Uganda, often referred to as the pearl of Africa, is a land of great contrast. It is a beautiful land filled with beautiful people, and rich in both resources and deep poverty.
The colonial boundaries created by Britain to delimit Uganda grouped together a wide range of ethnic groups with different political systems and cultures. These differences prevented the establishment of a working political community after independence was achieved in 1962.The dictatorial regimes of Idi Amin(1971-79) and Milton Obote (1980-85) claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. The rule of Yoweri Museveni since 1986 has brought relative stability and economic growth to Uganda. A constitutional referendum in 2005 canceled a 19-year ban on multi-party politics.
Uganda has substantial natural resources. Agriculture is the most important sector of the economy, employing over 80% of the workforce. Still, the Ugandan people face numerous challenges on a daily basis. When it comes to human rights, child labor is just one of the major concerns. Rural areas continue to struggle with poverty and access to quality water resources.
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