. Based in Kampala. [KF]

Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (Kampala, Uganda)
" independent, non-profit organisation committed to the protection and promotion of human rights and democracy in Uganda." Has their programs, background on human rights in Uganda, publications, etc.

Friends of African Village Libraries
A non-profit whose founders are two Santa Clara University professors, Michael Kevane and Leslie Gray. It is involved in the construction, stocking, and management of village libraries in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda. Has a blog. Based in San Jose, California.

Ganda Ancestry
"Ancestry information on the Baganda - members of the kingdom nation of Buganda (Uganda, East Afrrica)." Has an online English - Luganda translation dictionary. Ganda culture information. Names of cities, villages, and other places in Buganda. Site by Infoma Corporation.

Gitta, Samuel and J.R. Ikoja-Odongo - "The impact of cybercafes on information services in Uganda"
In the e-journal, First Monday, Volume 8, Number 4 - April 7th 2003.

Graham (Billy) Center Archives, Wheaton College, IL
The Center's collections are from, mainly, North American Protestant missionaries and some African churche and organizations. Most records are 20th century; 75% concern east or central Africa. Has a list of "Collections with information about missions to Africa". Also search their database by country or see the Subject Headings List to locate collections on African countries. Issues of the former newsletter, Witness, are online.

Guruve, Contemporary African Art
Specialises in contemporary stone sculpture from Zimbabwe (Richard Mteki, Nesbert Mukomberanwa, Locardia Ndandarika, Kennedy Phiri, Newman Chikuni and others). Also features painters, Charles Nkomo (from Zimbabwe) and Godfrey Banadda (from Uganda) and metalwork artist, Danisile Ncube (from Zimbabwe). Has a history of the Shona art movement. Based in London.

Heinrich Boll Foumdation. Regional Office for the East & Horn of Africa
Its main programs are on Gender, the Environment and Conflict and Dialogue. Its partners are in the Horn of Africa, Kenya, Uganda. Based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Full text reports include -
NEPAD A New Path? 2002. (359 pages in PDF) - covers historical background, democratic governance, economic governance, environment consequences, role of women, regional integration. Authors include Adebayo Adedeji, Archie Mafeje, Thandika Mkandawire, Yash Tandon, Horace Campbell, Peter Anyang' Nyong'o and others.
Law, the Social Sciences and the Crisis of Relevance: A Personal Account. By Dani Nabudere. 2001. (African Social Scientists Reflections, Part 2.) (137 pages in PDF) - includes law in African colonies, the post-colonial state, the Dar es Salaam School, legal education, African Studies (afrocentricity), Nabudere's law student days in the early 1960s and activist law career in Uganda.
Sustainable Development, Governance, Globalisation: African Perspective. 2002 (188 p. in PDF) - women's issues, human settlements, Uganda, the Horn, Great Lakes, environment, peace & conflict. Authors include Kwesi Kwaa Prah, Archie Mafeje, Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka, Bereket Selassie and others.
Gender Gaps in Our Constitutions: Women's concerns in selected African Countries. 2002 (119 p. in PDF) - women in Kenya, Ethiopia, Somaliland, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe. - Pictures and Travel Journals from Southern and East Africa
The author's travel journal and photographs of Uganda (54 images), Rwanda (48 images), Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia (67 images), Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, Lesotho, Namibia, Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia (120 images), recorded between November 2, 2004 and April 29, 2005. Photographs have description, location, date. The Site owner is Peder af Geijerstam who lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

Historical Flags of Uganda
In English. Flags from Buganda and British Uganda. Maintained by Jaume Olle, from Spain, who writes "On most of the States and territories whose flag appears in these pages, and that no longer exist, I possess information in Spanish. Regrettably I can not translate it, but I will transmit it to who request it in spanish."

Holder, M. K.- Primate Handedness and Brain Lateralization Research Site
Includes her East African Primate Research Sites with photographs, audio files, information acquired during the course of field research in Rwanda, Uganda, and Congo (former Zaire). Holder is an anthropologist with the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior (CISAB), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Hospice Africa
"The aims of Hospice Africa are to provide or support the provision of palliative care to terminally ill cancer patients in the African setting." Founded by  Dr. Anne Merriman in Kampala in 1993.

Human Rights Watch - "Abducted and Abused: Renewed War in Northern Uganda"
73-page report, pub. July 2003. "Since June 2002, the LRA [Lord's Resistance Army] has abducted approximately 8,400 children, resumed its despicable practice of mutilating people it believes to be affiliated with the government, and targeted religious leaders, aid providers, and other civilians."." "The history of the alienation of northern Uganda from the government of Yoweri Museveni, and government forces' abuses in the north, may partly explain why some northern Ugandans tolerate or assist the LRA in their midst, despite its atrocities. This tolerance, and fear of LRA retaliation, is evident from the widespread dispersion of LRA forces and the inability of the UPDF to achieve a military solution."

Human Rights Watch - "Hostile to Democracy. The Movement System and Political Repression in Uganda"
Full text of the 1999 report...based on a five-week fact-finding mission to Uganda conducted by Peter Bouckaert...during April and May 1998. Jemera Rone...participated in the fact-finding mission to western and northern Uganda. Additional research was conducted in Uganda by Peter Bouckaert in May 1999.

Human Rights Watch - "Just Die Quietly: Domestic Violence and Women’s Vulnerability to HIV in Uganda"
Full text report, in Adobe pdf. Pub. August 2003. Includes Women’s Status in Uganda, traditional practices, the legal system.

Human Rights Watch - "Not a Level Playing Field: Government Violations in the Lead-Up to the Election"
Full text report. "There are serious human rights concerns in the lead-up to Uganda's March 12, 2001 presidential elections that shed doubt on whether the election will be free and fair."

Human Rights Watch - Open Secret - Illegal Detention and Torture by the Joint Anti-terrorism Task Force in Uganda
April 2009 full text report. "documents the [Uganda government] task force's abusive response to alleged rebel and terrorist activity by unlawfully detaining and brutally torturing suspects."

Human Rights Watch - State of Pain: Torture in Uganda
Full text report. March 2004. 76 p. "The use of torture as a tool of interrogation is foremost among an escalation in human rights violations by Ugandan security and military forces since 2001." "Ugandan security forces are torturing supporters of the political opposition and holding them in secret detention amid the government’s pursuit of rebels involved in the country’s armed conflict..." "...politicians challenging the de facto single-party state and the 18- year rule of Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, are often detained, severely beaten and threatened with death by the uncontrolled security apparatus."

Human Rights Watch - “Stolen Children: Abduction and Recruitment in Northern Uganda”
Pub. March 2003. 31 page report. "Children are abducted in record numbers by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Uganda and subjected to brutal treatment as soldiers, laborers, and sexual slaves."

Human Rights Watch - "Uganda in Eastern DRC: Fueling Political and Ethnic Strife"
Full text report. Also in Adobe PDF. 46 p. Pub. March 2001.

Human Rights Watch - Uganda: Press Homophobia Raises Fears of Crackdown
Sept. 2006 report.

Human Rights Watch - Uganda Reports
Includes reports about the Lord's Resistance Army.

INCORE Guides to Sources on Conflict and Ethnicity
The Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity (INCORE), is a joint initiative of the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland and the United Nations University. INCORE has annotated guides to internet sources on conflict and ethnicity in Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zaire.

Infocom Ltd.
Internet Service Provider and e-mail to fax service, in Kampala, Uganda. "Infocom has over 8 years of experience in providing Internet services in Uganda; Infocom, a merger between Uganda's Internet pioneers Infomail and Starcom...3."

Institut de recherche pour le développement. Laboratoire de cartographie appliquée (Bondy, France)
In French. Publishes printed maps, atlases, cdroms. On-line maps can be downloaded. Maps include African immigrants in the European Union, African immigration to the European Union, population and economic disparities between North / South, refugees. Has SPHAERA, a database of citations to African maps from sources world-wide; the same citations can be accessed through a clickable map. There is a catalog of maps produced by the IRD. Provides a GIS software program, Savane. Savane has been used by workers in refugee camps in Kenya, Bamako, Mali, and Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The IRD, l’Institut de recherche pour le développement, was (formerly ORSTOM), based in Paris, France.

Full text publications on-line include - Reports on refugee camps in Kenya and on refugees and the environment in Kenya and Uganda.

Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
Formerly the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) which was created in 1986 by Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda to co-ordinate development in the Horn of Africa. The State of Eritrea became the seventh member of IGADD in September 1993 after its independence. Has press releases. Based in Djibouti.

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, IAVI
"The UVRI/IAVI HIV Vaccine one of the many sites in the development of an HIV Vaccine where volunteers can participate in a trial." Has the full text of the Uganda Guidelines for AIDS Vaccine Research and its newsletter, Uganda AIDS Vaccine Update. Based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Entebbe, Uganda.

International Boundaries Reseach Unit, University of Durham
Founded 1989 at the Univ. of Durham (UK). Has a keyword searchable News Database which retrieves articles from the BBC Summary of World Broadcasts, West Africa, Keesings, and other sources.Has a discussion list, Int-Boundaries.

International Criminal Court
"...the first ever permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to promote the rule of law and ensure that the gravest international crimes [genocide, war crimes, etc.] do not go unpunished." Crimes committed after July 1, 2002 are liable for prosecution by the Court. Has a Newsletter. The first two cases concern the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. Based in the Hague, Netherlands.

See also:
Coalition for the International Criminal Court
"...a network of over 2,000 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) advocating for a fair, effective and independent International Criminal Court (ICC)."

International Crisis Group - Northern Uganda: Seizing the Opportunity for Peace
Full text report. April 2007. "...the ten-month-old peace process between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and the Ugandan government still has a chance of ending one of Africa’s longest, most brutal conflicts."

International Crisis Group - "Uganda and Rwanda: Friends or Enemies?"
Full text report. Published May 2000. How two allies clashed over differences in approach to the Congo civil war. Covers events from 1981 and following. ICG is a private, multi-national organisation with offices in Bruxelles and Washington, D.C.

International Documentation Network on the Great African Lakes Region
International inter-university program (based in Geneva, Switzerland) to collect "grey literature" on the economic, social, and political aspects of Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda,  Tanzania, and Congo-Kinshasa. The documents, on cd-rom, are sold thru subscription.

International Food Policy Research Institute - Uganda
Conducts research on rural development, food security, marketing reforms, etc. Has Uganda projects with datasets and full text reports. "Research at IFPRI concentrates on economic growth and poverty alleviation in low-income countries, improvement of the well-being of poor people, and sound management of the natural resource base that supports agriculture." Based in Washington, D.C.

International Institute for Environment and Development (London)
Independent, non-profit whose "...principal aim is to improve the management of natural resources so that communities and countries of the South can improve living standards without jeopardising their resource base."

Its Drylands Programme concerns land rights, land policy in Africa. Its Drylands Issue Papers are in English and French and include -

Promoting Land Rights in Africa: : How do NGOs make a difference? By Nazneen Kanji,Carla Braga and Winnie Mitullah. Published 2002. 59 p. In Adobe pdf. Examples described are Kenya and Mozambique.
Implementing Land Tenure Reform in Uganda, by Eddie Nsamba-Gayiiya. 1999. 16 p. In Adobe pdf (English version).
How to integrate statutory and customary tenure? The Uganda case. by Rose Mwebaza. 1999. 14 p. In Adobe pdf (English version).

International Monetary Fund. Uganda and the IMF
Full text reports on Uganda's economy. Includes "Financial Liberalization, Money Demand, and Inflation in Uganda," "Income Distribution, Informal Safety Nets, and Social Expenditures in Uganda," "Uganda: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix" and other reports.

International Omweso Society (London)
Non-profit society for the Ugandan board game. "Omweso is an ancient mancala game played in Uganda. Find the official mancala rules used in the Kampala Omweso tournaments here. Omweso rules are elegant and easy to learn, but it is said to be the most challenging mancala game in Africa." Has a research paper by Brian Wernham, links to related sites, sells a video on the game. or

International Resource Group on Disarmament and Security in the Horn of Africa (IRG)
" effort to engage civil society groups and individuals in exploring alternative approaches to security policy." Has full text reports on the Horn of Africa military profiles, Kenya, Somalia, Somaliland, Sudan, civil-military history of Uganda. From Project Ploughshares, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, Waterloo, Canada.

International Telecommunication Union. Rural Application Focus Group
The focus group gathers information on projects to develop technology for rural telecommunications applications. Has summaries and full text case studies. Use the Search, by Country, to locate these studies on Uganda -

1. MTN's "Total Wireless" Approach to Telephone Service in Uganda / submitted by MTN Uganda.
2. Multipurpose Community Telecentres: In support of People-Centred Development (Uganda) / submitted by UNESCO.
3. Overview of the Internet in Uganda. by Irene Kaggwa. 2000.

Inter-University Council for East Africa
"...a regional inter-govermental organisation whose mission is to encourage and develop mutually beneficial collaboration between universities in East Africa, and between them and governments and other organisations, both public and private." Full text reports on education. Has a scholarship program. Applicants must be resident citizens and other residents of Kenya, Tanzania, or Uganda. Sponsors the East African Network of University Libraries.

InWEnt - Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung
IvWEnt ist hervorgegangen aus Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft ( CDG ) und Deutscher Stiftung für internationale Entwicklung ( DSE ). Has papesr from the 2000 Managing Change in Universities Conference organized by the German Foundation for International Development (DSE), Makerere University and others. Conference papers online include:

Managing Change in Universities: The East African Perspective by Chacha Nyaigotti-Chacha, Kenya
The Fall and Rise of Makerere University by Justin Epelu-Opio, Uganda In MS Word format. Includes statistics.
American Foundations Increase Their Support to African Higher Education by Kilemi Mwiria In MS Word.

The U.N. Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs, Integrated Regional Information Network has a mailing list, irinlist, with up-to-date news on the Great Lakes area including Uganda. To join, send email to:
In the message area put: subscribe irinlist

ISIS- Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange, ISIS-WICCE
Has, in Adobe pdf, Women's Experiences of Armed Conflict in Uganda Gulu District, 1986-1999. 19 p. Pub. in Kampala, 2001. ISIS is " action oriented women's resource centre which was started in 1974 in Geneva, Switzerland. It relocated to Kampala, Uganda at the end of 1993 to try and tap information concerning African women and make it more accessible and available to women worldwide."

It's Not Easy
Free online film. Requires Real Player, soundcard and speakers (or headset); a fast internet connection helps. "Career, family and a nice girlfriend are all going well for Suna, a young African business executive. But everything changes when his newborn son is found to be infected with HIV - the deadly AIDS virus...neighbors and co-workers learn to become allies, instead of enemies, in the battle for life." From the Federation of Uganda Employers, Experiment in International Living/Uganda, co-produced with Uganda Television. Also sold as a video cassette with discussion guidelines, research report and photonovela by MFDI.

Film preview :
Media for Development International :

Jews in Africa
"In the fall of 1999 journalist and musician Jay Sand visited the Jewish communities in Ghana and Uganda (Abayudaya Jews), and throughout 2000 he plans to visit groups in Southern and Northern Africa." Has many photographs (esp. of Ghana, Uganda) and audio files of African-Jewish music. Includes recipes, games, music. Maintained by Jay P. Sand, a freelance journalist, historian and activist.

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance
A free e-journal based at Cambridge University. Use the Search to locate articles on Uganda.

Justice Forum of Uganda, Jeema
JEEMA stands for Justice Education Economy Morality African unity. Its President is Muhammad Kibirige Mayanja. Press releases, organization history. Based in Kampala.

Kacoke Madit
"...a non-partisan and non-profit making forum dedicated to working for a resolution of the Northern Uganda conflict so as to achieve lasting peace and reconciliation." Conference reports on conflict resolution, photographs, the KM's e-newsletter. Listen to Mega FM, a northern Uganda base community radio station (includes music, requires soundcard, speakers).

Kasiisi Project
A 501(c)(3) non-profit "to give rural schoolchildren living near Kibale National Park in western Uganda a chance for a successful future, by funding classroom buildings, scholarships and related projects." Links to related web sites. Based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Kampala Online
Send a text message to any MTN phone in Uganda. Provides news to mobile phones. Information on Kampala (list of past mayors from 1950), classifieds, lonely hearts, jobs. Maintained by Fred Kirungi Fideri.

Kanyomozi, Julianna
Uganda singer.
MySpace page
: Audio tracks of her songs.
MusicUganda: biography.
Kayimbe: her gospel video on YouTube

Kaplan, Marion - Photographs
Kaplan writes - "Born in London, I lived as photojournalist and writer in Africa for twenty years."  Includes photos of arab dhows, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, political figures (Bokassa, Haile Selassie, Jomo Kenyatta, Idi Amin), wild animals, etc.

[Kazibwe] - Dr. Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe
The former Vice President of Uganda. Dr. Kazibwe, a medical doctor, was the first woman Vice President in Africa and one of the 100 most powerful women in the world according to Australian Magazine.

Keitetsi, China - Child Soldier in Uganda
In Danish, English, German. Keitetsi was a child soldier in Uganda, is now a resident of Denmark. Articles on child soldiers. Keitetsi has written a book, "Child Soldier: Fighting for My Life." A New York Times articles, August 30, 2003, p. A4, by Marc Lacey notes controversy around her account.

Kibuuka, David
David Kibuuka, from Uganda, "...demonstrates his artistic genius in oils, watercolour, acrylic and pencil drawings." "All prints, giclees or serigraphs are limited edition and signed/numbered by David Kibuuka." Virtual Art Gallery
Features the paintings of Ugandan artist, David Kibuuka. Includes a gallery of Kibuuka's work and East African modern art.

Kings College Budo
One of the oldest, best known secondary schools in Uganda. Profiles of headmasters from 1906 to date. Photographs of student life. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

In English and Luganda. Cultural site for Buganda's Kkobe clan. History and cultural norms of Kkobe clan and Buganda. Has a chronology of the Banamwama succession.

" organization...dedicated to finding and assisting lost and dispersed remnants of the Jewish people." Sells CDs or tape recordings of the music of the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda, raises funds for education of the Abayudaya Jews. Site has articles on Jews in Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda, the Lemba in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa, Timbuktu, Mali, the Tutsi in Central Africa.

Last King of Scotland
Forest Whitaker won the 2007 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his portrayal of Idi Amin and the 2007 Oscar. "Fox Searchlight Pictures was founded in 1994 as the independent arm of Twentieth Century Fox." Film Review by Prof. Stephen Howe, Bristol University.

LAW Uganda - Law and Advocacy for Women in Uganda
An NGO founded in 1997 by women lawyers. Promotes women's rights. Works "for the reform of laws and practices that discriminate against women in Uganda."

Library of Congress Country/Area Studies Handbooks
Has the full-text of the Army Area Handbooks long used as basic reference sources. Information on the history, society, economy, politics, national security of each country. Covers Uganda. One can search across all countries or any combination of countries and browse the table of contents for a specific country.

Life in Africa Foundation
An NGO to promote " increased international understanding of Africans, and life in Africa," supports microfinance institutions in Africa, "...which make credit and savings services available to the poor, who otherwise have no access to money from banks." Offers free email subscriptions to their publications. Has photos and accounts of living in Uganda, Gabon, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Tanzania by Christina Jordan-Haitsma, an American from California, who moved to Uganda in October 1998 with her Dutch husband, Epko, and their two small children.

A Little Bit of Love
AIDS / HIV awareness campaign by Ugandan musicians. Video and documentary produced by Scott Hatfield. The U.S. Military HIV Research Program site has the lyrics to A Little Bit of Love, created by over 30 Ugandan music artists for HIV education. See also the YouTube video. Artists include Juliana Kanyomozi. The song/video was commissioned by the Makerere University-Walter Reed Project ( a non-governmental, non-profit HIV research program established in 2002. A 20 minute documentary about the making of the song/video was created.

Lutaaya, Philly
Site honoring the Uganda musician who courageously acknowledged his illness from AIDS to save other Ugandans. Includes an audio clip from Philly Bongole Lutaaya's "Voices are Crying." Maintained by the the Open Vision Youth Club of Entebbe.

Makerere Institute of Social Research
Accepts national and international Research Affiliates. Formerly the East African Institute of Social Research, established in 1948.

Makerere Political Science Review
Site is gone. Published by the Department of Political Science and Public Adminsitration of Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Has the full-text of the June 1997 issue.

Makerere University
Events, directories for administrators, study opportunities, departments (nine faculties, seven institutes and five schools), the university library, university guesthouse, etc. Offers distance learning through the Makerere University Institute of Adult and Continuing Education established in 1953.

Makerere University Alumni Association

Makerere University Library
Has an OPAC (online catalog), MakULA; search for dissertations done at Makerere for example. Makerere is a National Reference Library and a legal depository of all works published in Uganda, including government publications.

Market Uganda
Extensive and attractive directory of Uganda web sites, business, cultural, blogs, etc. Photographs of Kampala. " is a brand of Media Flower Uganda Ltd, a privately owned company incorporated in Uganda. Media Flower focuses on Internet businesses." The owner is Edwin Tumukunde.

Mbendi - Uganda Country Profile
Basic data, information on the oil industry, mining industry, electrical power, computers and communications from Mbendi, a South African consulting firm.

McGill University. Centre for Developing Area Studies - Uganda Archive
"Specialized Collection of Material on Uganda." This is a list of publications acquired by Dr. Rosaslind Boyd during 1987-1998. "The material focuses primarily on gender issues, the economy and reconstituting the polity (i.e. the 1998 Land Bill, the 1995 Constitution etc.)." The collection is housed at the Centre for Developing Area Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. The list covers reports, unpublished papers, articles, speeches, government publications, serials and books.

Metropolitan Forex Bureau
Provides foreign exchange, money transfer, letters of credit, bank drafts. "established in Uganda in 1991 soon after the NRM Government liberalised foreign exchange transactions. Metropolitan is owned by the Somani Brothers who were born and raised in Kabale." Web site based in Aarhus, Denmark. Main office in Kampala, Uganda.

Michigan State Univ., Program on the Lakes of East Africa
"(PLEA) is a research, training, and service program of the African Studies Center of Michigan State University in collaboration with the fisheries research institutes of Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda. PLEA does research on Lakes Victoria and Malawi on the Anthropology and Sociology of fisheries management and development, women and gender, environmental policy, the socioeconomic impacts of species introductions, and relations of production . PLEA trains African and international scholars in fisheries socioeconomics and provides bibliographic databases, conferences, and consultancies.". Maintained by Doug Wilson.

Sells Swahili domain names. Links to web sites about Swahili, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Maintained by Robert Jordan.

Mountains of the Moon University (Fort Portal, Uganda)
A non-profit community university official opened in 2005. "The university is unique in Uganda as it was conceived and founded by leaders in the local community in western Uganda." Temporary home of records from the Uganda National Archives. The University plans a program in archive and museum studies.

Mt. Elgon Self-help Community Project
Non-profit, non denominational, community based organization initiated in 2004 as a response to the overwhelming challenges faced by the community namely; HIV and AIDS, Child abuse, domestic violence, Poverty, Illiteracy, environmental degradation and Unemployment. The project is located in Bumbo trading center, Bumwoni sub-county, Manafwa district near the slopes of Mt. Elgon and Kenya- Uganda boarder. Based in Manafwa and Masaka. Uganda.

"...owned by Music Uganda Ltd which is an organization that deals with promotion of Ugandan music, artists and culture. The website project is being run by young and enthusiastic people, most of whom are musicians in their own ways." Has a page of free music downloads, musicians and their biographies / photographs arranged under Groups, Individual Artists, Traditional music, Choirs, lyrics, videos, has links to other Uganda music sites worldwide. Offers free ringtones, deejay biographies (radio, TV, club), event photos, professional music services, information on traditional instruments. Hosts the Uganda Hip Hop Foundation.

Information on all aspects of Uganda. Has a directory of NGOs, Uganda history, an extensive business directory, etc. An affiliate of Uganda Home Pages Limited, web site hosting and design company. Maintained by Edward Baliddawa.

Namilyango College (Kampala)
Namilyango college, in Mukono District, 19 kilometres from Kampala, is the oldest boarding secondary school in Uganda. It is a a boys' boarding school offering the Ordinally Level (O-level) and the Advanced Level (Hsc). It was founded in 1902 by Mill Hill Missionaries. Describes its history and a project with South African and Canadian schools.

National Agricultural Research Organization of Uganda
Established 1992, in Entebbe.. Comprises research institutes in agricultural engineering, fisheries, forestry, food science, livestock research, animal production. Includes a 24 p. list of publications by NARO scientists, publishes the Uganda Journal Of Agricultural Sciences.

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Contains reports on the social & environment assessment of the Bujagali Dam project, annual reports on the State of the Environment for Uganda, NEMA News. In .zip format are the National Environment Action Plan, reports on population, toxic chemicals, land management, livestock, forestry, wildlife, energy, climate, education, water resources, Karamoja, etc. [KF]

National Institute of Journalists of Uganda (Kampala, Uganda)
Has a directory of journalists, publishes the Uganda Journalism Review; has a selection of full text articles on the media and journalism in Uganda.

National Library of Uganda
The Library is the legal depository library for Ugandan publications. It publishes the National Bibliography of Uganda. The Library issues / allocates International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN) and International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN) to Uganda's publishers. The Library maintains the Uganda national collection.

National Resistance Movement
The governing political party in Uganda headed by Uganda President Yoweri Museveni. Party Constitution, manifesto, news, photographs, links to related sites.

National Resistance Movement Organization - U.S.A.
U.S. web site for Uganda's government political party headed by Uganda President Yoweri Museveni. Has the full text of many of President Museveni's speeches (229 pages in PDF).

National Unity Platform (NUP)
Opposition political party.  Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine is the party's 2021 Presidential candidate.

News Station - Media Monitoring Network, MEMONET
"Aggregates Uganda and African news and commentary from on-line newspapers and blogs." "Formed in a consortium of media organisations aimed at fair media coverage of diverse subjects including democracy related issues in Uganda. Memonet is supported by experienced media content analysts, journalists, researchers, academics and lawyers in Uganda." The owner is The Print, Radio and Television Observatory (Prato) LLC and I-Sytems Inc. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Nkumba University

Northwestern University. Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies. Winterton Collection
The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar) photographs comprises c. 7,600 photographs taken primarily in East Africa between about 1860 and 1960. A sample of 101 images are on-line and album views. Has an inventory.

Northwestern University. PAS Working Papers Series
Full text papers, in Adobe pdf, showcase "...writings in African studies by Northwestern faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates, as well as work by PAS visiting scholars and resident research fellows."

PAS Working Paper No. 9 (2000) Reimagining Tradition: The Politics of Succession in Colonial Buganda by Neil Kodesh

Nzalamba Art Works
Paul Nzalamba is a artist working in batiks who grew up in Uganda and now lives in the Los Angeles area. On-line gallery. Prints, lithographs, notecards can be purchased.

Ochieng, Ruth - Rural Women and Information in Uganda
In Adobe PDF format. 14 p. "highlights approaches used by Isis-WICCE to generate and disseminate information for rural women, policy makers and opinion leaders." Presented at FAO High Level Consultation on Rural Women and Information, Rome, 4 - 6th October, 1999.

Oldham's (Ronnie) Collection of Currency From Around the World
Includes a picture of Bank of Uganda currency. On the web site of Ronnie Max Oldham.

Panos - "Roads to the Summit"
Panos (London) and LEAD, Leadership for Environment & Development have published a joint report (53 pages in MS Word format), which explores what six countries have achieved in sustainable development since the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio. The countries...are: India, Japan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and the United States. "...each country has enacted an array of new mainly environmental legislation, but has largely failed to go the extra mile to integrate environmental protection with development. Most of the countries being reviewed, moreover, do not appear convinced by the concept of sustainable development."

Partnership for Higher Education in Africa
Full text publications include: Higher Education in Tanzania: A Case Study; Makerere University in Transition, 1993-2000: Opportunities and Challenges; Higher Education in Mozambique: A Case Study; Securing the Linchpin: ICT for Teaching, Learning, and Research. The Grants Database provides information by country, grantee, donor, amount, duration, purpose of grant, and keywords on grants received from the Partnership members: Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. Based at New York University, New York city.

Pathfinder International (Watertown, Massachusetts)
A non-profit founded in the 1920s. "...supports family planning and reproductive health initiatives in 37 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia and the Near East." Full text articles on Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, with photographs, statistics.

Pearls of Africa
"...nonprofit organization dedicated to serving men, women, and children in Uganda, who live with disabilities." Works with Peoples with Disabilities, Uganda and NetAid. Based in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

People With Disabilities - Uganda (PWDU)
A nonprofit, peace and disability rights organization based in Kampala, Uganda. Serves children and adults with disabilities. Read articles, has an e-mail newsletter.

Percussion Discussion Africa
A group of "8 musicians mixing traditional East African instruments with contemporary sounds," headed by Omwana We Nsenene Sewanyana on traditional drums. Need to register to access the audio clips. Sung in Lusoga and Luganda. Sells CDs.

Planum: European Journal of Planning
Information on German architecht, Ernst May (1886-1970), who was Town Planner in Kampala, Uganda, during the 1940s. Maps of Kampala, architectural drawings of housing schemes. Planum is the e-journal of the Planum Association which concerns urban development and environment preservation.

Prendergast, John - Resolving the Three Headed War from Hell in Southern Sudan, Northern Uganda, and Darfur
8 p. in PDF. (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Africa Program, Occasional Paper, No. 3, Feb. 2005.

Private Sector Foundation (Kampala)
"The members of the PSF are business associations and public sector organisations which facilitate the private sector in Uganda."

Project Elgon
Project (1996-1997) by students and staff from Makerere University, Aberdeen University, and Dundee University to study the impact of humans on the biodiversity and ecology of Mount Elgon National Park. Mount Elgon is a solitary extinct volcano on the border between Uganda and Kenya. Includes a history of the area, a report "Effects of Grazing and Cultivation on Forest Plant Communities in Mount Elgon National Park, Uganda," studies on land use, population pressure, small mammals, bird species, effects of tourism, agro-forestry practices, etc.

Quam, Michael D. "A Bibliography of Karamoja, Uganda: Books and Articles Published in English"
Citations (99) to journals articles, chapters from books, and books. In the Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography, No. 5 (University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.)

Radio Katwe
Currrent news, commentary on Uganda affairs. Often critical of the present government.

Radio Simba
Uganda radio station. News, listen to music (requires sound card/speakers), profiles of programs and radio personalities.

Reed, Emily - "Wronging Gay and Lesbian Rights in Uganda"
Full text article in Human Rights Tribune (Ottawa, Canada), December 2000, Vol. 7, No. 4. Published by Human Rights Internet.

Respond Uganda - Research and Education to Strengthen Peace and Order and to Nurture Democracy
Organization to "help put Uganda back on a peaceful...path toward democracy..." Critical of the Uganda government for not promoting multiparty democracy. Special reports on elections, election violence, government problems, interview with Kizza Besigye, links to human rights groups, womens' organizations. Based in Washington, D.C.

Rowing Upstream: Snapshots of Pioneers of the Information Age in Africa
Edited by Lisbeth A. Levey and Stacey Young. Developed by the Project for Information Access and Connectivity (PIAC). (Johannesburg, South Africa: Zann Hoad Sharp Sharp Media (Pty) Ltd., 2002.). Full text of a book on the history of the internet in Africa, with a timeline (and maps). Covers the role of African NGOs, especially SANGONET, a photo essay (includes community radio in Mozambique, women's enterprises), African content on the web including from the Diaspora, ICT in African universities, ICT funding in Africa, accounts of the beginnings of the internet in Africa by some of its pioneers ( such as Charles Musisi).

Scholars at Risk Network
"...a network of universities, colleges, and research centers to serve as hosts for scholars identified by the program as needing sanctuary outside of their home region." Arranges "temporary positions as visiting professors, researchers, lecturers and fellows for scholars who [are] threatened and unable to work in their home country or region." Has the full text of "International Human Rights Norms and Democracy in Africa: Kenya and Uganda in the 1990s" by Hans Peter Schmitz (1999, 25 pages). Based at New York University, New York, N.Y.

School Net Uganda
A network of educators and schools to promote "the integration of Information and Communication Technologies in education." Provides "...pedagogical and technical expertise and advice, infrastructure and human resources, coordination, training and capacity building and developing SMART local and international partnerships in the areas of Internet Connectivity; Appropriate Technology..."

Sentamu, John, Archbishop of York
June 17, 2005 - "The Bishop of Birmingham, the Rt Rev John Sentamu, has become the Church of England's first black archbishop. The Ugandan-born cleric takes over as Archbishop of York..." This is the second-highest post in the Church of England.

October 5, 2005 confirmation: Archbishop of York Official Site:

Archbishop Sentamu's choice of music. "...each week a guest [on BBC Radio 4] is invited by Sue Lawley to choose the eight records they would take with them to a desert island":

SESRTCIC InfoBase - Uganda Page
The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries, SESRTCIC, is an intergovernmental subsidiary organ of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), based in Ankara, Turkey. Has a page on Uganda, includes statistics on health, education, trade, transportation, tourism, population, trade, maps (administrative, demographic, topographic), an audio file of the national anthem, etc.

Skint Productions (London)
Sells the recordings of Ugandan musicians, Philly B. Lutaya, The Afrigo Band, Paul Kafeero, Elly Wamala, Herman Basudde, Fred Sebetta, and others. Also sells a book, Introduction to Soccer Coaching, by John Latigo.

The Source
Internet service provider with its "Primary Point Of Presence (POP) outside of a Capital City. The Source provides e-mail (web-based) and web access at the cost of a local call in Jinja and Iganga towns. Owned by the Church of Christ, based in Jinja, Eastern Uganda. See also the article on the Uganda Missions site.

Ssenkumba, John - The Crisis of Opposition Politics in Uganda
17 page article in Vol. 15, No. 3, 1996 of Politeia, journal pub. by UNISA Press, South Africa.

Starpoint Goldfields in Africa
"...a Canadian-based mineral exploration company focused on the immense mineral wealth of Central Africa. Key contacts in Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo have provided Starpoint with opportunities to acquire exceptional properties with enormous wealth."  Has diamond/gold concessions in the Congo, news releases, reports. Based in Vancouver.

Straight Talk Foundation (Kampala, Uganda)
Produces newspapers, radio shows, newsletter, workshops on reproductive health, safe sex practices, sexuality for children and young adults in Uganda. Publishes Young Talk and Straight Talk, their newspapers.

Team Uganda Hockey
About field hockey in Uganda. Page by Chris James.

UgaBYTES Initiative
Non-profit working to reduce the digital divide especially for rural areas. Developed software for telecentres. Works with other Uganda NGOs. Has a 2003, 26 page draft report, Rural ICT Utilisation in Tanzania Empirical Findings from Kasulu, Magu, and Sengerema, by Olaf Nielinger (in PDF). Working to set up an African HELPNET (international African help desk). Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda [Government]
Official site. Facts, history, government directory, full text of the constitution, links to Ministry web sites, tourism, etc.

Uganda AIDS Commission
"The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) was established by Statute of Parliament in 1992 and placed under the Office of the President..." Has a full text report (MS Word, zipped form) "Status and impact of HIV/AIDS in Uganda," the annual report, etc.

Uganda - An Air Photo Archive of Settlement and Agriculture Rural Uganda 1963
Photographs taken 1963 for a study of indigenous land use and settlement (West Nile and the North East) by Walter W. Deshler, on a sabbatical leave from the Geography Department, University of Maryland. Also ground based views of houses, granaries and other items. "Air photo archive of settlement and agriculture in rural Uganda 1963. Most photos are from low flying aircraft. Landscapes are shown in some detail, including houses, granaries, crops in the field, occasionally livestock and corrals." Mirror site at the University of Maryland Geography Department:

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Entebbe)
"...the central statistical office in Uganda....collects, analyses and disseminates integrated, reliable, timely statistical data..." Has multi-year statistics, in Excel spreadsheets, for population, education, health, agriculture, income & expenditures, consumer price index, national accounts, industry, external trade, labor force, etc. Has the 2002 census online. Describes current projects, future censuses. See the "What's New" for additional statistics, press releases.

Uganda. Capital Markets Authority
" autonomous body responsible for promoting, developing and regulating the capital markets industry in Uganda just as regulation of banks is carried out by the Central Bank (Bank of Uganda) and insurance business is regulated by an Insurance Commission." [Similar to the U.S. SEC). Has a directory of broker/dealers, investment advisors and fund managers licensed and regulated by CMA, local equities listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange, investor education publications, issues of their Quarterly Review, the text of laws / regulations.

Uganda Children's Charity Foundation
UCCF provides education, food, clothing & shelter for AIDS-related orphans in Uganda and funds U.S. scholarships for AIDS-related orphans. The Foundation sponsors The Tour of Light...a national tour by a song and dance troupe of young Ugandan orphans. "UCCF....[works] closely with the Daughters of Charity Orphanage, founded in 1971 by Sister Rose Muyinza." Based in Dallas, Texas.

See also Children of Uganda
Site for the music troupe of 18 Ugandan orphans which toured the U.S., photographs of the children's New Year's Eve 2000 party and an audio clip of their music and an audio clip of their David Letterman TV appearance.

Uganda Christian University
A private university established by the Province of the Church of Uganda in 1997. It is located twenty-three kilometers from Uganda’s capital and main city, Kampala, on the main road to Jinja.

Uganda Coffee Development Authority
"The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) was established by statutory mandate in 1991 following the liberalization of the coffee industry." A goal is to "Promote, improve, and monitor marketing of coffee to optimize foreign exchange earning and payment to farmers."

Uganda Communications Commission
"(UCC) is the government of Uganda's regulator of the communications industry. UCC regulates and promotes development in the communications sector."

Uganda Conflict Action Network
Non-profit organization under the Africa Faith and Justice Network, Washington, DC. Extensive history of the northern Uganda conflict and the Lord’s Resistance Army, timeline (from 1981), audio reports, daily news, links to related sites on the 20 year old conflict. Blog format. RSS Feed:

Uganda. Courts of Judicature
Official site. Profiles of the Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice and Justices of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. Information on the High Court, Commercial Court, Magistrate Courts, Danish International Development Agency (D.A.N.I.D.A.) assistance to the Judiciary, etc.

Uganda Debt Network (Kampala)
Its mission is "To advocate for reduced and sustainable debt levels, accountability and effective use of national resources for the benefit of all the people of Uganda." The Network fights corruption by producing publications about corruption in Uganda. Has the annual report online, their publications list, reports on activities, information on the Anti Corruption Coalition - Uganda, a paper "Foreign Aid and Africa's Search for Improved Socio-economic Performance" by Prof. Jossy Bibangambah, articles from Ugandan newspapers.

Uganda Democratic Coalition (UDC, Langley Park, Maryland)
Site has closed. The UDC opposed the government of President Yoweri Museveni. Had a tribute to Ben Kiwanuka by Maurice Peter Kagimu Kiwanuka, the Son of the Late Prime Minister, the March 1999 issue of the UDC Newsletter, and other articles. It's President is Remigius Kintu.

Uganda. Department of Immigration
Information on visas, student passes, work permits, citizenship, etc. Based at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda Embassies / Diplomatic Missions
The web site of the Uganda Tourist Board lists addresses of Uganda diplomatic missions abroad.

Uganda. Embassy. Washington, D.C.
Facts about Uganda, Embassy staff, visa requirements, visa application forms, Uganda coat of arms, the national anthem (including an audio clip), Uganda map, etc.

Uganda Export Promotion Board
Its mission is " promote and develop Uganda's exports to a sustainable level by pragmatically popularising, dynamysing and entrepreneurialising them (exports) in the regional and International markets." Has an online Exporters Directory; select a produce and find relevant companies. Has their International Price Bulletin, an article on the role of Uganda in implementing the U.S. African Growth and Opportunities Act, and information on Uganda's main exports - Coffee, Cotton, Tea, Tobacco. E-mail: Based in Kampala.

Uganda Forestry Resources and Institutions Center, Africa Indigenous Knowledge and Forestry Preservation Web Page
Describes research projects between the Uganda Forestry Resources and Institutions Center (UFRIC) at Makerere University in Uganda, and Indiana University's Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis." "The page focuses more narrowly on indigenous knowledge and the role of indigenous knowledge in environmental conservation in Africa..." Has full text reports in Adobe PDF format - "Protecting Africa's Trees" "Forest peoples in the Central African rainforests: focus on the pygmies" etc. Describes Uganda's nature reserves and forests.

Uganda. Inspector General of Government
Official site. "The centre piece of the Government’s anti- corruption strategy is the INSPECTORATE OF GOVERNMENT which it established in 1986." Press articles regarding its work, list of its publications (on law, corruption, etc.), summaries of cases involving abuse of Office, Non-payment of Salaries and other Benefits, Embezzlement, Victimisation, Irregularities in Tender and Contract Awards, Property disputes and some other categories, the full text of the Leadership Code Act, links to related sites. Based in Kampala.

Uganda Investment Authority
Has a country profile with guide to investing, investment opportunities, full text annual reports, its Newsletter.

Uganda. Justice Law and Order Sector
Uganda Government body. The "Government of Uganda has embarked on new policy wherein institutions involved in the administration of justice are to plan strategically as a Sector." "To promote the rule of law, increase public confidence in the Criminal Justice System, and to enhance the ability of private sector to make and enforce commercial contracts."

Has full text publications (Baseline Study on Criminal Justice, Gender and Crime statistics, Baseline Study on Financial Management Sytems, Study on Gender and Access to Justice, Participatory Poverty Assessment on Safety, Security, and Access to Justice: Voices of the Poor in Uganda (60 pages), Crime Statistics Report from 1997-2001 (103 pages), Study on Sentencing and Offences Legislation in Uganda (46 pages). Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda Law Society (Kampala, Uganda)
An NGO founded in 1964. Has a Members Directory, online Newsletter, information on its Legal Aid Project and other Ugandan legal aid providers.

Uganda Library Association
Has issues of the Newsletter, photographs from the First Annual Library & Information Science Conference for Uganda, November 2000. Site hosted by the University of Oklahoma, School of Library and Information Studies.

Uganda Martyrs University (Kampala, Uganda)
A Catholic a rural area on the equator at Nkozi, some 82 km west of Kampala." The first Academic Year opened 18th October 1993. "Uganda Martyrs is fully recognised by the Ministry of Education in Uganda and its degrees are confered autonomously..."

Uganda Media Women's Association (Kampala, Uganda)
"...formed in 1983, is a non-governmental organisation for female journalists from government and private media." Publishes a newspaper, The Other Voice. Has civic education, rural outreach progarams and a community radio, 101.7 MAMA FM and has produced documentaries.

Uganda. Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. Plan for Modernisation of Agriculture
Uganda government official site. Full text reports are on-line. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda. Ministry of Education and Sports
Many full text reports such as the school district profiles, a directory of Ministry officials with email addresses. [KF]

Uganda. Ministry of Energy and Development
Full text documents include Annual Reports, Energy Policy for Uganda, Mineral Policy of Uganda, The Rural Electrification Strategy and Plan, energy efficiency directory, mining sector reports, energy & mineral statistics.

Uganda. Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
Official site. Has full text of the budget speech, the budget in brief (in Adobe pdf format), press releases (however the one on the site as of Jan. 2001 in MS Word format was infected with a virus which needs to be removed first by your antivirus program.).

Uganda. Ministry of Finance, Planning & Econ Development. Privitisation Unit
Official site.

Uganda. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Official site.

Uganda. Ministry of Health
Official site. Health statistics and many full text documents.

Uganda. Ministry of Local Government
Official site. Information on Uganda's decentralisation policy, full text documents, publications list, etc.

Uganda. Ministry of Public Service

Uganda. Ministry of Water, Lands and Environment
Official site.

Uganda. Ministry of Water, Lands and Environment. Uganda National Wetlands Programme
News on Uganda wetland issues, wetland activities, links to related wetland and environment conservation sites. "Covering 13% of Uganda's surface area, wetlands represent one of the most vital ecological and economic resources Uganda has." Full text of the 1995 National Policy for the Conservation and Management of Wetland Resources and other full text government documents. From the Wetlands Inspection Division, Uganda Ministry of Water, Lands and Environment, Kampala, Uganda. (Jinja, Uganda)
From the Churches of Christ, an "...evangelical Christian mission working in both rural and urban contexts." Has reports from missionaries in Busoga, information on the internet cafe, The Source, owned by the Jinja Church of Christ, family newsletters, small photos, video clips.

Uganda National Academy of Science
"UNAS brings together a diverse group of scientists from the physical, biological and social/behavioral sciences, working together in an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary manner." Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (Kampala, Uganda)
"The UNCST was established in 1990 by Act of a semi-autonomous government agency to advise, develop, implement policies and strategies for integrating Science, Technology and Research development in Uganda." Administers Research Registration and Clearance. "All persons intending to carry out research in Uganda are required to register their research activities with the UNCST, and obtain UNCST approval of their activities." Has APPLICATION FORMS FOR RESEARCHERS WISHING TO CARRY OUT RESEARCH IN UGANDA AND TO USE GOVERNMENT ARCHIVES.

Uganda. National Curriculum Development Centre
"...a body corporate of the Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) of the Government of Uganda." "NCDC has a mission of initiation, development and evaluation of the existing and new curricula, materials for Pre-primary, Primary, Secondary and some Post-Secondary levels of education as well as organizing courses for teachers on methodology and content."

Uganda National Institute of Special Education
" integrated autonomous institution in Uganda's structure of higher learning." "Its focus is specialized professional teacher development plus community workers with training at certificate, diploma and degree levels. It also engages in research, community service, development of educational materials and adaptive devices appropriate for learners with special needs." Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda. Office of the Inspector General
" independent institution charged with the responsibility of eliminating corruption and abuse of office. It reports to Parliament and has the function of promoting and ensuring strict adherence to the rule of law and principles of natural justice in administration it is also the national Ombudsman of Uganda." It held workshops in various districts " sensitize the masses about the impact and danger to society of corruption." There a brief accounts of some of these meetings. Has links to business sites.

Uganda Online
"...official Domain Registry for the Uganda top-level domain..." Has a Whois database. Owned by Charles Musisi.

Uganda Online Directory
"Uganda Jobs, Uganda Music plus everything Uganda.Free Classifieds for Ugandan Companies available."

Uganda Online Law Library
court decisions (human rights, free speech, etc.), Uganda constitution, directory of lawyers, law firms, Access to Acts & laws, Regulations, Judgments require a Paid Membership. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda. Parliament
Has full text of the Hansards (legislative proceedings).  Lists members of parliament. Has many links to the extensive Uganda Page of Edward Baliddawa.

Uganda Participatory Poverty Assessment Process
" initiative of the Government of Uganda that seeks to bring the perspectives of poor Ugandans, through consultations, into the formulation and the implementation of policies and planning for poverty reduction at both district and national levels." Has the full text, in Adobe PDF format, of Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) Reports, of national and district reports, capacity needs assessment reports, etc.

Uganda Peoples Congress
Opposition political party. Party of Uganda's first President, A. MiIton Obote. Party constitution, resolutions, speeches, statements, messages from Obote, speeches of Miria Obote, history of the UPC, photographs of traditional dance. Site based in Scarborough, Canada.

Uganda Post Limited
Official Uganda post office site, gives postal rates (domestic and international), etc.

Uganda Red Cross Society

Uganda Revenue Authority
"...central body for the assessment and collection of specified tax revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to account for all the revenue to which those laws apply." Has the text, in .zip format, of Background to the National Budget 2002/2003. The Finance Bill can be searched. Based in Kampala.

Uganda Securities Exchange
"The Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) was licensed to operate as an approved Stock Exchange in June 1997 by the Capital Markets Authority. The USE began formal trading operations on January 1998." Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda Society (Kampala)
Founded in 1923, has the table of contents for its journal, the Uganda Journal, has issues of its newsletter online, the lecture series schedule,

See also Uganda Society - issues of the Uganda Society Newsletter (full text articles).

Uganda. State House
Profiles of the President and Vice President, press releases, President's achievements, photographs. Send a message to the President. Based in Kampala.

Uganda Studies Organization

Uganda Tourist Association and Uganda Tourist Board

Uganda Videos
YouTube like music videos of popular Ugandan music, news. Artist profiles and discussion forums on Ugandan music. Examples - Julianna Kanyomozi, Joseph Kony press conference. Can upload your videos. Site based in New York City.

Uganda Wildlife Authority

Information on the national parks, bird watching, game viewing, hiking, mountain climbing, gorilla and chimpanzee tracking, research facilities (includes a spatial Management Information System, MIST), research clearance procedures, etc. Based in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda Women's Network, UWONET
" advocacy and lobbying coalition of National Women’s NGOs, institutions and individuals in Uganda, founded in 1993."

Discussion list based in Uganda. To subscribe, send email to:
Leave the Subject area blank. In the Message area put: subscribe Ugandanet YourEmailAddress
If you need help write to:

Uganda web sites with a search engine by Computer & Multimedia Services (Uganda) Ltd. in Kampala.

Ugandan Convention UK
" harness the...expertise...of the Ugandan Diaspora with a view to promote socio-economic...development.. in Uganda" Business Directory, convention. Based in London.

Ugandan North American Association
Founded in 1988.  "To bring together Ugandans now living in North America and create a platform on which they can network, share and experience Ugandan culture and the abundant opportunities of our new home." Holds an annual convention.

Ugandanlink - World wide ugandan community website
Site connecting Ugandans at home and those in the diaspora. Business news, music videos, discussion forums, links to Uganda radio, personal profiles, community events. "Ugandanlink, founded in February of 2004 is completely independent....created to feature information about the Ugandan Community such as sharing the Latest News, Community Events..."

uNight: for the Children of Uganda
"uNight: for the children of Uganda is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building an effective grassroots constituency in the United States and United Kingdom to help end the 20 -year long war in northern Uganda and to provide long-term humanitarian assistance to the child victims." Articles, reports. Based in New York City.

For discussion of topics related to cultural, academic and technical matters and exchange of any information related to the peoples of Uganda, in particular and the East African Nile Basin countries: namely Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi in general. To subscribe, send email to:

In the message area put: SUB unile-list yourfirstname yourlastname
The owner is Itiakorit John Osele: osele@ACSU.Buffalo.EDU

United Nations. Community Development, Community Management
Describes the UN's Uganda Community Management Programme which sought to "empower low income groups(eg women, youth, landless, the poor, the vulnerable) so that they can choose, plan and manage their own development, and to identify and make maximum use of their own (often hidden) resources."

United Nations Development Programme
Use the Search to locate reports on Uganda.

United Nations. High Commissioner for Refugees, Refworld
Has many reports on Uganda (use the dropdown menu at the bottom of the page), statistics, news.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Greater Horn Information Exchange
Has a Uganda Country Profile. Information is from 1994-1995. Covers politics, development, health, agriculture, environment, the USAID FY 1996 Congressional Presentation, Sudanese refugees, etc.

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Chiefs of State & Cabinet Members - Uganda
Provides a list of the President, Cabinet members, the Governor of the Central Bank, the country's Ambassador to the U.S., and its U.N. Representative.

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook - Uganda Page
Information on geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, defense. Has a basic map.

United States. Congress
Thomas, U.S. Legislative Information, is a great resource. Keyword search access to the full text of the U.S. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD (similar to parliamentary proceedings or debates) and to Congressional legislation. Scroll down half way to locate the Congressional Record Text: Congress: 105th (1997-98) - 104th (1995-96) - 103rd (1993-94)

United States. Department of State. Report on Human Rights Practices in Uganda
2011 Report, 2010 Report, 2009 Report, 2008 Report, 2007 Report, 2006 Report, 2005 Report, 2004 Report, 2003 Report, 2002 Report, 2001 Report, 2000 Report, 1999 Report, 1998 Report, 1997 Report, 1996 Report, 1995, 1994, 1993:

United States. Embassy. Uganda
Ambassador's biography, visa information, holidays, business opportunities, etc.

United States Institute of Peace - Uganda / Lord's Resistance Army Peace Negotiations
By David Smock. Feb. 2008. Full text report.

University of Manchester. Institute for Development Policy and Management. Community Conservation in Africa: Working Papers
Full text of papers (in Adobe PDF or MS Word), covers Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe.

University of Pennsylvania Uganda Page and Search Engine
Map, U.S. State Dept. travel advisory, languages, links to related web sites, created by Julie Sisskind, now maintained by Ali Dinar. The UPenn site has a keyword search facility.

University of Sussex. Institute of Development Studies. (Brighton, U.K.)
Its Civil Society and Governance Programme has country reports for South Africa. and case studies on Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.

University of the Witwatersrand. Forced Migration Studies Programme
Publishes preliminary findings on migration and displacement in Africa.

Working Paper #3
E. Lammers, Young, Urban Refugees in Kampala, Uganda: Some Thoughts on the Ethics of Fieldwork and Issues of Representation

Working Paper #1
M. Macchiavello, Urban Forced Migrants in Kampala: Methodologies and Ethical and Psychological Issues

Unknown Soldier
Comic book series by Joshua Dysart.

U-Real (Kampala)
Aims to be a "Gateway to all the Stations broadcasting in Uganda today." Only has Radio Simba.

Vanderbilt University. Blair School of Music - Global Music Archive
Founded 2002, a "...multi-media archive and resource center for traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and North and South America, with particular emphasis on the African Diaspora." Has a database, the Digital Collection of East African Recordings, which "consists of over 2,000 discrete musical performances recorded by an East African ethnomusicologist, Centurio Balikoowa." Listen to audio of music from rural and urban areas of Uganda. Music of AIDS in East Africa. On-line catalog of its holdings. Based in Nashville, Tennessee.

East African Music Bibliography

The Ugandan popular music cassette collection has a 9 page Finding Aid in PDF. Publication info: [Uganda] : Various labels, [c.2000-2003]. Description: 380 sound cassettes : analog.

War / Dance
Directed by Andrea Nix Fine and Sean Fine. (THINKFilm) A Shine Global and Fine Films Production. Movie trailer, director's interview, press articles. Nominated for the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Shine Global Inc. is a "film production company dedicated to ending the abuse and exploitation of children worldwide through the production of documentary films." Based in Montclair, New Jersey.

"War/Dance tells the story of Uganda's brutal civil war through the eyes of three children.....War/Dance follows their historic journey as they compete for the first time in the finals of Uganda's National Music and Dance Competition. Devastated by the horrors of war, they carry the hopes and dreams of their entire village with them as they struggle to be crowned national champion." - description from the 10th U.N. Association Film Festival 2007, Stanford University.

Westbrook, David - 'The Torment of Northern Uganda: A Legacy of Missed Opportunities"
Full text. In the e-journal, Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution, June 2000, Issue 3.2. "Uganda's longest running violent conflict has thus far spanned a thirteen-year time period from 1986 to 2000 and continues to this day." "Whether in protected villages or at home, the Acholi have been powerless to stop the LRA from burning their homes, schools, and clinics." Published by the Tabula Rasa Institute, Washington, DC.

Women Connect!
"...project working to strengthen the communication, technology, and advocacy skills of women's rights organizations around the world. The current focus is on women's health issues in Africa." Has directories of women's organizations in Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Works with women's reproductive and sexual health (including family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention and care), inheritance rights for women, adolescent health, and the reduction of all forms of violence. Helps connect groups to email and the Internet. Maintained by the Pacific Institute For Women's Health, Los Angeles.

Women of Uganda Network, WOUGNET
Promotes the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) by Ugandan women's organisations. Has a directory of Ugandan women's organizations, a discussion list, a list of Uganda's women members of Parliament and women in the East African Legislative Assembly.

Women's Intercultural Network, Inc. (WIN)
A non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California. Brings women and girls together to exchange skills in professional, economic and political leadership. As part of a Uganda project, a group visited Kampala, Gulu and Mbarara Districts in 2001.

World Health Organization. Traditional Medicine Strategy - Uganda
"...up to 80% of people in the south use it as part of primary health care. The situation has given rise to concerns among health practitioners and consumers on the issue of safety, above all, but also on questions of policy, regulation, evidence, biodiversity and preservation and protection of traditional knowledge." WHo released 'a global plan...The strategy provides a framework for policy to assist countries to regulate traditional or complementary/alternative medicine (TM/CAM) to make its use safer, more accessible to their populations and sustainable."

Has full text reports such as -
Report of the Consultation on AIDS and Traditional Medicine: Prospects for Involving Traditional Health Practitioners (Francistown, Botswana, 23-27 July 1990), WHO/TRM/GPA/90.1, WHO Geneva, 1990 (full text in Adobe PDF, with profiles on Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe). [KF]
Injection use and practices in Uganda. By H. Birungi, D. Asiimwe, S. Reynolds Whyte
1995, 45 pages. Full text in Adobe pdf.

Youth Aid East Africa/ Jugendhilfe Ostafrika
In German and English. An non-governmental organisation based in Germany to support children´s homes in Uganda and sponsor bicycles for projects and needy people in Uganda.