Uganda, officially known as the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country located in East Africa. It is bordered by Kenya to the east, South Sudan to the north, Tanzania and Rwanda to the south, and Congo to the west. The population of Uganda is estimated at about 44 million people with an estimated growth rate of 3.3%. The official language spoken in Uganda is English but there are also several other languages spoken throughout the country such as Swahili and Luganda. The economy of Uganda is largely reliant on agriculture with services and industry also being important contributors to economic growth. Major exports include coffee, fish, tea, tobacco and maize while major imports include machinery and transportation equipment as well as petroleum products. Politically Uganda operates under a presidential republic with Yoweri Museveni being its current head of state since 1986. The government consists of an executive branch headed by the President and legislative branch consisting of a bicameral Parliament (Parl). Uganda has been a member of several international organizations such as United Nations (UN) since 1962, African Union (AU) since 1963 and World Bank Group (WBG) since 1971. It also maintains close ties with China due to investments into infrastructure projects across Uganda such as roads, railways and airports. See best-medical-schools for Uganda Overview. The major newspapers in Uganda are mostly privately owned, with a few government-run outlets. The most widely read newspaper is the New Vision. It was founded in 1986 and is published by the Vision Group. It covers a wide range of topics including politics, economics, sports, culture, and entertainment. It also features articles from international news sources such as Reuters and the Associated Press. Another popular newspaper is The Observer. This newspaper focuses mainly on local news stories from all regions of Uganda as well as border issues between Uganda and other countries in the region. Additionally, it covers domestic political topics such as the president’s activities and the government’s plans for development. Lastly, there is The Monitor. This newspaper focuses mainly on culture and tradition, local businesses, health care initiatives, education initiatives, social welfare programs, religious activities and other topics related to life in Uganda. It also publishes articles about local events such as festivals or gatherings that take place throughout the year. Check simplyyellowpages for other media in the country of Uganda.