I've been here for a week during an ebola outbreak, which by broadcast news standards makes me an expert on Ugandan culture, politics, and society. So here is a definitive pictorial guide to the country "The Last King of Scotland" was set in.
Uganda is a backward-Wisconsin-shaped country on the equator full of black people. You may remember it as that place you always got mixed up with Rwanda and Burundi in ninth-grade geography. I've been here for a week during an ebola outbreak, which by broadcast news standards makes me an expert on Ugandan culture, politics, and society. So here is a definitive pictorial guide to the country The Last King of Scotland was set and at least partially shot in.
Cherish is the word I use to describe.
Franco-German relations are doing well in Uganda.
The King of Toro's got nothing on the Pussy King of Toro.
Funny if you're older.
Ugandan PD: Special Children's Unit.
Cavalry pig blowing the trumpet of life.
Highway alertness kit/qat.
Bad load for shorts.
Great ad. "Don't be like this poor bitch!"
Shoe-in for the Signies.
The king is texting.
Foreign Policy's Andrew Green catches up on the morning news.
The boredest king in Africa.
Our plane has a boo-boo.
Going for So Humble with a touch of Hi Guys.
To be fair, I might still have been laughing at the photo caption to this African article about how racism is right.
Cuttin' it a little close there.
Nice one, dude.
"Bitch set me up!"
You can tell a snack is going to be spicy when its mascot is holding up a roll of toilet paper.
Combining East African narcotics with presidential gum to vindicate my right-wing uncles.
Me and the major and Joe.
OK, you guys are just making this shit up.
Dinner is severed.
Wooden scale + styrofoam signs X 67 years of political impotence = reassuring.