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Uganda

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Official Name: Republic of Uganda

Region: East Africa

Bordering Countries:

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Capital: Kampala

Official Languages: English, Swahili

Government - Presidential republic

Ruling Party: National Resistance Movement (NRM)

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Coat of Arms

Military: Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF)

Independence: 9 October 1962

Colonial Power: United Kingdom (UK)

Area: 236,040 km2

Time Zone: EAT (UTC+3)

Internet TLD: .ug

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Calling Code: +256

Website: www.visituganda.com/

Membership of International Organisations


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Joseph Kony

Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Rebellion 1987-present

Leaders

  • Joseph Kony (believed hiding in CAR)
  • Vincent Otti (Deceased)
  • Raska Lukwiya (Deceased)
  • Okot Odhiambo (Defected)
  • Dominic Ongwen
  • Odong Latek (Deceased)
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Source: Global Security

Area of Operations:

Opponents

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Strength Estimates

  • 2007 | 500-3,000
  • 2011 | 300-400
  • 2012 | 200-500

Links

Videos

Al Jazeera English | US trains Ugandan soldiers for AU mission | 2 May2012

Al Jazeera English | Sudan refugees return from Uganda | 20 June 2007

Sudan has the highest number of refugees in Africa. Al Jazeera has the story of one family returning home. Our Africa Bureau chief, Andrew Simmons, joined a Sudanese family who made the journey home from Moyo in northern Uganda back to their village in Kayo Keji in southern Sudan.



 
 

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