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

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country (except for bordering a lake) in East-Central Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the southwest by Rwanda and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate.

Measures of Freedom

Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2021
2019: 6.32, Rank: 122, Personal Freedom: 5.54, Economic Freedom: 7.42
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.

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Uganda" as of 1 Oct 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.