Travel in Uganda

Time:Local time is GMT +3.
Electricity:Electrical current is 220 volts, 50Hz.
Language:English and Swahili are the official national languages
Health:Recommended vaccinations include hepatitis A and typhoid. All visitors require vaccination against yellow fever. Malaria and HIV/AIDS are widespread. Comprehensive medical insurance is advised.
Tipping:About 5-10% is customary.
Business:Business hours are generally 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Communications:The international dialling code for Uganda is +256. The outgoing code is 000 followed by the relevant country code (e.g. 00027 for South Africa). City/area codes are in use, e.g. (0)41 for Kampala. There is extensive cellular telephone network coverage over most of the country with GSM 900, and Internet facilities are available in most large towns.
Duty Free:Travellers to Uganda over 17 years of age do not have to pay duty on 200 cigarettes or 227g tobacco, or a combination of 227g tobacco products; 1 bottle of wine or spirits; and 500ml of perfume or eau de toilette.