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Posts tagged ‘Driving in Kampala’

  • On the right track: my first Ugandan train ride

    Dec 13, 15 • 10431 views 24 comments

    Rift Valley Railways relaunches Kampala passenger train service after 20 year break Another first this week: my first Ugandan train journey on the Rift Valley Railways Kampala train! My first African train journey, in fact! I was very excited to...

  • 50 reasons why I love Uganda

    Oct 6, 12 • 45468 views 61 comments

    As one of the shiny new fighter jets flies over my house, no doubt practising for this Tuesday’s independence day fly-past, I’m mulling over the week-end papers, full of stories about Uganda@50 and what the last 50 years of independence...

  • Kampala’s thirsty policemen

    Jul 1, 11 • 2903 views 6 comments

    Why is it that I’ve been stopped twice in two weeks, driving down the same stretch of Namuwongo Road at night? Incident #1 It’s not far from my house to the centre of town. As the (local) Pied Crow flies, it’s probably only a mile...