Territory in east central Africa, ruled since 1962 by the Jamhuri ya Uganda


Uganda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. Uganda is bordered on the east by Kenya, on the north by South Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the southwest by Rwanda, and on the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, which is also shared by Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country including the capital Kampala. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 6.54, Rank: 100, Personal Freedom: 5.74, Economic Freedom: 7.34, Democracy Index: 4.98
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 7.34, Rank: 54
Uganda | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Not Free, Aggregate Score: 36, Political Rights: 6, Civil Liberties: 5
"Restrictions on and abuses against the opposition and civil society intensified in 2015 as police and the government enforced the 2013 Public Order Management Act (POMA). In November, Parliament unanimously passed the Nongovernmental Organizations (NGO) Bill, which vastly increases the government's power over NGOs and could be used to ban targeted groups. It was awaiting the president's signature at year's end."