The 2016 survey which featured the best and the worst place for expatriates has eventually released the results and the destination Uganda takes the lead among the attractive places for these people.
Listed in the 25th
position on a world scale, Uganda is the best on the continent of
Africa and surprisingly the second attractive African Country - Kenya
sits at 46th position in the world.
The ranking which
is based on a range of aspects that include among others; learning of
the local language, the family life and the ease of settling in a given
country, found Uganda featuring positively in all these aspects. Uganda
has over the years pulled a range of expatriates to work on national
development projects like construction, hospitality sector among others
while others work with International Organizations and Diplomatic missions.
countries of Egypt, Nigeria and Tanzania were listed among the ten (10)
last countries in the performance and according to survey Nigeria alone
ranked number last on the quality of life.
The destination Uganda
is naturally endowed with a range of wildlife including the critically
endangered Mountain Gorillas – the foundation for gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda,
the Big five including tree climbing lions of Ishasha, the towering
mountain landscapes like the Africa’s third highest Rwenzori Mountain
with glacial peaks, Rift valley, dense forests and vast water bodies
like Victoria Lake and River Nile.
Uganda is also endowed with 1057 species of birds which makes the birding safaris in Uganda
very remarkable and memorable. Besides nature, the people in Uganda are
very friendly and hospitable which makes the expatriates to easily mix
and accepted in the society.
Kampala is one of the safest cities
in Africa and the night life is so amazing. The night clubs, the
Casinos, the Jazz bands among other entertainment centers are very
amazing to explore. The city features a range of restaurants serving a
range of dishes including; African contemporary, Belgian, Chinese,
Continental, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Fusion, German, Greek Tarvena, Indian,
Iranian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Middle-Eastern, Nigerian,
Sea food, Thai and Turkish among others.
All these combine to make the life of expatriates exciting in Uganda.