• A treaty is signed between Britain and Germany, granting Britain the rights of present-day Uganda. 

  • Uganda becomes a protectorate of Britain.

  • Buganda, a sub-national kingdom within Uganda, is given autonomy by Britain. 

  • The Eastern province of Uganda is transferred to Kenya.

  • Uganda begins to commercially cultivate cotton.

  • Uganda is given internal self-government.

  • Uganda gains independence from Britain, and becomes a republic in 1963.

  • Uganda joins the East African Community (EAC) with Tanzania and Kenya, laying down the groundwork for a common East African passport and flag, as well as to integrate their economies. 

  • The World Bank postpones a $90 million loan to Uganda after Uganda passes a new tough anti-gay bill, which includes life imprisonment, and the US imposes sanctions.


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