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Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Uganda now has a multiparty democracy but its president is reluctant to step aside

Uganda lies on the equator, but because of the altitude the climate is relatively mild. The...

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Uganda

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 91 words.

The Republic of Uganda (Swahili: Jamhuri Ya Uganda) since 1963, having gained independence from the UK in 1962.

Uganda

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 911 words.

Uganda now has a multiparty democracy but its president is reluctant to step aside

Uganda lies on the equator, but

Ugandan

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 160 words.

Abaddon, gladden, gladdon, Ibadan, madden, sadden • abandon, Brandon, Rwandan, Ugandan • Baden, Baden-Baden, Coloradan, garden,

Ugandan

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 160 words.

Abaddon, gladden, gladdon, Ibadan, madden, sadden • abandon, Brandon, Rwandan, Ugandan • Baden, Baden-Baden, Coloradan, garden,

Uganda

Susan Dicklitch.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 4308 words.

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa bordered by Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the

Uganda

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 87 words.

The Republic of Uganda since 1963, having gained independence from the UK in 1962. Landlocked, it had been

Uganda

Osita Okagbue.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1908 words.

The many kingdoms and ethnic groups which make up Uganda came together as a unit in 1900 with the signing

Uganda

Amii Omara-Otunnu.

in The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 1766 words.

The configuration of historical forces that have molded Ugandan politics may be attributed to the geography of the country and

Uganda

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

Islam entered what is today the small, landlocked Republic of Uganda in the nineteenth century from two directions: from the

Uganda

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 821 words.

The Republic of Uganda is landlocked on the East African Plateau. It contains part of Lake Victoria, which occupies a

Uganda

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 515 words.

A landlocked country in east Africa, marked by poverty and ethnic tension.

Contemporary history (up to 1986)

Uganda became a

Uganda

Shane Doyle and Aidan Stonehouse.

in African Studies

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 17849 words.

The region that would take the name Uganda became part of the British Empire in the 1890s. Blessed with relatively fertile soils and reliable rainfall, Uganda would become one of the most...

Uganda

Ari Nave.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3837 words.

Uganda has widely varied landscapes, including low inland swamps, sprawling forests, high plains, and mountains towering more than 4,000 meters

Uganda

Ari Nave.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 3919 words.

Uganda has widely varied landscapes, including low inland swamps, sprawling forests, high plains, and mountains towering more than 4,000 meters

Uganda

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 88 words.

The Republic of Uganda since 1963, having gained independence from the UK in 1962. Landlocked, it had been a British protectorate (...

Uganda

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 75 words.

Former British protectorate in eastern Africa. The search for the source of the White Nile first brought the region to Britain's attention in the 1860s. British missionaries reached Uganda...

Uganda

Bjorn Van Campenhout, Haruna Sekabira and Fiona Nattembo.

in Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 7628 words.

Uganda has seen impressive economic growth and substantial poverty reductions over the past few decades. However, recent research relying on non-monetary wealth indicators suggests much...

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Uganda

Michael Wright, David Clark and Jennifer Hunt.

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa

August 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 15119 words.

Uganda (population 25 million) is a landlocked country in Eastern Africa that covers an area of 236, 040 km2. There are eight palliative care organizations that deliver some 155 services....

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Uganda

Justin O Parkhurst, Freddie Ssengooba and David Serwadda.

in The HIV Pandemic

December 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 7201 words.

This chapter reviews Uganda's response to its HIV epidemic. While Uganda has been widely praised for its political response to the HIV epidemic, and has seen substantial reductions in its...

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Uganda

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 950 words.

A landlocked country in east Africa, marked by poverty and ethnic tension.

Uganda became a British protectorate in 1894. The colonial authorities ruled through pre-existing power...