Uganda is situated on a high plateau
between two rifts and it borders with DR Congo,
Sudan, Tanzania and Kenya. It was a
collection of kingdoms until it got invaded by
Arab traders in 1830. In 1860 British
came looking for the
source and between 1894 and 9 October 1962
Uganda was a British protectorate.
The Uganda Railway, which was finished by the
in 1896, runs from Kampala to Mombasa in
had many people from India come over to
build the railway, and their descendents still live in
these nationalities are reflected in the Ugandan cuisine. On the culinary calendar, you will
find the 9th of October
is Independence Day and the 9th of
June is Heroes Day.