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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.


Many negative stories have been told about Uganda. Across the globe, Uganda is known for her dark history most notably Idi Amin era, Ebola and Joseph Kony. Furthermore, the mainstream media is mostly circulated with stories of disease, poverty and dire conditions. While this story is a reality, it is not the complete story.

There is the positive side of Uganda that is often neglected. Stories of change. Stories of hope. Stories of young people defying odds. Stories of unsung heroes and heroines. Stories of the rich Ugandan nature and heritage and so much more. These are the stories that we tell. We tell positive stories about Uganda and boast for her great talent, people, weather and her amazing natural beauty.

This platform therefore, is an attempt to change the narrative. We have one mission- to tell Uganda’s positive stories and hope that Ugandans will fall in love with their country and the world will come join the party.

Join the movement.




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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 . 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!

  33. SK

    October 4, 2017 at 10:40 am

    Hope springs eternal, and Uganda needs that right now more than ever. #UgandaCAN #AfricaCAN.

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