The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to the districts of Kaabong, Kotido, Abim, Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit, Katakwi, Amudat, Kapchorwa, Kween, and Bukwo in the Karamoja region of north eastern Uganda with the exception of trips to Kidepo Valley National Park, which you should make by air. See Local Travel
There is a high threat from terrorism. The Ugandan police conducted a security operation in September 2014, and confirmed that a terrorist attack had been foiled. The police announced increased security in public places and asked the public to exercise extra vigilance and report suspicious movements to the authorities. You should continue to be vigilant at all times, exercise extreme caution and closely monitor this travel advice. See Terrorism
Avoid travel by road outside major towns at night, except between Kampala and the airport at Entebbe. See Crime
Some demonstrations have in the past become violent without warning. Take care and avoid demonstrations wherever possible. See Political situation
Around 15,000 British nationals visit Uganda every year. Most visits are trouble-free.
An outbreak of typhoid in Kampala was announced on 19 February 2015. See Health
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.