More than 100,000 Ugandans working in Gulf States

Job attraction. A group of Ugandans depart for the UAE for jobs at Entebbe airport last year. COURTESY PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • Enormous. The figure could be as high as 140,000 and would be the first time in history that so many Ugandans have migrated to the Middle East and other Gulf states for work.

Kampala. On April 19, the bruised body of Kezia Nalwanga, who had allegedly been beaten and killed by strangulation in Oman, was laid to rest at her ancestral home in Kikandwa, Wakiso District. She had reportedly been killed by her former employers.


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