Until the story of the hunt is told by the lion, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter”

African Proverb

We will be honest with you. Stories about poverty porn, hunger, Ebola, tribalism and all negative stories about Uganda, you will never find them here. This is a site to celebrate the positive stories about The Pearl of Africa through poetry, stories, profiles, opinions, music, dance and drama.

This is Uganda, is a platform of talented writers from Uganda who are determined to tell stories about Uganda and for Ugandans aimed at demystifying stereotypes from people who do not know the real story of Uganda all over the world. The platform is loosely composed of diverse array of Ugandan writers who desire and seek to represent and reclaim an authentic, reflective, honest, and objectively balanced study about Uganda you will never find anywhere else in the mainstream western media.

This website therefore, is an attempt forum to empower, enlighten and celebrate the extraordinary lives of Ugandans.

We have one mission- to tell Uganda’s positive stories and hope that Ugandan will fall in love with their country and people from other countries will come join the party.




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  3. Priya VK Singh

    March 16, 2015 at 8:26 am

    Please share these stories on a Facebook page, just like The Better India does. This is a great initiative, congratulations!!

  4. toinks

    March 16, 2015 at 9:23 am

    🙂 Such a brilliant, beautiful thing to do.
    I follow The Better India, hereon, I will follow This Is Uganda too.
    Carry on rocking,

    • thisis256


      March 16, 2015 at 4:37 pm

      Thank you Miss Toinks for the kind words 🙂 We promise we won’t disappoint you. God bless you!

  5. charliebeau Diary of a Muzungu

    March 16, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    Great concept – Wishing you all the best of luck. Uganda is bursting with original stories. I look forward to reading some here!

    • thisis256


      March 16, 2015 at 4:38 pm

      Thank you Miss Charlie for the kind words 🙂 We actually look forward to engaging more with you! God bless you.

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  8. nyaruoth

    July 10, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    How can I get in touch with you and do you accept guest posts?

    • thisis256


      July 21, 2015 at 6:06 am

      Hello Nyaroth, please get in touch with us at thisis256@gmail.com . follow us on twitter @thisisuganda_ and Facebook This is Uganda. And yes! we accept guest posts. We are looking forward to those stories

  9. Olivia Mugabirwe

    October 27, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    This is a great platform, profiling great initiatives made in Uganda. This patriotic thinking and positiveness is what we need to inspire and motivate the young and ensure that we all do all we can to contribute to the development of this great beautiful country Uganda.

    • admin


      October 27, 2015 at 6:58 pm

      Thank you so much Olivia for visiting our website. We are truly honored

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    • admin


      April 29, 2016 at 9:47 am

      Please free too… Thank you.
      This Is Uganda,

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  32. Naava Gladys

    September 4, 2017 at 1:14 pm

    This is awesome. Keep it up. I believe in what you’re doing.

    • admin


      September 4, 2017 at 9:38 pm

      Thank you Gladys!

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