[ kahm-pah-luh, kam- ]


  1. a city in and the capital of Uganda, in the S part.


/ kæmˈpɑːlə /


  1. the capital and largest city of Uganda, in Central region on Lake Victoria: Makerere University (1961). Pop: 1 208 544 (2002 est)

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Megambwa became Baraka’s contact on the ground in Uganda, in charge of creating game packages and finding domestic manufacturers in Kampala.

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Police in Uganda on Monday arrested 44 people at an LGBTQ shelter outside the country’s capital of Kampala.

Police in April 2020 arrested 19 LGBTQ people at a Kampala shelter and charged them with violating regulations the Ugandan government put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

After that attack Godane warned: “What happened in Kampala was just the beginning.”

It crowd-sources petrol prices and was widely used during a recent petrol shortage in Kampala.

Katende lives in Kampala with his wife, Sarah, and their two daughters, Mercy and Hope.

In the capitol of Kampala, Ssempa is known for his boisterous crusading.

It is widely spread in slightly different degrees throughout the whole of Uganda; and Kampala is certainly not exempt.

But I have forgotten that we have been moving swiftly along the Kampala road, and now we are almost in sight of the city.

I have described how Kampala lies under the leaves of the plantain groves about the slopes of many hills.

Almost, but not quite; for, to tell the truth, no one has ever seen Kampala.

But Kampala, the home of sixty thousand persons, is permanently invisible.


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