The flag has six horizontal stripes—two each of black, yellow, and red—with the national emblem, the crested crane, in a centered white circle. The population gradually moved southwest and developed a way of life based on farming and herding.
Kingdoms of the Baganda, Bunyoro, Toro, Ankole, and Busoga peoples emerged, and they remained strong from the fourteenth century until the nineteenth century.
Long colourful beads drape over their shoulders, criss-crossing at the waist. The women wear thin strings of beads around their foreheads. There’s a great camaraderie and joking around between the dancers and Stephen. “When people in our culture dance, you don’t let them suffer alone – you join in!
” So just remember, next time you feel stressed, do as Stephen suggests: “shake your seating facilities.” Watching the Ndere Troupe perform takes me back to my first Kampala night out, courtesy of VSO. It’s a real celebration of Africa and everyone should see it. I fell in love with Uganda the moment I set foot here.
Uganda has great natural beauty, with an incredible variety of mammal species and birds.
Winston Churchill called the country the "Pearl of Africa." Uganda's tropical forests, tea plantations, rolling savannahs, and arid plains are home to half of Africa's bird species.
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Its topography varies from the lush and fertile shores of Lake Victoria in the southeast to semidesert in the northeast.
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The Republic of Uganda is bordered by Sudan to the north, Kenya to the east, Lake Victoria, Tanzania, and Rwanda to the south, and Congo (formerly Zaire) to the west.
Men beat the surface of the drum hard with the flat of their hands.
The drumming rises to a crescendo as the women dancers elegantly descend the stairs into the open air Amphitheatre, all brilliant smiles and waving arms. A group of twelve women shake their hips, moving to a joyful, seductive rhythm.