Amin Dada’s Palace and Torture Chambers

He was called "the butcher", "the cannibal", "the fury". He was  Idi Oumé Amin Dada, a military general who took the power in Uganda in 1971 and became one of the most cruel dictators in Africa. In 8 years he carried out the worst war crimes and violent actions against civilians ever recorded in Uganda. [...]
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Semuliki National Park

Where Uganda ends, Semuliki National Park begins. This natural area is located in the far western region of Uganda, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. Founded in 1993, with its 219 sq km of surface mostly made of tropical rain forests this is the newest and wildest national park in the Country. [...]
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Discovering Kidepo Valley National Park

torrent9 Set in the far north of Uganda, at the very end of the nation's territory, Kidepo Valley National Park covers 1442 sq km between the towns of Karenga and Moroto. It was founded in 1958 in order to both stop deforestation and protect animals. Local tribes used to clear the bush to stop the [...]
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Queen Elizabeth National Park, where the lions climb trees

When a newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II came to visit Uganda in 1954 her short stay at the - then named - Kazinga National Park became an event. Such a great one that the Park's board decided to rename it after the young British sovereign. The Park had been established only two years earlier  and [...]
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Murchison Falls National Park

In 1952, the long time existing Murchison Falls Conservation Area was declared National Park. It is, today, the largest National Park in Uganda since it also includes wildlife sancturaries Bugungu and Karuma. Water is an important element of the park, such as wild vegetation: river Victoria Nile (better known as White Nile) flows through its [...]
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