8th edition of Bradt Uganda published

We are please to announce the new 8th edition of Bradt Uganda will be available to ship from the Bradt website on 5 November 2016. At 584 pages, it is most detailed guidebook to Uganda ever published, completely updated, and substantially restructured to reflect recent trends in tourist patterns. Read more or preorder a copy at http://www.bradtguides.com/uganda-pb-3099.html

Summary of recent visa-related news

This is a summary of recent developments on the visa and immigration front: a) As of 22 July 2016, the cost of a single-entry visa to Uganda has been reduced from US$100 back to US$50. So far as we can ascertain, the cost of an East African visa issued in Uganda remains US$100. b) All visitors to … Continue reading Summary of recent visa-related news

National Memory and Peace Documentation Center (NMPDC), Kitgum

Ioana writes: In Kitgum, I found an incredible Memorial to the Conflict in Northern Uganda that I would recommend to future travellers. Set in a building built by the US Marines, this  newly launched museum is a memorial to the brutal war that devastated Northern Uganda between 1986 and 2006. The decades-long struggle between the Lord’s Resistance Army … Continue reading National Memory and Peace Documentation Center (NMPDC), Kitgum