kampala kampala  /kəm ˈpɑ lə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria

News

  1. Ugandan shilling stable ahead of budget

    KAMPALA (Reuters) - - The Uganda shilling was stable in early trade on Thursday as market players held off ahead of the reading of the government's fiscal 2013/14 budget. At 0734 GMT commercial banks in Kampala quoted the currency of east Africa's third-largest economy at 2,587/2,597, unchanged from Wednesday's close. Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka is expected to present Uganda's budget for the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Ugandan shilling holds steady, national budget eyed

    KAMPALA (Reuters) - The Ugandan shilling was stable on Wednesday before the 2013/14 (July-June) national budget is officially unveiled on Thursday. At 1023 GMT commercial banks quoted the currency of east Africa's third-largest economy at 2,585/2,595 versus the dollar, unchanged from Tuesday's close. "We expect the shilling to remain firm ahead of the budget reading on Thursday. But the market ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. In Uganda, Congo's M23 rebels eager to negotiate

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — When they left Uganda more than a month ago, representatives of Congo's M23 rebel movement said peace talks with Congo's government were hopeless amid plans by the United Nations to deploy an offensive brigade of peacekeepers in eastern Congo.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "Meeting last week in Kampala Commonwealth leaders set out the conditions that must be fulfilled if Pakistan is to be restored to its rightful place in the Commonwealth. Most importantly, it is essential that preparations are now put in place for...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Xinhua

  2. "Though there has been a general scarcity of petrol, the Kenya crisis has worsened it," Ugandan Energy Minister Daudi Migereko told Reuters. "A lot of fuel destined for Kampala is stuck in (Kenyan port) Mombasa and for now there is nothing to...
    on Jan 1, 2008 By: Daudi Migereko Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. On his blog Labour Member of Parliament Eric Joyce said: "What's happened here, I think, is that the BBC has attempted to tap into the Ugandan zeitgeist, if you will, and reflect the sort of discussions going on in Kampala."
    on Dec 16, 2009 By: Eric Joyce Source: Herald Sun

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