The small town of Arua is situated in a far north-western corner of Uganda, right at the border to the DR Congo. In the past, Arua has gained a certain fame because of being the place where Id Amin has been born, a world-famous lunatic. We took some “Shared Taxis” from Pakwach to Arua, which […]


The city of Gambella as well as the eponymous region are oddities in Ethiopia, lacking the significant features of the rest of the country, especially the highland culture. The region is more linked to South Sudan because of the nearby border. The city has been established by Britain in 1907 as a port at Baro […]