Believe It Or Not: 12 Amazing Facts About Uganda

By • Dec 12th, 2011 • Category: Society

Uganda was ranked highly as a favourite tourist destination in 2012. We thought we’d compile a few facts to help our dear visitors.


Fact number zero: I don't win, I don't lose. I just be.

1. A Ugandan president is called a Museveni, no matter the outcome of the elections.

2. The parliament was built without intelligence in it. It was only until 2011 that the august house started developing certain unverifiable signs of intelligence. However, officials worry that the available space may not be enough to hold the intelligence.

3. A minister is any public figure that can ably swindle public funds and get away with it.

4. 70% of police officers have eyes that can detect guns and any metallic objects in cars just by looking at the passengers.

5. It is illegal to have electricity 7 days in a row.

6. A government contract is only awarded to a provider if they cannot competently provide the service. Anything short of that will lead to immediate termination of the contract and severe penalty.

7. Kabakumba Masiko is a ninja.

8. You can get arrested for refusing to commit a crime.

9. Walking is prohibited in certain parts of the country.

10. Roads are constructed with potholes in them. Those without potholes are denied further maintenance until a thorough investigation is carried out.

11. Criminals in the private sector are loved by the people while those in the public sector are loved by the president.

12. It is imperative to have a nationwide violent strike at least once a year even if the strike essentially accomplishes nothing.


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  • Ivoreturns

    cancer boy. stop killing me

  • Anna Mugambi

    No 5 for me is the winner … Oh the humanity! hehehe!

  • nacheks555

    Ugandans are frustrated ..I know it sucks to see such things going on in our motherland…whom do we blame it on..the leaders..who are the people ,who are you.I think we have to stand as one..seriously,but we are all divided.

  • sad unicorn

    lol u get arrested for not commiting a crime i have lost all faith in humanity